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  • Connect with fellow French in Portugal

  • Get information in our Portugal guide

  • Join exciting events and activities

  • Exchange tips about expat life in Portugal

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

InterNations – Uniting French living in Portugal

Would you like to get in touch with other French in Portugal? Are you in need of help and advice from your French compatriots? Or would you like to join other French 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 France 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 French expats in Portugal, coming from all corners of France - from Lyon, over Paris to Nice.

An amazing community is waiting for you!

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Socialize, enjoy hobbies, and make friends

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Find Tips and Advice on Portugal from French Expats

Of course, expat living in Portugal is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow French 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 French in Portugal, residing in Lisbon, Porto, Faro and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of French in Lisbon or French in Porto.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for French 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 France 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 foie gras in Porto.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for Portugal to get information on institutions from your home country, including the French embassy.

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

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow French 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 France and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Bonjour from our French living in Portugal!

Meet other French at our events in Portugal

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

May 25, 2024, 1:30 PM
11 attendees
One of Alentejo’s most famous wine producers is celebrating another year of success, and we are thrilled to join the party. There will be free food and wine, but also special wine tasting shows, han
May 26, 2024, 9:30 AM
26 attendees
Join us for a Hiking Day to explore the North of Portugal border to Spain, from Caminha to Guarda The itinerary is Caminha-Guarda (19km), which also includes part of Santiago's walk along the coast w
May 27, 2024, 7:30 PM
8 attendees
Come along for an evening of New Orleans Jazz by The Dixie Kings at the Tivoli Hotel in Lagos Western Algarve. Happy hour drinks in the Aroma Bar 6.30p.m. to 7.30p.m. Jazz from 8.30p.m. Relax and lis
Jun 2, 2024, 10:30 AM
17 attendees
A unique experience where you can contemplate a beautiful landscape from a different perspective, the kayak! Day trip, the itinerary is Melres - Crestuma (12km) Program: 9h30 - Meeting point – Cam

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