While the Mediterranean is not the best place for diving or snorkeling, it has some nice spots. Let’s talk about the best snorkeling spots near Barcelona!
Snorkeling Near Barcelona: Les Illes Medes
Where’s the best snorkelling near Barcelona? In the Medes Islands (aka Illes Medes or Islas Medas)
Les Illes Medes (Medes Islands) are a small archipelago of seven islets about 1 km from the coast line.
The highest hill is 74 metres above the sea level, with a combined surface of 21.5 ha.
The area is protected within the Parc Natural del Montgrí, les Illes Medes i el Baix Ter.
Where Are The Illes Medes?
The nearest coastal town is L’Estartit, not too far from Girona or Barcelona.
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The best way to get there is by private transportion.