Compilation Video of Catalonia
See the best drone videos of Spain's Catalonia region all in one aerial compilation created by AirVūz. Catalonia (sometimes refereed to as Catalunya) is made up of four provinces: Barcelona, Girona, Lleida and Tarragona. Fly over some of the most famous sights in Barcelona, like La Sagrada Familia. Check out the the coastal Costa Brava region in Girona. And watch drone videos from Lleida and Tarragona to see more historic places and breathtaking landscapes!
Aerial Tour of Catalonia
Spain's wealthiest region, the semi-autonomous region of Catalonia, is home to some of Spain's greatest cultural treasures and some of its most breathtaking natural scenery. Oliver Astrologo created this stunning four minute visual tour of Catalonia, including footage of Barcelona as well as lesser known spots such as Girona, which was featured extensively in Season 6 of HBO's Game of Thrones TV series. This video was a finalist for the AirVuz Drone Video of the Week Contest.
Catalonia and Barcelona by Drone
Catalonia is a triangle shaped region in the northeast portion of Spain, which shares a long border with France. Bounded by the Pyrenees Mountains and the Mediterranean Sea, Catalonia combines the feel of the Iberian Peninsula with the glamour of the French Riviera. In this video, contributor Jannis & Carlota use a drone to create an amazing look at this wealthy and culturally advanced region, which is the home to the highly cosmopolitan metropolis of Barcelona.
Barcelona 4K Drone Video
Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain and the capital of the Catalonia region in the country's northeastern corner. Situated on the Mediterranean Sea, it is one of the wealthiest and cosmopolitan cities in Europe. Top contributor iDrone Aerials used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create an amazing aerial portrait of this great city, which was founded by the Romans in the first century BC and hosted the Summer Olympics at the end of the 20th century.
Spain's Costa Brava
Costa Brava is a coastal region of Catalonia in the far northeastern corner of Spain. The area begins a bit north of Barcelona and runs all the way to the French border. With a fantastic Mediterranean climate, it has become a major tourist destination for beach-seeking travelers in Europe and around the world. Contributor Dronewise used a DJI Phantom 4 drone to create this amazing aerial view of this magic Mediterranean beach paradise, which is frequently compared to the French Riviera.
Catalonia's Southern Coastline
One of the distinguishing features of the Spanish region of Catalonia is its long coastline along the Mediterranean Sea. While many associate the province with the glittering coastal city of Barcelona or the crowded beaches of Costa Brava, contributor Karl Veca shows us a quieter but equally beautiful view of the Catalon coast with this amazing drone video. You will be amazed by these bird's eye views of lighthouses, coastal cliffs, and centuries-old estates.
MTB above Costa Brava
With foothills that come up nearly to the Mediterranean coast, the Costa Brava area of northeastern Spain has become extremely popular with mountain bikers. The steepness of the hills allows them to be climbed by (physically fit) mountain bikers, and the downhill runs provide epic views of the blue waters of the Mediterranean. Swiss contributor Ultraprod created this beautiful drone video of the mountain biking scene in the area of Tossa de Mar, about halfway between Barcelona and the French border.
Catalonia's Ter River
The Ter is a river in Catalonia in northeastern Spain. The river rises in the Pyrenees and flows eastwards to the Mediterranean Sea. The river constitutes a major hydropower resource, and in 1962 a dam was built on the waterway. The resulting reservoir swallowed up the town of San Román de Sau. As the river's flow has decreased. the old town is slowly re-emerging. This magnificent "sunken town" is captured in this beautiful drone video by contributor Pepinair.
Empúries: On Gerona's Coast
Empúries is a small town on the Mediterranean Sea coast in Gerona, the northeasternmost province of Spain. One of the oldest settlements in the country, the city was founded by Greek colonists and was later conquered by Rome. During the period of uncontrolled piracy in the Mediterranean in the Middle Ages, Empúries was abandoned due to its vulnerability to seaborne invasion. In this video, contributor Pepinair used a DJI Spark drone to create a beautiful bird's eye view of this historical site.
DanDrone's vacation to Spain's Catalonia region with his DJI Mavic Pro drone yielded this epic aerial video of Montserrat, the sawtooth-topped mountain which lies just west of Barcelona. This spectacular looking mountain has a modest altitude of 1.2k meters (4k ft) and is easily accessible by foot. It is home to the Santa Maria de Montserrat a famous Benedictine Abbey which is considered one Spain's greatest cultural treasures and a possibl burial site of the semi-mythical Holy Grail.
Rescuebcn created a this breathtaking drone video of Montferri and Tarragona, two of the most popular spots in the province of Tarragona, the southernmost of the four provinces which make up Spain's Catalonia region. The former, which lies a bit inland from the Mediterranean, is home to the sanctuary a well known Benedictine monastery. The latter is an ancient port city, the second largest urban area in the region after the great Catalan capital Barcelona.
Cerdanya: Foothills of the Pyrenees
While most people associate Spain's Catalonia with Barcelona and the Mediterranean Sea, the region is also blessed with stunning mountain scenery. Catalonia is partially covered by the Pyrenees, the great range that separates Spain from France. Other parts are covered by the a line of foothills which run parallel to the Mediterranean coastline. Contributor Hispadrone created this epic aerial video of Cerdanya, a Catalan sub-region that sits next to the tiny independent Pyrenees country Andorra.
Pedraforca: Mountain of the Pre-Pyrenees
Pedraforca is one of the most well known sights in Spain's northeastern Catalonia region. It's part of the Pyrenees Mountains, in an area sometimes called the "Pre-Pyrenees" which lies to the south of the tallest peaks. The mountain's peak is about 2.5k meters (8.2k ft) above sea level. It's so well known in part because it presents so prominently, with no other mountains directly connected to it. Contributor Pepinair created this magnificent aerial video of the mountain using a DJI Mavic Pro drone.
Lleida: Mtont-Rebei Gorge
Voted the top outdoor attraction in Sant Esteve de la Sarga on Trip Advisor, Mont-rebei Gorge is a sight to behold. It's located in the Province of Lleida in the Catalonia region of northeastern Spain. The area is a bit inland from the Mediterranean in an area of foothills sometimes referred to as the Pre-Pyrenees. Pilot Clouds Trip shows us his adventure kayaking and hiking through this magnificent canyon, replete with incredible rock formations. Don't miss the group dronie at 1:25!
Monseny: Mountains of Catalonia
While Spain's Catalonia region is closely tied to the Mediterranean, some of its most beautiful areas are on the interior, where coastal landscapes quickly transition to mountainous terrain. Monseny is a small mountain range just north and west of Barcelona. With a maximum altitude of about 1.7k meters (about 5.6k ft.), it's part of the Catalan Pre-Coastal range, which runs parallel to the coast. Contributor Guillemcostas used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create this beautiful video of the area.
Vallter: Ski Resort of Girona
Contributor and drone pilot tried out his new DJI Mavic Pro 2 and created this beautiful summertime (aerial) view of a well known ski resort in Spain's Catalonia region. Vallter 2000 is in Gerona, the northeasternmost of the four Catalan provinces. It's in the valley of the Ter River, in the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains. The video makes great use of the M2P's boomerang and timelapse functions to capture this beautiful area of the Iberian Peninsula.
Catalonia's Ebro River Delta
The Ebro River is the most important waterway in Spain. It drains much of the mountainous are in the northern part of the country, running 930 km (a bit under 600 mi.) to a discharge point into the Mediterranean in Catalonia, south of Terragona. If you look at a map of the lower river, you'll see where the term "river delta" comes from; the area of land around the mouth makes an almost perfect triangle. In this video, you'll get an aerial view of the Ebro Delta, compliments of contrbutor Karl Veca.
L'Ametlla de Mar: Spain's Gold Coast
L'Ametlla de Mar is a beautiful town on the Mediterranean Sea coast in Catalonia, Spain. It's in the southern part of the region, on a stretch of coastline known as the Gold Coast. Stretching from the Ebro River Delta to Tarragonna, it's not as well known as the Costa Brava area north of Barcelona. It's a more laid-back scene, one in which the watercraft are more likely to be fishing boats rather than yachts. The beautiful town can be seen from above in this amazing drone video by Bedrone.
Montserrat: Catalan Monastery
The great mountain of Montserrat which looms over Barcelona, Spain is home to one of the world's most famous monasteries. Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey is a Benedictine abbey which is built into the side of the mountain, with its distinctive rock formations. The monastery dates to the 11th century, and was rebuilt in the 19th and 20th. Martigen created this beautiful drone video of the abbey, which is still functioning and today has over 70 monks who are in residence.
Water Fun on Spain's Gold Coast
The area north of the Ebro River Delta in Catalonia, Spain is often referred to as the Gold Coast. With relatively calm Mediterranean waters, it's become a magnet for watercraft enthusiasts just like the better known Gold Coasts of Australia and Florida. And it's watercraft of all types, from yachts to personal watercraft. In this video by Bedrone, you'll get a bird's eye view of the very active jetskiing scene in this beautiful spot on the southern Catalan coast.
Benedictine Monastery in Girona
Sant Pere de Rodes is a well known Benedictine monastery in the northeastern corner of Spain. It's situated in the county of Alt Empordà in Girona, the northernmost of the four provinces which make up the region of Catalonia. It dates to as early as the ninth century AD. By the 17th century, it was no longer in use. The site affords excellent views of the Bay of Llançà on the Costa Brava. In this excellent video by contributor and drone pilot D_Drone, you'll get a bird's eye view of this landmark.