Europe From Above
Wednesday 31 August 19:15 CAT
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Switzerland (Season 3)
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Switzerland (Season 3)
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Switzerland (Season 3)
This stunning aerial tour shows Scotland from a completely new perspective. Flying cameras reveal innovative, tidal electricity generators, majestic cliff-top castles and the world’s oldest golf course. We’ll take a unique look at life on Scotland’s many picturesque islands and witness vertigo inducing work on a record-breaking bridge.
This spectacular aerial journey reveals Denmark as it’s never been seen before. Flying cameras uncover a state-of-the-art power plant with a ski slope on its roof, soar above a procession by the Royal Family’s elite guards and see repairs to unique houses found nowhere else on Earth. We’ll explore the many islands that make up this small nation and discover a castle so infamous that it inspired Shakespeare to write his play Hamlet.
This spectacular aerial journey reveals Serbia as it’s never been seen before. Drone cameras soar over a village with a unique way of harvesting its peppers, reveal avant-garde monuments secretly studded in remote hills and fly with exclusive access over a special animal conservation effort. We’ll explore all four corners of this nation, from the construction of a record-breaking skyscraper to a fairy-tale synagogue unlike any other.
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.
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.
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.
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 ShowingWednesday 31 August at 19:15 CATOn National GeographicNext ShowingThursday 1 September at 00:20 CATOn National Geographic
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.
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.
This spectacular aerial journey across Turkey, reveals hot air balloons over Cappadocia, a record breaking bridge and Europe's last nomads.
A spectacular aerial journey across Finland, reveals mega ice breaking ships, Europe's last indigenous people and the weirdest sauna in the world
A spectacular aerial journey across France reveals a cultural powerhouse set in a vast landscape of contrasts and surprises.
This series of spectacular aerial journeys reveal the world's most remarkable nations as they've never been seen before. From the Acropolis in Greece to the construction of the world's longest bridge in Turkey, and Finland's giant ice breaking ships. This all access aerial documentary lays bare the traditions, innovations and breakthroughs that continue to shape these modern nations today.Next ShowingWednesday 7 September at 19:15 CATOn National GeographicNext ShowingThursday 8 September at 00:25 CATOn National Geographic
A spectacular aerial journey over Hungary, from the colourful rooftops of Budapest, to a real-life ghost town and Europe's biggest ice rink.
A spectacular aerial journey over Greece, reveals ancient monuments, cliff top monasteries, daring ocean clear-ups and record breaking engineering.
This spectacular aerial journey across the Netherlands, reveals ancient windmills, futuristic greenhouses and the world's biggest bonfire.
A spectacular aerial journey across Italy reveals dredging boats in Venice, the ladder top fishermen of Sicily and a winter school for supercars.
A spectacular aerial journey across Germany, revealing a factory the size of a city, a fairy-tale castle and the largest land vehicle on Earth.
This spectacular aerial journey reveals The United Kingdom, as we've never seen it before. Flying camera's soar over the Giant's Causeway as jet-ski litter pickers tidy up the coast. Daredevil gardeners handle chainsaws while hanging from the Eden Project roof and we glide through the London skyline as one of the city's tallest skyscrapers gets a spring clean.
This spectacular aerial journey reveals Spain, as we've never seen it before. Flying cameras soar over the Sagrada Familia as architects work around the clock to finish the building. Daredevil barnacle hunters rappel down jagged cliffs to hunt for one of the world's most exclusive shellfish and we glide over one of the world's greatest abandoned buildings nestled deep in Spain's northern mountains.
This spectacular aerial journey reveals Poland as we've never seen it before. Flying cameras swoop over the largest castle in the world, zoom through fireworks over Krakow, and witness the struggles of European Bison, the largest land animal in Europe. This bird's eye view of Poland also reveals a nation undergoing an astonishing transformation - in Warsaw Poles are hard at work building what will become the tallest building in the EU.