Lierna, composed by eleven fractions on a cultivated level territory of vineyards, is a famous tourist place thanks to its mild climate and its two beaches (the White Shore and the Black Shore). It is a summer centre of vacation also appreciated by the foreigners in the Lake. Probably of Celtic origin, it was centre of winter camps of the Romans. In the fraction of Villa, in fact, during some excavations, rests of Roman houses, furnishing and a floor to mosaic have been found. The situated fractions in the hill still introduce the typical medieval structure, with narrow lanes. On the shores of the lake there is a Castle, an ancient fortress on a small peninsula from which you can enjoy the sight of the promontory of Bellagio. It is currently turned into a residential area with quarters and gardens.