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Underwater path
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Publié le 2013/8/27 15:10:00
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The submarine trail of the "Pointe de l'Aiguille" is accessible for all and allows observation and recognition of the fauna and flora of the Mediterranean funds.
It is necessary to know how to use palms, mask and snorkel.


(Posidonies (plantes
à fleurs)

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Herbarium of Posidoniae
The Posidonia is a protected spicies beacuse it's vital for young fishes, and for the other which find shelter there and food. It also plays a physical role as attenuattor of the swell and its dead leaves protect the beaches of the erosion.



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Mass of fallen rocks with seaweed

The block of rocks forms a rich environment for hiding places. It's the hunting ground of the scorpion fishes and the gobies. Multicolored seaweed recover these rocks. The small shellfish which they shelter are preys looked for by the wrasses.


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Vertical walls

The small vertical walls are ideal to observe sponges and yellow anemones. Holes in the rock are excellent hiding places for blennies. The mass of fallen rocks at the foot of the walls are the kingdom of


(Sar commun)

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Rock outcropping

In the extrem south of the path, an isolated rock goes bak up near the surface. Exposed to the currents, its vertical walls are colonized by sponges, which filter the water or by the anemones which capture the plankton with their tentacles.

A Diving board with all the flora and fauna, is available at the Toursit Office as well as at the Aid Station at "La Pointe de l'Aiguille". A deposit of 10€ will be asked (only during summer)

Information Tourist Office - 1 Corniche d'Or - 06590 Théoule sur Mer
Tél : +33(0)4 93 49 28 28 - Fax : +33(0)4 93 49 00 04