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France Drone Video Compilation


France Drone Video Compilation

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Take an aerial tour of France in this compilation video, which was produced using some of the best footage from the France drone video collections at AirVuz.  You'll soar over the cities of Paris, Marseilles, and Lyon; the mighty fortress-monastery of Mont-Saint-Michel, magnificent Mont Blanc, and more.  

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Paris from Above


Paris: The Last Drone Aerials

Award-winning aerial cinematographer brings us this magnificent drone video from Paris, believed to be the last drone shots of the French capital sanctioned by the authorities since 2020.  The video opens with a brilliant shot looking northwest towards the Eiffel Tower, with the Seine River beyond.  At the :28 mark, you'll see the Arc de Triomphe, at the western end of the Champs-Élysées.  At around :55, you'll see the modern skyscrapers of the La Défense district, just west of the central city.  

Drone Reel from France


Drone Showreel - Thibault Menu

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French drone pilot and former Drone Video of the Week Finalist Thibault Menu does high end commercial aerial videography work throughout the country.  His extensive portfolio includes work for TV commercials, documentaries, and other technically complex jobs.  He uses a DJI Inspire 2 drone with a Zenmuse X7 camera as first person view (FPV) drones, depending on client needs.  This demo reel shows the range of his work, including a broad mix of landscape, "people" shots, and action- oriented (FPV) views.  

French Alps, Lyon, Marseilles, Corsica, and More


Beautiful France - 4K Drone

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Enjoy these magnificent drone views of France, compliments of former Drone Video of the Week Winner Bastien Nvs.  Just before the :40 mark, there's a great shot of a train crossing a viaduct somewhere in the French Alps, followed by the Saône River and the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière in the eastern city of Lyon.  Other featured locations include the town of Bonifacio at the southern tip of the island of Corsica (1:05), the Notre-Dame de la Garde (1:22) and the island fortress of Château d'If (1:30) in Marseilles, and more. 

France Showreel: Three Departments


Scineo - Showreel 2019


Check out this marvelous aerial showreel from France, compliments of brand-new AirVuz contributor and drone pilot scineo_prod.  The video features footage from three areas: (1) the commune of Le Croisic in the Loire-Atlantique Department, just south of the Breton Peninsula; (2) the commune of Fontcouverte-la-Toussuire in the Savoie Department in the southeastern part of the country; and (3) the town of Mauléon-Licharre in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques Department in the country's southwestern corner.  

France Drone Reel: 2016


Drone showreel - Thibault Menu - 2016

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Check out this spectacular 2016 drone reel from France by top AirVuz contributor and pilot thibault menu.  The video features a mix of action, landscape, and urban shots over this gigantic and beautiful country.  At the :10 mark, you'll see the Pont du Gard, a famous Roman aqueduct in the southern Department of Gard.  At about the :22 mark there's a great shot of a hilltop town somewhere in the hills of Provence.  You'll also see some great action shots of mountain bikers and tennis players, the majestic Pyrenees Mountains, and more.  

Freeway Prod 2021 Reel


Retrospective 2021

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Top AirVuz contributor Freeway Prod is one of the top aerial videography firms in France.  They regularly perform some of the highest-profile and most challenging work in the country, including shoots for the Tour de France, various French TV shows, and more.  In this amazing reel, you will see some of the highlights of their work from the year 2021.  The action-packed reel will take you across France, from the Eiffel Tower to the reconstruction of the Cathedral of Notre Dame to the South of France. 

Award-Winning Drone Video from France



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For a second upload to AirVuz, contributor julien hudym brings us this stunningly creative drone video from France.  Shot with a Parrot Analfi drone, the video features footage from across the largest of the purely European countries by land area.  Inspired by the uncertainty principles of quantum physics, the video offers a unique perspective on France's visual treasures, in his words: "sea, mountains, countryside, castles, and history".  This video garnered numerous nominations and awards from numerous film festivals. 

The Nature of France by FPV


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  • Shikijo
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  • almost 3 years ago

Take in these stunningly cinematic first person view (FPV) drone views from across France in this fantastic piece by AirVuz contributor and FPV pilot Shikijo.  Created using a combination of gimbal-stabilized drone and FPV quad footage, the video will take you over natural scenes in one of the world's most beautiful countries.  You'll be treated to some epic mountain surfing and cliff-diving shots, cruise over the French coast, fly over quaint valleys, and more.  This video was a Drone Video of the Week Finalist in August, 2021.  

FPV Tour de France



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Brand-new AirVuz contributor airflex production spent six weeks traveling through France to create this magnificent first person view (FPV) aerial "Tour de France".  Beautifully edited, this highly creative piece features epic FPV shots from around this giant West European country, ranging from historic bridges to mountain ridges, forests, statue parks, and the stunning blue waters of the Mediterranean coastline.  He also skillfully mixes in shots taken from a gimbal-stabilized drone.  Highly creative, it's well worth a watch.  

Brittany Drone Reel


Bretagne 4K | Cinematic Drone Reel

Julien Hul...

Take a tour of the storied Brittany region of northwestern France in this fantastic piece by top AirVuz contributor Julien Hulin.  The video opens with some shots from the deep woods of the region, which is home to some of the last remaining ancient forests of France.  Among the other highlights of the video, at about the :36 mark, there's a great shot of Fort-la-Latte, which lies on a peninsula of the Emerald Coast near Saint-Malo.  This video was picked as a Drone Video of the Week Finalist in March, 2022.  

Drone Tour of the French Alps


French Alps by Drone

  • Wilman
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  • over 6 years ago

Prepare to be blown away by this grand aerial tour of the fabled French Alps region, compliments of contributor and drone pilot Wilman.  Here is a rundown of the well-known spots you'll see featured in the video: Les Deux Alpes, Venosc; Monteynard Lake; Ecrins National Park; Road to Alpe d'Huez; Chambon Lake; Emosson Dam (Switzerland);  Refuge du Plan de l'Aiguille, Chamonix; the Passy Plaine-Joux; and Bossons Glacier, Chamonix.  The video was filmed using a DJI Phantom 4 Professional drone. 

Aerial Tour of Alpes-Maritimes


South Of France Alpes-Maritimes| Côte d’Azur | French Riviera - 4K Drone Footage


In this drone video by TheAstralPilot, you'll get some spectacular aerial views of two towns in the hills of the Alpes-Maritimes Department in southeastern France. The video opens with shots of Chateau Germaine, a manor just west of the Var River and about 20 km (around 12 mi.) northwest of Nice. The next stop is the town of Bouyon, a hilltop town a bit west of the chateau but still within sight of the river. The last spot is the town of Bouyon, another hilltop town, which overlooks the Var River.

Highlights of Brittany and Normandy


France by drone

  • Lewieque
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  • over 7 years ago

This fantastic drone video by Lewieque begins with a flyover of the great Mont-St. Michel monastery-fortress on a tidal island in Normandy, but the star of this particular show is a bit further south - the walled city of St. Malo, the former "pirates' den" which sits at the mouth of the La Rance River in northern Brittany.  The video also features some great views of the late 17th century National Fortress which sits on a tidal island just offshore from St. Malo, as well as the nearby town of Cancale.

Flying over the Cote d'Azur


French Riviera | Côte d'Azur France

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While there is no universally agreed upon definition, the French Riviera (Cote d'Azur) is generally defined as the Mediterranean coastline of the southeastern corner of France.  The Cote d'Azur lies within the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, which extends some ways northward into the Alps.  Contributor French RC used a DJI Phantom 3 Pro drone to create this spectacular aerial tour of the French Riviera, the super-rich playground which was in many ways the world's first vacation destination.

Brittany's Emerald Coast


Emerald | Brittany | 4K Cinematic Drone Footage

Julien Hul...

Check out this fantastic drone video of a beautiful spot on France's Emerald Coast, compliments of top contributor Julien Hulin.  The video was filmed near Saint Lunaire, a town which lies roughly in the middle of the Emerald Coast, just west of the famous "pirate port" of Saint-Malo.  The Côte d'Émeraude stretches for about 40 km (around 25 mi.) between Cap Fréhel and Cancale on the northern side of the Breton Peninsula, in the Department of Ille-et-Vilaine.  This video was a Finalist for the Drone Video of the Week in July, 2020.

Notre Dame Cathedral


Drone Paris - Notre-Dame Cathedral

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Here's a stunning aerial tour of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, created by top AirVuz contributor Freeway Prod.  The footage was captured shortly before the landmark was badly damaged in a fire which broke out on April 15, 2019.  The fire, which occurred while the church was undergoing renovation, destroyed its main spire.  Considered one of the world's 2-3 most famous churches and immortalized in Victor Hugo's 1831 classic the Hunchback of Notre Dame, Notre-Dame de Paris (as it's formally called) is currently being restored.  

Chambord: Famous Castle of France



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Chateau Chambord, which sits in the Loire River Valley of Central France, is frequently considered to be the greatest castle in the country. It was constructed in the 16th century as a hunting lodge for the French King Francis I, although it was never completed. Top contributor Freeway Prod shot drone footage of Chambord for a national French TV show. Prepare to be amazed by the bird's eye views of this French Renaissance architectural marvel, one of the Loire Valley's top tourist destinations.

The Eiffel Tower


Drone Paris - Eiffel Tower

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The Eiffel Tower in Paris is one of the world's most recognizable landmarks.  The great lattice tower built as the entrance for the 1889 World's Fair stands 324 meters above the Champ de Mars, and is the most-visited monument in the world.  Who better to film France's most iconic site by drone than one of France's top drone piloting companies and AirVuz contributor Freeway Prod?  Using a DJI Inspire drone, they captured this spectacular aerial footage in the course of a project they did for French TV.  

Mont St. Michel: France's Cultural Gem


Mont St Michel - France

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Mont Saint-Michel is an island off the coast of northwestern France. It is situated near the mouth of the Couesnon River, which forms the border between Normandy and Brittany. The monastery which dominates the island, built in the 8th century, is one of the most widely recognized historical sites in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Contributor Freeway Prod, one of France's the top drone piloting firms, treats us to an aerial tour of this magnificent place, which was featured in the famous Bayeaux Tapestry.

Northern France under Quarantine


Hauts De France en version #Covid-19 #RestezChezVous

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While the novel (and deadly) coronavirus didn't initially hit France as hard as it did Italy and Spain, by the first part of April the country was in the top four in terms of total confirmed Covid-19 deaths.   In this drone video by Let's Fly Productions, you'll see several spots around Northern France under the nationwide quarantining measures: the industrial city of Lille; Tourcoing, on the Belgian border; Roubaix, part of the Lille Metropolitan Area; Valenciennes, southeast of Lille, and Dunkirk.

Villandry: Famous Chateau Gardens


Gardens of Villandry

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In connection with a French TV show, top contributor Freeway Prod created this magnificent drone video of the famous French castle Château de Villandry and its gardens.  The chateau is one of the more well known landmarks in the Loire River Valley of central France, home to many of the world's top Renaissance castles.  It was built in the early 1500's on the ruins of an older structure.  The chateau is located just outside the Loire-Anjou-Touraine regional park in the Indre-et-Loire department.

France's Basque Country


Made in Basque Country (France) 🇫🇷

  • Cabaye
    • 1.8k VŪZ
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    • 32
  • about 6 years ago

The Basque people of southwestern Europe have a highly distinct culture, which evolved in partial isolation due to the mountains which run along the head of the Bay of Biscay.  While the heart of the region is in northern Spain, a portion reaches into southwestern France.  Cabaye created this beautiful aerial video of the French portion of Basque Country, which begins a bit south of Bordeaux and runs to the Spanish border.  The video includes footage of Hendaye, Artzamendi, Rhune, and Biarritz.

South of France by Mavic Air


South of France by DJI Mavic Air (2018)

  • DRone
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  • almost 6 years ago

DRone used a DJI Mavic Air drone to create this magnificent video of Southern France.  The country's long Mediterranean coastline includes some of the most desirable spots in Europe, some of which you'll see hear from a bird's eye perspective.  The video features footage of the Côte d'Azur (the French Riviera, or eastern stretch of the coast), a number of spots in inland Provence, as well as some epic bird's eye views of Porquerolles (an island off the Riviera).  It was filmed in July, 2018.

The Rhone River Delta


Verdure Printanière

  • Rafiki
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    • 26
  • about 7 years ago

The Rhone River is the most important waterway in Southern France.  The river rises in the Alps, runs on a generally western course to Lyon before turning south for the remainder of its 800+ km (just over 500 mi.) length.  The Rhone Valley is a stretch of its southerly course before the river breaks up into distributaries on the Rhone Delta.  In this drone video by Rafiki, you'll get an aerial view of some of the sights of the Rhone Valley, home to some of France's most famed winegrowing areas.  

Aiguille du Midi, Mont Blanc Masif


Aiguille du Midi, Mont Blanc, Chamonix, for France Télévision


AirVuz contributor and drone pilot FrankyMoiss brings us this VERY impressive video from the heart of the French Alps, a result a filming job he did for a French television show.  The video was shot on the Aiguille du Midi, one of the peaks of the Mont Blanc Masif.  The top of the mountain is accessible from a cable car system, one of the world's longest, which originates in the village of Chamonix.  The video was shot using a combination of a first person view (FPV) mini-drone and a DJI Mavic Pro 2.  

Marseille: Great City of Southern France


Flying over Beautiful Marseille


Check out this fantastic 60 second drone video of the great French city of Marseille, compliments of AirVuz contributor and pilot Microscope.  The country's second-largest city after Paris, Marseille is the largest in the southern part of the country and is home to France's largest seaport.  The video features footage of some of the most iconic sites in Marseille: the Catholic basilica Notre-Dame de la Garde, the Palais Longchamp museum complex in the 4th arrondissement, the marina and waterfront, and more.  

Nice: Heart of the Riviera


Sunset at the Riviera - Nice


Check out this awesome sunset drone video from Nice, France, compliments of AirVuz contributor and pilot Sztaritomii.  Capital of the Alpes-Maritimes Department, Nice is considered the heart of the storied French Riviera and is the second-largest city on France's Mediterranean coastline, after Marseilles.  Nice has a rich history dating to the Antiquity.  At various times it was part of medieval France, the independent kingdom of Savoy, and the Kingdom of Sardinia (forerunner to modern Italy), before being returned to France in 1860.  

Verdon Gorge: France's Grand Canyon


Verdon Gorge by Drone


Top contributor and pilot Dronetrip has graced AirVuz with a stunning bird's eye look Verdon Gorge in southeastern France.  The canyon runs up to 700 meters deep (about 2.4k ft) for a length of about 25 km (40 mi) in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.  Formed by a Durance River tributary, it's considered one of the most stunning canyons in Europe if not the world.  In this video, Dronetrip's DJI Mavic Pro drone beautifully captures this amazing natural marvel which is sometimes called the Grand Canyon of Europe.

Outdoor Adventures on the French Riviera


My vision of French Riviera


Outdoorswoman and drone pilot extraordinaire Isabellefabre hits the mark with this action packed adventure reel from the French Riviera.  Using a drone supplemented with a ground camera, she films herself taking on some of Europe's most beautiful natural and cultural scenery: hiking, running, climbing, stand-up paddleboarding, mountain biking; she does it all.  Among the many epic shots to choose from, our favorite is probably the footage of her riding her paddleboard to the private island known as Île d'Or near Saint-Raphaël.

Lyon under Quarantine


Lyon City France- COVID-19 - #restezchezvous

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In this excellent drone video by Lyon Drone Services, you'll see the great city of Lyon, France as it appeared virtually empty during the Covid-19 panedemic in 2020.  Located at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône Rivers about 470 km (around 300 mi.) southeast of Paris, Lyon is the center of France's second-largest metropolitan area.  The video features stunning footage of the city's riverfront, the impressive Basilica of Fourvière in the hills above the city, and the empty Place Bellecour, one of France's largest public squares.  

France's Alsace Region


Alsace, France | DJI Mavic Air 2019

Energy But...

Contributor and drone pilot Energy Butterfly used a DJI Mavic Air to create this mini-aerial tour of the Alsace region of east-central France.  Alsace is a historical region in which (by virtue of geography) French and German culture has been nearly thoroughly blended.  Together with its sister province of Lorraine, Alsace was captured by Germany in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1, then recaptured by France in World War I.  The towns featured in the video include Riquewihr, Eguisheim, and La Petite Pierre.

Cap Fréhel and the Emerald Coast


Cap Fréhel

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Check out this stunning drone video of France's Cap Fréhel, a rocky peninsula which is one of the top sights of the Brittany region.  The cape anchors the western end of the Emerald Coast (Côte d'Émeraude), a stretch of coastline on the Gulf of Saint-Malo which runs east to the area around Mont St. Michel.  The video features epic aerial views of the gulf's rocky coastline, the cape's two lighthouses, and the 13th century castle Fort-la-Latte, which lies at the end of the southern of the cape's two tips.  

Mont Blanc: France's Tallest Peak


Flying around the Mont Blanc

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France's Mont Blanc, or "White Mountain," is the highest mountain in the Alps and the tallest in Europe outside of Russia's Caucasus peaks. It's part of the Graian Alps, a chain of the greater Alps system.  At with a peak elevation of about 4.8k meters above sea level (around 15.8k ft.), its size and grandeur are truly breathtaking. In this drone video by Drone My Life, you'll get an aerial tour of this majestic mountain and its surroundings.  The video was shot with a DJI Mavic Pro 2 as well as a first-person view (FPV) drone.  

Normandy and Brittany Highlights


North France: Normandie to Bretagne. Aerial 4k


Check out these marvelous drone views from northwestern France, compliments of AirVuz contributor and pilot antonchayka.  The video opens with an excellent shot of the Pont de Normnandie Bridge, which spans the Seine River in Normandy.  Then it's on to the lovely Normandy seaside town of Etretat and its spectacular rock formations.  Next stop is the Bayeux Cathedral, followed by Omaha Beach of D-Day fame.  Then it's on to the magnificent tidal island of Mont-Saint-Michel before heading to St. Malo and Dinan in Brittany.  

Étretat: French Seaside Treasure


Amazing Etreta (France)

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Contributor and former DVOW Finalist Laurent Paris created this stunning drone video of the fabled French seaside town Étretat.  It's located on the coast of the Seine-Maritime Department in Normandy.  The video includes great shots of Étretat's famous rock arches and the L'Aiguille "needle" rock.  At the 1:10 mark, you'll see the monument to the White Bird, a plane which took off here in 1927 attempting the first Atlantic non-stop flight and disappeared at sea, just weeks before Lindberg's successful crossing.

Saint-Malo: Pirates' Nest in Brittany


Saint-Malo Lockdown

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It's likely many centuries since the fabled French seaside town of Saint-Malo has been as empty as it appears in this drone video by Wanaii Films.  The onetime pirate stronghold on the Breton Peninsula, one of the top attractions in northwestern France, was a virtual ghost-town in the Spring of 2020 due to the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic.  The novel coronavirus infection rate was initially lower than in Italy and Spain, but by the first week of April France was catching up to its southern neighbors.

Brittany's Pink Granite Coast


Un Peu de Bretagne - Sur La Côte de Granit Rose

Thibault P...

Drink in these magnificent drone views of France's Pink Granite Coast, compliments of top AirVuz contributor Thibault Poriel.  The Pink Granite Coast is the unofficial name for a stretch of coastline on the northern side of the Breton Peninsula in Brittany.  It runs for about 30 km (a bit under 20 mi.) between the communes of Plestin-les-Grèves and Louannec in the Côtes-d'Armor Department.  The video features footage of some of the top spots on this fabled coast, including Trégastel, Perros-Guirec, île Renote, Ploumanac'h, and Saint Guirec.

Sights of Brittany and Normandy


Our Happy Journeys | Bretagne | Normandie

Robin Pusk...

Former Drone Video of the Week Finalist Robin Puskas brings us this outstanding travel video from northwestern France.  The video combines drone and ground footage from a variety of spots in the Normandy and Brittany regions.  The video opens with shots of the Ploumanac'h Lighthouse on Brittany's Pink Granite Coast.  At the :20 mark, there's a great view of the port town of Saint-Malo, also on Brittany's northern coastline.  Other highlights include flyovers of the great monastery-fortress of Mont Saint-Michel at the :30 mark.  

French Guiana


French Guiana

Travel and...

Contributor Travel and Drones brings us this excellent drone video of French Guiana, an overseas department of France which lies on the eastern coast of South America, between tiny Suriname and giant Brazil.  The video opens with shots of  Saint Laurent de Maroni, FG's second-largest city.  Starting at the :45 mark, you'll see Devil's Island, the notorious penal colony where the French army officer Alfred Dreyfuss was famously imprisoned in 1895, followed by shots of the capital city of Cayenne and the European "spaceport" at Kourou.    

Corsica: Mediterranean Island


Corsica seen from the sky

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Check out this excellent drone video from the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, compliments of new contributor Maxandre Brunet.  The video opens with a stunning pull-out shot from the old port of Bastia, on the island's northeastern coastline, followed by a shot of the famous beach of Santa Giulia, to the south.  At the 1:44 and 1:56 marks, you'll see the town of Bonifacio, which sits atop a cliff near Corsica's southern tip.  Other highlights include stunning shots of Corsica's rocky coastal cliffs, and interior mountains.  

The French Alps from Above


Over The Mountains | The Alps | Cinematic Drone Footage

Julien Hul...

Top contributor Julien Hulin has secured multiple Drone Video of the Week Finalist spots for his drone videos from the Brittany region of northwestern France.  In this amazing piece, he heads southeast to make a video showing the incredible natural beauty of the French Alps region.  The outstanding piece captures some of the spectacular alpine scenery of the area, including massive glaciers and razor-like rock ridges.  At about the 1:43 mark, there's a nice shot of the Pont du Châtelet bridge in the municipality of Saint-Paul-sur-Ubaye.  

France Road Trip


Drone Road Trip 2020

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Ride along with Cyrille Pillet (Arsovicy) on this road trip through France.  The video features drone shots of over two dozen locations.  Highlights include Mont Rond in the Jura Mountains, Fort Barraux in the southeastern department of Isère, Fort Nieulay in Calais, the fortified town of Neuf-Brisach in Alsace, the Bay of Bay of Morlaix in Brittany, the great World War I fortress of Douaumont near Verdun in Champagne, Fort Queyras in the Hautes Alpes Department, the fortress Château de Montségur in the Ariège Department, and much more.

2019 Reel: French Alps and Corsica


Visions - 4k Drone Footage - Best shots of 2019

  • Shikijo
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    • 17
  • about 4 years ago

Check out this fantastic 2019 drone reel from France, compliments of AirVuz contributor Shikijo.  The video features footage from the following locations: Grenoble, the unofficial capital of the French Alps region; the French Alps ski resort of Chamrousse; Chateau de Bon Repos in the French Alps town of Jarry; the famous ski resort town of Saint-Gervais Les Bains; U Sbirru Beach, on the island of Corsica; the Corsican town of Machja; the Bastille Fortress of Grenoble;  and the Pont de la Caille Bridge in the French Alps town of Cruseilles.

Showreel from France


Show Reel 17 | French Riviera

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Top contributor French RC created this brilliant aerial reel showing some of the highlights of their work on the French Riviera.  The video opens with an epic shot of the tiny private island called Île d'Or, which lies off the coast of Saint-Raphaël, in the Var Department.  From there, you'll see some amazing views of the cities and coastal cliffs along the famed coastline and other landmarks like the bridge near the Massif de l'Esterel and even a hang glider around the 1:05 mark.  

France by DJI Mini 2



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AirVuz contributor Feeling Drone - Guillermo Garcia used a DJI Mini 2 drone to create this memorable video record of a two week trip to France.  At about the :12 mark, you'll get a first glimpse of the monastery fortress of Mont-Saint-Michel, a tidal island off the coast of the Normandy region in the northwestern part of the country.  Another highlight is at the 1:17 mark, with a great aerial view of Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg, a medieval castle in the Vosges Mountains in the northeastern region of Alsace.  

Aerial Tour of Brittany


Bretagne by Mavic - Part I

  • Lewieque
    • 3.5k VŪZ
    • 47
    • 28
  • almost 6 years ago

For a bird's eye view of the Brittany region of northwestern France, it's hard to beat this video by contributor Lewieque.  Shot with a Mavic Pro drone, the video features footage from across the Breton Peninsula, which is the heart of the region.  With epic shots of the province's famous rocky shorelines, bridges, the ancient city of Brest at its western extreme, and the one-time pirate enclave of Saint-Malo on its northern coast, the video will give you a flavor of this distinctive Celtic region.  

French Alps DVOW Winner



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Explore the majesty of the French Alps in wintertime with this excellent video by Bastien Nvs.  The video combines first person view (FPV) drone footage with gimbal-stabilized shots from a DJI Mavic drone as well as a few shots from a ground camera.  At about the 1:05 mark, there's a great shot flying over a mountain bridge as a train crosses it, followed by overhead shots of the same train as it winds through a forest.  Further on in the video, you'll be treated to some great FPV views skimming the treetops and diving steep canyons.    

2022 Showreel from France


DRONE SHOWREEL / Drone-Phoenix

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French pilot Alex Bouton brings us this excellent showreel showing some of the highlights of his aerial filming work in 2022.  The video features a mix of gimbal-stabilized and first person view (FPV) action shots, from a wide variety of locations.  You'll see cinema-quality shots of automobiles, fly through a fireworks display, fly through a "cemetery" scene of a music video, track a very old sailing ship plying the waters of the port city of Saint-Malo, and more.  This video was picked for the FPV Pilots to Watch list in March, 2023.  

Normandy and Brittany Aerial Views


Normandie and Bretagne drone video

  • XG121
    • 662 VŪZ
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    • 8
  • about 3 years ago

Check out some of the beautiful sights of northwestern France in this beautiful drone video by XG121.  The video features footage of the tidal island Mont-Saint-Michel and the chalk cliffs and L'Aiguille ("needle") rock formation of Étretat, all in Normandy; Pointe de Pen-Hir, a promontory of the Crozon Peninsula in Brittany; the 16th century chateau Château de Bonnefontaine, in Brittany's Ille-et-Vilaine Department; Brittany's Carnac stones; the Normandy town of Honfleur; the Breton town of Camaret-sur-Mer; and more.  

Freeway Prod 2021 Reel


Retrospective 2021

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Top AirVuz contributor Freeway Prod is one of the top aerial videography firms in France.  They regularly perform some of the highest-profile and most challenging work in the country, including shoots for the Tour de France, various French TV shows, and more.  In this amazing reel, you will see some of the highlights of their work from the year 2021.  The action-packed reel will take you across France, from the Eiffel Tower to the reconstruction of the Cathedral of Notre Dame to the South of France. 

Drone Reel of France


Drone ShowReel - Thibault Menu 2018

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French drone pilot Thibault Menu does high end commercial aerial videography work throughout the country.  His extensive portfolio includes work for TV commercials, documentaries, and other technically complex jobs.  He uses a DJI Inspire 2 drone with a Zenmuse X7 camera as well as a DJI Mavic Pro model.  This demo reel shows the range of his work, including a broad mix of landscape and action oriented shots.  This reel was nominated as a finalist for the AirVuz Drone Video of the Week Contest in July, 2018.

2023 Drone Reel from France


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Top AirVuz contributor Loïs Cayrel brings us this amazing 2023 drone reel featuring highlights from his work.  Filmed in France, the reel features an excellent mix of landscape and action shots, including some amazing first person view (FPV) drone shots.  You'll explore the majestic Pyrenees and Alps mountains, soar past medieval hilltop villages, and fly over beautiful Fall colors and verdant river valleys.  Other highlights include some incredible shots of BMX riders, construction sites, and more.   

Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower


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Top contributor BeemFlights created this magnificent drone video of Paris, the great French capital.  The video alternates between the two most iconic sites in the City of Light: the Eiffel Tower and Notre-Dame de Paris, otherwise known as Notre Dame Cathedral.  The latter, which is one of the world's most well known churches, caught fire on April 15, 2019 and was badly damaged.  Located on the Île de la Cité in the River Seine, the 13th century Gothic landmark is one of France's greatest cultural treasures.  

The Jura Mountains


After the Rain


Check out these stunning Autumn aerial views of the French Jura Mountains, compliments of top contributor  The mountains lie just north of Lake Geneva, on both French and Swiss territory.  Contrary to what many believe, they are not connected to the Alps system which lies to the south of the Jura's.  On the French side, most of the Jura's lie within the Jura Department, which is part of the historical region of Franche-Comté and is now part of the larger official region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté.

Profile of Freeway Prod


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On this episode of the Drone Dish, host Tyler Mason chats with Mike Gisselere (AirVūz Profile: freeway prod), a top French aerial videographer who currently lives in Canada. He and his team at Freeway Productions have done some of the most technically demanding aerial filming work ever done in France, including coverage of the Tour de France cross-country biking race.  Their videos of the epic Tour, Mont St. Michel, the Gardens of Villandry, are well represented in the AirVuz France collection.

Aerial Traveler in France


Aerial Traveler - Central France

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Aerial Traveler is the newest of AirVūz Originals programming.  Each episode has hosts Allie and Rusty featuring a jaw-dropping travel destination via the incredible drone videos uploaded to AirVuz, and they've started the series off with views from Central France.  A finely curated collection packages these videos of French castles, Parisian landmarks, and the renowned countryside into a virtual travel itinerary, inviting us all to experience the aerial views from the best seat you’ll never need to reserve - right where you are now.



Normandy in e-motion

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