The Medes Islands have been protected since 1990, that many years have permitted the fish and all species to grow healthy and free of threat. The result: you will be amazed to discover in such a small area, all of the species you might find in the whole Mediterranean sea.
The season starts in spring (April) and ends in autumn (November).
The best time to visit Estartit is the summer, because there is usually more fish and it is the best time to see eagle ray and big schools of barracudas and dentex.
Find local PADI dive shops and explore the top dive sites with our map.
To get there by car you need to take the AP7 and exit at the # 5. Follow the signs to Verges, then Torroella de Montgri and then Estartit.
You can come by plane to Barcelona (150km away) or to Girona (50km away), and then hire a car or use public tranport.