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Aerial Tour of Catalonia




Top contributor Oliver Astrologo created this stunning, DVOW-nominated visual tour of Catalonia, the northeastern region of Spain.  Here are some of the locations featured: Barcelona, Blanes, Cadaqués, Sant Pere de Rodes Monastery, Besalú, Sant Pau, Fageda, Sant Martí del Corb, Vall de Núria, Pedraforca, Sant Llorenç de Morunys, Congost de Mont-Rebei, Montsec and Àger, Seu Vella in Lleida, Terres de l’Ebre, Siurana, Tarragona city, Montserrat, La Foradada, and more.

Catalonia and Barcelona by Drone


Barcelona Catalunya Drone & Travel Video - DJI / GoPro - 4k - Arrival Of The Birds


Catalonia is a triangle shaped region in the northeast corner of Spain, which shares a long border with France.  Bounded by the Pyrenees Mountains and the Mediterranean Sea, the region 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, the Famed Costa Brava, and much more.  

Barcelona 4K Drone Video


Barcelona in 4K

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Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain and the capital of Catalonia, the semi-autonomous and culturally distinctive region which covers the country's northeastern corner.  Situated on the Mediterranean Sea, Barcelona 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.     

2020 Reel from Catalonia and Andorra




Check out this excellent 2020 drone reel from CANDRONE AIR 4K.  Most of the video was shot over the region of Catalonia in northeastern Spain, which extends from the Mediterranean Sea into the Pyrenees Mountains.  Featured locations include the hilltop Balsareny Castle, north of Barcelona; the Llobregat River, Catalonia's second-longest waterway; the Vallnord – Pal Arinsal ski resort in neighboring Andorra; the municipality of Viladecavalls in the province of Barcelona; the municipality of Salomó in the province of Terragona; and more.

Catalonia's Ter River


Mists in the Ter River, Catalonia

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The Ter is a river in the semi-autonomous region of 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.  

Spain's Costa Brava


Costa Brava by dronewise


Costa Brava is a coastal region of Catalonia in the far northeastern corner of Spain.  The area covers the coastline of the province of Girona, from Blanes 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.  

The Mighty Monterserrat Mountains


Montserrat - 2018 - 4K

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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 masif 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 as well as a possible burial site of the semi-mythical Holy Grail.  

Tarragona Province


Montferri and Tarragona: DJI Mavic Pro


Contributor and pilot 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 Sea, 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 city of Barcelona.  

Cerdanya: Foothills of the Pyrenees


Hispadrone - Spring in Cerdanya #DJI #4K


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 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



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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.  

The Lighthouses of Costa Brava


Promo Documentary of the 8 lighthouses of la Costa Brava


Spain's Costa Brava is the northernmost stretch of its Mediterranean coastline.   Known for some of the Mediterranean's most beautiful beaches, the Costa Brava is also home to some of its most dangerous waters for shipping.  Not surprisingly, it is dotted with lighthouses, which were built to protect this traffic.  In this drone video by new AirVuz contributor djidron_pv, you'll get an aerial view of the eight lighthouses of the Costa Brava, which stretches from the town of Blanes (north of Barcelona) to the French border.  

Lleida: Mtont-Rebei Gorge


Incredible Kayak Trip in Mont Rebei Gorge


Voted the top outdoor attraction in Sant Esteve de la Sarga on Trip Advisor, Mont-rebei Gorge is a sight to behold. The canyon is located in the Province of Lleida in the Catalonia region of northeastern Spain.  The area is a bit inland  from the Mediterranean Sea, in an area of foothills sometimes referred to as the Pre-Pyrenees.  Contributor and 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


Montseny - Mavic Pro


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.

Montserrat Mountain


Montserrat - Catalonia - Spain


Check out these drone views of the Spanish mountain of Montserrat, compliments of AirVuz contributor Bewajai.  The multi-peaked mountain looms over the city of Barcelona in the Catalonia region of northeastern Spain.  Its highest summit,  Sant Jeroni, sits at an altitude of about 4.1k ft. above sea level (a bit over 1.2k m).  It's part f the Catalan Pre-Coastal Range, a series of mountains which runs roughly parallel to the Mediterranean coastline.  The video was filmed with a DJI Air 2S drone.  

Vallter: Ski Resort of Girona



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Contributor and pilot pepinair tried out his new DJI Mavic Pro 2 drone 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 and one of its most popular ski areas.

Empúries, Girona


A Morning in Empúries


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.  

MTB above Costa Brava


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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.

Benedictine Monastery in Girona


Monasterio de Sant Pere de Rodes, Port de la Selva, Gerona. Rescuebcn-Mavic Pro 4k dron drone


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.  

The Mountains and Coastline of Catalonia


Catalunya in 4k | DJI Mavic Pro

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The Catalonia region of northeastern Spain is wedged between the Mediterranean Sea and the Pyrenees Mountains.  Its natural scenery features a nearly unique blend of mountain and coastal landscapes.  In this drone video by top contributor Karl Veca, you'll get a bird's eye view of the nature of this amazing region in the corner of the Iberian Peninsula.  The video transitions back and forth between the mountainous and coastal Catalonia's, in the latter case on the Costa Brava north of Barcelona.  

Costa Brava: Spain's Wild Coast


Costa Brava 2.0 | Mavic Pro + GoPro Cinematic Footage

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If Barcelona is the leading draw to Spains's Catalonia region, then the Costa Brava is a close second.  This famed stretch of the Mediterranean Sea coastline begins just north of Barcelona and runs about 300 km (around 180 mi.) north, ending at the French border.  It sits entirely within the province of Girona.  In this beautiful drone video by top contributor and pilot Karl Veca, you'll get a bird's eye view of the Costa Brava, and you'll also understand where it gets its nickname - the "Wild Coast".  

Girona: Where the Mountains Meet the Sea

1:53 Discovering Spain and activities

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This drone video from top contributor Ultraprod will help to explain the allure of Catalonia, the northeastern region of Spain.  Like almost no other place in Europe, it offers the charms of the mountains and the sea in one metaphorical frame.  The video was shot in the area of the Giverola Resort.  This is in the province of Girona, the northernmost of the four which make up the Semi-Autonomous Region of Catalonia.  Here, the foothills of the Pyrenees seem to drop straight down to the waters of the Mediterranean Sea. 

DVOW Nominee in Barcelona



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Check out this beautiful DVOW Finalist drone video of Barcelona, Spain, compliments of Mi Girano Forte.  The video opens with some epic footage of the city's Columbus Monument on the La Rambla thoroughfare.  From there you'll see Barcelona Cathedral, the ultra-modern W Barcelona Hotel tower, the spectacular (yet still not finished) Sagrada Familia, the Torre Glòries, the Venetian Towers, the Arc de Triomf over the Passeig de Lluís Companys promenade, the Temple Expiatori del Sagrat Cor, and more.  

Drone Reel from Lleida Province


See Beyond's Cinematik 4K reel


New contributor VictorLS1990 brings us this excellent drone video reel from Spain.  Filmed with a variety of drones (including first person view (FPV) drones), the video was shot over and around the municipality of Oliana in the province of Lleida, the northwesternmost of the four provinces which make up the semi-autonomous community of Catalonia in the northeastern part of the country.  Not far from Spain's (northern) border with France, in the foothills of the Pyrenees, this area is known in part for its unusual-looking rock formations.

The Losa del Caval Dam


Dji Phantom 4 Dam


Check out this amazing drone video of an important dam in northeastern Spain, compliments of contributor and pilot Javi.Bdn.  It's the Llosa del Cavall dam on the Cardener River in the province of Lleida, which lies in the western part of the country's (northeastern) Catalonia region.  The double-arch dam, completed in 1997, measures just over 120 meters (about 400 ft.).  The dam is currently used for flood control rather than power generation, although the infrastructure to produce hydropower is in place.  

Blanes: Gateway to the Costa Brava


Blanes 4K


Contributor and drone pilot Rescuedron created this beautiful drone video of a town on Spain's Mediterranean coast.  The town of Blanes is situated on the coastline of Girona, the northernmost of the four provinces which make up the country's official Catalonia region.  Blanes is generally considered the southern terminus of Costa Brava (roughly translated, the "Wild Coast"), which runs north to the French border and in recent decades has emerged as one of the top beach/coastal destinations in Europe.  

Catalonia's Southern Coastline


Mediterranean Sea in Catalonia


The Catalonia Region of northeastern Spain has a long coastline on the Mediteranean Sea, which stretches 580 km (around 350 mi.) south from the French border and is roughly bisected by the city of Barcelona.  In this excellent drone video by kevinmichaeltravel, you'll be treated to aerial views of the southern part of the coastline, most of which lies in the province of Tarragona.  The video includes some great footage of the delta of the Ebro River, including the Far del Fangar lighthouse on its northern side.  

Montserrat's Famous Monastery


Fantastic Montserrat Abbey - Final


The Montserrat mountain masif northwest of Barcelona, Spain is the home of one of the most important sites of the Christian religion: the Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey.  Founded in the 12th century, it's home to the Virgin of Montserrat statue, the most famous of the Black Madonna icons.  The monastery was rebuilt in the 19th and 20th centuries and is currently houses about 80 Benedictine monks.  In this video by Franlac-Channel-France, you can get a bird's eye view of the famous monastery and the adjacent basilica.  

Montserrat's "Other" Churches and Abbeys


Fantastic Catalonia Part Three Montserrat Mountains and Church


While the Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey is the most famous of the religious landmarks in the Montserrat Mountains northwest of Barcelona, Spain, it's not the only one.  In this drone video by Franlac-Channel-France, you'll get to take in aerial views from other religious sights in these jagged mountains which are foothills of the Pyrenees chain.  Sites featured in the video include San Esteve Marganell, the Monastery of Sant Benet de Bages, the monastery of Santa Cecília de Montserrat, and the town of Manresa.  

Siurana: Hilltop Village in Tarragona


Spot Siurana (Tarragona)


Siurana is a hilltop village in the Spanish province of Terragona, the southernmost of the four which make up the semi-autonomous region of Catalonia.  Seen in this drone video by AirVuz contributor manumolinadrone, Siurana is part of the municipality of Cornudella de Montsant, which lies within the comarca (district) of the Priorat.  The village sits atop an outcrop in the Prades Mountains, which form part of the Catalan Pre-Coastal Range that runs roughly parallel to Catalonia's Mediterranean coastline.  

Barcelona and Lloret de Mar


Spain - Barcelona and Lloret De Mar 4K (youtube link)

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Contributor Maciej Ziomber created this drone video featuring the two best-known attractions of the fabled Catalonia region of northeastern Spain.  The first is the provincial capital of Barcelona, Spain's Second City, a port city which hosted the 1992 Summer Olympics.  The second is the seaside town of Lloret de Mar, which lies at the southern end of the Costa Brava, Spain's most famous beach district.  The Costa Brava runs along the coast of the Girona province all the way to the French border.  

Costa Brava's Lloret de Mar


Spain 2019 - Lloret De Mar

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Contributor Maciej Ziomber created this beautiful drone video from a Spanish seaside town called Lloret de Mar.  It lies near the southern end of the famed Costa Brava, the Mediterranean coastline of the province of Girona in the northeastern corner of the country.  Situated about an hour northeast of Barcelona, the town dates to the Middle Ages and is home to a number of important cultural sites.  Nowadays it's known first and foremost for its main beach, considered one of the finest anywhere in Spain.  

Miravet: Fortification of Tarragona


SPOT Town Miravet (Spain)


New contributor manumolinadrone brings us this excellent drone video of the very old town of Miravet, Spain.  Miravet is located in the comarca (district) of Ribera d'Ebre in Tarragona, the southernmost of the four provinces of Catalonia.  The centerpiece of the town (and the video) is the hilltop castle-fortress.  It was originally built by the Moors and rebuilt in (more or less) its present form by the Knights Templar following the Christian reconquest of the region.  It is believed to be the largest standing fortification in Catalonia.

Cruise Ship in Girona's Port


Marella Explorer, Palamós (Gerona Girona) rescuebcn mavic pro 4k dron dron


Contributor Rescuebcn used a drone to aerially film a cruise ship in the port of Gerona in northeastern Spain.  It's the Marella Explorer, a Century-class ship operated by Marella Cruises.  Launched in 1996, it's a fairly large ship by Mediterranean Sea standards - 260 meters (about 850 ft.), displacing about 77k tons and with capacity for just over 1,900 passengers and about 900 crew.  Situated on the famed Costa Brava, the provincial capital city has become an important port of call for cruise ships in the western Mediterranean.  

Ebro River: Spanish Civil War Battle Site


Recreation of the Battle of the Ebro


Contributor and pilot Sobrevolando created this amazing drone video of a recreation of a famous event in the Spanish Civil War.  During that conflict in the late 1930's, the Ebro River in Aragon and Catalonia was the site of a bloody battle between the warring sides.  On November 16, 1938, the Republican forces who had been on the defensive gave way and were forced back across the river by the Nationalist advance.  This ended the six month Battle of the Ebro, considered the war's decisive campaign.

Girona's Tosse de Mar


Amanecer en el castillo, Tossa de Mar, Mavicpro 4k


Tossa de Mar is a town in the Spanish province of Girona, on the stretch of Mediterranean coastline known as the Costa Brava in the semi-autonomous Catalonia region.  The town is known for its beaches, the most prominent of which is Tossa Beach (Platja Gran).  Seen here in this drone video by contributor, the beach is distinguished by the medieval castle which sits atop a hill that forms the beach's western boundary.   The town is roughly equidistant (around an hour's drive) from Barcelona and the French border. 

The Ebro River Delta


Delta de l'Ebre


Take an aerial tour of Spain's Ebro River Delta in this outstanding drone video by new contributor Aparismiró.  The great delta was formed by the discharge of the 600 mi. long (930 km) waterway into the western Mediterranean Sea a bit to the south of the city of Tarragona in the region of Catalonia.  Like many river deltas, the Ebro Delta is home to extensive wetlands and bird populations.   The core of the delta is now protected by the Ramsar Convention, an international treaty designed to conserve wetland regions.  

Roses, Costa Brava


Roses Catalunya Bj-Drone


Brand-new contributor bj-drone brings us this excellent drone video from a beautiful spot on the Mediterranean coast of Spain.  The video was filmed around the town of Roses, which is located in the province of Girona, near the northeastern corner of the country.  It's part of a stretch of coastline known as the Costa Brava, which runs for about 40 mi. (around 65 km), beginning a bit to the northeast of Barcelona and extending to the French border.  The video was filmed with a DJI Air 2S drone.  

Lleida's Vall de Boí


Vall de Bohí and surroundings - Lérida (Catalonia - Spain)


AirVuz contributor and pilot FalcomKeyth brings us this excellent drone video from a valley in the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains in northeastern Spain.  It's called the Vall de Boí, and it's located in Lleida (Lérida), the westernmost of the four provinces of the semi-autonomous region of Catalonia.  The video features footage of some of the towns that dot the valley as well as some of its well-known ski slopes.  Famous for its Romanesque churches, the Vall de Boí was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2000.  

Rasos de Peguera, Pre-Pyrenees


Let it snow!


Check out this beautiful drone video of a village in the mountains of northeastern Spain.  It's called Rasos de Peguera, and it's located in the city of Berga in the Province of Barcelona.  The village is situated in the mountains known as the Pre-Pyrenees, a sort of foothill chain which marks the transition from the coast to the "proper" Pyrenees Mountains that mark the natural boundary between France and Spain. It's about a 90 minute drive north-northwest of Barcelona, the capital of the Catalonia region.  

Catalonia's Southern Coastline, by Drone


Mediterranean | A Mavic Pro and GoPro 5 short film

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One of the distinguishing features of the Spanish region of Catalonia is its long coastline along the Mediterranean Sea.  While many associate the semi-autonomous region with the glittering coastal city of Barcelona or the crowded beaches of Costa Brava, top contributor and pilot 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.  

Drone Views of Montserrat Abbey


Montserrat - Barcelona

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In this 40 second piece by contributor Dani Massaro, you'll get a phenomenal aerial view of one of the most iconic sights of Spain: the Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey.  Built on the Montserrat Mountain less than an hour's drive northwest of Barcelona, the complex dates to the 11th century although it was substantially rebuilt in the 19th century.  Dedicated to the Virgin of Montserrat statueof the Madonna, the complex has a contingent of about 80 monks.  In recent years, monastery has also become a symbol for Catalan nationalism.

Compilation Video of Catalonia


Catalonia Region from Above

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See the best drone videos of Spain's Catalonia region all in one aerial compilation created by the editorial staff at AirVūz. Catalonia (sometimes referred to as Catalunya) is made up of four provinces: Barcelona, Girona, Lleida and Tarragona.  The region is home to the great city of Barcelona (the country's second-largest), the magnificent Montserrat Monastery, the storied Costa Brava (Spain's answer to the French Riviera), the Ebro River Delta, and countless historical and cultural landmarks.  



Spain with Jess Dantas


Barcelona Buzz

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Surfing Mountains (vallter)

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Soaring Over Montserrat (4K)

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Backcountry Snowboarding x FPV Drone

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