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La Calzada

Boat Dive in Spain: Explore the Ancient Roman Road of La Calzada

Discover the fascinating underwater world of La Calzada, a dive spot located in Spain. This site consists of two parallel rocky bars with depths ranging from 15 to 23 meters. Nestled between these bars is a flat expanse covered by a vibrant posidonia meadow. Its flat top, which some believe to be the remnants of an ancient Roman road, has earned it the name "La Calzada."

Diving at La Calzada offers encounters with a diverse marine life, including groupers, lobsters, morays, barracudas, and seasonal sightings of other fascinating species during the months of July and August. With a visibility of approximately 9 meters and a maximum depth of 20 meters, this dive site is suitable for divers of all levels, making it an excellent choice for beginners.

Upon arrival, the boat anchors at the top of the bar nearest to the shore. A skilled dive guide will deploy a guide line that traverses both bars and the posidonia meadow, providing a clear orientation for divers to return to the anchor. The dive itself forms a square shape, allowing divers to explore each bar's sea side or land side, or even both.

At the land side of the bar farthest from the coast, a hidden cavern holds a unique surprise. Inside, divers will discover the remains of a remarkably well-preserved and elaborate nativity scene, slightly weathered but still recognizable.

Immerse yourself in the captivating underwater world of La Calzada, Spain. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced diver, this dive site offers an unforgettable experience with its intriguing historical features and abundant marine life. Plan your dive adventure today and explore the ancient Roman road beneath the water's surface.

Last updated: 8 mo. ago - Oct 3, 2023

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