|The origin of Ischia makes him go up again to around 350.000 years ago when it rose from the sea
thanks to tectonic and volcanic movements that it turns to them they equipped it with fumarole and
rising thermal. Its history has distant origins in the time. It was inhabited, in fact since the age neolitica but its development plurimillenario begins in the VII sec. a.C.,
when the Greek founded upon the Vico Mountain “Pithecussai”, the first Greek colony of west.
With the advent of the Romans the island with its thermal sources started to be appreciated and famous.
Subsequently Ischia was dominated by the Norman ones, from the svevis, from the angioinis, from the
Aragonese. In 1734, Charles III of Borbone, King of Spain, conquered the Kingdom in Naples and logically also Ischia.
The island was definitely freed the 20 July of 1863 by the prince Oddone, Duke of Monferrato, that the attached ones in Italy.
It begins so for Ischia the modern history that it sees the island to the center of the international tourist panorama.
The wealth of the waters and the fertility of its earth have produced a luxuriant vegetation so much to make the appellative deserve her of “green island.”
The island is fascinating in all of its places, in all of its angles also those less known. You give thousand contrasts in its modern tones and in its traditions With an extension of 46.6 Kmqs. and a coastal development of around 35 Kms., Ischia is the greatest of the islands partenopee, is divided in 6 communes: Ischia, Casamicciola, Lacco Ameno, Forio, Serrara Fontana, Barano.