Sardinia in Winter
Top contributor electriclife used a DJI Phantom 4 Pro to create this beautiful video of Sardinia, the large island lying to the west of mainland Italy in the Mediterranean Sea. The video was shot over the northern part of the island, and includes footage of Capo d'Orso, Celvia, Capriccioli, and the famed Cala di Volpe luxury Hotel. The hotel was used as a filming location for the 1977 James Bond blockbuster The Spy Who Loved Me, one of numerous feature films shot on this Italian island.
Storm over Sardinia
Always taking an artistic approach to his drone footage, top contributor Gianlo, who hails from Italy, created this magnificent aerial video of Sardinia's coastline as it was being struck by a strong surf, on a stormy day. Amongst the views of the craggy coastline and crashing waves stands the ruins of a lighthouse that once watched over the Mediterranean Sea. Sardinia is a semi-autonomous region of Italy, lying off its western coastline.
Sardinia's West Coast
Contributor Posaticla created this beautiful drone video from two towns on the west coast of Sardinia, a region of Italy which is the second largest island in the Mediterranean. Alghero is the larger of the two; it's at the base of the Stintino Peninsula, opposite the provincial capital Sassari. At one time part of the Spanish kingdom of Catalan, it's one of the most visited sites in Sardinia. Bosa is a much smaller town, it lies some ways south on the road to Oristano, the main city on the island's west coast.
Sardinia's La Maddalena Archipelago
One of the best known parts of Italy's Sardinia is La Maddalena Archipelago, a group of seven islands which sit off of the Costa Smeralda area at the northern end of the main island. The Maddalena islands are known for their clear waters which are ideal for snorkeling. It's also a major wildlife area and has submitted for designation as a UNESCO World Heritage natural site. Laurent Paris created this beautiful drone video of these magnificent islands in the Mediterranean.
Chia: Southern Tip of Sardinia
The Italian island of Sardinia is known in part for its beaches, and in this drone video by contributor Guido you'll get a bird's eye view of one of its most well known. Chia is a small town at the very southern tip of the island, in the province of South Sardinia. It's about an hour's drive southwest of Cagliari, the regional capital and its largest city. In addition to its pristine beaches, travelers to the area can visit the Nora archaeological site, the oldest known settlement in Sardinia.
Over Northeastern Sardinia
In this stunning drone video of Sardinia, top contributor electriclife uses his DJI Phantom 4 Pro drone to showcase the beauty of this Italian Mediterranean island. The footage is shot around the northeastern corner of the island, and includes the gorgeous Cugnana mountains and the town of Poltu Quatu. The highlight is aerial footage of Porto Cervo, a town on the famed Costa Smerelda. The Hotel Cala di Volpe here was a shooting location for the 11th James Bond film, The Spy Who Loved Me (1977).
Sardinia's Stintino Peninsula
In this video, Chir72 gives us a beautiful bird's eye view of one of the most famous beaches in Sardinia. Pelosa Beach is near the tip of the Stintino Peninsula, which juts out into the Mediterranean from the northwest part of the island. With stunningly clear blue waters, the beach affords a view of the small islands which lie just offshore. The beach is accessible from Porto Torres, the main seaport on the northern part of the island.
Cala Beach, Western Sardinia
The western coast of Sardinia is characterized by many bays and inlets, and it's home to some of the finest beaches on this Italian island in the Mediterranean Sea. Cala Domestica is one of these beaches. It sits in one of the bays in a fairly remote area on the southwestern part of the island, just off the SP 83 road south of Buggerru. In this video, contributor AD Drone gives us a bird's eye view of this magnificent beach, surrounded by the cliffs and hills of the mountainous island.
Cala Goloritzé: Eastern Sardinia
In this video, Chir72 gives us a bird's eye view of a well known beach on the eastern side of the Mediterranean island of Sardinia. Cala Goloritzé is actually a new beach, it was created by a giant landslide which occurred in the 1960's. Due to fears about environmental degradation, access to Cala Goloritze is restricted to foot traffic. The video shows the beauty of this beach and also has footage of a climber scaling a giant rock which overlooks the water.
Sardinia's Mining Heritage
The Mediterranean island Sardinia was home to some of the most important mining activity in Europe for centuries. Most closely associated with silver, it later became an important source of lead extraction. While the island's mines have been shuttered, mining remains an important part of its heritage, and the abandoned mines have become tourist attractions. In this drone video by AD Drone, you'll get a bird's eye view of the Montevecchio Mine, one of Sardinia's most famous.
Iglesiente: Southwestern Sardinia
Contributor Sergio Madau used a drone to create this beautiful aerial tour of the southwestern corner of the Italian island of Sardinia. The area is called the Iglesiente. It covers parts of two provinces and is known for its spectacular coastal rock formations and structures built into the stone. Just offshore there are more stunning rock formations, and the coastline abounds with small lagoons, perfect for docking a boat to enjoy some aquatic activities.
Western and Southwestern Sardinia
Contributor Welldrone used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create this stunning aerial video of a number of spots in southern and western Sardinia, the large Mediterranean island situated west of the Italian mainland. The areas covered include Cabras, a small town on the Cabras "pond" midway down the islands's west coast; S'Archittu, another small town a bit north on the coast from Cabras; and Piscinas, a small inland town in southwestern Sardinia on the SS293 road.
Fun in Sardinia
Top contributor Henry Andris created this beautiful drone video of Sardinia, the Mediterranean's second-largest island which is a part of Italy. Get a bird's eye view of the torquoise waters surrounding this semi-tropical paradise which is sometimes compared to the islands of the Caribbean Sea. The video will take you over the famously rocky coastline, hidden coves, and mountainous interior of this ancient land, which once was known for its silver mines rather than its beaches.
DJI Mavic Air over Sardinia
Contributor Maxwa put his DJI Mavic Air drone to excellent use creating this marvelous aerial video of Sardinia, the large island off the western coast of Italy in the Mediterranean Sea. Filmed in brilliant 4k, the video does an excellent job of bringing out some of the unique colors of this island, the second-largest in the Mediterranean after Sicily. The video combines great aerial footage and adds some nice editing touches such as timelapse sequences.
The Historical Province of Ogliastra
Ogliastra was a historical province of the Italian island of Sardinia. Situated on the eastern side of the second-largest island in the Mediterranean, the region covers some of its most mountainous territory. In 2016, the province was partitioned out of existence, most of it joined the province of Nuoro to the north while a small part became part of the province of South Sardinia. Contributor Guido put together this beautiful 4k drone video of this beautiful region on this ancient island.