Category: Switzerland

scuba diving in Verzasca River Switzerland

Verzasca Express: adventurous river diving in Ticino, Switzerland

In Europe, we are lucky to have dive sites where we can see basking sharks, seals or eagle rays. But we are also lucky to have dive sites, where there is little to see but a lot to experience. Silfra in Iceland blew my mind with its pure water and sharp rock canyon between two ...

Pozzo dei Salti Scuba diving in Verzasca River Switzerland

[VIDEO] Scuba diving in the Pozzo dei Salti, Verzasca River, Switzerland

The Verzasca River was on my European scuba diving bucket list for a long time. All of the three dive sites, the Pozzo dei Salti, where an ancient roman bridge crosses the river, is by far the most famous. In the summer holidays, the Verzasca Valley is a very touristic and crowded place. To be ...

[VIDEO] Snow shoes & Scuba tanks in Switzerland

Scuba diving below the ice? This is the challenge I took at Lioson Lake, in Les Mosses, in the Canton of Vaud in Switzerland. We had to climb up to 1850m of altitude in snow shoes to reach the lake and our chalet for the weekend. 3 hours of preparation were necessary before being able ...

Becoming a certified ice diver in Switzerland

Nestled in the heart of the Alps and historically valuing neutrality, Switzerland is both in and outside Europe in its very own peaceful way. Beyond its aura of international peacemaker with the famous city of Geneva, which gathers not less than UN and Red Cross headquarters, Switzerland has its own internal challenges and business to ...