Welcome to the InterNations website! Expats living in Braga can use our platform for the purposes of finding other expats in Braga, as well as discovering a huge wealth of other international people based all over the world. Our website provides global minds with the opportunity to meet with one another online and share their experiences of living abroad. There are discussion groups in which expats can socialize or talk about business ventures. The forum is a great place to post any questions you might have about relocation or specific city information. The whole system is designed to enable expatriates to support one another and find friends in their local area. A friendly community spirit is heartily encouraged, so if you have any questions about housing costs, salary, travel or any other aspect of moving to a new country, please don't be shy. Our members are very approachable and once you've found other expats living in Braga whom you enjoy chatting to, you can use our private message feature to arrange a meet up.
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Braga is known as “Portugal's Rome” and two of the most popular sights are the Cathedral of Braga and the Roman Thermae of Maximinus. The former is one of the most important buildings in the country, given its artistic and historic significance. The latter is an ancient Roman public baths complex. For expats moving to Braga, you will find a lot to see and do as the city is the third largest in the country. As well as finding a lot of shopping potential here, motor sport is very important to the area. The Circuito Vasco Sameiro is a famous racing track which has hosted both the karting world championship and the European touring car cup in recent years. Using the InterNations platform to find other expats moving to Braga is a great way to make friends. However, if you're new to the expat lifestyle and you need advice on practical matters, it's worth having a look at the Expat magazine, which we publish online. It provides a lot of useful information about life as an expatriate.
For expats working in Braga there are a lot of job opportunities. The construction and mechanics industries are big employers and there is also a thriving computer industry too. This provides work for those involved in web design and software development. The best way to keep on top of career opportunities in the city is to join one of our business-related discussion groups. Here you will gain valuable insider tips from trusted sources and have the potential to widen your local business network. Once you've researched the network, it's a good idea to get in touch with useful contacts. Finding a job or promotion in the local area has never been simpler for expats.