Discover Top Bird's Eye Views of Europe's Cities

Moscow, Russia
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Moscow Aerial 5K Timelab.pro

Timelab.pro

This 2017 AirVūz Video of the Year by contributor Timelab.pro showcases the gilded charm of Moscow, the great capital city of Russia. Shot with a Zenmuse X7 camera on a DJI Inspire 2 drone, the video captures the 'onion domes' of the Orthodox churches, the magnificent statues and monuments which dot the city, the iconic University of Moscow tower, and marvelous aerial shots of the Moskva River. It is one of the most viewed and commented-upon videos on AirVuz.

London, UK
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The Best of London from the Sky

New Entertainment Pictures

Take an aerial tour of London with this magnificent drone video by top contributor New Entertainment Pictures.  The video opens with a couple of epic shots over the River Thames, including an amazing view of the Tower of London and the Tower Bridge.  From there, you'll get a bird's eye view of Westminster Abbey and the nearby Parliament building.  Then it's on to Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace, the London "Eye", the Millennium Dome, and more! 

Barcelona, Spain
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Barcelona in 4K

iDrone Aerials

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.     

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Inspire 1 Drone Video of Paris

titipuerh

Paris, the city of love, is so rich in culture and world-famous attractions that we can see why it’s one of the world's most visited destinations. Contributor titipuerh has been flying his DJI Inspire 1 drone in and around Paris for a few years. He put together this amazing compilation video of his flights around the French capital. You will be treated to bird's eye views of the Eiffel Tower, the Seine River, Notre Dame, the bridges of the Seine, the modern La Défense District, and more!

Berlin, Germany
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Drone Tour of Berlin

New Entertainment Pictures

For a three minute tour of the great German capital city of Berlin, you can't beat this production from New Entertainment Pictures.  Combining drone and ground camera footage, the video features footage of Brandenburger Tor, Potsdamer Platz, Berliner Dom, the red City Hall, the Bundestag with the Kanzleramt, Schloss Bellevue, Schloss Charlottenburg, the Berliner Konzerthaus, Gedächtniskirche, KaDeWe, the Siegessäule, Berliner Fernsehturm, Tempelhof and the Berliner Olympia-Stadion.

Budapest, Hungary
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Hungary Budapest Aerial Tour

Raf_Neo

Contributor Raf Neo used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create this stunning tour of the highlights of the Hungarian capital city of Budapest.  The video opens and closes with spectacular shots of the St. Stephens Basilica, Hungary's greatest cultural treasure.  It is named after the first Hungarian king who ruled during the 10th and 11th centuries and is credited with converting his people to Christianity.  The church was completed in 1905 on the site of an old theater.  

Rome, Italy
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ROMA I Beauty shots

VOLOVISIONE.COM

Contributor Volovisione is one of the top professional drone piloting companies in Italy.  In this masterpiece, they fly a drone over many of the most recognized sights in the country's capital city Rome.  Highlights include epic bird's eye views of the Colliseum (one of the most significant surviving structures from the Antiquity), the Vatican, and the Spanish Steps.  For anyone contemplating a visit to the Eternal City, this aerial video is an ideal the best one minute introduction. 

Prague, Czech Republic
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Prague in 4K

iDrone Aerials

In this video, top contributor iDrone Aerials gives us an epic aerial tour of the Czech capital Prague.  The city famously avoided destruction by retreating Nazi Germany at the end of World War II, thus sparing this cultural treasure in the heart of Central Europe.  It is perhaps the best preserved European capital city, and has been used to film numerous movies.  For example, Wenceslas Square, which you'll see at the 1:05, was the filming location for a scene in Mission: Impossible (1996).

Vienna, Austria
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The very Best of WIEN - VIENNA from above...

New Entertainment Pictures

Thanks to New Entertainment Pictures for this marvelous drone video of the Austrian capital Vienna.  This well-preserved city was once the seat of the Holy Roman Empire, at one point the most powerful in the world.  Situated on the mighty Danube River, the city has been the home to some of the most influential names in western culture.  Vienna was a principal filming location for Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015); Mission Impossible fans should recognize some of the landmarks shown in this video.    

Warsaw, Poland
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FALL IN LOVE WITH WARSAW FROM AIR

KG AIRVIEW

Poland's capital Warsaw is one of the world's most fascinating cities.  Once known as the Paris of the East for its beauty, Warsaw was nearly destroyed in World War II, with large sections leveled including its famed Old City.  Much of the damage was repaired during the Cold War era, and since the fall of the Berlin Wall, a very modern city has emerged on the Vistula River.  As you will see in this amazing drone video by KG Airview, Warsaw seamlessly blends the old and the new.

St. Petersburg, Russia
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Winter Saint Petersburg Russia 6K. Shot on Zenmuse X7

Timelab.pro

St. Petersburg, once known as Leningrad and briefly as Petrograd, is the Russian city built on a natural port of the Baltic Sea by Peter the Great in the early 18th century. It was designed to be a "window on Europe" and a means for Russia to join the ranks of the great European powers. Top contributor Timelab.pro, used the DJI Inspire 2 drone and Zenmuse X7 camera to create this magnificent tour of this amazing city, that was once the capital of Russia for two centuries.

Lisbon, Portugal
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Lisbon Portugal in Cinematic High Definition

JustinPoore

In this video, top contributor Justin Poore used a drone to give us an unforgettable look at the amazing city of Lisbon, Portugal.  The video captures many of the top sights in the Portuguese capital, including an epic shot of its iconic 25 de Abril Bridge at around the 1:40 mark.  The red-colored bridge spanning the Tagus River between Lisbon and Almada has been a filming location for numerous movies, notably the 1969 James Bond movie On Her Majesty's Secret Service, the seventh movie in the series.

Istanbul, Turkey
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Istanbul From Above in 4K | Turkey

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Top contributor Hamza Mujtaba treats us to a drone's eye view of Istanbul, Turkey.  While the Turkish city has long been one of the world's most well known, in recent decades its recognition has been boosted by appearing in numerous James Bond movies.  Its first appearance was as a primary shooting location for the 1963 hit From Russia with Love; the opening scene of the film (the second in the series) takes place around Hagia Sophia mosque, captured in the opening of this video.

Madrid, Spain
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Madrid and Segovia by Drone

JB Meert

Contributor JB Meert used a DJI Mavic Pro 2 drone combined with ground camera footage to make this remarkable video of the heart of Spain.  The video covers a trip to the Spanish capital Madrid followed by the great cultural treasure of Segovia, which lies a bit to the north of the capital.  The Madrid footage includes epic aerials of the Royal Palace, the Puerta del Sol, and other well known spots.  The highlight of the Segovia portion is an amazing view of the famous Alcazar.

Copenhagen, Denmark
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Destination Copenhagen

DomiSchleu

Denmark's capital city Copenhagen sits on a series of islands in the eastern part of the country, facing the Baltic Sea.  It is now connected to the Swedish city of Malmo by the Oresund Bridge which spans the strait of the same name.  Contributor DomiSchleu’s spent a  weekend with a drone in this Scandinavian city and created an amazing bird's eye tour of the city's pristine water, charming architecture, and bustling streets.

Milan, Italy
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An Homage to Milan, Italy - Cinematic 2017/18 Drone Showreel

electriclife

Milan is the largest city in northern Italy and the second largest overall after Rome.  Milan is the capital of Lombardy,  the region which is home to about one in six Italians and consistently has been the dynamo of the Italian economy.  While Rome is Italy's political and cultural capital, Milan is its business annd financial capital.  Electriclife treats us to this stunning aerial overview of Milano, including footage of La Scala di Milano, the Unicredit Tower, Citylife Milano, and more.

Frankfurt, Germany
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Ein Tag in Frankfurt am Main

haussmannvisuals

Contributor Haussmannvisuals put together this magnificent compilation of aerial footage of Frankfurt in western Germany.  The city was settled in Roman times, and became one of the most important free cities in the Holy Roman Empire.  Absorbed into Germany in the 1860's, it ceded financial leadership to Berlin, but regained it following Germany's reunification.  The video features impressive aerial footage of the central business district on the Main River as well as the upstream ECB headquarters.

Hamburg, Germany
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The Very Best of Hamburg from Above

New Entertainment Pictures

The port city of Hamburg in northern Germany is one of the keys to the country's export-oriented economy.  The city is home to the largest German Seaport and the second largest in the entire European Union.  Lying on a river about 110 km (around 70 mi) upstream from the North Sea, the city is the core of a metropolitan area of about 5 million, the second largest in Germany after Berlin.  New Entertainment Pictures created this magnificent drone video of the great city on the River Elbe.

Stockholm, Sweden
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Beautiful Stockholm In Winter 4K

Frame Hunters Media

Stockholm dates its rise to prominence dates to the Hanseatic League, an alliance of Baltic cities which dominated Northern Europe from the 12th-14th centuries.  Stockholm went on to become the capital of the Swedish Empire which controlled some of the most powerful military forces in Europe in the 17th century.  Since then, the city has been the capital of Sweden and in effect the capital of Scandinavia.  Here, Frame Hunters Media delivers a beautiful aerial view of the City of Vikings.  

Helsinki, Finland
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Flyby Helsinki

DavidFromHelsinki

Helsinki is the capital of and the most important city in Finland.  The city, which hosted the 1952 Summer Olympics, sits on the Gulf of Finland, which connects to the Baltic Sea.  Like a number of other Scandinavian cities, Helsinki has long been considered one of the world's most liveable cities, with many awards to that effect.  Contributor DavidfromHelsinki used his DJI Mavic Pro drone to create an amazing aerial video of the Scandinavian city.

Edinburgh, UK
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Droneland 2018 - Edinburgh

Droneland

The jewel in Scotland’s crown is most certainly its capital city of Edinburgh. Edinburgh was the largest city in the Kingdom of Scotland for centuries, although its population is now exceeded by that of the younger city Glasgow.  In this marvelous aerial video by Droneland, the medieval and neoclassical buildings of Edinburgh nestle cozily into its hilly landscape.  Let your eyes feast on the amazing aerial views of this treasured city on the Firth of Forth, without doubt the epicenter of Scottish culture.

Valencia, Spain
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Valencia Spain in Cinematic High Definition

JustinPoore

Valencia is the third city of Spain, after Madrid and Barcelona.  It is situated around the midway point of Spain's long coastline on the Mediterranean Sea.  The has one of the finest natural harbors in Europe, and it is the biggest port for containerships in the Mediterranean.  Top contributor Justin Poore used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to to make this amazing aerial portrait of the ancient city, the heart of a region by the same name which has a very distinctive culture.

Munich, Germany
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The very Best of MUNICH - Bavaria

New Entertainment Pictures

New Entertainment pictures created this magnificent aerial tour of Munich, Germany's third largest city (after Berlin and Hamburg) and the capital of the state of Bavaria.  Situated just north of the Bavarian Alps, Munich has the best natural scenery of any of the large German cities.  An important center for German culture, Munich hosted the 1972 Summer Olympics, which were tragically marred by a notorious act of terrorism against the Israeli wrestling team.

Lyon, France
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Lyon from the Sky

lyon Drone Service

In this video, contributor Lyon Drone Services gives us a fantastic aerial look at the French city of Lyon.  While the city proper is the third largest in the country, counting the metropolitan populations it's effectively the country's second city after Paris. It's the capital of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, which covers much of east-central France.  Built on the site of an ancient Roman refugee settlement, the city is home to many of France's high tech companies.  

Zurich, Switzerland
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Drone Series: Zürich, Switzerland (4K)

Iris Films

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.

Sofia, Bulgaria
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Sofia, Bulgaria's Capital City

gkoutanoudisg

Bulgaria's capital city Sofia sits near the western end of this Southeast European country.  Dating to the Roman era, the city's importance derives from its location relative to three mountain passes critical to ancient trade routes running to and from the Black Sea, at one point the world's most important body of water.  Using a DJI Phantom 4 Professional drone, AirVuz contributor Gkoutanoudisg gives us tour of this  well preserved in the foothills of the Balkan Mountains.

Kiev, Ukraine
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Adrift on the Dneiper River

Antonio Esteban Gonsalez

The Ukrainian capital Kiev is closely tied to the Dneiper River on which it sits.   Kiev sits roughly midway down the 2.2k km (1.36k mi.) river, Europe's fourth longest .  The Dneiper rises near Smolensk in western Russia and empties into the Black Sea to the south.  Along the way, it provides enough hydropower to generate about 10% of the Ukraine's electricity needs.  In this video, you'll get a nice bird's eye view of the mighty river in winter, compliments of contributor Anthony Esteban Gonsales.

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