ESO Virtual Tours (Version 4.0)

Now you can visit the ESO observatories and amazing astronomical landscapes from your armchair. On this page you will find various Virtual Tours. Click on the thumbnails below to enlarge the visuals.

Once it loads in your screen, you can click on the fullscreen icon to the right to see the tour on a full screen. Click on the dots on the minimap (left) to go directly the panorama of your choice. Click on the hot spots onscreen to go to a new panorama. Press Ctrl or Shift keys to zoom in and out. Enjoy!

Paranal / Armazones Tour

Credits: ESO/S. Brunier, ESO/H. Heyer and
ESO/José Francisco Salgado (, Christoph Malin (

La Silla Tour

Credits: ESO/F. Kamphues, ESO/H.H. Heyer


Chajnantor Tour

Credits: ESO/F. Kamphues, ESO/H.H. Heyer,
ESO/José Francisco Salgado ( and and ESO/E. Emsellem

Santiago Tour  

Credits: ESO


Headquarters Tour

Credits: ESO/H.H. Heyer