Would you like to travel back in time, take a look at some monuments or admire of the works of art of some of the most celebrated artists in history? Spain has a fascinating cultural wealth, one of the most awe-inspiring in the world and now you can see it from the comfort of your home, without moving from the sofa! Fall in love with the country’s culture with these nine virtual tours of Spain’s must-see monuments and museums. Here you can find lots of inspiration for your next trip!
Basilica of La Sagrada Familia
Take a virtual tour of the Basílica of La Sagrada Familia de Barcelona, one of the city’s most famous landmarks; from its façades and construction works to the pinnacle, the apse, the crypt and the western sacristy, and fall in love with the masterpiece of the genius architect Gaudí. If you finally decide to visit in person, don't forget to climb up inside one of the imposing towers for a birds-eye view of the city in all its splendour.
The art gallery in Madrid is one of the most famous in the country, part of Spain’s culture since 1819 it has preserved some of the country's most priceless works of art. Explore the entire collection in the Prado museum: all the paintings, engravings, drawings, photographs and so much more. An endless source of beauty within your reach!
The Alhambra Palace, Granada
If you asked us to name one of the most emblematic monuments in the south it would have to be the Alhambra in Granada. Its palaces and gardens are famous throughout the world. It is one of Spain’s most important cultural attractions and now you can visit it virtually to appreciate it in all its glory, and in person it is sure to impress you even more.
The art on display in this Bilbao museum couldn’t remain locked up so it has opened its doors to offer you a tour of everything it has to offer. Visit the exhibitions and collections at the Guggenheim accompanied by the museum’s experts. They are the ones who know the most about it, and they will tell you about everything you see… and also about what you don’t.
The first Gothic cathedral in the Peninsula is the living history of our country. Its imposing architecture and the quality of the works of art it houses are more than enough reasons to visit it. If you still don’t know Burgos cathedral, we invite you to take a tour though this multimedia gallery. You can appreciate it in all its glory!
City of Arts and Sciences
Valencia, a beautiful city with sunshine, beaches, leisure and a rich culture, partly thanks to the City of Arts and Sciences. Discover its stunning exteriors and move around this incredible scientific and cultural complex. It will give you the motive to visit the capital of the Turia river and be surprised by all its charm.
Reina Sofía National Art Centre
They say that the “Guernica” by Picasso, at almost eight metres wide, fascinates all who see it, although you can also appreciate this great masterpiece by visiting the website of the Reina Sofía National Art Centre. You can take a virtual tour of one of the most complete art collections in our country, with commented tours and a multitude of resources to enjoy visiting the passages and gallery of this Madrid museum.
Alcázar of Segovia
The fortress of the Monarchs of Castile, an image that has travelled the entire world for its unique charm. The Alcázar of Segovia is a palace oozing with history, legends and fantasy. Don’t miss this virtual tour of one of the most emblematic monuments in this Spanish city, a symbol of the ancient city that has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and together with the city’s aqueduct are more than enough reasons to visit the remarkable city of Segovia.
Altamira National Museum
Do you love prehistory? If you want to experience cave art, a place you simply have to visit is the Altamira National Museum, in Cantabria. Travel back in time, step inside its cave from your home and discover the incredible ceilings, without having to wear a helmet, with this virtual tour through one of the oldest and most incredible cultural sites in the country.