Portugal is considered one of the best countries to live and invest. Learn some curiosities about our country, the one you who will choose, love and discover!

Forbes Magazine

In 2020, a Magazine “Forbes”Elects Portugal as the best country to live and enjoy the retirement


In 2020 Portugal was considered the 3rd most peaceful and secure country in the world in a sample of 163 countries


World Travel Awards

Portugal was elected, for the third consecutive time, the Best Tourist Destination in the World in 2019



In 2019, Portugal was considered the country with the best quality of life for foreigners


Quality of life

Portugal is a sunny country and one of the mildest in Europe, with an average of 300 sunny days a year and temperatures that rarely drop below 10º C.

Along 850 kilometers, the Portuguese coast has more than 600 fine white sand beaches, being more than 370 classified with “gold quality”

Portugal is included in the list of countries of the Mediterranean Diet classified as World Heritage. The fish and seafood from the Portuguese coast are classic but the conventual sweets are a must, as well as the Portuguese wines

Between monuments, folk festivals and festivals, varied golf courses and activities in nature, Portugal is synonymous with well-being


Competitiveness, investment opportunities and gateway to Europe

Portugal is a competitive country. Ranked as 25th best country to do business (Forbes 2019), the 34th most competitive (World Economic Forum 2019) and 39th in the ease of doing business (The World Bank 2019)

Further, we have a productive workforce, with a high level of education. This way, Portugal is ranked with:

  • 2nd place in the Ratio of Graduates in Engineering in Europe – Eurostat 2018
  • 7th position in Language Skills – IMD World Talent Report 2019, out of 63 countries
  • 13rd place in the Availability of Qualified Labor – IMD World Talent Report 2019, out of 63 countries
  • 18th position in the Quality of University Education – IMD World Talent Report 2019, out of 63 countries

Nowadays, Portugal has one of the strongest European entrepreneurship ecosystems that provides unique opportunities for foreign investors, driven largely by Websummit and legislative measures to support innovation and digitization