Massa-Carrara for Expats and Nomads

Quality of LifeCost of LivingDigital Nomads

👥Population: 194,878

🚑Healthcare: good

📚Education: good

👮🏽‍♀️Safety: okay

🚨Crime: average

🚌Transport: poor

🚥Traffic: low

🚴‍♂️Cyclable: poor

🏛️Culture: good

🍸Nightlife: great

Recreation: good

🌦️Climate: good

☀️Sunshine: good

🥵Summers: hot

🥶Winters: not cold

🌧️Rain: rainy

🌫️Fog: no fog

🍃Air quality: okay

👪For family: great

👩For women: okay

🏳️‍🌈LGBTQ+: okay

🥗For vegans: okay

📈Cost of Living: expensive

🧑🏻Expenses (single person): 1976.02€/m

👩🏽‍🏫Expenses (tourist): 2964.03€/m

🏠Rental (studio apt.): 558.6€/m

🏘️Rental (2-room apt.): 798€/m

🏰Rental (3-room apt.): 1117.2€/m

🏙️Housing Cost: expensive

💵Local Income: 1601.84€/m

👪Expenses (small family): 2929.54€/m

🏠Sale (studio apt.): 63810€/m

🏘️Sale (2-room apt.): 106350€/m

🏰Sale (3-room apt.): 148890€/m

👩‍💻Nomad-friendly: poor

💃Fun: great

🤗Friendliness: good

🤐English-speakers: good

😊Happiness: excellent

💸Nomad cost: 2964.03€/m

📡High-speed Internet: poor

📈Innovation: poor

🏖️Beach: poor

⛰️Hiking: good


Map of the Massa-Carrara province in Tuscany
Map of the provinces of Tuscany including Massa-Carrara
The province of Massa-Carrara is the 94th largest Italian province by population with 194.878 people, located in the Tuscany region.

The larger Massa-Carrara metropolitan area comprises 17 towns (comuni) and covers an area of 115.468 km2.

The population density is 169 inhabitants per km2, making it somewhat densely populated. The male to female ratio is 1.00:1.08.

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The province of Massa-Carrara receives on average 240 hours of sunshine per month, or 8 hours of sunshine per day.NaN This is 1.69% more than the average for Italy and 0.38% more than the average for the region of Tuscany.

Throughout the year, it rains on average 7.75 days per month, which is an ordinary amount of precipitation for an Italian province.

During the autumn and winter season, there are usually 0.5 days per month with fog and 0.41 cold days per month with perceived temperatures below 3°C.

In the summer, there are on average 23.48 hot days per month with perceived temperatures above 30°C.

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Cost of Living

The average monthly income in Massa-Carrara is around 1601.84€, which is close to the average for Italy.

The estimated cost of living is around 1976.02€ per month for an individual or 2929.54€ per month for a family of 4.

The cost for renting a small apartment (2-3 bedrooms) in a main city area is around 1162.22€ per month.

Overall, Massa-Carrara is expensive compared to other Italian provinces.

Living in Massa-Carrara is around 19.75% more expensive than the average of all Italian provinces.

Quality of Life


Healthcare in Massa-Carrara is below average. For every 10k inhabitants, there are around undefined pharmacies, 8.59 general practitioners and 28.3 specialized doctors per 10k inhabitants.

NaNAverage life expectancy in Massa-Carrara is 81.7 years of age.


Massa-Carrara has a higher-than-average percentage of high school graduates, around 64.3%; and a lower-than-average percentage of university graduates, around 21.2%.NaN The average number of completed years of schooling for people over 25 is 10.62, which is not far from the national average of 10.44.

NaN There are no universities in this province.


Overall, Massa-Carrara has somewhat decent nightlife with 3.82 bars and 5.39 restaurants per 10k inhabitants.

Crime and Safety

The province of Massa-Carrara is overall moderately safe for expats.

As of 2021, there are an average of 2999.5 reported crimes per 100k inhabitants.

This is 5.77% higher than the national average.

There have been around 1.5 deadly road accidents and 14.6 serious work-related injuries per 10k people in Massa-Carrara.

This is respectively 177.78% more driving accidents than average and -13.18% less work accidents than average.

Car theft is reportedly 71.49% lower than average with only 20.11 cases per 100k inhabitants.

NaNReports of house thefts are 6.65% higher than average with 186.66 cases per 100k inhabitants.

NaNCases of robbery are uncommon with 186.66 reported cases per 100k inhabitants, about 27.82% less the national average.

Overall, Massa-Carrara is quite safe to live and travel to.


Public transport in Massa-Carrara is lacking, and traffic is below average.

NaNThere are on average 0.65 active vehicles per person, against a national average of 0.66.

Around 0.50km per 10k inhabitants of the main city in Massa-Carrara consist of bicycle lanes.

This makes Massa-Carrara not very bike-friendly.


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