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Sabbatical in Italy – Working remotely & the Italian dream

Work from home (in Italy!)

If you have to work from home or be locked down, why not do it in a beautiful safe place with amazing, food, wine, art, history and culture?

Italy is an ideal place to spend an extended period of time. Wherever you’re based, throughout the length and breadth of the country there is so much so see, experience and taste, including countless UNESCO heritage sites.

Endless experiences in Italy

Every region has its own wonderful food and wine culture. Each region is rich in artistic and cultural heritage: from Florence, the birthplace of the renaissance, to Sicily, studded with stunning ancient Greek temples, to Venice and its grand canal, to Capri – filled with ongoing magic as a place loved by ancient Roman emperors and by the glitterati today…!

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Let us take care of your sabbatical

We can help you decide where to spend your sabbatical in Italy and help organise your new life working remotely from Italy- whether it’s for a few weeks, a few months or for a year or more.

You’ll have access to our fabulous luxury apartments, villas, castles, palaces and even yachts!

We can also provide full concierge services including organising cleaning, baby-sitting, private chefs, yoga and healing instructors to private Italian language tutors, orientations, exclusive tours and experiences as well as private visits to Italy’s most famous sights.

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We’ll sort the paperwork…so you can focus on your move – to Italy!

The Tuscan government is providing free health care to anyone staying regardless of the country you are from. We can also provide advice on the best travel insurance and expat health insurance companies if you decide to spend your sabbatical in Italy with us.

We also partner with Italy’s best to provide legal consultation on visa and citizenship.

Leave your airplane tickets to us! As a fully-licensed agency and operator, we’ll do the legwork, including any local air trip, private jet charters or location visit services by helicopter all over Italy.

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Rediscovering your ancestry – Italian heritage?

If you are of Italian heritage we can also offer Italian genealogy heritage services. These can include finding family trees, research, and contact with scholars. Enjoy a professional photographer to celebrate your Italian roots, or make use of our documentary filming and ghostwriting services to document your family’s roots and family story.

Contact us for a free phone or video consultation.

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