Altare

The subsoil of this popular bathing lake consists of gravel, which offers good visibility even during heavy bathing. On weekends there are usually plenty of divers on site. Those who can may prefer to dive during the week when it is less crowded.

Depending on the area you can experience the following species of fish while diving: carp, zander, barbel, pike, catfish, sturgeon, tench, char, carp, Danube salmon, trout, perch, bream, Aesc

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 16 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Kelp fish

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Faro di Portofino

One of the most beautiful walls in Italy. The wall reaches significant depths (80 mt) in the part near the buoy and in the direction of Portofino. Maintaining particular interest even in the deep part, is in the range between 15 and 25 meters where you can see most of the fish.

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The U-455, launched in 1941, was a German submarine built for service during World War II. It was discovered in very deep water, it is almost certain that she was sunk in 1944 southeast of Genoa by a mine. She is 67 meters in length and sits between 110 - 120 meters. The dive is considered extremely challenging.

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Equa’s Wreck is about a 25 minute boat ride. Equa’s Wreck sits in front of Riomaggiore, two miles from the coast.

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This diving point is inside zone B of the Cinque Terre National Park. The site is perfect for beginning divers, and divers with little experience.

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This dive site is called Grimaldo Rock and is located close to the protected area of 5 Terre. The outcropping pinnacle is located a few tens of meters from the coast. The site can be reached in 35 minutes.

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This dive site is accessed by a 20 minute boat ride from San Terenzo. Ferale rock is at the edge of the Cinque Terre National Park.

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This diving point is along Porto Venere coast. It’s a shallow goes towards the open sea. Maximum depth 20 meters. we can reach this diving point in 15 minutes of navigation time

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It takes about 25 minutes to arrive at this wreck. The Concordia wreck is six miles from the coast and lies at 43 meters deep, making this a more advanced dive.

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Coming out of the Portovenere Canal and heading towards Riomaggiore you will immediately come across a small cove chosen by Lord Byron for many of his poems. A beautiful, serene landscape.

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Only ten minutes by boat, this dive site is on the open sea side of Palmaria Island. Palmaria Island is the biggest island of the Porto Venere archipelago.

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