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Andrey Vasilyev

"I was able to connect with other expats in Zurich who enjoy cycling as much as I do and organize weekly rides."

Elin Gustavson

"At the first InterNations event that I attended, I met my wonderful partner. We now live together in a flat next to the Limmat."

InterNations – Uniting Portuguese living in Switzerland

Would you like to get in touch with other Portuguese in Switzerland? Are you in need of help and advice from your Portuguese compatriots? Or would you like to join other Portuguese expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the mountain resort of Zermatt?

Whether you have settled as an expat in Switzerland or are still living in Portugal and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations Switzerland 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 Portuguese expats in Switzerland, coming from all corners of Portugal - from Porto, over Lisbon to Faro.

Meet other Portuguese at our events in Switzerland

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

Find More Information in Our Switzerland Expat Guides

Forum Posts by Portuguese in Switzerland

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Portuguese in our Switzerland expat forums.

Find Tips and Advice on Switzerland from Portuguese Expats

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

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

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

From the mountain resort of Zermatt to Interlaken, the outdoor and action sports capital of Switzerland, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly Portuguese expats in Switzerland.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Portuguese in Switzerland

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in Switzerland. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Swiss rösti, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Zurich’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the pleasant waterfront of Lake Lugano as well as other beautiful landmarks in Switzerland.

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

Andrey Vasilyev

"I was able to connect with other expats in Zurich who enjoy cycling as much as I do and organize weekly rides."

Elin Gustavson

"At the first InterNations event that I attended, I met my wonderful partner. We now live together in a flat next to the Limmat."

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