Discover Top Drone Videos of Piedmont/Val d'Aosta

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Fenestrelle Fort


Some of the world's most impressive fortresses are located in the mountain passes of Europe which separated different kingdoms.  Among the greatest of these is Fort Fenestrelle in northwestern Italy.  It was built in what was then the Kingdom of Savoy to guard the approaches to the great city of Turin in the Piedmont region of northwestern Italy.  Contributor Maxfrompine used a DJI Mavic Pro to create this epic aerial tour of this landmark, the largest alpine fortress in Europe.  

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Le Langhe in Piemonte - Langhe Piedmont, Italy - Cinematic 5K HD Ultra Video


Langhe is a hilly area in the province of Cuneo in northern Italy.  Cuneo is part of Italy's Piedmont region, which occupies the northwestern corner of the country near the border with France.  In this video, top contributor treats us to an aerial tour of three of the main villages of the area, Serralunga, D'Alba Bossolasco, and Perletto.  Prepare to be amazed by the views of the rolling hills of the Piedmont countryside,compliments of contributor Electriclife.

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Torino in 4k


Turin (Torino) is one of Italy's great cities, the largest in its Piedmont region and its third largest metropolitan area overall.  Situated on the Po River, the Turin has a rich cultural history, and was the initial capital of the country when Piedmont consolidated the modern nation of Italy in the mid-19th century.  Contributor Domischlu created this amazing aerial tour of this city, which is also known as the the headquarters of Fiat Automobiles, the largest Italian auto company.

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Castello di Camino in the Alessandria province. Italy's forgotten places. Aerial footage


Top contributor ElectricLife created this spectacular video of one of the tallest towers built in medieval Italy.  The Castello di Camino (Camino Castle) was built in the 11th century in the town of the same name, which lies in the Italian Alps in the Piedmont region, a bit to the east of the regional capital city Turin (Torino).  This historical gem is a somewhat "forgotten" treasure of Italy; it has a private US owner and has not undergone any type of substantial restoration.

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The Valley - Peaceful Beauty in 5K


Val de Formazza is a valley in the extreme north of Italy, in its Piedmont region.  It is situated in one of the sub-ranges of the Alps which lie across northern Italy.  The valley is surrounded by eight main mountains, the highest of which rises to an elevation of around 3.4k meters (a bit over 11k ft) above sea level.  Top contributor Electriclife used a DJI Zenmuse X7 camera mounted to a DJI Inspire 2 drone to create this stunning aerial video of the beautiful alpine valley.

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Testing the X7. ITALY: Staffal, Valle d'Aosta. Cinematic 5K drone footage of the surrounding mountains


Val d'Aosta is the smallest of Italy's 20 official regions and possibly its most beautiful.  It is located in the northwestern part of the country, partly surrounded by the larger Piedmont region.  It's essentially a single valley within the Italian Alps, created by some of the highest mountains in the system.  These include Monte Rosa, the highest peak of Switzerland and the second highest in the Alps.  In this video, contributor Electric Life gives us a spectacular bird's eye view these magnificent mountains.

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Lago Maggiore Islands filmed at sunset with a drone - DJI Inspire2 and Zenmuse X7


Top contributor used a Zenmuse X7 camera mounted to a DJI Inspire 2 drone to create this spectacular aerial video of Italy's second largest lake.  Lake Maggiore is in the northwestern part of the country, on the border with Switzerland.  It's Italian shoreline is shared by Piedmont and Lombardy regions.  Although not as large as Lake Garda nor as well known as Lake Como (both of which lie to its east), it is nonetheless one of the natural treasures of northern Italy.

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Cervinia IV - The Matterhorn. Testing the Zenmuse X7 - Cinematic Video


Cervinia is a town in the Val d'Aosta, an  official region of Italy in its northwestern portion.  Cervinia is known first and foremost for the ski resort which bears the same name, one of the best in Italy.  In this video, top contributor Electric Life uses a DJI Inspire 2 drone to give us an epic aerial view of this stunning alpine scene, complete with mountain goats.  The valley which gives the region its name straddles the Swiss-Italian border; its Swiss portion includes the mighty Matterhorn mountain.

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Lake of Italy: Lago d'Orta. Cinematic aerial drone footage filmed with DJI Zenmuse X7 camera


Lago D'Orta is one of the lakes of the Piedmont region in the northwestern part of the country.  It is easily accessible on the railroad that connects the Piedmontese capital of Turin to Milan in neighboring Lombardy.  In this video, top contributor used a Zenmuse X7 camera attached to a DJI Inspire 2 drone to create this amazing bird's eye view of the beautiful alpine lake, including the iconic looking architecture of the buildings on San Giulio Island.

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After The Fire at the Sacra of San Michele


Contributor Electriclife created this marvelous drone video of a monastery in Piedmont, Italy called the Sacra di San Michele.  Settlement in the area dates to the Antiquity, with the present monastery having been built in either the 10th or 11th century AD.  Also known as St. Michael's Abbey, this landmark has an important place in 20th century literature: it served as the inspiration for the monastery in Umberto Eco's 1980 novel The Name of the Rose, one of the bestselling works of fiction ever.

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Winter Lake: Lago Maggiore filmed with DJI Inspire2 & Zenmuse X7


Lake Maggiore is one of the largest lakes in the Alps region.  It forms part of the border between Italy and Switzerland and between the two Italian regions of Lombardy and Piedmont.  It's overlooked by some of the highest mountains of the range, including Mt. Rosa, Italy's tallest.  Famously, Lake Maggiore was featured in Ernest Hemingway's immortal work, A Farewell to Arms.  In the book, the two main characters use the lake to cross to Switzerland and escape harm.

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Matterhorn. Mountain And Man | 4K Ultra HD Drone Film Shot In Cervinia


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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This Is Mountain Climbing

Ori Feldman

Contributor Ori Feldman brought a DJI Mavic Pro drone along on an epic trip up to Italy's highest mountain to create this amazing video.  It's shot in the area around Monte Rosa, Italy's highest mountain peak at just over 4.6k meters (about 15.2k ft.), and the second highest peak in the Alps.  The mountain massif covers portions of the Val d'Aosta and Piedmont regions of Italy, with a portion on Swiss soil.  It lies to the east of the Matterhorn and Mont Blanc, the latter being the highest peak in the  Alps.

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Basilica di Superga


The Basilica di Superga is an important church near the city of Turin, the capital of Italy's Piedmont region.  The church was built in the early 18th century, in connection with the defeat by France in the Battle of Turin durin the Wars of the Spanish Succession.  The church is the final resting place for many members of the House of Savoy, one of the great royal lines of Europe.  Get a great bird's eye view of this beautiful baroque-style church in this drone video.  

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Nature Beauty of Cervina


Cervina is one of the most popular ski areas in Italy.  It's at the foot of the Matterhorn in the Aosta Valley (Val d'Aosta) region in the northwestern part of the country, very near the Swiss border (the peak of the Matterhorn is in Switzerland but much of its base is in Italy).  It shares the great mountain with Zermatt, the better known ski resort which lies on the Swiss side of the Matterhorn.  In this video by contributor BrianCortinovis, you'll get a great bird's eye view of Cervinia in the warmer months.