See Top Bird's Eye Views of Switzerland

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Switzerland from Above 🇨🇭

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Switzerland this small European country has some of the most spectacular landscapes in the world and drone pilots have noticed.   Check out breathtaking aerial footage of Zürich, Switzerland’s largest city is a diverse and vibrant metropolis near the water.   Lake Geneva, where cities line the shores of Switzerland’s largest lake which is crescent-shaped and shared with France, the  Swiss Alps any many other breathtaking Swiss cities and attractions. 

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The Magical Switzerland in 4k


A seven day hike in the heart of the Swiss Alps allowed  @BashirAbuShakra to create this spectacular 4k drone video of his trip.  There is something for everyone in this video - endless glaciers, stunning canyons, suspended bridges, shimmering alpine valleys, waterfalls, selfies atop massive rock formations.  The video includes aerial footage of the Matterhorn, Grindelwald, and Triffbrücke.  As a way to show off the beauty of the Alps it's hard to beat this production.

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The Matterhorn: Mountain and Man


Prepare to be amazed by this stunning Drone Video of the Week nominee of the Italian side of the mighty Matterhorn mountain by top contributor ElectricLife.  The Matterhorn is one of the world's most iconic mountains.  It straddles the Swiss/Italian border, although technically the peak is in Switzerland and the nearest city the Swiss town of Zermatt.  While it isn't the highest peak in the great range (that would be Mont Blanc), it's certainly the most well recognized, with its distinctive pyramid shape.  

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48 Hours in Switzerland's Fribourg Region


Top contributor Zimydakid made the very most of his 48 hours in the Fribourg Région of western Switzerland.  The video was shot with a combination of drone and ground cameras, in his trademark adventure-travel style.  Featuring climbing, river rafting, paragliding, and other activities, you'll get a bird's eye view of all this region of the country, which is both French- and German- speaking, has to offer.  

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Goldfinger: Furka Pass, Switzerland


Prepare to be blown away by this drone video of a famous mountain pass in the Swiss Alps, compliments of Electriclife and his DJI Inspire 2 drone.  Furka Pass, lying at 2.4k meters (almost 8k ft.) in south central Switzerland, connects several towns in the area.  It was the shooting location of a memorable scene in the 1964 James Bond movie Goldfinger, in which 007 (played by Sean Connery) tries to chase down the antagonist in his Aston Martin DB5.  It was the third installment in the series.

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Drone Series: Zürich, Switzerland (4K)

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Zurich is Switzerland's largest city.  It is situated in the north central part of the country, not far from the border with Bavaria, Germany.  It lies at the end of Lake Zurich, which extends 40 km (about 25 mi) to its southeast.  Contributor Iris Films used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to shoot this beautiful aerial video of the city, which includes overhead footage of the city's historic churches in Old Town and its well known Opera House.  The city is over 2,000 years old, having been founded by the Roman Republic.

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Lake Geneva, Switzerland

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Lake Geneva is one of the most well known sites in the Alps region, as well as one of the world's most famous freshwater lakes.  It forms part of the border between Switzerland and France, although its "Geneva end" and the city itself sit entirely within Switzerland.  It is a very long long (73 km or 45 mi) and deep (max depth of over 300 meters  or 1k ft) lake, one of the largest in Europe.  Enjoy the bird's eye views of this amazing Alpine lake, courtesty of contributor CH Drone.  

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The Last Days of Autumn in Zermatt


Contributor Rlardon took his DJI Mavic Drone on a hike into the Swiss Alps at Zermatt to create this stunning aerial video of the region at the end of the Autumn season.  The video includes drone footage of the Matterhorn, Monte Rosa, Lyskamm, Breithorn, Mischabel, Dent Blanche and Weisshorn, as well as the mighty Gornergletscher, the colourful larches of the Lötschental and the snowy peaks above Kandersteg.  Zermatt is in the southwestern part of the country, near the Italian border.

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Schilthorn in 4k (Summer Edition)

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Top contributor iDrone Aerials brought his trusty DJI Mavic Pro drone back to Mt. Schilthorn for a summer look at this magnificent peak in the Bernese Alps.  The Bernese Alps lie in west-central Switzerland, and although Schilthorn is not the tallest of these peaks it's probably the best known.  Famous for its ski slopes, its mountaintop restaurant, and for the scene of a James Bond movie, Schilthorn is equally spectacular in the summer months.  

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The Grey League - Switzerland

Filmed in the southeastern regions of the Swiss alps, this stunning aerial film by contributor Mike Bishop features features aerial footage of Filisur, Landwasser viaduct, Flims/Laax, and more.  The video, filmed with a GoPro Hero 4 mounted to a DJI Phantom 2, won numerous drone film festival awards including the  2017 AirVūz Drone Video Awards in the Countries category.  The finale is a flyover of Switzerland's Verzasca Dam, famous from the opening of the 19th James Bond film GoldenEye (1995).

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SWITZERLAND | Zermatt | Montreux | Lauterbrunnen | 4K | VLOG

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In this Dron Video of the Week finalist by Robin Puskas we are taken on a gorgeous journey through three famous Swiss towns. While in Zermatt, the well-known mountain resort town, you see the crooked and majestic Matterhorn Peak in the background. On the banks of Lake Geneva you'll fly into Montreux and see the beautiful, historic downtown. Then it's on to Lautterbrunnen, an area made famous by appearing in the 1969 James Bond film On Her Majesty's Secret Service, #7 in the series.

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Groner Glacier, Switzerland


Just a simple, continuous shot this Drone Video of the Week nominee is a fantastic example of how a single shot can be compelling, but only if it's in one heck of a location. Groner Glacier is the second largest icepack in the Alps Mountains region and, like other glaciers, it is shrinking dramatically due to climate change. It's quite a magical site - you'll find yourself envying the man in the video who runs out to look over the glacier's beauty. 

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Journey to the Top of Europe with a Drone

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Talented drone pilot Rlardon hiked to the to the 'top of Europe' with his Mavic Pro to give us all the best vistas of the Bernese Alps, located in western Switzerland.  While showing some of the usual Alpine destinations such as the Bachalpsee and Wetterhorn, he also shares the site the locals prefer, like the Unterer and Oberer Grindelwaldgletchers. His dedication to conserving these beloved mountains serves as his worthy inspiration for these epic aerial videos.

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Davos, Switzerland: DJI Mavic Pro

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Davos is a ski resort town in central Switzerland.  At one point, the mountain air of the area was deemed beneficial to people with lung conditions, and many luminaries went there to convalesce.  Davos has also carved its way into cultural conciousness through literature: a real-life Davos sanitorium served as the inspiration for author Thomas Mann when he was writing his opus The Magic Mountain.  Published in 1924, the novel is considered one of the great works of German fiction.

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Swiss Mountain Passes: Gotthard, Susten, Furka, and Grimsel


Top contributor Electriclife has done it again with this spectacular video of the snowy mountain passes of Switzerland. The Grimsel Pass, used by the Tour de Suisse; the Gotthard Pass, connecting northern and southern Switzerland since the Middle Ages; the Susten Pass, popular due to its phenomenal views of the Stein Glacier; and the Furka Pass, made famous by a chase scene in Goldfinger (1964), the third installment of the James Bond series, starring Sean Connery.

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Mont Chasseral [4K/60fps]


We hope you enjoy these beautiful views of Mont Chasseral as much as we do. Chasseral is part of the Jura Mountains in Switzerland, overlooking Lake Biel. Its elevation is 1,606 meters or 5,269 feet, making it a difficult area to fly in, but the experts at AboveTheClouds make it look easy. Shot on a DJI Phantom 4 Pro, the team says if you look closely you can see the Black Forest of Germany, the Three Lakes Region, and the Swiss and French Alps. 

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Majestic Matterhorn: DJI Mavic Pro 2

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While the Matterhorn is not the tallest mountain in the Alps, it's certainly the most well known.  In part that's due to its distinctive pyramidal shape, which creates high visual prominence and also makes for an extremely difficult climb.  The first face wasn't tackled til 1865 and ended in the deaths of four climbers, and the fourth face wasn't scaled until 1962.   Contributor Paride Musci used a DJI Mavic Pro 2 to create this magnificent video of the majestic Swiss mountain.

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A Roamer's Life: Crashing My Drone in the Swiss Alps


Leave it up to contributor zimydakid to take on a massive drone rescue challenge.  While camping and hiking through the Swiss Alps, he lost his precious drone amongst the rugged mountain peaks.  Not ready to part ways just yet, he and his buddy free climbed to save his drone in distress.  This fantastic footage from his new series, "A Roamer's Life" is full of amazing aerial views and adventure.

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PIKA FPV - Switzerland Dreaming

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Using the GoPro Hero 6, GoPro Hero 7, and GoPro Session on his custom quad, PikaFPV takes long-range to a new level in this Drone Video Awards' FPV Freestyle Flow nominated piece. Switzerland is the perfect backdrop for his tight manuevering through jagged ravines and around the frozen tundra. Watching this flight will leave you feeling inspired to get out, rip a couple of packs and enjoy winter!

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Aerial Switzerland From The Sky 4K

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This stunning drone video by contributor Zdronu takes us on a wonderful flight through the classic landscapes of Switzerland.  The video was primarily shot in the Interlaken area near the center of the country.  From mountains, to villages, to lakes, to waterfalls and gorgeous sunsets, let your eyes feast on these stunning aerial views of Switzerland, believed by many travelers to be the world's most beautiful country.  You may agree with this proposition after watching this video! 

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Swiss Landmarks: Valère Basilica and Tourbillon Castle


Contributor Abovetheclouds managed to capture Switzerland''s most famous castle ruins and one of its most famous churches in a single video.  Valère Basilica (sometimes called Valère Castle) is a fortified church near the town of Sion in the southwestern part of the country.  It dates to the 11th century.  Tourbillon Castle sits on a hill opposite Valère.  Built in the late 13th and early 14th centuries, it's been in ruined state since a fire destroyed it just prior to the Napoleonic Wars and was never rebuilt.  

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Aerial Views of Grindelwald, Switzerland created this beautiful drone video of the iconic town of Grindelwald, in central Switzerland.  Situated in the Bernese Alps, Grindelwald was given some extra exposure by appearing in Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005); the footage of the Swiss mountain was used to create the fictional planet Alderaan.  It wasn't the first time in the movies for Grindelwald; the town also appeared in the 1969 James Bond film On Her Majesty's Secret Service, the series' #7 installment.

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Hyperlapse over the City of Basel


Contributor sir_mavic created this awesome hyperlapse of Basel, Switzerland's third largest city after Zurich and Geneva.  The city is situated in the northwestern part of the country, on the Rhine River.  It's very close to the French and German borders, and some of its suburbs are actually located in France and Germany.  Basel is one of the great cultural centers of Switzerland, and it's known in part for its museums.  It's also one of the world's richest cities.

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Un Bateau Place du Vieux-Port - Lausanne


Check out this beautiful aerial view of the Swiss city of Lausanne, compliments of contributor and drone pilot Falconskytech.  Located on the northern shore of Lake Geneva, it's the fourth most populous city after Zurich, Geneva (at the western end of Lake Geneva), and Basel.  Lausanne sits on the southern edge of the Swiss Plateau.  In 1923, the city hosted a peace conference to end the conflict between the Allied powers and Turkey, which was not settled at the earlier Versailles Conference.

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The Lake Lucerne, Switzerland

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Check out this stunning drone video of Switzerland's Lake Lucerne, compliments of contributor Krisna Diantha.  The distinctively shaped lake lies in the center of the country, with the city of Lucerne near its northwesternmost point.  With a surface are of just under 115 square km (around 43 square mi.), it's the fourth largest lake in Switzerland. Lucerne is also a deep lake, with a maximum depth of over 200 meters (just over 700 ft.).  It's Switzerland's second most well known lake after Lake Geneva.

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Lake Constance and Rhine Falls Aerial Views


Contributor MartinD combined some incredible drone footage and excellent editing to create this brilliant timelapse video of two of Switzerland's great natural sights: Lake Constance and Rhine Falls.  The lake is part of the Rhine River, and is actually shared between Switzerland, Germany, and Austria.   Rhine Falls lies on the High Rhine, the section of the river between Lake Constance and Basle.  It's the largest waterfall in Europe, and its mid-falls viewing platform is a major tourist attraction.  

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Heliski Journey down the Gorner Glacier | Zermatt Switzerland


Contributor used DJI Phantom 4 and Mavic Pro drones, combined with ground camera footage, to create this video of an epic helicopter ski trip to one of Europe's most famous glaciers.  The Gorner Glacier runs down the west side of the Monte Rosa masif near Zermatt, Switzerland.  With a surface area of nearly 60 square km (about 20 square mi.), it's the second largest glacier in the Alps.  Monte Rosa, which is part of the Pennine Alps, is the second highest peak in the Alps after Mt. Blanc in France.  


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Last Light

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Switzerland Rheinfalls