Top 10 virtual tours of Spain.How are virtual tours useful? To get an in-depth view of a destination right from your home! Check out our list of 10 best virtual tours:
- Tower of Hercules (A Coruña, Galicia, Spain)
- Sagrada Familia (Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain)
- Aqueduct of Segovia (Segovia, Castile & Leon, Spain)
- Cabarceno Natural Park (Obregon, Cantabria, Spain)
- Retiro Park (Madrid, Madrid, Spain)
- Military Museum of Toledo (Toledo, Castile & La Mancha, Spain)
- Mezquita (Mosque) of Cordoba (Cordoba, Andalusia, Spain)
- Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela (Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain)
- Plaza España (Seville, Andalusia, Spain)
- Faro de Cabo Home Lighthouse - Costa da Vela (Cangas do Morrazo, Galicia, Spain)
Discover the best virtual tours of Spain! Here are 10 virtual tours of Spain to learn about its rich culture. With social distancing and self-isolation among many of us worldwide, there is no reason to miss travelling to our favorite museums, monuments, cathedrals… Virtual tourism with live online tours will give us the opportunity of living an exceptional experience that will encourage us to find out more about the tourist destination and this will be capable of seducing us enough to make the “effort” to move our body since our traveler’s soul will already be there. Discover new destinations thanks to google maps virtual tours, from your laptop, phone or your Smart TV.
Get comfortable and enjoy these virtual tours around some of the important landmarks in Spain.
Be prepared to live this great virtual reality experience!
1. Tower of Hercules
A Coruña, Galicia, Spain
Recommended Virtual Tour: http://www.torredeherculesacoruna.com/visita3d/en.html
This ancient roman lighthouse located in the city of A Coruña is considered the oldest lighthouse in the world still in use, as well as being the third highest lighthouse in Spain. It’s 57 meters high and dates back to the 1st century A.D. To give the importance it deserves, we can think of the Colosseum in Rome, which was built at about the same time. Declared a World Heritage Site in 2009 and one of the most emblematic sites in Galicia, the breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean from the top of the tower-lighthouse are one of its most outstanding attractions. Once we are able to travel in real life you could take a guided walking tour of this monument.
2. Sagrada FamiliaBarcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Recommended Barcelona Virtual Tour: https://sagradafamilia.org/en/web/guest/virtual-tour
Take a Sagrada Familia virtual tour with us. Fruit of one of the most brilliant architects in the world-Antoni Gaudí. This exceptional basilica located in Barcelona is considered the maximum exponent of Catalan modernist architecture. It is one of the most visited monuments in Spain, along with other important monuments, great examples could be the Prado Museum which has a virtual museum tour, and the Alhambra in Granada has an alhambra virtual walking tour, and is the most visited church in Europe after St. Peter´s Basilica in the Vatican.
3. Aqueduct of SegoviaSegovia, Castile & Leon, Spain
Recommended Virtual Tour: http://viewer.spainisculture.com/hdimages/Segovia/index.html?lang=en
A roman masterpiece, it is almost two thousand years old and it acquired great importance over the years. This symbolic construction was created by the Roman Empire to transport water from the mountains to the city of Segovia. Right next to this monument you can find the Plaza del Acueducto, as well as numerous bars and restaurants, where anyone can admire the wonderful view of the aqueduct. Discover this monumental town in person (once we can get out!) with our expert local guide.
4. Cabarceno Natural ParkObregon, Cantabria, Spain
Recommended Virtual Tour: http://descargas.turismodecantabria.com/visitasVirtuales/CABARCENO/
Enjoy this 360 virtual tour. The Natural Park in the province of Cantabria it’s a cultural center where animals from all over the world live in a semi-freedom regime. The animals are in an area of more than 750 hectares covered by more than 20 kilometers of roads to access to the areas where the different species are located. It’s a very special destination to visit with your family and the little ones will love it!
5. Retiro ParkMadrid, Madrid, Spain
Recommended Virtual Tour: http://www.viajesvirtuales.es/pond_promenade_hall_parque_del_retiro_madrid_madrid_espana-130227-en.html
On this virtual tour of madrid Spain you are going to visit the wonderful park of El Retiro. Without any doubt, Retiro Park in Madrid is one of the most famous parks around the city. This park besides being the largest in the city, it is already 400 years old. Throughout this extensive terrain, you can see numerous places of interest such as: Monument to Alfonso XII, Crystal Palace of Retiro, the big pond of Retiro where you can enjoy a little ride renting a small boat, perfect for couples and families. If you feel like doing other exciting activities like picnics, biking, skating or jogging feel free to do them and take the opportunity in this splendid park.
6. Military Museum of ToledoToledo, Castile & La Mancha, Spain
Recommended Virtual Museum Tour: https://ejercito.defensa.gob.es/museo/en/visitas/visita_virtual/index.html?__locale=en
Join us on a virtual museum tour. This museum houses numerous important archaeological remains of Spanish military history besides that it has large and small scenes recreated with exquisite taste, where the journey of the visitors is a tour of scale in the history of Spain, since the beginning of the Roman conquest to the current missions abroad. Situated in an excellent location next to the historic Alcazar, fans of the military museum world have a must-visit in Toledo!
7. Mezquita (Mosque) of CordobaCordoba, Andalusia, Spain
Although there are a lot of interesting things to do and visit in Cordoba, the Mezquita (Mosque) of Cordoba is a must see if you are travelling to Spain. It is the most important and largest in the Occident and it was the second-largest mosque in the world, behind Mecca until the Istanbul Blue Mosque was built. The surprising fact about the mosque in Cordoba is that it is also a cathedral. The coexistence of religions in the same temple is something amazing and worthy to admire. This historical site has such importance for being one of the traces of Muslim religion in the history of Spain.
8. Cathedral of Santiago de CompostelaSantiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
Recommended Virtual Tour: https://www.turismo.gal/fotos/IMAGENES/FLASH/ARQUITECTURARELIGIOSANP/vtour_santiago/index.html
Known as the end of the way, and you will ask why? The reason why is because this cathedral is the finishing point of the Christian pilgrims´ roads (Caminos de Santiago) to the tomb of the Apostle St. James. It is considered the heart of Santiago de Compostela and therefore the heart of Galicia. One of the great attractions for visitors and tourists from all over the world, a spiritual motivation for many and architectural or historical for others. This cathedral was built over several centuries, it has a stunning beauty and its architecture combines Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque style. Inside lays the hidden treasures of the cathedral and do not miss of course, the story of the Apostle Santiago.
9. Plaza EspañaSeville, Andalusia, Spain
Recommended Virtual Tour: http://www.viajesvirtuales.es/plaza_de_espana_sevilla_sevilla_espana-1449-es.html
This historical square is the largest in Seville and one of the most imposing in Spain. It was built at the beginning of the 20th century, since then, it has become one of the most beautiful and emblematic places in the city. The objective of building this square was to symbolize, a great embrace to America and all the colonies that Spain had. Despite the impressive buildings of Plaza de España in Seville, there is no doubt that the tiles make this square special they represent important historical events and the four bridges in the square represent the four ancient kingdoms of Spain (León, Castilla, Aragón and Navarra). One of the best places to visit in southern Spain!
10. Faro de Cabo Home Lighthouse - Costa da VelaCangas do Morrazo, Galicia, Spain
Recommended Virtual Tour & Online Experience with our local expert: https://www.eatourspecialist.com/en/spain/virtual-tour/cangas-costa-da-vela-atlantic-coast.html
Faro de Cabo Home lighthouse, one of the highest in Galicia. On the cliffs of Donón in Cangas do Morrazo, over 150 metres high and against which the sea pounds furiously on a coastal area called the Costa da Vela. The lighthouse was built in 1853. The tower is 17 metres high and is situated 143 metres above sea level. The almost constant fog in winter meant that a siren was added in 1888, known as La Vaca de Fisterra or the Fisterra Cow, in order to warn sailor of the imminent danger.
After having viewed virtually 10 of the best places you can visit in Spain hopefully you have awakened your interest in exploring further “first-hand”, the rich culture and emblematic historical sites, proven to be one of the most favorite destinations in the world among all tourists that look for a new experience. These virtual tours are a new addition to our site, so check out more live online tours and virtual walking tours coming soon online! EATour Specialist has a wide offer of tours online and offline you can choose from!