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Scala dei Turchi

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Address: Realmonte, Sicily, Italy
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breathtaking as before

simply one one of the most breathtaking places on earth. i went there 10 years ago, this year i took my husband to realmonte just so he could see scala dei turchi, and take the... read more

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simply one one of the most breathtaking places on earth. i went there 10 years ago, this year i took my husband to realmonte just so he could see scala dei turchi, and take the two mile walk with me on the beach. the accommodation itself was filled with many discomfort but it was worth it as scala dei turchi... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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90 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

enjoyed walking down to beach and along to this formation, climbed up side and sunned myself for an hour. so relaxing good for meditating and assessing life. watch the chalk all over you after though.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After Agrigento we thought things couldn't get any better but then we parked by the side of the road and took the path down to sea level. There we had our first glimpse of the Turkish Steps. They are brilliant white and contrast magnificently with the blue sea. We walked on them, sat on them, took many photos of them... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if you're not a sun worshiper and don't want to spend time on the beach, get to this rock formation early in the morning and be in awe of what nature has done. You can walk up on it and enjoy the ocean views while having a small bite of something to eat . This rock is rather chalky... More 

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

you walk down the sort of sand stone natural steps, very beautiful,must see wanite sands , a small beach but outsandingky beautiful

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Miami, Florida
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32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is not going to be the "beach" experience you expect since it is really busy at that time of year (I went in August) but it is a must see and checked off of my bucket list! Also, go to Agrigento and see the Ancient Roman Ruins on the top of the town! Worth it but bring water and... More 

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Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a very breezy and chilly day when we visited. We parked on the road above the site, only to find that we could have parked behind a beachside bar. The steps themselves are quitesmooth, and even in breezy conditions, dificult to stand upright. BNot for those with limited mobility. Spectacular waves crash over the steps!

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Thank Rod F
Florham Park, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are not afraid of heights you are able to walk the cliff to another beach that is not as crowded. I did not it was quite high and windy, I don't do well with heights. The water there was beautiful. the color of the water surprised me, I thought it was going to be muddy, but it was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Gorgeous cliff-steps over a turquoise sea. Such a shame that everyone feels the need to carve their names and inane comments into this outstanding site. It should be protected.

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Eversley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Went to Scala dei Turchi as part of a 3day trip to Agrigento, in April. Amazing. I could imagine it's quite busy later in the season though. Park at the official parking as there are hot showers for €1.

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