Campione d’Italia is an italian exclave – a small Italian town completely surrounded by Swiss territory.
Geographically it’s Swiss, while politically is Italian.
Campione d’Italia, located in the heart of Europe has an excellent location in relation to airports and major cities.
Lugano is across the Lake, 8 km by car or bus or a fast 10 minutes trip by ferry or your own boat.
Milan is a 40 minutes drive by car and 2 hours to get to the Italian Riviera, Como is 15 minutes drive by car, Malpensa International Airport is 45 minutes drive by car or Bus
Main winter sports sites are 1 hour ride by car and summer water sports are just in front of your house / residence / property.
Campione d’Italia is a great place on the shore of Lake Lugano, located in a area of 1.7 square kilometers, at an altitude of 280 meters above sea level, is a small Monte Carlo, where glamor and casino creates a high standard of living. Campione is also the house of one of the largest casinos in Europe.
New residents are very welcome and a residence permit is easy and fast.
Due to its characteristics, the official currency is the Swiss franc (CHF).
Campione d’Italia has always been a great attraction and a good investment, because of it’s particular rules, benefits and conditions is an interesting area for people worldwide and that’s why it’s the perfect choice for residence of the international elite.
Benefits and security in Campione d’Italia
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The benefits of Campione d’Italia are multiple and actractive for all citizens:
The village is located in the Northern Mediterranean area, right before the Swiss Alps that can be seen from the Village, this means not less than 0° C in winter and not more then 35° C in summer. Alpine mountain breezes allows fresh and clean air even in the hottest summer days.
- The municipality takes particular attention for the safety of it’s citizens and provides an always clean and neat conditions of the common spaces offering a nice landscape design all year round.
- Since the area is located in Switzerland, you have Swiss privileges.
- You can move freely in all Schengen countries, as well as Liechtenstein and Switzerland, without any border from and to Campione d’Italia.
- It’s located on the shores on Lugano lake with crystal clear and swimmable water that never freeze, high mountain peaks and verdant gardens all year around.
- It’s well known for it’s quite and security: the local police and military police (Carabinieri) are patrolling the city 24/24, providing its residents an high level of security and order.
- High standard of living.
- Facilities for family reunification.
- Citizens have the advantage of both, Italian and Swiss, health care systems .
- Free movement within the Schengen area, Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
- Italia license plates & driving licence.
Why Campione d’Italia is the best choice
- You live in a European country with the privileges of being surrounded by Switzerland.
- You can move freely throughout Europe (Schengen), Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
- The benefits of the Mediterranean climate due to its advantageous location on the shore of Lake Lugano (through) and a favorable south-east position.
- Regular care of the green areas and landscape, flowering plants in any season, creating a perfect environment for living in all year.
- The minimum temperature is about 0 ° C, the maximum temperature in summer is +35 ° C. Alpine breezes make air is especially pure and salubrious.
- Clear lakes and excellent water communication with Switzerland.
- The garrison of the local police and carabinieri constantly patrolling the city, 24 hours a day, to ensure safety.
- High quality of life, where in calm and protected environment can grow your children.
- Excellent school for your children.
What laws apply in Campione d’Italia
Campione – a territory belongs to the European Union (in accordance with Article 7 of Italian Decree 633/72 and subsequent amendments H) but not subjected to VAT on the goods and services provided by contractors, the EU, and is subject to Swiss VAT on goods and services, Switzerland provided by contractors or non-EU territories. In some cases it’s applied a municipality (ILLCI) tax equal to 7.7%
Residents of Campione d’Italia have a “discount” on taxes paying just 10% tax and companies 12%.
Capital gains and income from equity law, which came into force in June 2011, establishes the tax rate to 20%.
In respect of the estate tax and gift tax no advantage: as in the rest of Italy, up to 1 million € to be a franchise, if recipients are relatives in a straight line, in all other cases, the tax to 8%.
Particularities about Campione d’Italia
- Italian territory in Switzerland
- No restrictions to reside in Campione
- Italian/Swiss V.A.T. free
- Swiss phone numbers
- Italian car insurance and licence plates
- Sanitary service and insurance both in Italy and Switzerland
- Fiscal facilities for residents
- Residents are allowed to have a Swiss bank account
To obtain citizenship of the European Union, taking into account only those countries in which life is stable and there are visible social and economic benefits.
Why choose us for Campione D’Italia
The 3 generations experience has it’s own landmark in relationships with customers and territory knowhow, a guarantee of top quality level for any kind of settlements and needs, before, during and after the required services of sales, rentals or management.
Opportunities and offers for a wide variety of clients are always available, from the antique Villa’s to different size apartments or any particular needs.
Living from generation to generation, and now works as the third generation in this place, we offer solutions to all your requests and provide you with the best service professionals: lawyers in international law, notaries, tax consultants.
We will answer all your questions.
Rely in us to buy property on favorable terms and at the best price in Campione d’Italia, and you will sleep well. And, of course – is the best investment for your future.
Multilingual agents guarantees a direct relation and dispatch with local authorities, a daily job aimed to make an easier and faster courtesy service to our customers.
Key benefits of Immobiliare Wehner
- Office Location in Campione d’Italia (Italian Exclave in Switzerland) with all it’s benefts.
- Most complete, objective and accurate information on all services
- Legal Division: a Team of Italian & Swiss professional lawyers at your service. Specialized in international bureaucracy will manage all type of transactions.
- Direct cooperation between buyer & seller for a significant cost reduction and a faster feedback.
- Absolute transparency of transactions involving purchase, lease, construction and real estate
- Efficiency in providing informations & updates
- Team of English & Russian Speaking attendants will escort clients through all their needs and transactions.
- Wide range of services
- Proven honesty, reliability and professionalism
- Privacy guaranteed