Living in Benin | from Czech Republic
"There's only a small expat circle here in Cotonou, but this gave me the chance to say hello to everyone on InterNations! "
Living in Benin | from USA
"Before I came here as an expat, I only knew Benin as home of actor Djimon Honsou. But now Cotonou & InterNations is my home too. "
InterNations - a trusted Network for Italians in Benin
- Join our community and get to know members of Benin’s vibrant expat community
- Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Beninese expat living
- Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Porto-Novo, Malanville and many other regions
Meet Italian Expatriates in Benin!
InterNations – Uniting Italians living in Benin
Would you like to get in touch with other Italians in Benin? Are you in need of help and advice from your Italian compatriots? Or would you like to join other Italian expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the Royal Palaces at Abomey?
Whether you have settled as an expat in Benin or are still living in Italy to plan your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations Benin offers everything you require: Established in 2007, our trusted community has soon become the platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of Italian expats in Benin, coming from all over Italy - from Lombardy over Lazio to Tuscany.
Fellow Italians in Benin
Find tips and advice on Benin from Italian Expats
Of course, expat living in Benin is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow Italian is an essential part of expat life and becoming accustomed to the Beninese way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Italians in Benin, residing in Porto-Novo, Cotonou, Malanville and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Italians in Cotonou.
If you ever wish to have a chat in your Italian native language, discover where to shop for Italian food or discuss the the Juventus F.C.'s latest match, become a member of the Beninese InterNations Community:
- Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from Italy or Italian-speaking expatriates in Benin.
- Obtain and share insider tips in our Benin Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a Italian-speaking babysitter for your children or where to buy truffles, mortadella and authentic caffè in Porto-Novo.
- Search the InterNations Expat Guide for Benin to get information on the local Istituto Italiano or the nearest Italian consulate.
From the baobab-dotted savannas to the northern "Reserve du W du Niger", we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly Italian expats in Benin.
Join our expat activities and mingle with fellow Italians in Benin
Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in Benin. Our get-togethers include diverse interests and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Beninese kuli-kuli, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Porto-Novo’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the Afro-Brazilian Museé da Silva in the capital as well as other beautiful landmarks in Benin.
Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from Italy and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just send us your membership application and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Benvenuti from our Italians living in Benin!