The 3 most beautiful spots in France for a baptism of scuba diving | Travel Me Happy

Discovering the beauty of the seabed is a unique experience, which allows you to explore a new world, endowed with exceptional flora and fauna. In France, there are many sites for your first scuba diving experience. Zoom on the 3 most beautiful French aquatic spots.

The Calanques of the Blue Coast

A wonder of the Mediterranean, the Calanques de la Côte Bleue are located in the heart of the PACA region, near Marseille. For learn about first scuba diving with Sport Découverte, you just have to book online in just a few clicks.

You will be able to explore the rocky bottoms and the animal diversity of the Côte Bleue: grouper, octopus, red coral… Rendezvous early in the morning to enjoy this experience. The team will be waiting for you at 8:30 am in the premises of the diving club, where an explanatory video will be shown to you. Following this information meeting, you will be equipped with all the necessary equipment before heading to the site. For about an hour, you will make your first dive in shallow water, in order to familiarize yourself with the equipment and the marine environment. Then, after a short picnic break to recover from your emotions and discuss this first experience, a second exploration dive of around thirty minutes awaits you. Enough to impress you!

Bendor Island in Bandol

Still in the south of France, the waters of the Ile de Bendor have many surprises in store for you. Off Bandol, the Var coast is known for its underwater riches, which you will have the chance to discover. For the occasion, you will have the right to all the equipment of the budding diver: wetsuit, mask, fins, bottle and regulator. After the explanatory part given by an instructor, go underwater, 6 meters deep, where you can admire the extent of marine flora and fauna. Fish, shells, seaweed: the world of Nemo will hold no more secrets for you.



Change of course for this scuba diving spot. It is in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques, near Biarritz, where you can take the plunge. The coast offers your gaze an idyllic landscape, between sheer cliffs, charming coves, and endless stretches of sand. This unusual diving experience will allow you to travel through the caves and other exceptional cavities of the seabed of the region. An unprecedented adventure, alongside an experienced instructor, who will teach you about diving techniques and the instructions to follow in the underwater world. A diploma in your name will be issued to you at the end of the trip, to indicate that you have already dived.

Take the opportunity to discover the rich culinary heritage of the region, as part of a gastronomic weekend. A stay rich in emotions, which will amaze you… and your stomach.