Salerno, built on the slopes of a hill on the site of ancient Salernum, set between the Lattari Mountains and the Tyrrhenian Sea, is a town rich in history, but where the present is also very much alive. It developed during the Middle Ages around its 'Scuola Medica Salernitana', the world’s first medical school, whose doctors interpreted ancient medical authors like Hippocrates, thus giving rise to the town’s nickname, “The City of Hippocrates”. If you're about to start life as an expatriate in Salerno, you may need help in getting settled in your new home. That's when many expats turn to InterNations for the opportunity to socialize and network with fellow expatriates. From transport and driving to shopping and recreation, InterNations is there to help. On the site you can browse our InterNations Expat Magazine, with categories that discuss these matters and more. Once your new life as an expat living in Salerno is under way, you have the opportunity with InterNations to let other expats know how great the place is. You could start by telling them about Salerno's symbolic Norman Cathedral, the Duomo, dedicated to St. Matthew. In the richly ornamented ‘cripta’ under the altar, lie the actual remains of the Apostle himself.
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Moving to Salerno, in fact moving anywhere abroad, holds many challenges, but InterNations has the know-how to support your relocation. More than anything it is a place to exchange and receive trustworthy information and insider tips via expat forums, discussion groups, one-on-one communication and useful articles. From visas to import regulations, we've got it covered. Whether communicating with other expats living in Salerno or surrounding area, across the country, or even across the world with other 'global minds', you will probably find someone who can give you advice. With such an international global community literally at your fingertips, InterNations can smooth your move to Salerno. Once you're there, you can relax and enjoy some of the special things Salerno has on offer. Why not visit its historical downtown center, believed to be one of the best maintained in Italy? This central medieval area with a maze of pretty alleyways and beautiful buildings and monuments includes the Arechi Castle, which, on top of the 300 meter high Mount Bonadies, has spectacular views of the city and the Gulf of Salerno.
InterNations can give you help and advice about working anywhere in Salerno, in fact anywhere in Italy. You will find key facts about taxes, social security and business culture, as well as searching for a job or a new career. If you're intending to start working in Salerno, you'll want to find out about health insurance and other financial matters. Be assured there will be something relevant to you on the InterNations website. But after work you'll want to enjoy life in Salerno. So why not take a leisurely stroll along the beautiful palm lined seafront promenade, or take part in the “movida”, when people gather in night clubs and pubs, but also outside in the summer to stroll and chat? Whatever you decide to do, share your experiences in Salerno on InterNations and become part of our global expat community.