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Bavaria During Covid-19


My Adventures in Corona-Crisis

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Muhamad AbuShakra is one of the top content creators in the AirVuz community, with three Drone Video of the Week "wins" as of mid-2020.  In this highly inspiring piece, he will take you over some of the most spectacular scenery of the southern German state of Bavaria during the Covid-19 pandemic in the Spring of 2020, when social distancing measures left some of Germany's top tourist spots virtually empty.  Accompanying a message of hope, the video opens with an epic shot of the Neuschwanstein Castle before heading into the Bavarian Alps.

DVA Winning Showreel from Bavaria


SHOWREEL 2018🕹🚁🎬


Lights. Camera. ACTION! That's what you're getting when you watch this Drone Video Awards nominated piece by aeroCircus, a professional aerial videography firm based in Munich, Germany.  Their clients include some of the world's biggest brands and most well known film studios.  This reel is all about action, ranging from epic car races to thrilling chase scenes that resemble something from a James Bond Movie.  This video was voted as the winner in the Reels category at the second annual Drone Video Awards.

Aerial Tour of Bavaria


Bavaria in 4K

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Bavaria is the largest state in Germany, occupying most of the southern part of the country.  It's the largest of the German states by land area and second largest in population.  In terms of physical scenery, most would agree that Bavaria has the most spectacular in the country.  In this amazing video, top contributor Vitali flies a drone over Bavaria, affording us amazing aerial views of the Bavarian Alps, mountain valleys, shimmering alpine lakes, and the glorious city of Munich, Bavaria's largest.  

DVA Nominee from the Bavarian Alps


There’s No One Else


After you watch this epic mountain dronie, you'll understand how it won first place in the Dronie Category for the first annual AirVūz Drone Video Awards!   Top contributor Wellington Rodriguez traveled up into the Bavarian Alps with a drone, and shot this stunning pullout shot capturing some of the most amazing rock formations you'll ever see.  Keep the title in mind as you watch it.  This was voted by viewers as the top pick in the Dronie category for the first annual AirVuz Drone Video Awards.

Around Bavaria by Drone


Bavaria Germany - flights over castles, churches, ruins and beautiful places

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Let PaulBerger take you on an aerial tour of the south German state of Bavaria with this magnificent drone video.  Locations featured include castle ruins of Eisenberg and Hohenfreyberg; the neo-Gothic castles Neuschwanstein (aka the "Fairy Tale Castle" of Disney fame) and Hohenschwangau; the Elmau manor; the Gothic Kaltenberg Castle;  the Wieskirche Pilgrammage Church; the Abbeys of Saint Ottilien and Andechs; the city of Landsberg am Lech; and more sights from across what is generally considered Germany's most beautiful state.  

Schwangau and its Castles


Bayern Germany


AirVuz contributor kevinmichaeltravel brings us this excellent drone video from the municipality of Schwangau at the southern tip of Germany.  Set in the foothills of the Bavarian Alps, Schwangau is home to two of Germany's most famous castles, both of which feature prominently in the video.  The first, Hohenschwangau Castle, was built in the 1830's by the Bavarian King Maximilian II.  The second, even more famous, is Neuschwanstein Castle.  It was completed in 1882 for Maximilian's son Ludwig II, in honor of the composer Richard Wagner.  

Peaks of the Bavarian Alps


German Alps Shot For The First Time: Berchtesgadener Land


The area of the Alps Mountains located in southern Germany is often called the Bavarian Alps.  It is home to some of the most amazing natural scenery in Germany (indeed, in all of Europe), as well as its highest mountain peak: Mt. Zugspitze, which stands at just under 3k meters (around 9.7k ft.).  In this video, contributor  BashirAbuShakra used a drone to create an aerial tour of this landscape including footage of  Berchtesgadener, St. Bartholomä, Jenner, Lake Obersee, Hintersee, and more.  

Neuschwanstein: Bavaria's Fairytale Castle


Neuschwanstein Castle | Winter

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Behold this amazing aerial video of Neuschwanstein, one of the world's most famous castles.  This Romanesque Revival masterpiece was completed in 1886 as a retreat for the then-King of Bavaria, a kingdom which had recently become part of the German Empire.  Famously, the castle inspired the Sleeping Beauty castles at the Disney theme parks.  It's also served as a shooting location for numerous feature movies, notably as Baron Bomburst's castle in the 1968 hit musical comedy Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

Upper Franconia by Drone


Bavaria (Bayern) from Above


Contributor Videobros created this epic drone video from a two day bike trip in southern Germany.  The trip started at Wurzberg, a beautiful town on the Regnitz River in Upper Franconia, a region of Bavaria.  The video opens with an epic shot of Marienburg Fortress, which overlooks the town.  From there it moves into Wurzburg proper, a beautifully preserved medieval town.  It ends with footage of Bamberg, another beautiful burgh which also lies on the River Revnitz, near where it joins the Main.

Walchensee: Alpine Lake


Winter in Germany

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Lake Walchen (Walchensee) is one of Germany's deepest and largest lakes by area.  Seen in this excellent drone video by AirVuz contributor and pilot Akos Kovacs, it's located in the Bavarian Alps, about an hour's drive south of Munich.  The lake covers a surface area of about 16 square km (around 6 square mi.), and its maximum depth is 192 meters (just over 630 ft.).  It's part of the Bad Toelz-Wolfratshausen District of Bavaria, Germany's southernmost state.  The video was shot during the winter months.  

MP2 over Clouds of the Bavarian Alps


MAVIC 2 PRO looking for CLOUDS / German Alps are AMAZING! / Cinematic FLYING HIGH with DRONE


In this video, _Alex_Films_Production_ does a phenomenal job using a DJI Mavic Pro 2 drone to film the Bavarian Alps partially obscured by fog.  The video features numerous timelapse and "reveal" sequences, in which the alpine landscape emerges from the cloud cover to show its stunning beauty.  While the Bavarian Alps are not the highest of the range, they lack for nothing in terms of their visual presentation.  Their highest peak is Zugspitze, with an elevation of just under 3k meters above sea level (just under 10k ft.).  

DVOW Nominee from the Allgäu


The Dog in the Alps


Drone in tow, contributor Phil2go2019 and his son took their dog Akiro into the foothills of the Alps mountains along the German/Austrian border.  Their footage was used to create this stunning video, which was picked as a DVOW Finalist in October, 2019.  The region filmed is known as the Allgäu, which covers a portion of the German state of Bavaria as well as parts of Austria's Tyrol and Vorarlberg states.  Situated a bit east of Lake Constance, the region features peaks of up to about 2k meters or around 6.6k ft.

The Allgäu Region


Bavaria Wunderland 4K


For a first upload to AirVuz, new contributor geriicosta brings us this outstanding drone video from the Allgäu region of southern Germany.  Part of the state of Bavaria, the region includes the country's southernmost territory and is largely surrounded by Austria.  The video captures the stunning beauty of the Bavarian Alps, with epic shots of rocky ridges and pristine alpine meadows.  Starting at about the 3:00 mark, there's a great shot of one of Germany's most well-known cultural sites: the 19th century Neuschwanstein Castle.

Munich: Bavaria's Capital


The very Best of MUNICH - Bavaria

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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 is an important center for German culture.  The video features footage of some of the city's top sights, including the twin-domed Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady), the Olympiapark (venue for the 1972 Olympic Games), the Marienplatz (the historic town center), and more.  

Wendelstein: Germany's #1 Ski Destination


Wendelstein by Drone 4K

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Wendelstein is a medium-sized mountain peak in Bavaria, the southernmost state of Germany.  It is part of the Mangfall Mountains, a foothill sub-range the Alps Mountain system.  The mountain's peak is about 1.8k meters (just over 6k ft.) above sea level.  While not the largest ski area in Germany, Wendelstein does have one area for highly experienced skiers.  Contributor On Focus used a DJI Phantom drone to give us a beautiful aerial tour of this alpine paradise, located about 90 minutes from Munich.  

Regensburg Cathedral


Dom St Peter 雷根斯堡教堂, Regensburg,Germany

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Regensburg is the fourth largest city in Bavaria, Germany's southernmost state.  It's most prominent landmark is the Regensburg Cathedral, a 16th century structure in the old city center on the Danube River.  The cathedral escaped serious damage from a famous (and ultimately unsuccessful) Allied strategic bombing raid on Regensburg's aircraft factory in August, 1943, during the height of World War II.   Contributor Minglam created this amazing drone video of the architectural marvel.

Königsee: Germany's Deepest Lake


Königssee "Above the clouds"

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The area around Lake Königsee, Germany's deepest and cleanest lake, provides a variety of recreational entertainment for tourists, including hiking, swimming, boating, and even enjoying the echo demonstrations against the rocky mountain walls.  Videographer Javi Mora captured his own exciting hike up the trails with his drone and used the footage to create this phenomenally edited video, which shows off the charming colors of the region and was nominated for Drone Video of the Week. 

Swabia: Allgäu in Spring


Start of Spring in Germany


Algau is a region of Swabia in the far south of Bavaria, Germany, near the border with Austria.  Located just east of Lake Constance, its landscape transitions from the foothills of the Alps to the great range itself.   It is a place of stunning snow covered mountain peaks, alpine lakes, and fairy tale forests.  Top contributor and drone pilot Eye-Catchography flew a drone over the area just as winter was ebbing and spring was beginning to bloom.  The aerial video, captured at the most beautiful time of year, is simply breathtaking.  

Berchtesgaden National Park's Obersee


Obersee Lake, Germany


Award-winning contributor and drone pilot BashirAbuShakra created this marvelous aerial tour of a lake in Germany's Bavarian Alps.  It's called the Obersee, and it's located just to the southeast of the better-known Königssee.  Located within the Berchtesgaden National Park, the Obersee covers a surface area of about .6 square km (around .25 square mi.) and has a maximum depth of just over 50 meters (167 ft.).  It's believed that the two lakes may have possibly been connected prior to a huge landslide in 1172.

Walhalla: Commemorating Germans


Walhalla, Germany


Contributor and pilot Oszibusz created this remarkable drone video of Walhalla, a museum of sorts to honor the great Germans of history.  It's located on a hill overlooking the Danube River near Regensburg, in the southern German state of Bavaria.  Walhalla was conceived in the early 19th century, prior to the existence of a unified Germany.  Its core collection consists of over 200 busts and plaques commemorating key figures of famous Germans ranging from Albert Einstein to Martin Luther. 

Hitler's Eagles Nest Retreat


The Eagles Nest with a DJI Mavic Pro


If you want a bird's eye view of Adolph Hitler's mountaintop retreat, check out this fantastic drone video of Kehlsteinhaus ("Eagles Nest").  It's situated atop a giant rock formation near the town of Berchtesgaden in the Bavarian Alps.  The retreat was built for the German dictactor, who made at least 14 trips to the building, which was near the Berghof where he spent the bulk of his time.  In 1944, during one of those trips, the sister of Hitler's mistress Eva Braun was married to a senior SS officer here.

Aerial Tour of Upper Bavaria


Germany - Bavaria - Berchtesgaden

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For a first upload to AirVuz, new contributor Robert&Monika brings us this stunning drone video from the region of Upper Bavaria in southern Germany.  The video features footage from the following locations in what many consider to be the country's most beautiful region:  the municipality of Berchtesgaden in the country's southeastern corner, on the Austrian border; the nearby spa town of Bad Reichenhall; the town of Schönau, to the northeast of Berchtesgaden; the town of Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden; and more.  

Bavarian Wintertime Landscapes


Winter Tale Bavaria


In this drone video by Husseynli, you'll be taken on a tour of the wintertime landscapes of Bavaria, considered by many to be the most beautiful of the German states.  You'll see some of the most idyllic alpine scenery in Europe, replete with the stunning peaks of the Bavarian Alps, quaint snow-covered mountain villages, alpine lakes that remain unfrozen, and the famous neo-gothic Neuschwanstein castle (aka the Fairy Tale castle).   The footage in the video was captured with a DJI Mavic Pro drone.  

Neuschwanstein Castle in Winter


Neuschwanstein Castle 4k


This castle set against the mountains in Hohenschwangau, Bavaria, Germany was the inspiration behind Disney's Cinderella Castle. The Romanesque Revival palace was commissioned by Bavarian King Ludwig II as a personal retreat and, surprisingly, was paid for out of his own pocket, not through public funds. Ludwig lived there for several of the 17 years it took to complete, dying during the year it was finally completed (1886). See it in stunning 4K drone footage thanks to pilot Alessandro.

Hohenschwangau & Neuschwanstein Castles


The fairytale castles of King Ludwig II. Hohenschwngau and Neuschwanstein


Droneuwe put together this fantastic aerial tour of two of the great landmarks of southern Germany:  Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein Castles.  The former was built in the 1830's on the site of a castle ruin near the town of Hohenschwangau by the Bavarian King Maximilian II.  His son Ludwig grew up here, and after ascending to the throne as Ludwig II he ordered the construction of Neuschwanstein on the site of a another ruined castle just a few hundred meters/yards away; the castle was completed shortly before his death in 1886.  

Karwendel Mountains: Limestone Alps


The Karwendel Mountains, Germany


Top contributor BashirAbuShakra created this stunning drone video from the Karwendel Mountains in Bavaria, Germany.  The mountains form part of a range called the Northern Limestone Alps, itself part of the great Alps system of Central and Western Europe.  The Karwendels are shared between Germany (specifically, the southern state of Bavaria) and the western Austrian state of Tyrol.  Their highest peak, Mt. Birkkarspitze, has an elevation of just over 2.7k meters (just over 9k ft.) above sea level.  

Aerial Tour of Lake Constance


DJI Phantom 4 over Lake Constance


Cyber_drone used a DJI Phantom 4 drone to create this beautiful aerial of Lake Constance in Central Europe. The lake, which is part of the Rhine River, sits in Germany (Bavaria), Austria, and Switzerland.  With a surface area of about 535 square km (just over 200 square mi.), it's one of the largest lakes in Europe.  It's also one of the deepest, with a maximum depth of 90 meters (around 300 ft.).  It's also one of the world's greatest boating lakes, with over 50k watercraft registered as of 2018.

Munich's Museum Quarter



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In this drone video by Luca E. you'll get an aerial tour of one of the most well known districts of the great Bavarian city of Munich.  It's the Kunstareal, the Museum Quarter.  Befitting its status as one of the great cultural cities of Germany, the city is home to some of the country's most famous museums.  These include the three Pinakotheken art galleries, the Lenbachhaus, the Museum Brandhorst  and (most recently) the Staatliche Sammlung für Ägyptische Kunst Egyptian art gallery.  

Neuschwanstein: Romanesque Masterpiece


Neuschwanstein: A Castle from Another Time

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Henry Andris's aerial video of Bavaria's famous Neuschwanstein aka "Cinderella Castle" is one of the most cinematic we've seen. Opening with the lush forest and pristine lakes that surround the mountain castle in southern Germany he sets the scene, showing imagery that looks like it climbed out of the pages of a Brother's Grimm novel.  Built in the late 1800's by Bavarian King Ludwig II as a secondary residence, the Romanesque Revival castle is one of the most popular sights in all of Europe. 

Eisenberg Castle, Ostallgäu District


Ruins Eisenberg in Bavaria, Germany

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Paul Berger created this drone video of Eisenberg Castle, an important historical site in the south German state of Bavaria.   It's located in the Ostallgäu district in the southern part of the state, near the border with Austria.  The castle was built on the order of some local nobles early in the 14th century.  Damaged in the early 16th century Peasants' War but rebuilt, it met its ultimate demise near the end of the far-fiercer Thirty Years War when it was burned by "friendly" forces practicing a scorched earth policy.  

Hot Air Balloons in Bad Griesbach, Bavaria


Ballontreffen Bad Griesbach 2019

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Check out this amazing drone video of some hot air balloons floating over southeastern Germany.  The video was shot as the balloons flew over and around the town of Bad Griesbach.  It's situated in the southeastern corner of Lower Bavaria, the easternmost of the seven administrative regions of Bavaria.  The town is just a few km/mi west of the Danube River, which marks the boundary between Germany and Austria.  The rolling plains and red-roofed buildings of the region make a perfect backdrop for the colorful balloons.  

Wolfstein Castle, Lower Bavaria




Check out this drone video of a well-known Bavarian castle, compliments of Obendrohne.  Wolfstein Castle is located near the town of Freyung in Lower Bavaria, the easternmost of the seven regions which make up the Bavarian state.  The castle was originally built as a hilltop fortification in the late 12th century.  It sits on a hill, surrounded on three sides by the Saußbach River.  The castle is sometimes confused with the New Wolfstein Castle,  which is located in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz




Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz is one of the 3-4 most important cities in the Upper Palatinate, one of the seven administrative divisions which make up the German state of Bavaria.  Seen here in this drone video by contributor Obendrohne, the town is located in a valley of a highland area known as the Franconian Jura.  Settled during the Neolithic period, the "modern" version of the town was founded in the early 1100's as a stop on the route between Nuremberg and Regensburg, two of the oldest cities in Bavaria.  

Eibsee: Lake of the Bavarian Alps


The Bavarian Maledives (Eibsee) 4K

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The brilliantly colored Eibsee Lake is located in Bavaria in southern Germany, about a one hour drive southwest of the state capital of Munich.  The lake is in the heart of the German Alps, sitting near the base of Germany's highest mountain peak: Mt. Zugspitze, which has a maximum elevation of 2.95k meters or about 9.7k ft.  Contributor OnFocus used a DJI Phantom 4 Pro drone to create an aerial video of this small yet wondrous Alpine lake, one which leads to the area being nicknamed the Maldives of Bavaria.  

Two Towns in Upper Bavaria


Historic cities of Neuburg and Eichstätt in Bavaria, Germany (Mavic Pro)


Check out this drone video of two historic cities in the Upper Bavaria region of Germany's southernmost state, compliments of contributor volkersc82.  The first, Neuburg an der Donau, is situated on the Danube River.  The walled town is known for its 16th century Neuberg Castle.  The second town, Eichstätt, is an even older town that sits on the River Altmühl, a Danube tributary.  Part of the Altmühl Valley Nature Park, its main sight is the 14th century spur castle known as Willibaldsburg.  

Winter in Landsberg am Lech


Winterdream landscape in Germany at a Lake

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Check out this marvelous drone video of wintertime Bavaria in southern Germany, compliments of AirVuz contributor and pilot Paul Berger.  It was filmed in the district of Landsberg am Lech, which is located about 65 km (around 40 mi.) west of Munich and about half that distance south of Augsburg.  It's part of Upper Bavaria, one of the largest of the seven regions into which Germany's southernmost state is divided.  Like much of Bavaria, in the colder months this area becomes a winter wonderland.

Passau: River City in Lower Bavaria


Autumn Sunset City


Check out this drone video of the German river city of Passau.  It's also known as Dreiflüssestadt , which translates to "the City of Three Rivers".   That's because it's located at the spot where the mighty Danube River is joined by the Inn and Ilz Rivers in Lower Bavaria, near the border with Austria.  An important center of metalworking since Medieval times, the city's Baroque architecture reflects its rebuilding following a devastating fire which destroyed much of it in 1662.  The video was filmed during a brilliant Autumn sunset.  

Scheyern Abbey: 12th Century Monastery




Here's a nice aerial view of a well known monastery complex in southern Germany, compliments of Obendrohne.  It's the Scheyern Abbey, and it's located in its namesake town in the Oberbayern administrative region of Bavaria.  The monastery of the Benedictine Order was founded in the early 12th century.  The monastery is the home of the True Cross of Jerusalem, an important religious icon which has been a pilgrimage destination for centuries.  The monastery was restored in the Rococo fashion in the late 18th century.  

Bavaria's Two Famous Castles


Germany -Schwangau


Using a DJI Mavic Pro 2 drone, content creator and pilot Nadirtasciphotography was able to create this magnificent aerial tour of two of the most famous castles in southwestern Bavaria, Germany.  The Romanesque Revival Neuschwanstein Castle is arguably the world's best known castle.  It was completed in 1886 as a residence for the King of Bavaria.  Nearby Hohenschwangau Castle, built a few years earlier on the site of a medieval fortress, is in many respects equally impressive if less well known.  

Villages on Lake Starnberg


Village of Leoni & Berg at the Starnberger See drone video mavic air


Check out this beautiful drone video from one of Germany's largest lakes, compliments of contributor and pilot Travelvidz.  It's called Lake Starnberg, and it's located less than a half hour's drive southwest of central Munich.  The long, narrow, and deep lake is the country's fifth-largest by surface area and the second-biggest by water volume after Lake Constance.  The spots filmed were around the adjacent villages of Leoni and Berg, which lie toward the northern end of the lake's long eastern shoreline.  

Bavarian Alps by Mavic Pro 2


Cinematic Alps Film with Mavic 2 Pro / Dramatic Alps/ Drone adventure / Flying High


For a first upload to AirVuz, _Alex_Films_Production_ brings us this stunning piece from the Alps Mountains of southern Germany.  The Bavarian Alps form part of the Northern Limestone Alps, a subrange of the great mountain chain which dominates the geography of Central Europe.  Shot with a DJI Mavic Pro 2 drone, the piece does an exceptional job of bringing out the exceptional beauty of the region, which features peaks of nearly 3k meters (just under 10k ft.), snow-covered valleys, and shimmering lakes.  

Ingolstadt: Danube River City


My Beautiful Hometown: Ingolstadt, Bavaria


Check out this drone video of an important city in the southern German state of Bavaria, compliments of contributor volkersc82.  The town of Ingolstadt is situated on the banks of the Danube River, near the center of Bavaria.  Granted city status in the 13th century, Ingolstadt played an important role in the 16th-century German Peasants War and in the Thirty Years' War of the 17th century.  It was, famously, the setting for Dr. Frankenstein to create his "monster" in novelist Mary Shelley's 1818 Gothic masterpiece. 

Höglwörth Abbey, Upper Bavaria


Drone Flight in Hoeglwoerth Anger, Bavaria, Germany - Mavic Air

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Höglwörth Abbey is a former Augustinian monastery in the southeastern corner of Germany.  Seen here in this drone video by AirVuz contributor and pilot AS Video, it's situated in its namesake town near Anger in the Upper Bavaria region of Germany's southernmost state.  Dedicated to St. Peter and Paul, the monastery was founded in the early 12th century.  Built on a peninsula of a lake called Höglwörther See, the monastery's main church was built in the late 17th century. 

Burghausen: World's Longest Castle


Burghausen Bavaria Germany The world`longest castle 1051m


Germany's Burghausen Castle has the distinction of being the world's longest castle.  Located in its namesake town in Upper Bavaria, the structure has a total length of 1.05k meters or around 3.4k ft.  Seen here in this drone video by Droneuwe, the landmark originally dates to the 10th century AD (possibly earlier), and it was subsequently extended over the course of several centuries.  Its location made it an important position in the struggles against the Ottoman Empire, and it later played an important role in the Thirty Years War.  

The Bavarian Forest, Freyung-Grafenau District


DreiSessel | Neureichenau


New contribuitor Airmatics brings us this excellent drone video from a little-known corner of the southern German state of Bavaria.  The video was filmed over the Bavarian Forest (Dreisesselberg) in the municipality of Neureichenau.  It's part of Freyung-Grafenau, one of the easternmost of the districts of Bavaria.  It's very close to the point where the borders of Germay, the Czech Republic, and  Czech Republic converge, a short distance northeast of the German town of Passau and a similar distance west of the Czech town of Český Krumlov.

Autumn in the Bavarian Alps


Autumn in German Alps

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Take in these stunning drone views from the Bavarian Alps, compliments of AirVuz contributor Akos Kovacs. Filmed with a DJI Mavic 2 Zoom drone, the video captures the beauty of southern Bavaria near the height of the Fall color season.  Most of the footage was captured in the vicinity of two small lakes on either side of the town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen: (1) Eibsee, which lies just to the southwest of the town, on the slopes of Mt. Zugspitze (Germany's highest mountain), and (2) the somewhat smaller Barmsee, just east of the town. 

The Untersberg Masif, Berchtesgaden Alps


Drone Flight at the Bavarian Alps - Unternberg, Ruhpolding, Bavaria - Mavic Air 4k

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Soak in some marvelous aerial views of the Bavarian Alps, compliments of AirVuz contributor AS Video.  It was shot in the municipality of Ruhpolding in the Traunstein District of Upper Bavaria, the southeasternmost of the official regions of the Bavarian state.  The area shown is the Untersberg masif, a cluster of mountains within the Berchtesgaden Alps on the Austrian border.  Its highest peak is Berchtesgadener Hochthron, which has a summit elevation of just under 2k meters above sea level (a bit under 6.5k ft.).  

Music Video from the Bavarian Alps


Stay with me


This epic music video was produced by contributor Wellington Rodriguez, whose video "There's No One Else" was the winner of the 2017 AirVuz Drone Video Awards in the "Dronie" category.  With great shots of the band interspersed with epic drone shots of the artist walking on a glacier in the Bavarian Alps of Southern Germany, the video would pass for a big budget music video from the 1980's heyday of MTV.   The Bavarian Alps is the term used to describe the portion of the Alps mountain system lying in southern Germany.  

Loch Castle, Upper Palatinate




AirVuz contributor and pilot #OBENDROHNE brings us this fantastic aerial view of a well-known "cave castle" in southern Germany called Loch Castle (Eichhofen).  It's located in the market town of Nittendorf near Regensburg in the Upper Palatinate region of Bavaria.  Dating to somewhere between the 12th-14th centuries, it's one of the only two surviving cave castles in Bavaria.  The complex consists of two distinct caves which are connected by a complex labyrinth system.  The castle has been in a ruined state since the 1700s. 

Schliersee, Bavarian Prealps


Schliersee, Germany

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AirVuz contributor and pilot used a Mavic 2 Zoom drone to create this beautiful aerial video from southern Germany.  The area filmed is around the town and lake of Schliersee, which lies near the southern German border with Austria.  A popular resort area, the lake is close to numerous mountains, including Aiplspitz, Jägerkamp, Brecherspitz and Bodenschneid.    These peaks are part of the Mangfall Mountains (Mangfallgebirge), the easternmost part of a larger range called the Bavarian Prealps (Bayerische Voralpen).

Alpine Scenery in Upper Bavaria


Beautiful landscape

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Check out these beautiful drone views of southern Germany, compliments of AirVuz contributor Akos Kovacs.  The video was filmed in the Bavarian Alps just east of the town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, just a few km/mi from Germany's southern border with Austria.  A land of rolling alpine meadows, the area lies in the shadow of Zugspitze, Germany's highest peak, which has a summit elevation of about 2.7k meters above sea level (around 9.7k ft.).  Part of the Upper Bavaria region, it's considered one of the most beautiful parts of Germany.  

Bavarian Alps in Winter


Winter Moments

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Prepare to be amazed by these dramatic drone views of the Bavarian Alps, compliments of top AirVuz contributor and pilot Akos Kovacs.  Filmed in the winter, the video features stunning aerial perspectives of what many consider to be the most scenic part of this large Central European country.  Part of the Northern Limestone Alps, the range covers a significant portion of Bavaria, the state which covers roughly the southeastern quadrant of the country.  This video was picked as a Finalist for the Drone Video of the Week in April, 2021. 

Bavarian Alps in Winter


Winter in the Bavarian Alps

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The Bavarian Alps of southern Germany offer some of the most beautiful scenes of natural beauty in Europe.  Consisting of a series of sub-ranges which form part of the Northern Limestone Alps, the Bavarian Alps don't reach the altitudes of some of the taller mountains to the south - their highest peak, Zugspitze, has a modest summit elevation of just under 3k meters above sea level, or around 9.7k ft.  In this excellent drone video by Akas Kovacs, you'll be able to take in the beauty of the Bavarian Alps in the wintertime.  

The Isar River




The Isar River is one of the most important waterways in southern Germany.  Sourced from runoff from the Karwendel Mountains in the Tyrol region of Austria and running a generally northeastern course of just under 300 km (a bit over 180 mi.), the river joins the Danube River near the town of Deggendorf in Bavaria.  Including its tributaries, the Isar drains an area of about 9k square km or a bit over 3k square mi.   Check out this dronie shot from the Isar by AirVuz contributor and pilot boma.story.  

Mountains and Lakes of Bavaria


Water & Mountains

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Check out these beautiful drone views from the southern German state of Bavaria, compliments of AirVuz contributor Robert & Monika.  The video includes footage of four mountain masifs in the Bavarian Alps: Reiteralps, Zwiesel, Hochstaufen, and Lattengebirge.  The tallest of these mountains, Mt. Stadelhorn in the Reiteralps, has a peak elevation of about 2.3k meters above sea level or around 7.7k ft.  You'll also take in footage of Lakes Saalachsee and Chiemsee, as well as the Saalach River.  

Eibsee Drone Views


Eibsee: German Lake in the Alps


Check out this stunning drone video of Germany's brilliantly colored Eibsee Lake.  It's situated in the heart of the Bavarian Alps, about a one hour drive southwest of the state capital of Munich.  The lake sits near the base of Germany's highest mountain peak: Mt. Zugspitze, which has a maximum elevation of 2.95k meters above sea level or about 9.7k ft.  The lake is sometimes called the Maldives of Bavaria due to the brilliant color of its waters.  The video was shot over the course of a day, from sunrise to sunset.  

Neuschwanstein in 4K


Il Castello di Neuschwanstein

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For a 4k aerial view of Germany's fabled Neuschwanstein Castle, it's tough to beat this piece by AirVuz contributor Luca T.  Filmed during winter, the video does a phenomenal job of capturing the beauty of this Romanesque Revival masterpiece in the hills of southwestern Bavaria.  Commissioned by the Bavarian King Ludwig II and completed in 1886 shortly before his death, it's one of Germany's (and Europe's) greatest cultural attractions.  It's located just above the village of Hohenschwangau, overlooking the Alpsee lake.  



Neuschwanstein 4K with Phantom4

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Algau: The Beauty of Winter


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