In terms of climate, our winters are mild and summers are hot and dry. Did you know that the number of hours of sunshine per year reaches values as high as 3300 in the south of the country and 1600 in the north, some of the highest in Europe which also makes it very attractive for Agricultural Investments.
Portugal has an excellent geographical location. At the meeting point between three continents – Europe, Africa and America -, it has always been central to the most important international routes. Here you can find international airports all over the country Lisbon, Faro and Porto have regular connections to major cities in the world.
Did you know that Lisbon is just two and a half hours away from Paris and London by plane? If you want to discover the beauties of Portugal, the country has a modern road network waiting to be explored: it only takes two hours to get from Lisbon to Porto or Faro, the major cities in the north and south of the country. Madrid is just six hours away.
In 2016, Lisbon was voted one of the 42 cities in the world with the best quality of life, by the Worldwide Quality of Living Survey 2016.
Most foreigners consider the cost of living to be low.
According to NUMBEO (Cost of Living in Portugal 2018 2015), the price indices are attractive:
Portugal is also one of the best countries for buying a house, because it has clear and transparent tax rules and offers facilities for obtaining residence permits, as part of new legal provisions that are more attractive to foreign investors.
It also has a special regime for non-habitual residents, aimed at attracting foreign investors through very favourable income tax rates.
- One of the most affordable Golden Visa Programs
- Number 3 safest country
- Tax benefits and incentives
- Beautiful scenery
- Easy access to the rest of the European union
The Portuguese are gracious and friendly, welcoming all visitors regardless of where they come from. And, in fact, visitors do come here from all over the world, as the country is located on the western coast of Europe and, as such, is a point of entrance into the Schengen zone. A large part of the population speaks foreign languages, specifically English.