Sardinia

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Scuba Diving
Most of the dives centres are located in the north of the island, near some of Sardinia's own satellite islands. Madalena, Caprera, Santa Maria, Razzoli, Budelli and Spargi are all near the town of Palau .
Between Sardinia and Corsica is a chain of some 16 islands and the marine reserve of Lavezzi, which is famous for its abundance of almost tame Mediterranean groupers.
Washington Rock, is one of the most popular dive sites in the area. It is 30m deep at the bottom, coming up to within 6m of the surface, with a gentle current pushing its way through the Strait of Bonifacio. This brings nutrients to feed a mass of gorgonia, false corals and colourful sponges, and you will find the whole gamut of Mediterranean sea life here.
Wrecks include the MV Angelica, a freighter  Her propeller is at 20m, and her superstructure breaks the surface. An even bigger shipwreck is that of the SS Cogliano, an Italian freighter carrying ammunition which was sunk by allied aircraft in 1943.
The wreck of an Italian submarine, lies upright in 40m or more. It is mainly intact and has become an artificial reef, suitable only for the more experienced.
An easier dive can be made on the remains of a World War II Corsair single-engined fighter plane. It is lying in only 6m of water and about 300m from the shore at Capo Comino, on Sardinia's north-east coast.

Site Info.As you browse through my site you’ll find links to Dive Operators,Dive Sites,and useful Diving,  Fish Identification Books and Travel Books relevant to Sardinia.

 

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Getting ThereSardinia is reachable by plane through the major airports of the peninsula (Rome, Milan, Bologna Catania, Genoa, Naples, Palermo, Pisa, Turin, Venice, Verona). From Europe flights fly direct from London, Monaco di Baviera and Paris, all other major international airports have connecting flights to Sardinia.

 

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