Northwest of Innsbruck, Austria, nestled among the peaks of the Allgauer Alps, lies the beautiful high valley of Tannheimertal. Beautiful? The images on this site show it to be of a gorgeousness matching the best a feature film ever portrayed. There are numerous Webcams about the valley linked from the site. I'll leave you to discover them.
The Hotel Kristall in Grossarl, Salzburg, Austria opened in December 2005; it sits right next to the ski slopes. Sixteen webcams and a video are available. The images are VGA (640x480) but archived and apparently selected for good weather.
Formerly a market square, this Grand Plaza of Brussels is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The camera presents a live image, but buffered and not time-stamped. A description and weather information are also presented.
Links to the original site, labeled "Osijek, Trg Ante Starcevica." Now a live stream through YouTube, apparently delayed about one hour. Also provides links to eight other camera sites nearby, and a map of the surrounding area. See also Seven super reasons to visit Osijek, Croatia.
A live streaming view of a restaurant plaza in Split, on the Adriatic Sea. Links to eight other cameras in Split are provided. There is no time stamp, but the site gives local time and the times of sunset and sunrise. A 24-hour time-lapse is also available.
A live streaming view of the Bay of Angels on the famed Côte d'Azur. There may be a timestamp in the band at the bottom of the view, but I couldn't read it. The city of Nice boasts of its English Promenade. A "webcams" link at the top of the screen gives you six photographs, each of which links to another live view.
A panoramic views of Lyon, France. Created by Martin Loyer, this image (#122,602) weighs in at 77 Gigapixels, making it the largest panaroma of France. Click and drag to see the rest of it. Large panoramas appear to be the focus of this Web aggregator Gigapan.
View from the Mounthaven Hotel at Marazion, Cornwall, over St. Michael's Mount and Mounts Bay. The webcam image is refreshed every minute in daylight hours at times between 0400-2300 BST in Summer and 0800-1700 GMT in Winter. Outside daylight hours, a static image is displayed.
Remains of the Arch of Galerieus, built in 305 A.D. The thriving modern city of Thessaloniki sits atop ancient Thessalonica. Six other Webcam views of the city (some links broken) are available, plus information in multiple languages.
"Kecskemet, a city an hour southeast of Budapest, with a population of approximately 100,000 has become widely known as the home of the Zoltan Kodaly Pedagogical Institute of Music. The Institute is housed in a restored, early 18th century monastery and, with its program based on the Kodaly music pedagogy, it attracts musically gifted students from all over the world."
Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano, that caused so much trouble for European air lines in April 2010 with its plume of ash, is currently being monitored from two locations. Each location has a pair of cameras: one for visible light and one for infrared (heat). The update intervals are unknown.
Webcam view from the Mountain Station, Col Raiser, to Ciampinoi and the Sassolungo in the Dolomites mountains of northern Italy. These mountains are justifiably famous for their scenic beauty, and this page links to other cameras perched among them. See also the photo gallery of Francesco Zonta: It features images of the Dolomites he took while hiking. The rest of his well-constructed site (built with an Amiga computer) is also worth a visit.
This is a view looking offshore from Napoleon's palindromic prison. ("Able was I ere I saw Elba."). The update interval appears to be one minute. The camera location has changed; it's unclear who provides the camera, but they still provide only minimal information.
Courtesy of RailCams, a camera shows the action at this railway crossing. I don't want to say it's busy, but just as I added it, the crossing gates lowered at 22:38:20 local time, and shortly a freight train came through. Sound is also provided.
"Se enda større bilde" = Click here to see an even larger picture.
"Side ikke funnet" or "Siden ble ikke funnet" = 404
"Du bruker en nettleser vi ikke stotter. Vi anbefaler ad du oppgraderer til siste versjon
al Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, eller Opera." = Use a modern browser. (Nice of them to put the homegrown browser last.)
This is now the site for Svinøya Rorbuer, which bills itself as the gateway to the Lofoten Islands. Of the webcam of Norway's Lofoten Islands, there is no trace. Both Norwegian and English are provided.
Norway is the home base of the Hurtigruten Steamship Company. Although the links to multiple cameras on its ships are gone, the company operates worldwide, and has a top-flight Web marketing setup. So I've left its URL up.
Lofoten — contains the master list of webcams for most of these Norway sites. Modern browser recommended. Some notes on translation: Se Lofoten nå (See Lofoten now.) Her linker til kamera fra vest til øst i Lofoten (Here are links to camera from west to east in Lofoten.) Se stort bilde (View large image) Oversikt over kameraer til høyre. (Overview of cameras right.)
A live streaming view of Pozo Izquierdo Beach on Gran Canaria, third largest of the Canary Islands. This island just southwest of Tenerife is known for its beautiful volcanic landscape, as shown in the photographs here.
Construction finished; you can no longer "Watch the demolition of Klaraterminalen and the construction of Stockholm Waterfront." It's now a marketing site for the construction company — but it has some impressive pictures of Stockholm.