We might have to wait a little while longer to travel abroad but we can still dream of our next adventure or even better, admire faraway treasures virtually. Today we bring you 9 cool virtual tours for schools to take you around the world, without leaving your home.
AUSCHWITZ CONCENTRATION CAMP
The Auschwitz-Birkenau former Nazi concentration camp near Krakow is now a must-visit memorial and museum to understand the history and legacy of the WWII, the Nazi regime and the Holocaust. This virtual tour takes you virtually through the barracks and different buildings of the museum, sharing a wealth of information about the camp such as online lessons, eyewitness accounts and recommended books.
WHERE TO GO? AUSCHWITZ MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM
WHEN WE ARE READY TO TRAVEL: KRAKOW AND AUSCHWITZ HISTORY SCHOOL TRIP
VAN GOGH MUSEUM IN AMSTERDAM
We would love to be able to travel to Amsterdam to explore the Van Gogh Museum in person but in the meantime, we can admire the masterpieces of Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh online. His striking self portraits, colourful landscapes and iconic sunflowers; as well the stories behind his artwork will inspire you.
WHERE TO GO? VAN GOGH MUSEUM
WHEN WE ARE READY TO TRAVEL: BEST OF AMSTERDAM SCHOOL TRIP
TO THE TOP OF THE EIFFEL TOWER IN PARIS
It will only take a few minutes and no queuing is required for this virtual trip to the top of the Eiffel Tower to enjoy the best panoramic views of Paris.
WHERE TO GO? GOOGLE BEHIND THE SCENES
And if you are in the mood to keep exploring Paris a bit more, why not pop in for an arty wander at the famous Louvre? Go to Louvre Virtual Tour.
WHEN WE ARE READY TO TRAVEL: BEST OF PARIS SCHOOL TRIP
THE SISTINE CHAPEL IN ROME
Next, we will travel virtually to the Vatican City, to admire the Sistine Chapel and the heavenly frescoes on the ceiling painted by Renaissance genius Michelangelo in the 16th century.
WHERE TO GO? VATICAN MUSEUM
WHEN WE ARE READY TO TRAVEL: BEST OF ROME SCHOOL TRIP
ELLIS ISLAND IMMIGRATION MUSEUM
Ellis Island, in New York, is the location of the iconic Statue of Liberty but also the first port of call for over 12 million immigrants, mainly from Europe, as they arrived in the US between 1890 and the mid-1900s. Walk the corridors and wards of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum.
WHERE TO GO? ELLIS ISLAND NATIONAL MONUMENT
WHEN WE ARE READY TO TRAVEL: BEST OF NEW YORK SCHOOL TRIP
THE ACROPOLIS IN ATHENS
Next on our virtual school tour of the world, we travel back in time to Greece, to visit the impressive temples of the Acropolis in Athens including the Parthenon built in honour of the goddess Athena. Since it is the highest point in the city, you will also get to admire panoramic views of Athens.
WHERE TO GO? ACROPOLIS VIRTUAL TOUR
WHEN WE ARE READY TO TRAVEL: ANCIENT GREECE SCHOOL TRIP
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA CATHEDRAL
While virtual tours for schools can’t match the outdoors and the feeling of achievement walking the Camino to Santiago de Compostela, we can get a taste for this great little city with a virtual tour of its UNESCO listed Old Town and its famous cathedral, including views from its rooftop.
WHERE TO GO? TURISMO GALICIA
WHEN WE ARE READY TO TRAVEL: CAMINO DE SANTIAGO FOR SCHOOLS
BERLIN TV TOWER
Although it was only built 50 years ago, the Berliner Fernsehturm or Berlin TV Tower is the city’s most striking landmark and defines Berlin’s skyline. Take a virtual tour inside the TV tower and take the virtual elevator to the very top to enjoy the best 360 views of the city.
WHERE TO GO? BERLIN TV TURM
WHEN WE ARE READY TO TRAVEL: BEST OF BERLIN SCHOOL TRIP
TOWER OF LONDON
Beefeater YW Scott Kelly take us on a virtual guided tour of the iconic Tower of London introducing us to this historic fortress and building, Her Majesty’s Royal Palace; as well as some of its most dramatic stories featuring bloody towers, dungeons and even murder.
WHERE TO GO? VIRTUAL TOWER OF LONDON TOUR
WHEN WE ARE READY TO TRAVEL: RUGBY TOUR OF LONDON SCHOOL TRIP
We hope you enjoy this selection of entertaining virtual tours for schools and whenever we are ready to travel again, we will be here to help. In the meantime, enjoy and stay safe!Contact Us