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Marinha Grande, Portugal

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Feb 05, 2024

Summary: The approximate population of Marinha Grande, Portugal is around 40,000 people. People describe Marinha Grande , Portugalas a small, coastal town with a laid-back atmosphere and a strong sense of community. Expats love the relaxed lifestyle, the friendly locals, and the beautiful beaches. The weather in Marinha Grande, Portugal is mild and temperate, with average temperatures ranging from the mid-50s to the mid-70s Fahrenheit. The average cost of living in Marinha Grande, Portugal for an expat is around $1,500 per month. The cost of a one bedroom apartment is around $500 per month, and a two bedroom apartment is around $700 per month.

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What do I need to know about living in Marinha Grande?

When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Marinha Grande, they said:

"It is basically an industrial town, so I do not live around Central. 20 minutes to Sao Pedro do Moel, which is a nice village on coast. Gets cold in winter months, amount of rain is okay," wrote a member in Marinha Grande.

"Before retiring in Marinha Grande, Portugal, expats should be aware of the cost of living, which is generally lower than in other parts of Europe. They should also research the local healthcare system and the availability of medical services. Additionally, expats should familiarize themselves with the local culture and customs, as well as the Portuguese language. It is also important to research the local job market and the availability of housing. Finally, expats should make sure to obtain the necessary visas and permits before moving to Marinha Grande," commented one expat who made the move to Marinha Grande .

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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