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Stair of the Turks

Stair of the Turks, 92010 Realmonte, AG, Italy

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About Stair of the Turks

The Scala Dei Turchi is a rocky wall that rises above the sea along the coast of Realmonte, in the province of Agrigento.  Over time it has become a tourist attraction both for the singularity of the cliff, white in color and with peculiar shapes and as a result of the popularity acquired by the novels starring Inspector Montalbano written by the empedoclinic writer Andrea Camilleri, being the imaginary municipality of Vigata da frame with Porto Empedocle.

Attractions near Stair of the Turks

Torre Salsa Natural Reserve - Visitor Center6.85km from Stair of the Turks

The Torre Salsa oriented nature reserve is a protected natural area located in the municipality of Siculiana , in the province of Agrigento . The reserve was established in 2000 by the Sicily Region and entrusted to WWF Italy for management. The territory of the reserve extends for 761.62 ha in the province of Agrigento in the municipality of Siculiana . Its coastline extends along the coast for about 6 kilometers, from Siculiana to Eraclea Minoa , where more or less steep cliffs alternate with

Valley of the Temples9.95km from Stair of the Turks

The Valley of the Temples is an archaeological park in Sicily characterized by an exceptional state of conservation and a series of important Doric temples from the Hellenic period. It corresponds to the ancient Akragas, a monumental original nucleus of the city of Agrigento. Since 2000 it has been a regional archaeological park.   It is considered a popular tourist destination, as well as being the symbol of the city and one of the main ones on the island.

Temple of Concordia, Agrigento10.57km from Stair of the Turks

The temple of Concordia is a Greek temple of the ancient city of Akragas located in the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento. It is still not known who this temple was dedicated to, but the name of "Temple of Concord" is documented by one of the first Sicilian historians: Tommaso Fazello. This temple is of the peripteral type with a double cell in antis.  Together with the Parthenon, it is considered the best-preserved Doric temple in the world.

Villa Romana del Casale76.65km from Stair of the Turks

The Villa Romana del Casale is a Roman villa Urbana built in the first quarter of the 4th century and located about 3 km outside the town of Piazza Armerina, Sicily, southern Italy. It contains the richest, largest, and most complex collection of Roman mosaics in the world, and has been designated as one of 49 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Italy.

Lombardia Castle78.34km from Stair of the Turks

The castle of Lombardy, a symbolic building of the city of Enna, is an imposing fortress that stands on the highest point of the city.  With its 26,000 m² of surface, it is one of the largest medieval castles in Italy, together with the castle of Brescia and the castle of Lucera. The castle of Lombardy is the architectural symbol of the city even before the tower of Federico II, its most important monument and one of the most visited in the Sicilian hinterland.

Madonie Regional Natural Park81.63km from Stair of the Turks

The Madonie Park is a protected natural area established in 1981.  It includes the massif of the Madonie, situated on the northern coast of Sicily, between the rivers Imera and Pollina.  The park is home to over half of Sicilian plant species, and in particular most of those present only in Sicily.  The site was included in the network of Global Geoparks of ' Unesco the 17 November 2015, during the 38th Plenary Session of the General Conference held in Paris.

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