Cuneo for Expats and Nomads

Quality of LifeCost of LivingDigital Nomads

👥Population: 587,098

🚑Healthcare: great

📚Education: okay

👮🏽‍♀️Safety: great

🚨Crime: very low

🚌Transport: poor

🚥Traffic: high

🚴‍♂️Cyclable: excellent

🏛️Culture: okay

🍸Nightlife: great

Recreation: great

🌦️Climate: good

☀️Sunshine: good

🥵Summers: not hot

🥶Winters: very cold

🌧️Rain: little

🌫️Fog: no fog

🍃Air quality: great

👪For family: okay

👩For women: great

🏳️‍🌈LGBTQ+: okay

🥗For vegans: great

📈Cost of Living: affordable

🧑🏻Expenses (single person): 1710.45€/m

👩🏽‍🏫Expenses (tourist): 2565.67€/m

🏠Rental (studio apt.): 237.65€/m

🏘️Rental (2-room apt.): 339.5€/m

🏰Rental (3-room apt.): 475.3€/m

🏙️Housing Cost: cheap

💵Local Income: 1882.07€/m

👪Expenses (small family): 2584.45€/m

🏠Sale (studio apt.): 35520€/m

🏘️Sale (2-room apt.): 59200€/m

🏰Sale (3-room apt.): 82880€/m

👩‍💻Nomad-friendly: good

💃Fun: okay

🤗Friendliness: good

🤐English-speakers: good

😊Happiness: great

💸Nomad cost: 2565.67€/m

📡High-speed Internet: good

📈Innovation: great

🏖️Beach: poor

⛰️Hiking: great


Map of the Cuneo province in Piedmont
Map of the provinces of Piedmont including Cuneo
The province of Cuneo is the 29th largest Italian province by population with 587.098 people, located in the Piedmont region.

The larger Cuneo metropolitan area comprises 247 towns (comuni) and covers an area of 689.494 km2.

The population density is 85 inhabitants per km2, making it sparcely populated.

The male to female ratio is 1.00:1.04.

Cuneo is a town in Piedmont.

The capital and largest settlement in the Province of Cuneo, it is famous for being a bastion of the Italian Resistenza, which was one of the fiercest opponents to Nazi Germany as well as their puppet state local regime, the Italian Social Republic.

Nowadays it is a small yet vibrant town with over 55,000 inhabitants, beautiful architecture, breathtaking natural beauty, and a good base for day-trips

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The province of Cuneo receives on average 225 hours of sunshine per month, or 7.5 hours of sunshine per day.NaN This is 4.66% less than the average for Italy and 1.35% more than the average for the region of Piedmont.

Throughout the year, it rains on average 6.71 days per month, which is below average for an Italian province.

During the autumn and winter season, there are usually 0.47 days per month with fog and 7.26 cold days per month with perceived temperatures below 3°C.

In the summer, there are on average 13.59 hot days per month with perceived temperatures above 30°C.

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Cost of Living

The average monthly income in Cuneo is around 1882.07€, which is higher than the average for Italy.

The estimated cost of living is around 1710.45€ per month for an individual or 2584.45€ per month for a family of 4.

The cost for renting a small apartment (2-3 bedrooms) in a main city area is around 799.33€ per month.

Overall, Cuneo is expensive compared to other Italian provinces.

Living in Cuneo is around 3.66% more expensive than the average of all Italian provinces.

Quality of Life


Healthcare in Cuneo is above average. For every 10k inhabitants, there are around undefined pharmacies, 8.72 general practitioners and 22.6 specialized doctors per 10k inhabitants.

NaNAverage life expectancy in Cuneo is 81.6 years of age.


Cuneo has a lower-than-average percentage of high school graduates, around 59.7%; and a lower-than-average percentage of university graduates, around 20.7%.NaN The average number of completed years of schooling for people over 25 is 10.07, which is not far from the national average of 10.44.

NaN There is one university in the province.


Overall, Cuneo has somewhat decent nightlife with 2.13 bars and 3.64 restaurants per 10k inhabitants.

Crime and Safety

The province of Cuneo is overall very safe for expats.

As of 2021, there are an average of 2006.8 reported crimes per 100k inhabitants.

This is 29.23% lower than the national average.

There have been around 0.9 deadly road accidents and 12.9 serious work-related injuries per 10k people in Cuneo.

This is respectively 66.67% more driving accidents than average and 0.00% less work accidents than average.

Car theft is reportedly 76.07% lower than average with only 16.88 cases per 100k inhabitants.

NaNReports of house thefts are 4.62% higher than average with 183.1 cases per 100k inhabitants.

NaNCases of robbery are uncommon with 183.1 reported cases per 100k inhabitants, about 53.03% less the national average.

Cuneo generally maintains a low crime rate, providing a safe environment for residents and visitors.

However, it is advisable to exercise caution and follow basic safety practices.

Being aware of your surroundings, particularly in crowded areas and tourist spots, can contribute to a safer experience in Cuneo.


Public transport in Cuneo is lacking, and traffic is very high.

NaNThere are on average 0.75 active vehicles per person, against a national average of 0.66.

Around 3.25km per 10k inhabitants of the main city in Cuneo consist of bicycle lanes.

This makes Cuneo somewhat bike-friendly by Italian standards.

As with other towns in the area like Bra and Alba, one can explore Cuneo by foot.

The town does have a bus network, but if you are not used to rural schedules, it may prove inconvenient and long.


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