The main diving spots in France


You do can not be the means nor the time or inclination to go after the world to scuba dive, then make a tour of the best diving destinations in France. With its large maritime coastline and three seas, France offers a wide variety of dive sites. The seamounts are diverse, and the water temperature, underwater visibility, fauna and flora.

The best dive sites are mainly in the south of France on the Riviera and Corsica: Hyeres, Island Bagaud, Porquerolles, Port-Cros, Giens, Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer, Sanary-sur-Mer, Creek of Port Alon, La Ciotat, creeks of Marseille, Island of Riou Island Mayor Island Planier archipelago of Friuli, Etang de Thau.

on the Atlantic coast, particularly in Brittany, one can also find beautiful spots diving, provided that the sea is not too rough coast of Morbihan, Glénan islands or on the Giens peninsula, the natural marine park Iroise, Belle Île, Île-de- Brehat Groix, Hoedic, Houat Ile de Batz Ile de Sein Île-aux-Moines ...

There are also several marine parks or protected areas where underwater activities trè s regulated: Baie de Somme, Reserves Port-Cros or Scandola in Corsica.

But most divers are unanimous in saying that the best French spots for diving are located in Corsica in marine reserves: Calvi, Bonifacio, the Cerbicales Islands Lavezzi Islands Archipelago Finocchiarolo Scandola.

the dive sites in France are ideal for an introduction to scuba diving and dives, you will find many diving clubs around the French coast.

You can also practice diving pool, lakes or rivers. The pool diving is mainly for beginners who wish to make their first dive. Lake view, Lake Geneva and Lake Annecy are most suitable for diving. In Switzerland, in addition to Lake Geneva, it is also possible to dive in Lake Neuchatel, Lake Joux Lake Thun, Lake Maggiore and Valle Verzasca Schiffenensee, Lake Gruyère, Lake Bret ... < / p>