From Monday to Saturday 9:00am – 6:00pm (last admission 5:30pm )
Sunday 1:00pm-6:00pm (last admission 5:30pm )

Visiting hours may vary according to liturgical celebrations, concerts and events. Before your visit, please do check our calendar for potential changes to standard visiting times.

Full ticket € 5,00

Reduced ticket: € 2,00 student, under 30 with ID card.

Senior: € 3,00 ( over 65 years)

Free admission: children up to 11 years; residents of Venice, disabled travellers and their own assistant/ICOM and ICOMOS members; authorized tour guides and tour leaders.

The entrance fee contributes to the maintenance, restoration, lighting and surveillance of the Basilica.

Make your visit more interesting and engaging with an audio guide that will accompany you as you discover the paintings, sculptures and monuments of the Basilica.

The audio guide is available at the entrance and cost € 2,00.

The tour lasts about 30 minutes.

The audio giude is available in 6 languages: Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Russian.

All visitors are given a brochure with all necessary information about the major works of the Basilica. You can find deeper explanations on the official guide.

Download your brochure here ITA ENG FRA DEU SPA RUS

If you require help and assistance, please do get in touch with our staff at the ticket office.

During celebrations such as weddings, funerals, baptisms and concerts, visits will be suspended. Please do check our calendar before visiting for possible variations to the regular programme.


There is no compulsory booking for groups. However, it is always advisable to check before your visit for potential changes to visiting times due to religious celebrations.

As a sign of respect for the Basilica and other visitors, group visits are strongly advised to come equipped with a radio system. Guided visits can only happen during visiting hours.

The ticket for students between 12 and 29 years is € 2,00.

Free entry for children up to 11 years, teachers and accompaning staff.

Family requesting a guided tour with a priest, please write to specifying the day and time of the visit and a telephone number.
We will get back to you as soon as possible.


The Basilica dei Frari is first and foremost a holy place. We ask visitors to be respectful throughout their visit.
In particular, we remind you that:
Access to the Basilica is allowed only to visitors adequately dressed.
Keeping silent is a sign of respect towards the holiness of the place, as well as towards other people, worshippers and tourists alike.
It is forbidden to use of mobile phones.
It is forbidden to enter the church with food and drinks.
Smoking is not allowed.
Animals are not allowed.
It is absolutely forbidden to touch any work of art.

It is possible to take pictures as long as this does not disturb other visitors.
It is forbidden to use flash photography, tripods and other professional devices.
Those visitors who need specific professional material need to ask for a special permit, writing to

Groups are strongly advised to maintain a respectful composure inside the church.
It is forbidden to use mobile phones in speaker mode.
Guided tours are strongly advised to use earphones.
Groups and guided tours are also strongly advised to check our calendar for potential changes of visiting times.