Portugal

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Finnish Expats in Portugal?

Connect with fellow Finns in Portugal
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Gustavo De faz

"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

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

InterNations – The Place for Finns Living in Portugal

Want to connect with the expat community of Finns in Portugal? Looking for Finnish compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other Finnish expats to go on an excursion to the Algarve with?

InterNations Portugal offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in Portugal or are still in Finland planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of Finnish expats in Portugal is going very strong, with members having roots all across Finland - from Oulu, over Pori to Helsinki.

Meet other Finns at our events in Portugal

Attend our monthly events and activities for Finns expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Portugal Expat Guides

  • Moving to Portugal

    Moving to Portugal can still be a fascinating experience for expats, even in these times of crisis. As the home of two of the most beautiful and well-known cities of the Iberian Peninsula, Portugal has much more in store for you than the wine and sunshine that made the country famous.
  • Living in Portugal

    With only about 10 million inhabitants, Portugal, the country on Europe’s western edge, is fairly small. Thankfully, this did not inhibit the development of a fascinating cultural identity that, in combination with the great climate, has led many an expat to consider living in Portugal!
  • Working in Portugal

    The image of Portugal has suffered heavy blows in the minds of expats around the world, due to the economic crisis and the bailout that followed it. There are, however, still a few growth sectors that might make working in Portugal a feasible plan after all. Our guide has details.

Forum Posts by Finns in Portugal

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Finns in our Portugal expat forums.

Tips and Advice on Portugal from Your Fellow Finnish Expats

Obviously, expat life in Portugal goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow Finns is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the Portuguese mentality and way of life. Finns in Portugal are a part of our community, calling cities such as Porto, Faro, Lisbon, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow Finns in Lisbon, for example.

Wondering where to shop for Finnish delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the Portuguese InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from Finland.
  • On the Portugal Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get poronkäristys in Lisbon, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for Portugal has information on the nearest Finnish embassy and many other institutions.

From the Algarve to the Serra da Estrela mountain range, the Douro Valley, you can meet supportive and friendly Finnish expats in Portugal on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow Finns in Portugal

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in Portugal. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Portuguese cozido à Portuguesa, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Lisbon’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover Portugal? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see the westernmost point of mainland Europe and other beautiful landmarks.

Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from Finland and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Hyvää päivää from our Finns living in Portugal!