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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.

InterNations – Uniting Italians living in Switzerland

Would you like to get in touch with other Italians in Switzerland? 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 mountain resort of Zermatt?

Whether you have settled as an expat in Switzerland or are still living in Italy and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations Switzerland offers everything you need: Established in 2007, our trusted community soon became the leading platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of Italian expats in Switzerland, coming from all corners of Italy - from Milan, over Rome to Napoli.

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    From Italy, living in Lugano
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    From Italy, living in Lugano
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    From Italy, living in Lugano
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    From Italy, living in Lugano
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    From Italy, living in Lugano
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    From Italy, living in Basel
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    From Italy, living in Basel
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    From Italy, living in Basel
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    From Italy, living in Basel

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Attend our monthly events and activities for Italians expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Italians in our Switzerland expat forums.

  • Country dance evenings in Lugano
    7 replies
    Sep 15, 9:34 AM
    Community member

    I've my armenian dance lessons on Tuesday evenings until the end of Nov. Later on it's ok. Alessia, I wish you lovely holidays!

  • Think Pink - when girls like to hang out together!
    1 reply
    Feb 16, 12:17 AM
    Community member

    Next appointment this coming Sunday, June 17th. Car pick-up at 6 pm at the Bus stop in front of AnaCapri Restaurant (Lugano main train station). 15 Fr. contribution for pizza, drinks and movie …

  • Party on the lake in Gandria (Lugano)
    7 replies
    Apr 16, 10:30 AM
    Community member

    unfortunately... Party postponed for weather around mid-May! will be on the terrace without coverage so...can not be done ... still too cold!!! keep in touch!! !See you soon! Byee BP.

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Find Tips and Advice on Switzerland from Italian Expats

Of course, expat living in Switzerland is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow Italians is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the Swiss way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Italians in Switzerland, residing in Zurich, Geneva, Bern and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Italians in Zurich or Italians in Geneva.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for Italian food or discuss your favorite sports team's latest match, become a member of the Swiss InterNations Community:

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from Italy in Switzerland.
  • Obtain and share insider tips in our Switzerland Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get minestrone in Geneva.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for Switzerland to get information on institutions from your home country, including the Italian embassy.

From the mountain resort of Zermatt to Interlaken, the outdoor and action sports capital of Switzerland, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly Italian expats in Switzerland.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Italians in Switzerland

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in Switzerland. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Swiss rösti, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Zurich’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the pleasant waterfront of Lake Lugano as well as other beautiful landmarks in Switzerland.

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 sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Buongiorno from our Italians living in Switzerland!

  • 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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