Underwater Routes

Panarea Island: Zones of immersion: Pietra nave; Spinazzola; Lisca bianca wreckage; The formiche

Pietra nave
Beautiful wall on the external side of the rocky, with adjacent large stones that compose one sand bank; posidonia (posidonia oceanic), orange madrepora (astroides calycularis), polpo (octopus vulgaris), Bream (diplodus); Occhiata (oblada melanura), Grouper (epinephelus guaza).
Depth: min 10 - max 32
Difficulty: medium
Current: medium
Level visibility: very good

Spinazzola.
Beautiful rocky, over and under the surface. This underwater route, has strong emotions for the morphologic variety of the depth and the perfectly vertical walls; yellow gorgonia (eunicella cavolinii); daisy of sea (marazoanthus axinellae); leptosammia (leptosammia pruvote); orange madrepora (astroides calycularis), castagnola (chromis chromis); Grouper (epinephelus guaza).
This underwater route is advised to the photos sub.
Depth: min 14 - max 40
Difficulty: very demanding
Current: medium
Level visibility: very good

 
Lisca bianca’s wreckage.
Of all archipelago this is the only reachable wreckage, because the ancient rests of the Roman ships (Panarea, Filicudi, etc.) they are keep out to the immersions; This is an English ship, sunk because it bangs against Lisca Nera rocky; the state of conservation of the stumps of breast and prow is good, while in the central part is a heap of sheets only; posidonia (posidonia oceanis); grongo (conger conger); murena (muraena helena); red castagnola (Antias antias), bream (diplodus), grouper (epinephelus guaza).
Depth: min 22 - max 43
Difficulty: very demanding
Current: light
Level visibility: very good
The Formiche
Wonderful place, where one can planned a diving with mask and snorkel only or program a classic immersion; underwater we will give an account that the ants are the emerging part of a sand bank of immense extension, with colourful walls and the covered depth close a field of posidonia (posidonia oceanic) that it guards many riches; sponges, nudibranchi, common fin (fin nobilis), castagnola (chromis chromis);
Depth: min 1 - max 29
Difficulty: light/medium
Current: medium
Level visibility: very good