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Scala dei Turchi

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Address: Realmonte, Sicily, Italy
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White Steps and Sea Green Ocean!!

The White Turkish Steps...the loose translation of Scala dei Turchi is a sight to behold....Picturesque...wonderful beach....You can't ask anything more for relaxing. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The White Turkish Steps...the loose translation of Scala dei Turchi is a sight to behold....Picturesque...wonderful beach....You can't ask anything more for relaxing. The braveheart can cross the steps...coz at a point they become narrow and there are rocks and sea just 30 feet below....But once you overcome your fear....you'll remember this place forever!!

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited the Agrigento area for two days, dedicating one day for the Valle dei Templi and one half day and two evenings for the Scala dei Turchi. We had the B&B Villa del Saraceno on top of the cliff of the Scala dei Turchi as our home base, which enabled us to visit the staircase when it was convenient... More 

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Ijsselstein, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We parked on the paid carpark (3 euro for the day) some 300meter from the 'steps'. Great viewpoint just before that by the way. Taking the steps we ended up in a lovely little beach and then you walk to the white rocks, just like 100s of other people. Surrounding and views are beautiful and always there is a space... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in Agrigento and a local took us to Scala dei Turchi. It turned out to be the nicest beach we visited in all of Sicily, it is really unique and beautiful. This is not a luxury destination, the infrastructure is quite poor, but take my advice and visit this place if you are in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Street parking was hard for our van so we elected to use one of the 2 paid lots. Cheap and close. Went down the switchback path pretty EZ, The way back up is a PAIN but doable even for the Seniors.... just a slower pace. We hiked all the way around almost to the base of the cliff and parked... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful white structure against the colour of the blue sea/sky during the day or lovely spot to watch the sunset at night! Really impressive and worth seeing - nice beaches either side of the scala dei turchi as well!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best place in the world to wait the sunset with your lover. White montains that seem a stairs (scala). The sun, the mediterranean sea, the blue water...a beach with hundred of colours...

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Beijing, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well..the feature can be impressive, but the water around that place was dirty and the sign posted not allowing for swimming due to the enviromental pollution..done by Mayor..its all up to us to ignore and cautious..we didnt let our two kids (5,8) swim..its a shame that around beaches were so dirty and it spoiled our days.. this area is not... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting and beautiful natural beauty. We did not feel the need to climb since it was pretty hot in July. We decided to walk south and lie on Majata Beach instead. This is not a full day excursion, so be sure you plan something else locally.

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A place not to miss if you are in this pet of Sicily - if you go to Agrigento to visit the Vali dei Templi, take another half day to visit this wonderful place. Bring your swim wear and your sunblock

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