Scala dei Turchi: an unusual natural staircase in Sicily

By CarnbySelf-photographed, CC BY 3.0, Link

The Scala dei Turchi (Italian: “Stair of the Turks”) is a rocky cliff coast in southern Sicily, Italy. The Scala is formed by marl, a sedimentary rock with a characteristic white color. It lies between two sandy beaches, and is accessed through a limestone rock formation in the shape of a staircase, hence the name. The latter part of the name derives from the frequent raids carried on by Moors.
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By CarnbySelf-photographed, CC BY 3.0, Link

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3 thoughts on “Scala dei Turchi: an unusual natural staircase in Sicily”

  1. Luoghi particolari, e sconosciuti, in Italia ove sarebbe bello trascorrere una sana vacanza
    Un saluto,silvia

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