Bolzano, nestling in a beautiful valley surrounded by mountains, is a bilingual city where Italian and German are spoken freely. The city is an established center for the Italian financial and business sector industries, and an increase in technological development companies is also attracting high-flyers to live and work in Bolzano. InterNations is the platform for expats from around the globe, and its online forums and discussion groups cover a very diverse range of topics which are of specific interest to expatriates. Planning a relocation to anywhere in the world is much easier with the help of the InterNations community, who are often able to answer your questions and concerns using their firsthand knowledge and experience of not only living in Italy, but in Bolzano itself. Networking before a relocation takes place can establish business and leisure contacts in your intended city, and can give you useful tips on where the best shopping malls and places to dine out are, as well as information on local amenities and places of interest to visit.
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Bolzano, gateway to the Dolomite Mountains is also the home of Otzi the Iceman, a mummified Similaun Man now on display in the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology. Bolzano is a wonderful place to live, near to the Austrian and Swiss borders. However, moving to a new country is stressful, and InterNations can help you with your relocation. Simply ask fellow members already living in Bolzano about housing options within Bolzano, and the best areas to rent or buy property to suit your budget. The InterNations Expat Magazine is full of useful advice for professional people like yourself planning a move abroad, and its pages cover a wide range of general topics, from finance and insurance information, to health and culture shock, and much more besides.
The number of InterNations members is increasing daily, and the expatriate community in and around Bolzano can give you valuable information on the working patterns of the inhabitants and any business tips to ensure your transition to working life in the region goes smoothly. By building up a network of business and leisure contacts through the InterNations website, you will be able to enjoy time away from work with like-minded professionals. Bolzano is a winter sports mecca, with skiing in the South Tyrol ski resorts, with the nearest, Rittnerhorn only some 20kms (12 miles) away. There are several ice rinks in Bolzano, so a social outing with fellow expats in Bolzano is an option. In the summer, the open air Lido is open for swimming and there are plenty of walks through woodlands and vineyards to tour. The historic center of Bolzano has many small shops selling Thru ceramic sculptures and other handicrafts. With your new business colleagues and expats you can meet Otzi the Iceman, socialize in Piazza Walther around the statue of the German minstrel, Walther van der Vogelweide, or wander the medieval streets. No matter what your interests are, you will find living and working in Bolzano an incredible experience, and with InterNations you are sure to settle in quickly!