An aerial view of Malbork Castle, a 13th-century Teutonic castle along the Nogat River. (National Geographic/Windfall Films)
There is only so much travelling one can do in a year, yet there is plenty to see in the world.
Europe has some of the most beautiful countries with historic landmarks scattered across the continent. National Geographic is opening you up to a whole new world.
A brand new six-part series explores the vibrant cultures, history and architecture of some of the most popular cities, showcasing sights you have never seen or simply giving you a new perspective.
Each episode will focus on one distinct European country, from the bright tulip fields in the Netherlands to the Etna Volcano in Italy.
Viewers will be taken through a whirlwind of adventure whether you love admiring the architecture, learning about customs or appreciate natural landscapes this series is guaranteed to exhilarate your senses.
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Highlights include Spain's still unfinished Sagrada Familia where architects remain on-site round the clock, the beautiful, historic windmills and floating homes in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom’s Eden Project, to witness daredevil gardeners trying to trim the foliage whilst hanging from the project’s roof.
Other highlights include incredible views of a tropical resort situated inside a vast disused airship hangar in Germany, the largest castle in the world in Poland and a supercar school’s ice-track in Italy that’s guaranteed to set heart-rates sky rocketing.
Europe From Above showcases the incredible transformation of Europe across a single year, says
Matt Taylor, VP, Head of Programming, Factual, National Geographic UK, Europe and Africa, "taking viewers on a stunning visual journey as only we can."
Start planning your wanderlust bucket list as the series premiers on Wednesday 13 November at 21:00, on National Geographic (DSTV 181).
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