Things to see and do - Caccamo
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Caccamo Travel guide
Caccamo : Michelin's recommendations
Caccamo, a pretty little town built on a rocky precipice, is thought to have been founded by the Phoenicians. It became an important stronghold during the Norman period, when its castle, the best preserved in Sicily, served as a meeting place for the Sicilian barons in league against King William I the Bad. In the 14C, the town became the domain of the Chiaramonte family, subsequently passing into the hands of other powerful Sicilian dynasties.
Tourist attractions Caccamo : Things to see and do
Piazza del Duomo
Spread over two levels, the square is decorated like a theatre. The square is bordered to the North by the oratorium of the devout Saint Sacramento, and to the South by the church of the Holy Souls of Purgatory. A panoramic terrace adds to the theatr..
This castle, built on a rocky spur on the site of a pre-existing fortress, dates from the 11C. From the original building, the castle developed downwards in spiral fashion. In the 17C, the Amatà transformed this fortress into an elegant aristocratic ..
The church has a single nave, which has preserved a superb majolica pavement, sadly very damaged, by Neapolitan Nicolo Sarzana. From the women's tribune of the annexed convent, once reserved for the cloistered order of nuns, you have a magnificent vi..