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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
Corso Umberto-I I - 90012 Caccamo
The church has a single nave, which has preserved a superb majolica pavement by Neapolitan Nicolo Sarzana. From the women's' tribune of the annexed convent, once reserved for the enclosed order of nuns, you have a magnificent view of the Church and..
P.za Torina I - 90012 Caccamo
This church is divided up into two naves and has a beautiful wooden ceiling the exposed framework of which is decorated with portraits of Dominican. Saints. In a chapel you will see an admirable Virgin and Child by Antonello Gagini, dated 1516 an..
P.za Duomo I - 90012 Caccamo
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 th..