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Diving in Europe

From ancient artefacts in the warm Mediterranean Sea to the historic wrecks of the Atlantic Ocean, there’s plenty of great scuba diving in Europe. Each country offers its own gems.

Diving in Europe

Quick facts

Your can visit WWII wrecks off Scotland or search for artifacts among ancient wreck off Greece. From kelp forests to inland quarries in the UK, to sea caves in Croatia, to the warm waters off the Canary Islands, there are a lot of dive holiday options in Europe. Each country offers a different experience and something for all divers to enjoy.

Where to dive

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  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Austria

    Gaze skyward at Austria, where Alpine lakes hide treasures for curious scuba divers. Beautiful and scenic, this is one of the premier places to see in Central Europe.

  • Azores
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • Channel Islands
  • Croatia

    Croatia lays claim to the lion’s share of the eastern Adriatic coast, and a quick look at a map will delight divers and reveal a land with more than its fair share of islands and coastline. Unexpecte…

  • Cyprus

    Sink your toes into the white sand on a relaxing diving holiday to Cyprus, where endless visibility and curious shipwrecks are waiting just off shore.

  • The Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • England
  • Estonia
  • The Faroe Islands
  • Finland
  • France

    Storybook France has more to offer travelers that lovely cities and epic towers. Scuba divers rejoice, there’s plenty for you to see during your visit, too!

  • Germany

    From crystal clear lakes nestled in the Alps to numerous World War II wrecks in the Baltic Sea, Germany is a surprising cornucopia of dive opportunities for intrepid scuba diving travelers.

  • Gibraltar
  • Greece

    Ancient yet modern, Greece is a country with deep roots. Dive the multitude of historic shipwrecks and check out the wonderful creatures that make their home in these blue waters.

  • Guernsey
  • Hungary
  • Iceland

    Iceland’s diving will have you touching two continental shelves in some of the world’s clearest waters. Enjoy underwater, geothermal chimneys, volcanoes and whale watching.

  • Ireland

    Ireland is a land of fantastic landscapes, often cloaked in heavy fog. Beneath the water, everything becomes clear, giving scuba divers some unreal sites to explore.

  • Isle of Man
  • Italy

    Vibrant and full of heart, Italy is a place unlike any other in the world. Diving is found around the entire peninsula and on the myriad of islands also including in the country’s political boundarie…

  • Kosovo
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macedonia
  • Madeira
  • Malta

    Malta’s warm water, reefs, caves and wreck diving are suited to all levels. Discover the warmth, culture and tranquillity of its temperate climate, UNESCO world heritage and car free island of Comino.

  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Montenegro
  • The Netherlands

    Although The Netherlands is not a traditional dive destination, it offers a variety of sites, from technical wrecks to easy diving. This northern European should be on your diving bucket list.

  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal

    With 8 protected marine areas, 12 islands and over 1200 km of coastline on the diverse Atlantic ocean, Portugal is ideal for all experience levels making it the ultimate European diving destination.

  • Romania
  • Russia
  • San Marino
  • Scotland
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain

    From incredible rock formations to ancient wrecks, Spain is a diver’s paradise. Head to offshore islands or to the excellent marine parks for some of the best diving in the region.

  • Sweden

    Scuba diving in Sweden will undoubtedly surprise you with its incredibly variety and abundance of color.

  • Switzerland

    Landlocked and mountainous, scuba diving may not be the first thing on your mind when you visit Switzerland, but it certainly should be! Alpine lakes await divers with an adventurous spirit.

  • Turkey

    Dive throughout modern and ancient Turkey, where fantastic wrecks lie submerged and incredible creatures swim through clear seas. Head to Turkey’s protected marine areas and experience stunning divin…

  • The Ukraine
  • The United Kingdom

    Surrounded by the sea, the United Kingdom is a stellar spot to get some dives in, no matter which country you may find yourself in, be it Scotland, England, Northern Ireland, or Wales.

  • Vatican
  • Wales

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