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Gustavo De faz

Living in Portugal, from Ecuador

"The quality of InterNations' members convinced me to join. And I've indeed received a very warm welcome from fellow Lisbon expats.."

Melanie S. Hamann

Living in Portugal, from Austria

"InterNations Events in Lisbon are great - I love the rightfully popular events organized by our friendly Ambassador team. "

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network for Canadians in Portugal

  • Join our community and get to know members of Portugal’s vibrant expat community
  • Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Portuguese expat living
  • Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Lisbon, Faro and many other regions

InterNations – Uniting Canadians living in Portugal

Would you like to get in touch with other Canadians in Portugal? Are you in need of help and advice from your Canadian compatriots? Or would you like to join other Canadian expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the Algarve?

Whether you have settled as an expat in Portugal or are still living in Canada and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations Portugal offers everything you need: Established in 2007, our trusted community soon became the leading platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of Canadian expats in Portugal, coming from all corners of Canada - from Montreal, over Ottawa to Vancouver.

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I'm selling an iphone 6S 16gb unlocked. It was used only for 4 weeks. If you are interested p...

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I'm selling an iphone 6S 16gb unlocked. It was used only for 4 weeks. If you are interested please...


we move to porto shortly and my son will attend CLIP. have been told it has a good team that is aff...

Re: looking to buy and upright piano

Hi there, If anyone would be intereted in selling or knows of an upright piano for sale in good c...

Re: looking to buy an upright piano

Hi there, If anyone would be intereted in selling or knows of an upright piano for sale in good c...

Re: Investors for great restaurant in Alcântara

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Fellow Canadians in Portugal

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Find Tips and Advice on Portugal from Canadian Expats

Of course, expat living in Portugal is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow Canadians is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the Portuguese way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Canadians in Portugal, residing in Lisbon, Porto, Faro and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Canadians in Lisbon or Canadians in Porto.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for Canadian food or discuss your favorite sports team's latest match, become a member of the Portuguese InterNations Community:

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from Canada in Portugal.
  • Obtain and share insider tips in our Portugal Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get maple pancakes in Porto.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for Portugal to get information on institutions from your home country, including the Canadian embassy.

From the Algarve to the Serra da Estrela mountain range, the Douro Valley, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly Canadian expats in Portugal.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Canadians in Portugal

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in Portugal. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Portuguese cozido à Portuguesa, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Lisbon’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the castles of Guimarães, the birthplace of the nation as well as other beautiful landmarks in Portugal.

Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from Canada and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Hello from our Canadians living in Portugal!

InterNations Members at a Glance
  • 87% of members have university degree
  • Members are 30 to 60 years old (average: 38)
  • Members come from 179 countries
  • 53% expat women
  • 47% expat men