See Top Bird's Eye Views of Tunisia

Chenini: Ancient Berber Village
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Chenini, Tunisia

Fabio Knoll

In this video, top contributor Fabian Knoll uses his drone to create an aerial portrait of Chenini, a ruined Berber village in the Tataouine district of southern Tunisia.  The village had been a fortified granary. Famously, the Tataouine area was the filming location for "Tatooine", the fictional planet of the Star Wars series.  Iconic scenes filmed in this area include the famous "argument" between Threepio and Artoo in the original film, now known officially as Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977).

El Jem: Ancient Roman Theater
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Amphitheatre of El Jem

Fabio Knoll

The amphitheatre El Jem was built in 238 AD in Thysdrus, in a Roman province of Africa that is present-day El Djem, Tunisia. It is widely considered to be the best set of Roman ruins in all of Africa, and indeed one of the best in the world. Built for spectator events, and with estimated capacity of 35k, it's alsp one of the biggest amphitheatres in the world. Top contributor Fabio Knoll used a drone to create an amazing aerial video of this site, which later served as a military fortress.

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Kairouan, Tunisia


Kairouan is one of the cultural gems of the North African country of Tunisia.  It's the capital of the province of the same name in the northeastern part of the country.  Founded n the 7th century, it occupies an important position in the worldwide religion of Islam.  Kairouan has also made its way into popular culture via the movies: the city "played the role" of 1930's Cairo in the 1981 blockbuster Raiders of the Lost Ark, the inaugural film of the Indiana Jones series.

Camels in Tunisia
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Morning Commute in Tunisia

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Top contributor Bbloss put this video together from his trip to the North African country Tunisia.  No matter how many drone videos you've seen, you probably haven't seen many from a camel-borne pilot.  That's what you'll get here; most of the video was shot riding a (two hump) camel on the Mediterranean coastline, where the Sahara desert goes right up to the sea.  The video wraps up with a beautiful sunset shot of a hilltop town somewhere in the vast desert.

Cape Bon Peninsula: Kelibia
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Amazing sunset from Kelibia, Tunisia


Contributor Thevmaker used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create this stunning aerial video of Kelibia, a small town in the very northeastern corner of Tunisia in North Africa.  It's situated at the tip of the Cape Bon Peninsula, which juts out into the Mediterranean Sea.  The beaches of Kelibia are considered some of the finest in the Mediterranean region.  At the :16 mark in the video, you'll get a look at the Kelibia Fort, a 16th century structure that is the city's most distinctive feature.

Flamingos on Cape Bon
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Flying with flamingos


Contributor Thevmaker created this stunning drone video of a wetland area on the eastern shore of Cape Bon in Tunisia, North Africa.  The Cape extends out from the mainland in a northeasterly direction like a finger pointed at Sicily in Italy.  On its eastern side is the town of Korba, whose lagoons are home to some of the finest bird populations in the region.  In the video, you'll get an epic aerial view of the lagoons as well as a large flock of flamingos who depend on the wetland for survival.  

Tozeur: Desert Crossing
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Mosque in Tozeur, Tunisia.

Clandestino Production

Clandistino Production brings us this drone video of a town called Tozeur in Tunisia.  It's an oasis city northwest of the Chott el Djerid saltwater lake, in the west-central part of the country.  In pre-vehicular times, it was an important place relative to busy crossing points of the Sahara Desert.  In the modern age, it's served as the base area for movie filming which has taken place in the nearby "Star Wars Canyon" as well as the nearby salt lakes, all of which have been used extensively as filming locations.

Temple near Star Wars Canyon
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Sidi Bouhel in Tunisia

Clandestino Production

Sidi Bouhel is a town in southwestern Tunisia, near the town of Tozeur.  It is situated atop a ravine which now goes by the name Star Wars Canyon.  The canyon was the filming location for several scenes in the original Star Wars movie, now officially Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977).  It appeared in a later installment of the series, and was also used in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and the English Patient (1996).  Get a bird's eye view of the famous canyon in this drone video by Clandestino Productions.  

Planet Tatooine
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Drone Tribute to Planet Tatooine


Tunisia has a long connection with the Star Wars series.  It was a primary filming location for the original Star Wars film (1977, now called Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope) and Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999).  A district called called Tatouine in south-central Tunisia inspired the fictional Planet Tatooine, one of the main locations of both episodes.  In this video, contributor Thevmaker created this surreal drone's eye view of this now-famous piece of the Sahara Desert. 


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Best Beach in Tunisia

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