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Visions Of Europe

Hallstatt, Austria’s most beautiful lake town.
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Hallstatt, Austria’s most beautiful lake town.

Airs Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. & Wednesday, March 13 at Noon on KPBS TV

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Soar Above It All With A Stunning Aerial Tour of the Gorgeous and Iconic Landscapes of Europe Set to Evocative Music

For anyone who has ever wanted to get away from it all, "Visions Of Europe" will sweep viewers up on a high definition aerial tour through some of the most gorgeous and iconic landscapes of Europe — without ever having to leave home.

Combining stunning visuals of the wonders of Europe with classical music from each region, viewers are transported across Britain to France and Germany and then on to Greece and Italy.

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Give $25/month or $300 now and get the "Visions Of Europe" 6-DVD Collection. This gift includes a KPBS License Plate Frame (if you're a new member). Also enjoy access to KPBS Passport and myKPBS Film Club. The “Visions of Britain and Ireland” DVD only is at the $120 level.
Give $25/month or $300 now and get the "Visions Of Europe" 6-DVD Collection. This gift includes a KPBS License Plate Frame (if you're a new member). Also enjoy access to KPBS Passport and myKPBS Film Club. The “Visions of Britain and Ireland” DVD only is at the $120 level.

With incredible aerial footage from the VISIONS OF... series, this new special gives viewers a chance to experience Europe in a completely new way, including visits to:

The British Isles – Ireland and Britain

Discover the gorgeous rolling hills and historic castles and cities of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, featuring facts and insights to highlight the landscapes covered in the aerial footage.

Urquhart Castle sits beside the Loch Ness in the highlands of Scotland.
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Urquhart Castle sits beside the Loch Ness in the highlands of Scotland.

France, Germany and Austria

Fly over the Rhine, travel through the incredible fields of Provence and soar over the French Riviera. Experience the fairy tale beauty, natural wonders and rich history of southern Germany. Then journey to Austria and see the essence of what was called Central Europe’s crown jewel.

The town of Boppard, along the Rhine River in Germany.
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The town of Boppard, along the Rhine River in Germany.

Italy and Greece

Whether an emotional visit to a family’s homeland, a souvenir of the trip of a lifetime or the virtual realization of a fantasy vacation, this is the ultimate armchair tour of Italy. See Tuscany, Sicily, Rome and more and experience the rich cultural tradition from above.

Travel to Greece where it’s easy to find this Cradle of Civilization — birthplace of democracy, classical arts and the jury system — not only inspiring but staggeringly beautiful. Take in a gull’s-eye view of the startling Temple of Poseidon, high above the Aegean Sea.

Swoop over the white beaches and famous windmills on Mikonos Island, see the marble lions overlooking the site of Apollo's mythic birth on Delos and be amazed by the First Circle of the Royal Tombs.

The seaside village of Loutro in Greece.
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The seaside village of Loutro in Greece.

"Visions Of Europe" combines amazing aerial HD photography with insightful narration and evocative music that gives viewers an expansive and gorgeous trip to some of the jewels of the world.

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