The Ustica - isle is a small emerged part of a gigantic submarine volcano - It has an millennial and fascinanting history; it's inhabited since Neolitico, essential stage in the route for the Eolie isles and so for the ossidiana way, the little isle, black by basalto and volcanic sand, it preserves both on the mainland and in the magnificent sea funds, eloquents evidences of its passed. In the Northern, preciselly in Faraglioni locality, in fect, it has been discovered a preistoric village of the middle age of Bronze (centuries XV-XIII a.C.), that has incredible analogies with the villages discovered in the Eolie isles and at Pantelleria: very interestings are the huts at square section - under the first livel has been discovered, besides, an other livel of antique construction with huts at circolar section - these were a big centre, defended by a powerful high wall toward the mainland and, instead, open toward the sea. Very interesting are, also, the ipogee and at hole graves, the cisterns, the flight of steps, and the canalization sistem to collect the water of the slopes of Falconiera, an height easy defensible, and, after, it has been re-used by Greeks, Romans and Bizantini. Spectacular, besides, are the archaeological reperts of the underwater "museum" that is situated nearly Gavazzi Point. In the end, there are different evidences of the borbonic domination like the fortress that has been erected on rule of the inhabit centre - that, with your ordered planimetry, characterized by rectangular isolated and orthogonal streets, has been realized just by borbonic state in the 1763 - with its powerful squared tower, the tower of Santa Maria, antique defense blockhouse and actually head office of the Museum of submarine archaeology, and the tower of the Spalmatore.