Ile de Porquerolles Snorkeling

The MOST popular snorkel dive spot in France.

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Southeast of Marseille in the Hyeres Islands, the snorkeling off Ile de Porquerolles is known for its exceptional water. It is the largest of the Hyeres Islands. The best snorkeling off Ile de Porquerolles is in the area known as Spiaggia di Notre Dame. During Ile de Porquerolles snorkeling, you may encounter octopus, barracuda, squid and perch.

To reach the Ile de Porquerolles snorkeling, you must arrive by boat from the coast of Hyeres, which departs every 30 minutes.

Overall, Ile de Porquerolles is the 1st most popular snorkel dive spot of all 12 snorkeling dives in France. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Ile de Porquerolles including Saint Raphael, Nice, Plage Mala, Cap d'Antibes, Cote Plongee and Ile du Levant.


Local Contact(s):  Ile de Porquerolles Tourism (0) 494-583-376

Recommended Book:  "Best Dives Snorkeling Adventures" from Joyce Huber

Best Season:  May - Sep

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Article Source:   Best Ile de Porquerolles Snorkeling Review

GPS:  43.009935, 6.216867

Date Published:  12/28/2011

Date Updated:  5/11/2017

ID:  23699

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