Bologna, Italy
Bologna, Italy
Bologna, Italy

Bologna, Italy

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Nov 27, 2021

Summary: Expats, digital nomads and retirees talk about what it is really like living in Bologna, Italy. They offer advice about meeting people, cost of living, finding a home and more.

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What do I need to know about living in Bologna?

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

"I would tell them to try it out as it offers a bit of everything. The general population are well educated due to the strong university presence and there is a good mix of Italians from all over. Many come to study and then just stay. There is also a lot of cultural activities, many which are either free or low cost," said another expat in Bologna.

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder of Expat Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Some of Betsy's more popular articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Italy, 12 Things to Know Before Moving to The Dominican Republic and the Living in Panama Guide. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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