An ancient village with noble origins
The history of Furnari is closely related to the homonymous family of Genoa, which was awarded in the second half of the fourteenth century the barony as a result of services rendered to Frederick II of Aragon.
The construction of the castle on a rock at the edge of a cliff dated around 1375 but the village that started to expand but it was destroyed by the passage of a band of Spanish mercenaries with fire to a wide range of countries.
Like Montalbano Elicona, Furnari was sold. Even in this case, under the pressure of huge debts incurred by the feudal lord; in 1691 (Furnari was already a duchy) it was sold to Martians family held the ownership until 1813 when the city became the municipality.