Is it possible to retire to Italy?
If you dream of retiring in the sun then you’ll think of Spain, Portugal or the South of France. Yet, there’s a secret wonder for those seeking retirement real estate outside of the UK. The place to look is Italy.
Falling in love with Italy
Italy is an incredible destination for those retiring from the UK. In the North you will benefit from high-calibre infrastructure, golf, architecture, divine landscapes, cosmopolitan cities and more. In the South, you benefit from a Mediterranean climate, outstanding food, rural idylls and of course, fine wine. Furthermore, Italy is renowned for its simple pleasures of family and friends, with an enviable respect for older people.
But Italy also hides another secret for Brits retiring here: high quality real estate at low prices.
You only need to browse our Italian property listings to get a feel for what you could afford. You’ll be pleasantly surprised to discover that your money will, quite simply, go so much further in Italy in terms of real estate.
Is retiring in Italy a realistic dream?
More and more Brits aren’t just falling in love with Italy for holidays. They are falling in love with this country for its way of life, and it’s one they want to be a part of. It is rapidly becoming the place in Europe to retire to for many.
However, living in a country is always different from visiting. In addition to visiting potential areas to retire to, you should also find out what they are really like to live in. The Istat is a useful resource for finding out about different areas in terms of everything from healthcare to crime levels to standards of living.
This will help you draw a realistic image of retirement in Italy.
Want to know more about what your budget will buy you in Italy?
Get in touch with us on +44 (0) 20 3137 5067 or email@example.com and we’ll help you understand more about the Italy real estate market for those moving from the UK.