Let’s talk about diving
DIVING talks 2023 is the international diving show, that will bring to Portugal the world’s leading divers, showing their best of the best recent achievements.
DIVING talks 2022 is also a pretext to put together the love for diving and a trip with your family.
DIVING talks is talking about diving, talking is an expression of communication, and communicating is sharing; so let’s talk about diving and share the talks!
Castelo de Almourol – visitportugal.com
Portugal, Europe’s most western country, has a mild climate, 300 sunshine days per year, a vast coastline to the Atlantic Ocean (with over 1200 km extension), hundreds of beautiful beaches, and an Exclusive Economic Zone (maritime domain) with almost two million sq. km.
Mainland Portugal, and its archipelagos of Azores and Madeira, offer perfect conditions for diving. It is possible to dive all year round, from North to South and on every island of the Azores and Madeira archipelagos, there´s an excellent infrastructure for recreational and technical diving, you can dive almost everything; from caves to wrecks and deep diving.
Nestled among seven hills, this beautiful city is the perfect stage for the Diving Talks show.
With a lively nightlife scene, festive markets, and vibrant museums, Lisbon provides plenty of options to burn off a few mandatory glasses of red wine while tasting tasty cheese, a generous serving of bacalhau, and days’ worth of pastéis de nata.
Things to do?
Lisbon is a cosmopolitan city, with good access and a few hours away from any European capital.
And there is so much to see and do that it is difficult to have enough time to see everything you want at your leisure… Here we present a selection of things from amongst all those you can do, which cannot be missed in the Portuguese capital.
Bring your family or friends with you.
The weekend is also for them!
Lisbon is the perfect site to spend a fantastic weekend; there’s much to do independently, and we can assist you in planning the weekend for those not attending the Talks.
Ask us for a custom itinerary for your days in Lisbon before or after the show or for those in your group that won’t attend the Talks.
We kid you not! Having a great time in this beautiful city, next time they will be asking you to attend the Diving Talks.
Cordoaria Nacional – Torreão Poente
The Cordoaria Nacional, nestled along the scenic banks of the Tagus River in Lisbon, Portugal, stands as a monumental testament to the city’s rich maritime history. Originally constructed in the late 18th century during the reign of Queen Maria I, this historic building was initially designed to serve as a rope-making facility for the Portuguese navy, reflecting Portugal’s storied past as a seafaring nation. Spanning an impressive length, it was once among the largest industrial buildings of its era in Europe, equipped to produce the vital ropes and cables essential for naval and commercial ships.
Today, the Cordoaria Nacional has transcended its industrial origins to become a vibrant cultural hub in Lisbon. This grandiose structure, with its vast, open spaces, has been repurposed to host a variety of cultural events, exhibitions, and art installations. Its transformation from a maritime industrial facility to a center for arts and culture mirrors Lisbon’s own evolution from a historic port city to a modern, dynamic capital. The Cordoaria Nacional not only preserves a crucial piece of Portugal’s maritime heritage but also serves as a beacon of cultural and artistic expression, welcoming visitors from around the globe to explore its rich history and contemporary significance.
Av. da Índia/ Tv. Galeotas
GPS – 38.697051, -9.192440
Where to stay
Place of stay (official accommodation Partner).
To Be Announced soon!
The Organization negotiated special rates for the Diving Talks Attendees. To ensure these rates, please book your room at the Official Accommodation Partner to be announced soon.
Book your stay with a Diving Talks Attendee special price (10% discount to regular rate) for bookings from October 11 to October 27 (whichever dates you choose).
Come to Portugal, stay longer, and discover Portugal underwater
Diving Talks partnered with Portugal Dive, a tourism operator specialized in diving, to offer the attendees the possibility of spending some time visiting and diving in Portugal.
If you want to spend a week at mainland Portugal or the Azores and Madeira archipelagos, talk to Portugal Dive; they have fantastic holidays and diving packages, and special conditions for all those attending Diving Talks.
Attendees wanting to benefit from these special conditions hiring Portugal Dive, please provide a copy of your e-ticket when booking.