Portugal Links

I’ve put together a list of links you might find useful or interesting related to living and travelling in Portugal:

Travelling in Portugal

Visit Portugal – Portugal Tourist Information and their e-brochures

Bus/coach travel in Portugal via Trip Advisor – advice and links to regional and national services

Train travel in Portugal via Trip Advisor – advice and links to train and metro companies within Portugal

Algarve Bus Info – Not just for the Algarve and very useful with timetables and practical information

Transporlis – transport information for Lisbon and surrounds

OPorto Cool – Insiders’ Cool Guide to Porto

Get Portugal – Travel and events information

Algarve Directory – local businesses and services listings with personal recommendations

Living in Portugal


Expat blogs

Algarve Blog – Travel tips and an expat’s experience of the Algarve

Casa Azul – The story of restoring a house in the country, growing veggies and daily life in central Portugal


Expat information, support and forums

Living in Portugal – the Portuguese Tourist Board’s official guide to moving to Portugal

AngloINFO Portugal – Expat resource and forum with ‘everything you need to know about living in or moving to Portugal’

Blog Expat – blog directory, forums, classifieds etc.

Easy Expat – Expat resource and forum

Expat Arrivals – Across the board expat resources

Expatistan – Cost of living index and comparison site

Expatsblog – Expat blog listing

Expat Focus – Country guide, forums and more

Hey Portugal – Practical information about living in Portugal, in English


Language Support

How to Learn European Portuguese for Free



Internations – Expat community, information and events. Mostly based in Lisbon

Portugal Friends – A social network for people of all nationalities, mainly foreigners, living and working in Portugal

Womennet – A support, networking and skills share group for women in central Portugal


News in English

The Portugal News – online and print newspaper. Covers the whole of Portugal but with heavy emphasis on the Algarve

Portugal Daily View – Daily news and features about Portugal, in English


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