Europe From Above

Wednesday 20:50 CAT

Promo

Season 3
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Next trasmissions on tv

  1. Monday 6 December at 13:10 CAT

    Iceland (Season 3)

  2. Wednesday 8 December at 20:50 CAT

    Switzerland (Season 3)

  3. Thursday 9 December at 02:00 CAT

    Switzerland (Season 3)

Synopsis

This series of spectacular aerial journeys reveal Europe’s most remarkable nations as they’ve never been seen before. From erupting volcanoes in Iceland, to pristine Roman amphitheaters in Croatia and riding record breaking waves in Portugal. This all access aerial documentary lays bare the traditions, innovations and engineering breakthroughs that continue to shape these great modern nations today.

Clips

Episodes

  • Norway

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    This spectacular aerial journey reveals Norway as it’s never been seen before. Flying cameras uncover the engineering behind the world’s longest deep sea cable, soar above arctic huskies as they cross frozen lakes and capture Norway’s luckiest postman on his stunning island-hopping route. Alongside the vast and rugged landscape carved out by ancient glaciers, we’ll uncover the ground-breaking architecture that’s transforming Oslo’s waterfront.

  • Croatia

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    A unique aerial tour of Croatia - a place where natural wonders and historic landmarks sit side-by-side. Drone photography reveals the truth behind the remarkable preservation of a 2,000-year-old Roman amphitheatre. The cameras fly with climbers making high-risk repairs to the legendary climbing walls of Paklenica National Park. And they join a team of conservationists searching for eagles in the expansive floodplains of the Sava river.

  • Portugal

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    This spectacular aerial journey reveals Portugal, as we’ve never seen it before. Cameras swoop along the world’s longest pedestrian footbridge, soar over Sintra’s fairy-tale castle and get a bird’s eye view as surfers try their luck on the world’s biggest surfable waves. In a country where age-old traditions collide with modern flair we’ll reveal the restoration of Lisbon’s century old mosaic pavements and capture a grape harvest like no other.

  • Switzerland

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    This spectacular aerial journey reveals Switzerland, as we’ve never seen it before. From ultra-modern cities to spectacular alpine valleys, our aerial cameras soar above Europe’s highest observatory, swoop around Basel’s earthquake-proof skyscraper and reveal a bird’s eye view of the steepest funicular railway in the world.

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 8 December at 20:50 CAT
    On National Geographic
    Next Showing
    Thursday 9 December at 02:00 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Ireland

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    This spectacular aerial journey reveals Ireland as it’s never been seen before. Flying cameras uncover the technology buried behind one of Europe’s most high-tech sports pitches, soar above the dramatic spectacle of Dublin’s Deer Rut, and follow a team saving Ireland’s protected grey seals. Alongside the rugged west coast and fractured islands, we’ll uncover the engineering accomplishments that are updating Ireland’s rural countryside.

  • Iceland

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    This spectacular aerial journey reveals Iceland as it’s never been seen before. Drone cameras follow archaeologists battling volcanic eruptions to save Viking history, they capture rare sights of humpback whales, and reveal carefully choreographed snow ploughs fighting to clear the airport’s runways in winter. Across the land of fire and ice, we’ll soar above the modern architectural wonders that glisten in Iceland’s dramatic landscape.

    Next Showing
    Monday 6 December at 13:10 CAT
    On National Geographic

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