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Florence, Italy

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Apr 21, 2023

Summary: The approximate population of Florence, Italy is 382,258. People often describe Florence as a beautiful, romantic city with a rich history and culture. Expats love the city's art, architecture, and cuisine, as well as its proximity to other cities in Italy. The weather in Florence is generally mild, with temperatures ranging from the mid-30s to the mid-70s Fahrenheit (1-24 Celsius). The average cost of living in Florence for an expat is around $1,500-$2,000 per month. The cost of a one bedroom apartment is around $800-$1,000 per month, and a two bedroom apartment is around $1,200-$1,500 per month.

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What do I need to know about living in Florence?

When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Florence, they said:

"Before retiring in Florence, expats should be aware of the cost of living, which is higher than in many other parts of the country. Expats should also research the healthcare system and the availability of medical services in the area. Additionally, expats should familiarize themselves with the local culture and customs, as well as the language, to ensure a smooth transition. It is also important to research the local job market and the availability of housing, as well as the cost of living in the area. Finally, expats should be aware of the local laws and regulations, and ensure that they are compliant with them," explained one expat living in Florence, Italy.

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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