Category: Diving in Switzerland


Diving in Switzerland is one of the best in Europe with famous diving spots such as Ticino and its famous dives in the Verzasca River. Switzerland is a great destination for scuba divers who love river diving and ice diving. A little less known, you can also give a try at diving from Geneva or Lausanne in Leman Lake.

It’s the right place to go for experienced divers mainly, especially those eager to train in ice diving and altitude diving. Due to the water temperatures, regarding scuba gear, it is most common to scuba dive there in a dry suit. The best time of the year is often from March to October. The best Swiss dive sites can be reached from the shore.

Below you will find all my best scuba diving stories from diving in Switzerland. I share my top tips on how to organise your trip, my favourites dives, what is the best itinerary or how to do it without breaking the bank. From a travel budget point of view, Switzerland is a higher budget destination, so save up accordingly.

scuba diving in Verzasca River Switzerland

Verzasca Express: a river diving adventure to Switzerland

In Europe, we are lucky to have a large diversity of dive sites. When I found out about river diving in Switzerland, I knew I had to go. In a nutshell, no list of the best diving in Europe would be complete without the Verzasca River. The only problem was to understand how to do it, and it took me a while. Ticino is

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. Influenced by their German, French and Italian neighbours, they took their languages and cultures and mixed their way to create. The result? A land of peaceful mountains where the organisation is smooth and gastronomy is valued. In wintertime, beyond ski, cheese and