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Perugia, Italy

Perugia, Italy

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on May 02, 2024

Summary: People describe Perugia, Italy as a vibrant and beautiful city with a rich history and culture. Expats love the city's relaxed atmosphere, its stunning architecture, and its delicious food. The weather in Perugia is mild, with temperatures ranging from the mid-30s to the mid-70s Fahrenheit throughout the year. The average cost of living for an expat is around $1,500 per month. The cost of a one bedroom apartment is around $600 per month, while a two bedroom apartment is around $800 per month. The approximate population of Perugia is around 165,000.

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

"Before retiring in Perugia, expats should be aware that the cost of living is higher than in many other parts of the country. Additionally, the language barrier can be a challenge, as Italian is the primary language spoken in the city. Expats should also be aware that the city is quite hilly, so having a car or access to public transportation is essential. Furthermore, expats should research the healthcare system in Perugia to ensure they have access to the medical care they need. Finally, expats should be aware that the city is quite small, so it may not offer the same amenities as larger cities," remarked one expat who made the move to Perugia.

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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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