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Andrey Vasilyev

"I was able to connect with other expats in Zurich who enjoy cycling as much as I do and organize weekly rides."

Elin Gustavson

"At the first InterNations event that I attended, I met my wonderful partner. We now live together in a flat next to the Limmat."

Enjoy living and working in Lugano

Are you an expat living in Lugano? You will surely come across many questions, such as ʺWhat documents does the Swiss aliens department require for a work permit?”, ʺHow does the Swiss health-care system work?ʺ, or ”What can other expats recommend for nannies and baby-sitters in town?”

Looking for all of the information that is important for living and working in Lugano can take you hours. However, by using our Lugano expat guide you can greatly simplify your relocation to Lugano. Beginning with embassies and consulates top tips about food & shopping - the guide deals with all the different facets of the expat life in Lugano.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Lugano. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Abu Dhabi to living in Rome.

Top Articles in the Lugano Expat Guide

  • Moving to Lugano

    Moving to Lugano is a decision that will lead to your enjoyment of some of the most beautiful scenery in Switzerland. But before you can move to Lugano, you will need to sort out visas, permits, and housing. The following InterNations guide tells you how!
  • Living in Lugano

    Have you decided that life in Lugano is the right choice for you? As it is a popular celebrity resort, living in Lugano is sure to be a positive experience. Before you do start living there, why not get info about the city in general, and its transportation and education facilities? You’ll find more details in the guide below.
  • Working in Lugano

    Working in Lugano allows you to experience fast-paced city life, along with all the benefits of outdoor recreation and the excellence of the Swiss social security system. To find out more, from key sectors to health insurance, read on below.

Information for the Expat Life in Lugano

Are you looking for specific information, such as special food stores in town or a doctor speaking your native language in Switzerland? On top of our expat guide, you will have access to our expat directory for Lugano, which provides you with a complete catalogue of all expat-relevant locales and relocation services in Lugano. Moreover, you also can take full advantage of our Lugano expat forum in order to look for tips and information from your fellow expatriates.

Become part of InterNations Lugano and you’ll be warmly greeted with a welcoming Grüezi, salut, buongiorno, bainvegni from our expats living and working in Lugano.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Lugano? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Jersey City or living in Paris!

Andrey Vasilyev

"I was able to connect with other expats in Zurich who enjoy cycling as much as I do and organize weekly rides."

Elin Gustavson

"At the first InterNations event that I attended, I met my wonderful partner. We now live together in a flat next to the Limmat."

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