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Galicia: Spain's Northwestern Corner

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This is Galicia!

LeVoyagedesKoumoul

Contributor LeVoyagedesKoumoul used a DJI Phantom 4 drone to create this unforgettable aerial portrait of Spain's Galicia province, which occupies the far northwestern corner of the Iberian Peninsula.  Galicia has an immense coastline on the Bay of Biscay to the north and the open Atlantic Ocean to its west, including hundreds of islands, as well as a border with Portugal to its south.  Home to some of the oldest settlements in Europe, Galicia has been occupied by humans for tens of thousands of years.  

The Way of St. James

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Way of St James I from Saint Jean Pied de Port to Logroño

eminorcks

Top contributor eminorcks used a drone to film the Spanish portion of an ancient pilgramage route called the Way of St. James (Camino de Santiago).  The route ends at the Santiago de Compostela church in Galicia, the region which covers the northwestern corner of Spain.  During the Middle Ages, this route was one of the three major pilgramages, along with those to Jerusalem and Rome.  The video covers spots between Saint Jean de Port on the French border to Logroño in Basque Country.  

Asturias: Region of Northwestern Spain

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Asturias, Spain by DJI Phantom 4 Pro

danielcarboneras

In this video, contributor Danielcarboneras brings us a stunning aerial look at Asturias, a semi-autonomous region in the heart of northwestern Spain.  Situated between the regions of Galicia to its west and Cantabria to its east, Asturias is dominated by a long Atlantic coastline on the Bay of Biscay.  The region, which has a hilly interior, has had human activity dating to pre-historic times, and was conquered by the Romans in the first century BC.  The video was shot with a DJI Phantom 4 Pro.  

Aerial Tour of Asturias

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Asturias Spain Drone & Travel Video - Sony a7III / DJI Mavic - 4k

PROEPICS (Jannis & Carlota)

Contributor Jannis & Carlotta combined drone and ground camera footage to create this marvelous mini-tour of Asturias, a province of northwestern Spain.  Like much of the region, Asturias has a spectacular rocky coastline along the Bay of Biscay, backed up by equally spectacular mountains running parallel to the coastline.  It features epic bird's eye view of some of these mountains covered in fog, shots of the province's quaint port towns and amazing rock formations along the Biscay coast.

Cantabria by Drone

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Cantabria Drone view!

Alain-Mavic2zoom

Take a tour of the Spanish region of Cantabria, compliments of contributor and pilot Alain-Mavic2zoom. He used a DJI Mavic Pro 2 Zoom to create this compelling aerial perspective of this semi-autonomous region, which occupies a section of the Bay of Biscay coast in the northwestern part of the country, between the region of Asturias to the west and Basque Country to the east.  The video features footage from the following locations: Picos de Europa, San Vicente de la Barquera, Guriezo, Comillas,and more.  

Liencres, Cantabria

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Liencres (Spain) w/ Phantom 4 1080p

NeXt_Lz

Cantabria, a region of northwestern Spain, is known for its stunning coastline along the Bay of Biscay.  Content creator and pilot Next_LZ created this stunning drone video of the area around Liencres, which lies to the west of the Cantabrian capital of Santander, roughly in the middle of the Biscay coastline.  Filmed with a DJI Phantom 4 drone, the video captures the beauty of the cliffs and the gentle surf of this amazing region, home to some of the most famous beaches on the Iberian Peninsula.

Santander: On the Bay of Biscay

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Santander, Cantabria by DJI Phantom 4 Professional

danielcarboneras

Cantabria is a province of northwestern Spain.  It is situated on the Bay of Biscay (which is considered to be part of the Atlantic Ocean), between the province of Asturias to its west and the Basque Autonomous Community to its east.  It features spectacular rocky coastlines on either side of its capital city Santander, which lies in the center of the coast.  Contributor Danielcarboneras used a DJI Phantom 4 drone to create this mesmerizing aerial view of this Spanish Atlantic province.  

The Fort of Castro de Santa Trega

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Mavic Pro Castros del Monte Santa Tecla en 4k A Guarda

Diego_Al_Al

Castro de Santa Trega is a famous fort in the Galicia region of northwestern Spain.  The fort dates to Roman times, and occupies a strategic position on the mountain bearing the same name.  It was occupied for roughly two hundred years, between 100 BC and 100 AD.  The site is also home to some rock-carving which may pre-date the fortress by thousand of years.  Contributor Diego_Al_Al used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create this aerial video of the fort, one of Galicia's most popular tourist spots.  

Tour of Galicia

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#1 GALICIA, SPAIN | DJI MAVIC PRO

ZilverSchmitz

Top contributor and Drone Video Award Finalist ZilverSchmitz used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create this marvelous aerial tour of Galicia, the northwesternmost region of Spain.  One look at a map will suggest that this is a very distinctive region - its border with Portugal (to the south) is as long as its borders with fellow Spanish regions, and its coastline is longer than all of its land borders combined.  Home to some of the oldest known human settlements in Europe, Galicia is almost a (beautiful) country in itself.  

Vigo: Galicia's Largest City

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VIGO Spain 4K Drone Footage DJI Mavic 2 Pro

admr1985

Vigo is the largest city in Spain's Galicia region.  It sits on the south side of its namesake bay on the Atlantic Ocean in Pontevedra, the southwesternmost of Galicia's four provinces.  In this drone video by admr1985, you'll get an aerial tour of the town, which is only about 155 km (around 95 mi.) from the Portuguese city of Porto.  Starting at about the :40 mark, you'll get a great view of one of the city's top sights: the hilltop Castro Fortress.  It was built in the 17th century during the Portuguese Restoration War.

Galicia from Above

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Oursense: Galicia, Spain with a DJI Mavic Pro

ZilverSchmitz

Spain's far northwestern province of Galicia is unusual in that it has no major cities despite a population of 3 million, which makes it the largest of the four provinces on Spain's northern Atlantic coast.  Rather, Galicia is dotted with many smaller towns and cities lying along its long coastline as well as in its interior.  In this video, contributor ZilverSchmitz brings us a bird's eye view of some of these towns and cities (notably the city of Ourense) in this corner of the Iberian Peninsula.  

Ezaro Waterfall, Galicia

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Waterfall of the Ezaro - Galicia - Spain -Phantom 4 Pro

Maverick Stories

Check out this amazing drone video of one of Spain's most famous waterfalls, compliments of content creator Maverick Stories.  The Waterfall of the Ezaro is situated on the Xallas River in A Coruña, the northwesternmost province of Galicia, which is the northwesternmost region of Spain.  The falls are accessible from the town of Dumbria.  It's near the end of the river's course before it empties into the Atlantic Ocean.  The waterfall has a total drop of about 155 meters or a bit over 500 ft.  

Galicia: Ponteareas

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Aerial Reel Ponteareas - Kreative Drone

kreativedrone

Check out this amazing drone video from the northwestern part of Spain, compliments of contributor kreativedrone.  The video was filmed around the municipality of Ponteareas, which is situated in the province of Pontevedra.  Pontevedra is the southwesternmost of the four provinces which comprise the semi-autonomous region of Galicia.  Ponteareas lies in the hilly interior of the province.  The video features footage of the River Tea, as well as the magnificent medieval Sabroso Castle. 

Galicia's Famous Tower

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The Tower of Hercules: Parrot Bebop 2

Budiidron

The Tower of Hercules is one of the oldest lighthouses in the world.  It's located off the coast of the Galicia region, in the northwestern corner of Spain.  The dates to Roman times, in the second century AD.  The original structure was 34 meters, or about 112 feet.  In the late 18th century it was renovated extensively, and another 21 meters (69 ft.) was added to its height.  Today the tower is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site.  The tower is tied to Geryon, a giant in Greco-Roman mythology.

Galicia's Miño River

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Estuary of the Miño river. A Guarda, Galicia, Spain

Diego_Al_Al

The Minho is the fourth-largest river on the Iberian Peninsula by discharge volume, after the Douro, Ebro, and Tagus Rivers.  It rises in the mountains of Galicia and flows southwards, then turns west to form the border with Portugal to the south, picking up the Sil, Neira, Avia, Barbantiño, Búbal, and Arnoya rivers as tributaries before discharging into the Atlantic Ocean.  In this drone video by Diego_Al_Al, you'll get an aerial view of the estuary of the river, which runs a total length of 350 km or about 220 mi.  

Coastline of Asturias

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North - Aerial video - DJI Phantom 4 Pro - Spain

chuknano

Check out this beautiful drone video from the coastline of Northwestern Spain, compliments of contributor chuknano.  It was shot in the region of Asturias, which is situated to the east of Galicia and to the west of Cantabria, on the Bay of Biscay (a large inlet of the Atlantic Ocean).  Spain's Bay of Biscay coastline is known for its spectacular cliffs and offshore rock formations, a product of the unique geology of the region.  The video was shot with a DJI Phantom 4 Professional drone.  

Asturias in Winter

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Asturias Winter Reel

alpha drones

Content creator Alpha Drone created this beautiful one minute reel of Spain's Asturias region in the winter.  Asturias is one of the semi-autonomous regions which make up Northwestern Spain.  It lies on the Bay of Biscay, between Galicia to the west and Cantabria to the east.  Like most of this part of Spain, it presents as mountainous coastline backed by spectacular mountains.  In addition to its stunning natural beauty, Asturias is home to some of the oldest human remains identified in Europe.  

Wedding on the Asturias Coast

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Bird's Eye View of a Wedding

GalendeFotografia

Check out this gorgeous drone video from a wedding in Northwestern Spain, compliments of contributor GalendeFotografia.  It was filmed at the Beach of Silence (Playa del Silencio), a beach along the famed Costa Verde, a stretch of coastline along the Bay of Biscay in the region of Asturias.  It's near the town of Cudillero, which is located about midway along the Asturias coastline.  The beaches here are backed by steep cliffs and offer true seclusion, a magical spot for the betrothed to take their vows.

Costa Verde, Asturias

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La Franca (Spain) filmed with Phantom 4.

NeXt_Lz

The long coastline of Spain's Asturias region on the Bay of Biscay is called Costa Verde, and it features some of the most spectacular rugged beach scenery in the world.  In this drone video by content creator NeXt_Lz, you'll get a bird's eye view of the area around La Franca.  Playa La Franca, as it's known, is one of the most beautiful of these beaches. It's situated near the eastern end of the Asturias coastline, just west of the border with the neighboring semi-autonomous region of Cantabria.  

Cudillero, Asturias

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CUDILLERO... SPAIN

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Take in these beautiful drone's eye views of a town on the northwestern coast of Spain, compliments of content creator and pilot siemo.  The municipality of Cudillero is situated on the Bay of Biscay in the Asturias region.  According to local legend, the town was founded by Vikings in the Middle Ages.  Cudillero sits on the Way of St. James, an important historical pilgrimmage route which drew in travelers from all over Europe headed for Santiago de Compostela, capital of the neighboring Spanish region of Galicia.

The Asturias Coastline

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Asturias, Spain

Alex Assenmacher

Ride along with top contributor Alex Assenmacher for some great aerial views of the coastline of the Asturias region of Spain.  Asturias lies along the country's Bay of Biscay coastline, in the northwesternn part of the country.  Like the other regions along Biscay, there is no coastal plain here - the hills drop right down to the sea, creating some of the most secluded and beautiful beach spots in all of Europe.  The video was shot in and around the municipality of Cudillero, which lies at about the midway point of the long Asturias coastline.  

Interior Cantabria

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Phantom 4 - Cantabria (Spain) w/color grading.

NeXt_Lz

Take an aerial tour of the landscapes of Spain's northwestern Cantabria region in this excellent drone video by NeXt_Lz.  Filmed with a DJI Phantom 4, the video will take you over the mountainous interior of this region, which sits between the region of Asturias to the west and the Basque region to its east.  Like its two neighboring regions, Cantabria features a rocky coastline interspersed with seculuded beaches, and a series or hills and mountains which run parallel and just south of the coast.  

Mouro Island, Bay of Santander

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Phantom 4 with Color grading, Santander (Spain)

NeXt_Lz

Contributor NeXt_Lz used a DJI Phantom 4 to aerially film some spectacular scenery near the Bay of Santander in the Cantabria region of Northwestern Spain.  The Bay, on the north shore of which sits the regional capital city of Santander, is an inlet of the Bay of Biscay.  The video features some exellent footage of Mouro, a tiny lighthouse-topped island which made world headlines in 2014 when someone photographed a giant wave crashing over it.   The island is uninhabited and the lighthouse automated.  

Cantabria's Costa Quebrada

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Costa Quebrada

charlie

Costa Quebrada is a stretch of coastline on the Bay of Biscay in Spain's Cantabria region.  Like so much of Spain's Biscay coastline, Costa Quebrada is home to some of the most distinctive-looking coastal geology on the planet.   It's not precisely defined but it's basically the area on the north side of the peninsula on which the city of Santander sits, more or less due west of the regional capital.  Check out this spectacular stretch of coastline from above in this drone video by contributor charlie.  

Trasmiera, Cantabria

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Costa de Trasmiera, Ecoparque de Arnuero CANTABRIA (Spain)

MikelRa

See historic and beautiful Trasmiera in this drone video by pilot mikelra. A comarca of Cantabria, Spain, Trasmiera is located east of the Meira River and reaches to the bays of Santander and Santoña, occupying most of the eastern seaboard of Cantabria. Cantabria itself is an autonomous region on the north coast of Spain on the Bay of Biscay. Trasmiera, Cantabria’s coastline is known for its cliffs and incredible beaches with rolling hills inland, as seen throughout this 4K video. 

Playa de Sonabia: Cantabria Beach

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Playa de Sonabia Ojo del diablo y la Ballena CANTABRIA (Spain)

MikelRa

Check out this stunning 4k drone footage of a well-known beach in Northwestern Spain, compliments of mikelra.  It's called Playa de Sonabia, and it's located in the eastern part of the Cantabria region, near the border with the neighboring Basque Country region.  It's the type of beach for which Spain's Bay of Biscayne is famous: secluded spots created by the rocky coastline and other unusual geological features of the land here, including some of the world's most unusual-looking rock formations.    

Cantabria's Comillas

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Comillas en Cantabria (Puerto y Playa)

MikelRa

Comillas is a town on the Bay of Biscay in Northwestern Spain.  It's part of the semi-autonmous region of Cantabria, which is situated between Asturias to the west and Basque Country to the east.  During much of the 19th century, the Spanish royalty and much of its nobility would spend their summers here, making it one of the most fashionable beach destinations in Europe.  Seen here in this drone video by MikelRa, the town has a beautiful backdrop of the Cantabrian Mountains, which run roughly parallel to the coastline.

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