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Scala dei Turchi

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Address: Realmonte, Sicily, Italy
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Quite scary, but spectacular

Scala dei Turchi is an amazing formed group of scales to walk there. It doesn't really require climbing, you can just have a walk there, around the sea side. Rocks are wave shaped... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Scala dei Turchi is an amazing formed group of scales to walk there. It doesn't really require climbing, you can just have a walk there, around the sea side. Rocks are wave shaped and smooth to walk on. You can have a relaxing sit in the sun on quite spacious area, but I won't recommend coming to close to the... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth your time to stop there and dip your toes in the water and to explore the Turkish steps. Don't get too close to the edge. The rock seems weaker than normal.

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the things you must see if you are in the neighbourhood. In summer better to avoid Sundays as the place gets very crowd.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another natural spot that is worth to check. No picture would make justice the beauty of the place. The walk along the sea line progressively takes you to real magnificent dimensions of the 'steps'. Don't miss this place.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breathtaking view, both, from the top and from the beach level. It is a long way down but totally worth the effort. We climbed up and got down on the other side of Scala dei Turchi where a small beach is. We visited several beaches in Agrigento/Sciacca region and were coming back three times to this place as it was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Scala dei Turchi (Turkish Steps), a rocky cliff on the coast near Porto Empedocle (Agrigento area), south Sicily. White color rock and turquoise-blue sea. Really impressive and worth seeing - nice beaches on both sides of the Scala dei Turchi. It is easier to walk along the coast (30 min from big parking near Villa Romana hotel) to the rock... More 

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Winterthur, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

I wonder how everything nice ended up being here in Sicily. Scala dei Turchi is one of the miriad wonders you will see here.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Drove from Agrigento, about 20 minutes, to Scala dei turchi, park on the road, no need to pay for the car park unless its really busy. Needs a level of fitness to scale the steps down to the beach but worth it when you get there. It was quite busy when we were there, just after lunch, but I imagine... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Worth a visit if you are in the vicinity (it is about an hour's dive from Enna and about 1/2 hour from Agrigento) to see the gleaming white staircase rock formation. The beach is also nice. , with many sunbathers and people going into the water

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is a very nice place, maybe a little too crowded, but it's worth a visit for half a day. The sea is amazing and the white rock creates a very nice contrast.

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