Virtual City Tours

Experience cities in a whole new way!

The platform for virtual visits of major Swiss and European towns. Travel virtually and benefit from the insider knowledge of our local and guides! This is the place where curious, interested and enthusiastic city travellers meet passionate and engaged tour guides, despite the coronavirus. Either via a superb video, online with an entertaining live presentation/live stream or with a self-contained audio tour. We want travel be possible for the majority of people. That's why we create and offer virtual journeys for you. So far we bring the Swiss destinations Basel, Lucerne, St. Gallen and Zurich as well as further European cities like Prague, Salzburg and Stockholm to your screen. This is modern sightseeing. With just a few clicks!

Our virtual offer in a nutshell

Video Tours

Our video tours introduce you in the respective destination. Professional guides show you the most beautiful sights of their town and provide you with lots of captivating and surprising information. Be enchanted by immersive views and listen as our licensed tour guides narrate you their stories. Experience the high-quality and pre-recorded tours conveniently at home or on the road. This kind of virtual tours serves perfectly as preparation for a city trip and provides exciting insights. Any time and from everywhere! 

As an add-on we provide you with 360 degree experiences. These types of free virtual tours offer a hands-on panoramic view. They are a different interactive option for a virtual visit and accessible free of charge. Let you navigate the virtual space by yourself. This is modern sightseeing. As if you were there in-person! 

Moderated Online Tours

With our online tours you explore the town virtually - social distancing guaranteed. Our professional and passionate tour guides present you history and stories despite the Corona crisis. Using video conferencing technology like Zoom the tours are in real-time moderated on screen or broadcasted live from the streets. Your advantage: Personal questions, in-depth exchange and entertainment are in these live virtual tours included. We are happy to tailor the duration, theme and content to your ideas. A customised and engaging way of virtual sightseeing.

Audio Tours

Are you on site and would you like to discover the town's landmark on your own and learn all about the well-known, but also the lesser-known attractions? Our self-guided audio tours make sightseeing easy and completely independent of time. Use the QR code of the SmartGuide app and listen to the interesting facts and diverting stories. A do-it-yourself visit with your own mobile device. 

The all-sensory experience

Virtual tours are meanwhile parts of the travel and tourism industry. However, we are convinced that virtual tours are a supplement to the live walking tour on site. Not a substitute! That is why, in addition to virtual tours, we also arrange face-to-face tours. Take your time, travel and explore your destination on a professionally guided tour. Let yourself be touched by the pulsating life, the diverse culture and the distinctive history. 

Become a Virtual Tour Guide

We want your video tour! Are you a tourist office, private tour operator or a freelance tour guide? Be creative and provide us with your recorded tour and become a part of Virtual City Tours. We are delighted if you get in touch with us. 

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