The Scala dei Turchi is a beach in southern Sicily that translates to the Stair of the Turks. The name makes sense as the cliffs are naturally formed into brilliant white stairs, though I am not entirely sure why the Turks get ownership credit (supposedly because the Turks crawled up these steps during an invasion). This unique beach is a can’t miss. Click through to see 15 more of the world's most unique & awesome beaches!
Scala dei Turchi (Turkish Steps), Sicily. If you find yourself at the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, Sicily, be sure to travel just 15 minutes to this spectacular Southern coastal sea line at Realmonte. A haven for private, but public, beach-goers and irresistible for photographers, Scala dei Turchi is another prized jewel of this dynamic and unique island.