Diving in France

Jacques Cousteau, the so-called “father of scuba diving”, was born in Bordeaux and France is also known among diving enthusiasts and underwater photographers for its many cave diving sites.

Under French law, scuba diving centers are entirely responsible the diver. As diving is governed by the French Sports Law, the person leading the dive, known as the Dive Director, is responsible for what occurs the entire time.

France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to the Atlantic. Famous for its romantic capital, and gastronomic delights, the country also offers some interesting diving adventures, accompanied by cool waters, gentle waves and stunning underwater landscapes.
Boasting three seas, each region presents dives of all levels with something different. Go wreck diving in the cool waters of the North, where there are numerous underwater vessels to explore. Or experience the pristine warmer waters of the French Rivera, with visibility up to 30m, occasionally 40m on a good day.

Travelinformation for France

语言 fr
Currency EUR
Timezone UTC+01:00
Tipping / Restaurant Staff / By French law, tips are included in the price of service (typically around 15%).u00a0 No additional tipping is required.
Network Provider Lliad/FREE Mobile, Orange
Dial Code 33
Electricity 230 V / 50 Hz
Power Plug Type C, E

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Wildlife in France
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Freshwater Fishes
Common Rudd
巴斯鱼
梭鱼
鲤鱼
鳟鱼
鳗鱼
白斑鱼
鲈鱼
鲶鱼
鲑鱼
比目鱼
鲟鱼
Crayfish
Char Fish
Burbot
European Bullhead
European Bitterling
丁鲷
刺鱼
Loach Goby
Reptiles
短吻鳄
Marine Iguana
Banded Sea Krait
鳄鱼
Crocodile
Snakes
海龟
乌龟
Leatherback Sea Turtle
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Olive Ridley Sea Turtle
Kemp`s Ridley Sea Turtle
Flatback sea turtle
Rays
Stingrays黄豹鱼
巨型太平洋蝠鲼
暗礁蝠鲼
鹰瑶
刺鳐
Electric Ray
Skate (fish)
Guitarfish
Seahorses
Leafy Seadragon
Pygmy Seahorse
Common Seahorse
Spiny Seahorse
Weedy Seadragon
Pipefish
Whales
座头鲸
巨头鲸
布氏鲸
喙鲸
抹香鲸
蓝鲸
小须鲸
灰鲸
虎鲸
Dolphins
海豚
宽吻海豚
巨头鲸
条纹原海豚
长吻原海豚
Sharks
鲸鲨
大白鲨
虎鲨
灰鲭鲨
蓝鲨
无沟双髻鲨
Scalloped Hammerhead
远洋白鳍鲨
长尾鲨
短吻柠檬鲨
锥齿鲨
牛鲨
银鳍鲨
丝鲨
白鳍礁鲨
黑鳍珊瑚鲨
护士鲨
须鲨科
斑马鲨
灰礁鲨
黑鳍鲨
天使鲨
锯鲨
Fishes
翻车鲀
Moray Eel
天使鱼
蝴蝶鱼
小丑鱼
海狼
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Tarpon
Sand Eel
Snake Eel
Ribbon Moray Eel (Ghost Eel)
Conger eel
Wolf Eel
Crevalle jack
Panther Moray Eel (Dragon Eel)
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Frogfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish
Wildlife in France
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Freshwater Fishes
Common Rudd
巴斯鱼
梭鱼
鲤鱼
鳟鱼
鳗鱼
白斑鱼
鲈鱼
鲶鱼
鲑鱼
比目鱼
鲟鱼
Crayfish
Char Fish
Burbot
European Bullhead
European Bitterling
丁鲷
刺鱼
Loach Goby
Reptiles
短吻鳄
Marine Iguana
Banded Sea Krait
鳄鱼
Crocodile
Snakes
海龟
乌龟
Leatherback Sea Turtle
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Olive Ridley Sea Turtle
Kemp`s Ridley Sea Turtle
Flatback sea turtle
Rays
Stingrays黄豹鱼
巨型太平洋蝠鲼
暗礁蝠鲼
鹰瑶
刺鳐
Electric Ray
Skate (fish)
Guitarfish
Seahorses
Leafy Seadragon
Pygmy Seahorse
Common Seahorse
Spiny Seahorse
Weedy Seadragon
Pipefish
Whales
座头鲸
巨头鲸
布氏鲸
喙鲸
抹香鲸
蓝鲸
小须鲸
灰鲸
虎鲸
Dolphins
海豚
宽吻海豚
巨头鲸
条纹原海豚
长吻原海豚
Sharks
鲸鲨
大白鲨
虎鲨
灰鲭鲨
蓝鲨
无沟双髻鲨
Scalloped Hammerhead
远洋白鳍鲨
长尾鲨
短吻柠檬鲨
锥齿鲨
牛鲨
银鳍鲨
丝鲨
白鳍礁鲨
黑鳍珊瑚鲨
护士鲨
须鲨科
斑马鲨
灰礁鲨
黑鳍鲨
天使鲨
锯鲨
Fishes
翻车鲀
Moray Eel
天使鱼
蝴蝶鱼
小丑鱼
海狼
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Tarpon
Sand Eel
Snake Eel
Ribbon Moray Eel (Ghost Eel)
Conger eel
Wolf Eel
Crevalle jack
Panther Moray Eel (Dragon Eel)
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Frogfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish

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