Unique Saint Mark's Basilica After Hours
Exclusive evening walking tour of the Basilica after closing time, leaving the crowds outside. A once-in-a-lifetime experience.
|PRICE:||EURO 71.2 Per person|
|PERIOD OF VALIDITY:||From 05/05/2017 to 05/05/2017 From 07/05/2017 to 07/05/2017 From 14/05/2017 to 14/05/2017 From 21/05/2017 to 21/05/2017 From 26/05/2017 to 28/05/2017 From 06/06/2017 to 06/06/2017 From 10/06/2017 to 10/06/2017 From 13/06/2017 to 14/06/2017 From 17/06/2017 to 17/06/2017 From 20/06/2017 to 20/06/2017 From 24/06/2017 to 24/06/2017 From 27/06/2017 to 28/06/2017 From 02/07/2017 to 02/07/2017 From 04/07/2017 to 05/07/2017 From 07/07/2017 to 09/07/2017 From 11/07/2017 to 12/07/2017 From 15/07/2017 to 16/07/2017 From 18/07/2017 to 19/07/2017 From 21/07/2017 to 21/07/2017 From 25/07/2017 to 26/07/2017 From 30/07/2017 to 30/07/2017 From 01/08/2017 to 01/08/2017 From 04/08/2017 to 04/08/2017 From 08/08/2017 to 09/08/2017 From 11/08/2017 to 13/08/2017 From 16/08/2017 to 16/08/2017 From 18/08/2017 to 19/08/2017 From 22/08/2017 to 23/08/2017 From 25/08/2017 to 25/08/2017 From 27/08/2017 to 27/08/2017 From 29/08/2017 to 30/08/2017 From 01/09/2017 to 02/09/2017 From 05/09/2017 to 06/09/2017 From 12/09/2017 to 13/09/2017 From 15/09/2017 to 15/09/2017 From 19/09/2017 to 20/09/2017 From 03/10/2017 to 04/10/2017 From 06/10/2017 to 06/10/2017 From 10/10/2017 to 10/10/2017 From 17/10/2017 to 18/10/2017 From 24/10/2017 to 24/10/2017 From 27/10/2017 to 27/10/2017 From 31/10/2017 to 31/10/2017 From 03/11/2017 to 03/11/2017 From 19/11/2017 to 19/11/2017 From 02/12/2017 to 02/12/2017 From 09/12/2017 to 09/12/2017 From 16/12/2017 to 16/12/2017 From 22/12/2017 to 23/12/2017 From 29/12/2017 to 30/12/2017|
|DEADLINE BEFORE ARRIVAL:||15 DD|
This exclusive evening walking tour will provide you access to Saint Mark’s Basilica, one of the most spectacular cathedrals in the world, after closing time. Enter this Byzantine treasure trove with just your guide and the church custodian, out of hours. Leave the crowds outside, while you discover the peace and serenity of this spiritual location, what was once the private chapel of the Doge of Venice.
Starting in Saint Mark’s Square, our qualified local guide will introduce you another side of Venice and its origins. Enjoy fantastic tales of tyranny and embrace the dynamic history of Venice, whilst discovering the history of the most dramatic and awe-inspiring building in Venice, Saint Mark’s Basilica. Without the need to skip the queues or wait behind hundreds of other sightseers you will enter this sumptuous building, when all of the other tourists have long gone.The clink of the custodian's key as he opens the doors for your group will be the start of this very special and moving experience.
Without the buzz of a thousand tourists, relish the glorious golden mosaics, all 43,000 square feet, illuminated just for this tour. Your passionate, and expert guide will explain the intricate works and history of the ornate decoration found throughout this architectural masterpiece. Witness the Pala d’Oro, one of the most refined and accomplished examples of Byzantine enamel, and decorated with over 1,900 gems.As the Basilica has been opened just for this intimate tour, you will also be able to visit areas that otherwise are not open to the masses, such as the Crypt, where the relics of Saint Mark are said to be laid. Venice Event’s personally selected guide will ensure your small group can embrace the art and history of this sacred location. There will be no more than 6 groups in any one time in the Basilica, and therefore, ensuring this one and a half hour tour is a once-in-a lifetime experience.
- Saint Mark's Square
- Saint Mark's Basilica
- The Pala D'Oro
- The Crypt
- Exclusive access for Venice Events' groups to Saint Mark's Basilica after hours
- Small groups of 15 people or less; a maximum of 6 groups per day
- Includes Saint Mark's Square, inside Saint Mark's Basilica and its breathtaking mosaics, the Crypt, normally not accessible ad the Pala d'Oro altarpiece
- 1 hour and 30 minutes guided walking tour
- Highly qualified Venice Events tour guide
- Admission to the upper floor of the Basilica and the Treasury
- Optional gratuities
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Food and drink
MEETING POINT ADDRESS: Piazzetta dei Leoncini, Saint Mark’s Square (on the left-hand side when facing the St. Mark's Basilica)
GOOD TO KNOW:
- Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time
- This activity is not wheelchair accessible
- Shoulders and knees must be covered in the Basilica
- Backpacks are not allowed inside the Basilica
- The tour will take place rain or shine
- Pick up from a centrally located meeting point
The Visit is NON REFUNDABLE.