Italy Expat Forum
Expats in Italy discuss the pros and cons of living in Italy. From bureaucracy to expensive cities, Italy can be a challenge. Most expats find that the amazing food, charming countryside, beautiful beaches and public healthcare make up for the cons.
Join our Italy forum to meet other expats and talk about living in Italy.
Help other expats and newcomers by answering questions about the challenges and adventures of living in Italy.
Italy is beloved by expats, global nomads and retirees. We've compiled a list of the 12 best places to live in Italy based upon expats' recommendations. They include Liguria, Puglia, Rome, Le Marche, Abruzzo, Sicily and more.
An overview of the healthcare system in Italy - public and private hospitals, Servizio Sanitario Nazionale (SSN), getting your Tessera Sanitaria (healthcare card), Covid-19 entry requirements, vaccinations for Italy, prescription medication availability and more.
Expats offer insight into the cost of living in Italy.
Expats moving to Italy envision a romantic lifestyle in one of the most beautiful countries in the world. However, it is important to make sure that you do comprehensive research and fully understand what it will mean to move to the city, town or village you choose.
Real estate listings in popular cities and towns in Italy.
Take off your rose-colored glasses and learn what expats have to say about the biggest challenges and the greatest rewards of living in Italy.
Advice for people retiring in Italy.
Expats share their experiences obtaining residency in Italy. They discuss the ins and outs of the applying for the permesso di soggiorno, recent travel issues, permanent residency in Italy and more.
Italy is a dream destination for many, but some expats have difficulty adjusting to the rustic Italian lifestyle. Expats share their top tips for living in Italy.
- Italy Guide
- Healthcare & Health Insurance in Italy
- Members Talk about Healthcare & Health Insurance in Italy
- Best Places to Live in Italy
- Real Estate in Italy
- Guide to Real Estate in Italy
- Pros & Cons of Living in Italy
- Cost of Living in Italy
- 9 Healthcare & Health Insurance Tips for Expats in Italy
- 7 Tips for Obtaining Residency in Italy
- The 7 Best Places to Retire in Italy
- 2022 Guide to Living in Italy
- Pros and Cons of Living in Italy 2022
- 2022 Guide to Moving to Italy
- More Advice about Retiring in Italy