The Mountain of Scilla



  • Diving: From Inflatable
  • Difficulty: Average
  • Maxi Depth:-35 meters
On the Calabro side of the Strait of Messina, a few minutes of sailing from the diving, you can discover a fantastic world… Just below the castle of Scilla is the submerged mountain, is considered one of the most beautiful diving in the Mediterranean for its spectacularity and for the many species present in this environment.
 After a dip in the blue of about 15 meters you can see the majestic peak of the mountain, a monolith high more than twenty meters, laid on a stretch of white sand; In its explosion of colours, entirely carpeted with red and yellow Gorgonians (Paramuricea clavata), it offers shelter in its gorges with countless organisms: huge Cerianthus, Anthias, Tritons, clusters of claveline, numerous nudibranchs…. Descending even deeper for the technical divers you can discover the largest Black Coral forest in the world. (Read the article de La Stampa)