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Pros and Cons of Living in Lugano

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on May 01, 2023

Summary: The pros of living in Lugano, Switzerland include its stunning natural beauty, with its picturesque lake and mountain views, its excellent public transportation system, its low crime rate, and its high quality of life. Additionally, Lugano is a great place to learn a new language, as it is a bilingual city with both Italian and German spoken. On the other hand, the cons of living in Lugano include its high cost of living, its limited job opportunities, and its relatively small size.

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What are the pros and cons of living in Lugano?

Expats, digital nomads and retirees living in Lugano responded:

"Expats and digital nomads living in Lugano appreciate the city's stunning natural beauty, with its picturesque lake and mountain views. They also enjoy the city's vibrant cultural scene, with its many museums, galleries, and festivals. Additionally, the city's excellent public transportation system makes it easy to get around. On the downside, the cost of living in Lugano is quite high, and the city can be quite crowded during peak tourist season," wrote one expat in Lugano.

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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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