Centro Studi Sintesi, Institute for Social and Economic Research has compiled a list of the happiest places in Italy. They were compared on a range of items including income, education, culture, environment, security and services, resulting in 176 settlements. The north is a clear winner here, as 9 out of 10 lucky Italian cities are in the northern region of Italy. It seems that living in the mountains is much more conducive to happiness in Italy. The country is full of beautiful small towns that offer a chance to escape the urban mouse rush and move on to a more peaceful and happier existence.
The small town of Calenzano, nestled in the rolling countryside outside of Florence, has the indescribable beauty of the Tuscan landscape, the culture and history of the Renaissance, and one of Italy’s largest and most beautiful cities within easy reach.
Alba is a famous settlement in Piedmont, which is famous for its truffles, peaches and winemaking. So, it’s not hard to imagine why the people of Alba are among the happiest in Italy.
Argelato in Bologna (Emilia-Romagna) has maintained a perfect balance between rural idyll and functioning industry, which has ensured a high standard of living. Welfare and beautiful scenery directly affected the happiness level of the locals.
Caldaro Sulla Strada del Vino
This settlement with the long name of Caldaro sulla strada del Vino (or Kaltern an der Weinstrasse in German) has everything you need for happiness. Located in Bolzano, the city is considered a true gem of Italy.
Iseo is located on the eastern shore of Lake Garda in Lombardy. The city is located just 130 km west of Venice and only 25 km from Verona. He adopted the best from these cities, while not losing his own rich culture.
Bardolino is located on the eastern shore of Lake Garda and its economy is mainly based on tourism and the production of the world famous wine. Perhaps it is thanks to the excellent wine that the locals are considered among the happiest in Italy.
Appiano Sulla Strada del Vino
Appiano Sulla Strada del Vino is located just 8 kilometers from the city of Bolzano. According to research, people here live very long and happy lives. So, if you want to move to Italy, we recommend this place.
Sirmione in the province of Brescia is surrounded on three sides by Lake Garda, and even in Roman times it was a very popular place where noble Romans lived.
Vipiteno, or Sterzing, is a happy Italian commune in South Tyrol, located near the Austrian border. Be sure to pay attention to this settlement during your trip to Italy.
Brunico is the largest city in the Pulster Valley in the region of South Tyrol, right on the border with Austria. The main language in the city is German, with Italian in second place. By all accounts, this is one of the happiest places in Italy.