Love Snowy Landscapes? Check Out Our Picks for the Top 11 Winter Drone Videos
BY Zacc Dukowitz19 January 2022
Do you love the way snow looks on the landscape as much as we do?
Check out these drone videos of snowy destinations to help you escape to the most beautiful, snowy places in the world. From the dramatic craggy mountains and waterfalls of Iceland, to the rolling snow-swept hills of Vermont, to the misty peaks of the Italian Alps, these are all of our favorite winter drone videos.
Note: In the videos below we’ve included quotes from the creators (as possible), as well as all the information we could find on each video.
1. Spirit of Altai
Altai is a West Siberian region and an astonishingly beautiful part of Russia. Altai is full of snowy mountains, vast valleys of rivers and forests, deep blue lakes and wavy roads. Spirit of Altai is a short drone film that immerses you into [the] beauty of that region, showcasing spectacular nature that seems almost prehistoric and untouched.
- Location(s): Altai, West Siberian
- Drone/camera info: DJI Air 2S with a variable PolarPro ND filter system
- Created by: Vadim Sherbakov (follow them on YouTube)
2. GREENLAND—LAND OF ICE 4K
Today quiet and untouched places are becoming more and more rare. On my first visit to Greenland, I was fascinated by the incredible power of nature that can be felt everywhere. But during the last [few] years things have changed . . . Glaciers I’m visiting every year are retreating not meters but kilometers a year.
- Location(s): Greenland (the Eqi Glacier and other locations)
- Drone/camera info: Mavic 1 Pro, Phantom 4 pro—D-LOG
- Created by: Stefan Forster (follow them on YouTube)
- Music: Adi Goldstein by August Wilhelmsson
- Software: Final Cut Pro X and Davinci Resolve
3. The Alps 4K
I spent 3 weeks traveling across the Alps, in France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria and Germany. This video presents the amazing places and landscapes I discovered along the journey. Welcome to some of the most beautiful lakes and mountains in the world . . .
- Location(s): Alps in France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, and Germany
- Drone/camera info: DJI Mavic Pro Drone and iPhone X
- Created by: Gaëtan Piolot (follow them on YouTube)
- Music: The Way by Zack Hemsey
4. ICELAND in Winter
- Drone/camera info: Mavic Pro II and Nikon Z 7
- Created by: Alex K. Media (follow them on YouTube)
5. Winter—Mavic Air 2 Cinematic
- Location(s): The Dolomites, Italy
- Drone/camera info: Mavic Air 2
- Created by: Denis Barbas (follow them on YouTube)
- Music: Arise by Kaina
- Software: Premiere Pro + color graded with custom LUTs (Look Up Tables)
6. Desperation of Winter in Moscow
Hymn of the departing winter. In our new video sketch we would like to show [the] madness of the frozen city.
- Location(s): Moscow, Russia
- Drone/camera info: DJI (specific model not provided)
- Created by: Timelab Pro (follow them on YouTube)
- Music: 07 Pierre-17187 by Cool Music
7. Magical Winter | Cinematic 4K
Cinematic drone footage of beautiful localities in the Czech Republic and Slovakia in winter. You can find here my favorite castles, ponds, forests and my home Village Štrba. I composed the music for this video.
- Location(s): Czech Republic and Slovakia
- Drone/camera info: No information provided
- Created by: Miro Marsik (follow them on YouTube)
- Music: Ice and Fire by Miro Marsik
8. LAPLAND IN WINTER—Saariselkä Finland Drone Footage
The Saariselkä area shown in this video is popular among tourists, and definitely for a reason. There in winter you have a high chance of seeing the northern lights (auroras) in the nighttime, and in the daytime, you can see reindeers, take a husky ride, go skiing, try one of the longest sledding hills and enjoy hot saunas.
- Location(s): Lapland, Northern Finland
- Drone/camera info: No information provided
- Created by: JerenVids (follow them on YouTube)
- Music: Breathing Planet by Doug Maxwell; Watercolor Lilies by Aaron Kenny; Hollow by Lish Grooves
9. Chicago On Ice
- Location(s): Chicago, Illinois
- Drone/camera info: DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2 and DJI Mavic Air 2 with a Sony a7Siii, a Sony G-Master 70-200mm, a Sony G-Master 16-35mm, and a Sony G-Master 24-70mm
- Created by: TAPP Channel (follow them on YouTube)
10. Lake Garda, Italy in Wintery
Poets and politicians, divas and dictators, they’ve all been drawn to captivating Lake Garda (Lago di Garda). In fact, 7% of all tourists to Italy head for the lake’s shores, taking to its wind-ruffled waters in the north and village- and vineyard-hopping in the south. Surrounded by three distinct regions—Lombardy, Trentino Alto-Adige and the Veneto—the lake’s cultural diversity attracts a cosmopolitan crowd.
- Location(s): Lake Garda, Italy
- Drone/camera info: DJI Inspire 2 with a Zenmuse X7 with 50mm
- Created by: DroneScapes (follow them on YouTube)
- Music: Air on a G String (Bach) by Ian Post (Diggin’ Classics)
11. Winter in Vermont, Mountains and Rivers From a Drone
- Location(s): Woodstock, Vermont
- Drone/camera info: DJI Phantom 4
- Created by: Taylor Robinson (follow them on YouTube)