Diving in Attica

The Attica region of Greece, named for its position on the Attic peninsula, is most known as the location of Greece’s capital and most famous city, Athens. It is a region with an incredible history dating back over 7,000 years, with two UNESCO World Heritage Sites; the Acropolis of Athens and the medieval Daphni Monastery.

But did you know you could dive here too? The peninsula is a great place for training dives, even in the winter months, and the seabed is pitted with a whole variety of different wrecks, thanks to Athens’ rich history of trade. In fact, you can see a wreck on almost every dive you do in the area, taking you from ancient times right up through history to the present day.

Using Athens as a base, divers can travel to a number of nearby dive spots that cater to all skill and experience levels, with new dive spots opening up. There are dives that are easily accessible from shore or by boat if you prefer. There are great rock formations and reefs to explore, creating underwater landscapes filled with drama and color, as well as marine life including barracuda, tuna, octopus and cuttlefish.

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