Scala dei Turchi

Scala dei Turchi

At about 20 kilometers from Luna Minoica Suites & Apartments it is possible to admire the extraordinary spectacle of the white cliff called Scala dei Turchi. Made up of calcareous marl, the reef slopes down to the sea in fact similar to a grand staircase. So called because landing place of past Saracen incursions, where the Moorish pirates could find shelter in this little area from the winds, Scala dei Turchi offers a picturesque landscape, accentuated by the contrasting colors of blue sea and sky, opposed to the whiteness of limestone.