Turkish Steps - Realmonte

The Turkish Steps are a splendid, blinding, white jewel that frames the clear blue sea. One cannot describe the view and communicate it all: you have to live immersed with all your five senses in the magic of this incredible cliff of white marl. It’s a fascinating place, where centuries of rain and wind have carved a natural staircase and whose white color is made more dazzling by the sunlight.

The Turkish steps is not only a natural feature, but is also a part of local legends: it is said that the Saracen pirates (for the Sicilians, the “Turks”, which is a negative connotation that indicates all the people that were once devoted to piracy), docked ships in the calm, clean waters, protected by the “Scala”, and climbed these natural “steps” to reach the top of the cliff and raid local villages, including the village of Realmonte.

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  • Gold Tour – 10 days

    Agrigento, Erice, Etna, Marsala, Modica, Monreale, Palermo, Ragusa, Siracusa, Taormina, Turkish Steps - Realmonte
    10 days Private Tour of Sicily with vehicle and local English speaking driver visiting the most important local highlights, winery, olive oil farmhouse, history and archaeology
    10 Days
    9 Nights
    • All Year
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