Travel Tips

100+ Free Virtual Tours You Can Enjoy From Your Couch

As someone who loves to travel, you might find yourself feeling a bit stir crazy stuck at home due to COVID-19. With most things shut down and no reopening date in sight, you find yourself dreaming about when you’ll be able to escape your home and explore the globe again.

I understand the struggle, as I too had many press trips, vacations and events cancelled. But it is essential to look on the bright side. Now is the perfect opportunity to focus our energy on learning a skill or new activities.

You might be surprised to discover how many famous landmarks or museums have free virtual tours. With just a click of your mouse, you’ll feel like you are in another country. Best of all, there won’t be any tourists blocking your view.

To help you enjoy your time at home, I’ve gathered up a list of free virtual tours from around the world.

World Famous Landmarks

Machu Picchu in Peru

Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt

Great Sphinx of Giza in Egypt

Stonehenge in the United Kingdom

Eiffel Tower in France

Taj Mahal in India

Great Wall Of China in China

The Columsium in Italy

The Vatican in Vatican City

Athens Acropolis in Greece

Chichen Itza in Mexico

Dead Sea in Israel


Palace of Versailles in France

Castle of Sully-sur-Loire in France

The Château of Vaux le Vicomte in France

Château du Rivau in France

Castle of Chenonceau in France

Buckingham Palace in the United Kingdom

Windsor Castle in the United Kingdom

Hedingham Castle in the United Kingdom

Schonbrunn Palace in Austria

Palace of Sintra in Portugal

Pena National Palace in Portugal

Catherine Palace in Russia

Ashford Castle in Ireland

Blarney Castle in Ireland

Rock of Cashel in Ireland

Malahide Castle in Ireland

Mir Castle in Belarus

Dundurn Castle in Canada

Himeji Jo in Japan

Okayama Castle in Japan

National Palace Museum in Taiwan

Grand Palace in Thailand

Pałac Wojanów in Poland


Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy

Cristo Redentor Statue in Brazil

Hollywood Blvd. in the USA

Trevi Fountain in Italy

Heroes’ Square in Hungary

Hiroshima Peace Memorial in Japan

Government Buildings

Parliament Building in Canada

House Of Parliament the United Kingdom

Parliament Building of Hungary

Temples and Churches

Kiyomizu-dera Temple in Japan

Itsukushima Shrine in Japan

Nishi Honganji Temple in Japan

Tenryuji Temple in Japan

Luxor Temple in Egypt

Petra in Jordan

Valley of the Temples in Italy

Prambanan Temples in Indonesia

Borobudur Temple in Indonesia

Hagia Sophia in Istanbul

Angkor Wat in Cambodia

Alcobaça Monastery in Portugal

Wat Chai Watthanaram in Thailand

Kazan Cathedral in Rusia

Catedral de Sevilla in Portugal


The National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico

Guinness Storehouse in Ireland

Guggenheim Museum in the USA

Dali Museum in the USA

Smithsonian Natural History Museum in the USA

Natural History Museum in Austria

Canadian Museum of History in Canada

The British Museum the United Kingdom


Sydney Opera House in Australia

Burgtheater in Austria

Paris National Opera in France

Palais Garnier in France

Carnegie Hall in the USA

Art Galleries

The Louvre in France

Musée d’Orsay in France

MET Art Gallery in the USA

National Gallery of Art  in the USA

Rijksmuseum Museum in Amsterdam

Frida Kahlo Museum in Mexico

Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien in Austria

Vancouver Art Gallery in Canada

Tate Modern the United Kingdom

Tokyo Fuji Art Gallery in Japan

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in South Korea

Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam

The Uffizi  in Italy

MASP in Brazil

Picasso Museum in Spain

Theme Parks

Walt Disney World in the USA

Universal Studios in the USA

Sea World in the USA


Ripley’s Aquarium in Canada

Aquarium of the Pacific in the USA

Seattle Aquarium in the USA

Monterey Bay Aquarium in the USA

Tennessee Aquarium in the USA


Calgary Zoo in Canada

Sandiego Zoo in the USA

Kansas City Zoo in the USA

Reid Park Zoo in the USA

Atlanta Zoo in the USA

Miami Zoo in the USA

Houston Zoo in the USA

Dublin Zoo in Ireland

Edinburgh Zoo the United Kingdom

This is the perfect time to enjoy the free virtual tours and make a list of all your favourite spots. I know after doing some virtual exploring it helped to inspire me to add more locations to my bucket list. Enjoy!