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La Maddalena Archipelago - Italy

Palau north Sardegna is in a strategic location for diving the northern part of Sardinia and you can easily reach all the dive sites in the Archipelago, while Lavezzi (Corsica) is just 12 miles from the harbour. Most of the dive sites can be reached in a few minutes or maximum 50 minutes. The presence of many islands and islets in the area offer a sheltered places to dive.
The Archipelago and Bonifacio Strait is a wide shallow bottom area, the waters between the islands are no deeper than 70 meters. Such an extension of shallow and well lit bottoms, swept by currents, represent a perfect cradle for rich and diversified marine life. You will dive along enormous granite rocks, drop offs, overhangs, swim through, caves all covered by spectacular marine life, sea fans, sponges, tube worms. Those incredible landscapes offer habitats to a large variety of fishes, molluscs and crustaceans like moray eel, stone fish, breams, conger, barracudas, groupers, octopus, crabs, lobster and lots of nudibranches.