Lisbon Tours and Day Trips – Finding Your Agency and A Few Other Things

Lisbon Tours and Day Trips – Finding Your Agency and A Few Other Things In our previous article “Lisbon Tours and Day Trips – Introduction” we have discussed why hiring a professional tourist agency to provide you with a guided tour throughout Lisbon is almost necessary when visiting this wonderful, historic city. This is especially important […]

Things You Should Know Before Booking a River Cruise in Portugal – Food and Other

Things You Should Know Before Booking a River Cruise in Portugal – Food and Other In our previous articles “Introduction to the Tours Along the Douro River in Portugal” and “Things You Should Know Before Booking a River Cruise in Portugal – Ports of call” we have discussed some basic points and questions that you […]

Lisbon Tours and Day Trips – Introduction

Lisbon Tours and Day Trips – Introduction With Lisbon being not only the capitol of Portugal but also the largest city in the country, it comes to no surprise that, when visiting Portugal, many automatically want to visit Lisbon first. In addition to being home to over two million people, Lisbon also has one of […]

Golden Visa – Invest in Portugal’s Silver Coast

Golden Visa – Invest in Portugal’s Silver Coast It should come as no surprise that most of the international investors in Portugal are focusing most of their attention to major Portuguese cities such as Lisbon

Things You Should Know Before Booking a River Cruise in Portugal –  Ports of Call

Things You Should Know Before Booking a River Cruise in Portugal –  Ports of Call In our previous article, “Introduction to the Tours Along the Douro River in Portugal”, we have established that you should thoroughly examine all your options and have an idea, as clear as possible, on what exactly you are looking for […]

El aumento de valor de la propiedad portuguesa y la visa de oro

El aumento de valor de la propiedad portuguesa y la visa de oro El mercado inmobiliario portugués se mantiene en una posición muy fuerte en relación con todos los demás mercados inmobiliarios globales, según el último informe del índice de precios de propiedad RICS de agosto de 2017. El informe demuestra muchos factores diferentes que […]

The Increase of Value of the Portuguese Property and the Golden Visa

The Increase of Value of the Portuguese Property and the Golden Visa The Portuguese property market remains in a very strong position relative to all other global property markets, according to the latest RICS

What You Need to Know Before Fishing in Portugal

What You Need to Know Before Fishing in Portugal Fishing is one of the most pleasant and relaxing activities that can turn any ordinary day into an extraordinary one. If you are well familiar with this and fishing is already one of your hobbies, Portugal is a perfect place for you. However, even if you […]

Introduction to the Tours Along the Douro River in Portugal

Introduction to the Tours Along the Douro River in Portugal If you find yourself in Portugal and are looking for a cruise in this particularly wonderful part of the world, you are in luck. The cruise tours alongside the Portuguese river Douro are some of the greatest opportunities for such an endeavour that you can […]

Portuguese Lifestyle Resources – Cycling – Finding the Right  Tourist Agency or the Right Tour Guide

Portuguese Lifestyle Resources – Cycling – Finding the Right  Tourist Agency or the Right Tour Guide Finding the Right Tourist Agency/Tour Guide for Yourself One of the most important things to pay attention to when looking for a proper biking tour guide or agency is whether or not they offer group tours. The ability to […]

Portuguese Lifestyle Resources – Cycling

Portuguese Lifestyle Resources – Cycling Out of all the reasons to visit Portugal, cycling is one of the highest ones on the list. The Republic of Portugal is a Southern European country, comfortably situated on the Iberian peninsula. As a former part of the Roman Empire, Portugal has a long, rich, and lively history. It […]

Golden Visa – Immigration and Residency Through Investment

Golden Visa – Immigration and Residency Through Investment Investment for Residency in Europe The EU and many of its countries offer a wide variety of investment programs that also grant residency to the investors.

Golden Visa – Citizenship by Investment

Golden Visa – Citizenship by Investment The Golden Visa program has been put in place by the Portuguese government in order to make the Portuguese citizenship, residency, and immigration, simpler, easier, and faster to acquire by foreign investor, and PropertyLisbon.com is here to be your closest partner on this

Living in Portugal – Religion

Living in Portugal – Religion Eighty one percent of the Portuguese population belongs to Roman Catholic church, while the remaining minority is divided between Jewish, Protestant, Buddhist, Latter-Day Saint, Baha’i, Muslim, Jehovah’s Witness, Hindu, Eastern Orthodox Church, Sikh, and Spiritualist communities. Roman Catholic As the figure above suggests, the great majority of the Portuguese are […]

Portugese Government

Portugese Government In 1974, the Portugese ousted the authoritarian and corporatist Salazar regime and began the transition to a democratic republic, which it has remained since the early 1990’s.  The Government of Portugal, along with the President, Assembly and Courts, plan and execute the political, legislative, and administrative functions of state, as well as international […]

The Economy of Portugal

The Economy of Portugal  Between 2008 and 2016, the Portugese economy suffered many tough choices.  The 2008 global financial crisis caused significant economic downturn in Portugal, and the government’s finance ministers had to maintain a delicate balance between stimulating the economy, and maintaining a reasonable average of public debt, on part with the rest of […]

Living in Portugal – Weather and Climate

Living in Portugal – Weather and Climate Weather and Climate The Portuguese weather and climate are usually very pleasant and it is rarely too hot or too cold in the country. The climate of Portugal is diverse and slightly varies from region to region, but it is generally characterised by mild winters and sunny summers, […]

Living in Portugal – Climate and Geography

Living in Portugal – Climate and Geography  Portugal is a small European country located in the South-West of the continent, between West of Spain and the North Atlantic Ocean. It is a coastal country the coastline of which stretches out for 1800 kilometers. The total area of Portugal, if we include Madeira and Azores, is […]

Living in Portugal – Health Care info

Living in Portugal – Health Care Info The Portuguese health care system and health care facilities have undergone major improvements over the last ten years. Nowadays, Portugal has a rather high quality of health care to offer. If you are considering moving to Portugal, whether to live, work, or retire here, we consider it important […]

Living in Portugal – Hospitals and Health Care Centres

Living in Portugal – Hospitals and Health Care Centres The Portuguese health care system and health care facilities have undergone major improvements over the last ten years. Nowadays, Portugal has a rather high quality of health care to offer. If you are considering moving to Portugal, whether to live, work, or retire here, we consider […]

Living in Portugal – Health Care

Living in Portugal – Health Care  The Portuguese health care system and health care facilities have undergone major improvements over the last ten years. Nowadays, Portugal has a rather high quality of health care to offer. If you are considering moving to Portugal, whether to live, work, or retire here, we consider it important that […]

Living in Portugal – International Schools in Portugal

Living in Portugal – International Schools in Portugal It is worth mentioning that Portugal has a considerable selection of international and English schools to offer. Algarve in particular offers a rather high standard of education to both foreign and Portuguese children and young people. The international education programs in Portugal vary, ranging from the British […]

Living in Portugal – International Schools in Portugal

Living in Portugal – International Schools in Portugal It is worth mentioning that Portugal has a considerable selection of international and English schools to offer. Algarve in particular offers a rather high standard of education to both foreign and Portuguese children and young people. The international education programs in Portugal vary, ranging from the British […]

Why Invest in Portugal Property

Why Invest in Portugal Property In the past, Portugal has often been overlooked as a lucrative investment location, as it was our neighboring country, Spain, that has received most attention. Recently, however, Portugal has joined the markets that are on the rise and started hitting the headlines as British and Irish investors especially increasingly shift […]

Property Lisbon – ESG

Property Lisbon – ESG At Property Lisbon, we constantly strive to offer our clients a comprehensive range of investment strategies and solutions, as well as a high level of client service and support. At Property Lisbon, the investment needs of our clients are both our main interest and our top priority. Enhancing the Value of […]

 Property Lisbon – Alternative Investment Strategies, Equities, and Fixed Income

Property Lisbon – Alternative Investment Strategies, Equities, and Fixed Income Alternative Investment Strategies We have put alternative investment strategies in place in order to provide our investors with opportunities for valuable sources of potential return, powerful portfolio, and effective ways to manage downside risk. Through our dedication and capability, we seek to provide our clients with […]

Portuguese Architecture

Portuguese Architecture The culture, and with it the architecture, of Portugal has a long history, and has gone through a centuries-long development to become what it is today. However, no culture in history has developed inside a vacuum and resisted external influences. The Portuguese culture in particular has gained most of its influence from Roman, […]

Portugal – History, Culture, and Architecture

Portugal – History, Culture, and Architecture History Some of the most notable events in Portuguese history include: the Discovery Period, the regaining of independence from Spain, the Great Earthquake of 1755, the founding of the republic which ended the monarchy, the revolution of Carnations that led to the end of fascism, and the beginning of […]

Portugal – Customs and Holidays

Portugal – Customs and Holidays Customs and Etiquette The culture of Portugal is predominantly traditional and conservative, and its people generally uphold these values, while simultaneously being very pleasant, nice, and polite. The initial interactions are always polite, if a little reserved, but once a personal relationship has been established, greetings become more personal. A […]

Portugal Music and Sports

Portugal Music and Sports Music and Dance Love for music has always been a defining characteristic of Portuguese people, making music one of the most important aspects of Portuguese culture. This has resulted in a rich and diverse music scene in Portugal, that the Portuguese take great pride in. Through Fado, a melancholic music that […]

Buying Property in Portugal

Buying Property in Portugal Property Lisbon team is here to help you find your perfect property in Lisbon If you have looked through some of the properties showcased on our website but couldn’t find what you were looking for, please read further. Our website shows only a limited selection of our thousands of properties available […]

Reduced Waiting Time for Portugal’s Golden Visa

Reduced Waiting Times for Portugal’s Golden Visa Portuguese media sources report that waiting times for appointments with the SEF in Lisbon have been reduced from more than three months on average, to one day. As reported by the SEF, Portugal’s Borders and Immigration Service, its application waiting list has

Reduced Citizenship Investment Option and its many Benefits

Reduced Citizenship Investment Option and its many Benefits Since its introduction in 2012, the Portuguese Golden Visa program has been steadily rising in popularity and is considered by many to be one of the best residency programs in the world.Nearly three and a half billion euros has been invested in the country in less than […]

Property Lisbon

Property Lisbon Who are we? If you are looking to buy a beautiful family home, a Lisbon property investment, or a buy-to-let, Property Lisbon is here to offer you assistance and our years of experience in the property market of Portugal. Our team of experts will work alongside you every step of the way and make

Portuguese Media and Telecommunications

Portuguese Media and Telecommunications There are many different media organizations in Portugal that work on keeping Portugal’s media and telecommunication market modern and up-to-date Telephones and Mobile Phones Portugal’s telephone communication systems are generally kept up to a very high standard, and the service is mainly provided by Portugal Telecom(PT). Portugal Telecom is not the […]

Portuguese Art and Cuisine

Portuguese Art and Cuisine Art The fine arts of portugal experienced a golden age in the 15th Century, leading historians to refer to that time as the first great age of Portugese paintings. Many of the most exceptional examples of the artwork of this time are displayed at the Lisbon Ancient Art Museum. The end […]

Portugal – Sports

Portugal – Sports Football Football, also known as soccer, is undeniably the most popular sport in Portugal, as well as the most practiced one. Many international football stars, such as Ronaldo and Figo come from Portugal, and the Portuguese take great pride in their national football team as it is one of the highest-ranking football […]

Portugal – Shopping in Lisbon Portugal

Portugal – Shopping in Lisbon Portugal No matter where you are in Portugal, there are plenty of shops and many great deals to be made. From small local markets, to trendy boutiques and huge shopping malls, Portugal has everything. The numerous marketplaces that can be found in most towns and all major cities are great […]

Portugal – Recreation and Entertainment Festivals

Portugal – Recreation and Entertainment Festivals Festivals Portugal is a country of festivals. Most of them are held in summer and last for several days, some even late into the night, so no matter what time you choose to visit one of them, you can always find entertainment and fun. One of the most major […]

Portugal – Internet, Television, and the Press

Portugal – Internet, Television, and the Press Nowadays, about thirty seven percent of households in Portugal have a high-speed internet connection, and about eighty percent of companies have internet access. There are many internet service providers in Portugal. Some of the main ones are Novis, PTWiFi, Vodaphone, and Kanguru. In order to subscribe to an […]

Portugal – Film, Literature, and Theatre

Portugal – Film, Literature, and Theatre Film and Theatre Drama and theatre haven’t really been a major part of Portuguese culture all until the 20th century, when a new form of drama emerged and became hugely popular among the Poruguese. Called “Revista,” this new style incorporated comedy, drama, and satire in a way that resonated […]

Portugal Property Investment Taxes – An Overview

Portugal Property Investment Taxes – An Overview The Portugal Property Market Since May 2013 Portugal has been listed by OECD as one of the top countries in the world to buy and own property. According to them, Portuguese price-to-rent ratio makes Portugal one of the most attractive property markets in continental Europe. The transparency, high […]

Portugal Golden Visa Program

Portugal Golden Visa Program Golden Visa Portugal through Property Investment Launched in 2012, the investor visa program has been actively promoted internationally by the Portuguese government, and has become one of the most popular programs in Europe, attracting investors with its flexibility and many benefits.

Portugal Golden Visa Costs

Portugal Golden Visa Costs Make sure that you are provided with a full and transparent quote as travel expenses, government fees and taxes, and professional fees all add to your total Golden Visa costs. No matter which investment route you are taking, you must consider visa application fees, issuing fees, and the

Portugal Citizenship for the Investors

Portugal Citizenship for the Investors Portugal has established the Golden Visa program with an objective to encourage the investors from outside the EU. Golden Visa provides the investors from outside the EU, who invest the minimum amount required by law, with a fast and efficient path to obtaining Portuguese, and

Portugal – Recreation and Entertainment – Guide for property investment in Portugal

Portugal – Recreation and Entertainment Beaches, watermarks, and aquariums are not all Portugal has to offer. Our country also has over eighty stunning golf courses with fantastic, high quality landscapes. If you are interested in this sport, Portugal is just the right place for you. Even though you can find a golf course in almost […]

Portugal – Recreation and Entertainment

Portugal – Recreation and Entertainment There are almost endless options for entertainment in Portugal, and no matter what your tastes are, you are guaranteed to find opportunities and events that are the best possible fit for your tastes. Recreation and Entertainment Outdoor activities are particularly popular with the Portuguese. The people of Portugal love parks […]

Night amusement in Portugal 

Night amusement in Portugal Bars A diverse range of bars Portugal also has to offer are certain to cater to almost any taste. Algarve, in particular, offers a rich selection of Irish and English pubs, for example, in order to cater to its numerous tourists from the UK. The Strip, located in Albufeira, is one of […]

Nightlife in Portugal

Nightlife in Portugal Nightlife in Portugal has to offer an exciting and diverse set of experiences, made to suit any taste. Whether you prefer dancing to the early hours, or a quiet meal followed by a stroll on the beach, you are sure to find it in Portugal. In addition to modern and internationally appealing […]

Living in Portugal – Education Info about Educational regulations in Portugal

Living in Portugal – Education Info about Educational regulations in Portugal In Portugal, the state regulates most of the schools and other educational institutions through the Ministry of Education as well as the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education. Public education is free in Portugal. While the schools do not give out materials and […]

Lisbon – Your Dream Property Location

Lisbon – Your Dream Property Location Lisbon, the vibrant capitol of Portugal, is arguably one of the most attractive cities in Europe to invest in, for many reasons. Lisbon is experiencing something of a renaissance at present, as the city’s rich history, inexpensive rent, attractive aesthetics, and high

Lifestyle in Portugal What to expect

Lifestyle in Portugal What to expect Portugal is quickly becoming a preferred retirement destination for people all over the world. It might seem that long games of golf, large glasses of Port, and lazy strolls on the beach are all there is to the appeal of Portugal to the retirees, but Portugal has much more to

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