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  • Connect with fellow Swiss 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 Swiss living in Portugal

Would you like to get in touch with other Swiss in Portugal? Are you in need of help and advice from your Swiss compatriots? Or would you like to join other Swiss 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 Switzerland 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 Swiss expats in Portugal, coming from all corners of Switzerland - from Geneva, over Zurich to Bern.

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    From Switzerland, living in Cascais
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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Swiss in our Portugal expat forums.

  • Keep my health insurance?
    4 replies
    Feb 6, 1:26 PM
    Community member

    Hi, I made a new contract with Zurich here in Lisbon. Didn't have a grace period because I could show them that I was already insured in CH. There is a swiss guy representing Zurich in Estoril, he's …

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Find Tips and Advice on Portugal from Swiss Expats

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

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

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

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Swiss 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 Switzerland and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Grüezi, salut, buongiorno, bainvegni from our Swiss living in Portugal!