In this period of health emergency where travel restrictions are required, you still can't give up travelling by visiting, albeit virtually, the most beautiful places in the world. All you need is an internet connection and a few clicks to reach them comfortably from home.
In response to the forced closure, all the main tourist destinations have designed and implemented real immersive tours to allow anyone to discover all the fascinating places on the planet through modern technology.
The proposed selection ranges from the iconic museum architectures that open like chests to show their priceless treasures to parks and natural beauties of every kind, from exclusive palaces and castles to the most particular and fascinating hotels, up to city tours to discover entire districts and cities.
Le Musee du Louvre, Paris
The masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance and Egyptian and Babylonian antiquities are just some of the most famous examples that make up the wide range of virtual tours offered by the Louvre:
British Museum, London
Through a partnership with Google Arts & Culture, the famous London museum allows its digital visitors to take a walk through time and discover the history of artefacts from remote corners of the world.
Grand Canyon, Arizona
The network is full of images of one of the most famous and spectacular landscapes on earth: the Grand Canyon. But now the archaeological tour will reveal all the secrets and geological features of the stratifications that over the years have given life to him.
Cliffs of Moher, Ireland
A completely immersive experience to discover the Irish geological landmark par excellence, through 360-degree views of the entire landscape accompanied by audio that fully reproduces the atmosphere of this place dominated by the most fascinating and unspoiled nature.
Rocky Mountains National Park, Colorado
An original approach is the one proposed by the Rocky Mountains National Park, which through its online sound library collects the sound biodiversity of all species of birds and wild animals present in the park. It offers the possibility to involve not only the sight but also the hearing for a real involving experience.
Palace of Versailles, France
Highly advanced is the experience made available on the site of the Palace of Versailles, which combines a vast amount of interactive material with innovative virtual exhibitions and the possibility to immerse yourself in the path through the helmet for virtual reality.
For all lovers of the wilderness of Northern Europe, a photographic company has published online numerous 360° videos that simulate visits to the famous Icehotel, husky and reindeer sleigh rides and even a simulation of an aurora borealis hunt.
Now it is possible virtual visiting the many places rich in history of Jerusalem, getting lost along the narrow alleys paved with white stone and immerse yourself in the myriad of intense colours and scents that characterize the different neighbourhoods. It will be an immersive and engaging experience, thanks to an audio guide accompanied by innovative videos with 360° exploration capabilities.
As is universally known, Italy is rich in natural, artistic and cultural beauty of all kinds. Among the many sites that provide digital users with a taste of the beauty preserved there is the Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan, which accompanies the visit of famous works of the video pills recorded by the director James Bradburne where unpublished anecdotes are collected. Also, the Galleria degli Uffizi in Florence shows its extraordinary collection of masterpieces through photographs in HD that reveal even the smallest details.
Finally, to conclude the virtual tour of the Bel Paese in its capital, connecting to the platform of the Vatican Museums, it will be possible to exceptionally observe every little detail of the Sistine Chapel. At the same time, on the site of the Scuderie del Quirinale, you can immerse yourself in the exhibition "Raffaello.1520-1483" to discover curiosities about the life of this extraordinary Renaissance artist.