Measures implemented everywhere in Portugal
The top 3 also holds true for the top 10 of the Expat City Ranking: five of the ten best cities are located on the Iberian Peninsula, with Málaga (6th) and Madrid (9th) joining Valencia, Alicante, and Lisbon.
Despite leaving the podium, Portugal continues to be one of the most peaceful countries in the world. Portugal comes in fourth place in this year’s Global Peace Index behind only Iceland, New Zealand and Denmark.
The 2021 Post Office Travel Money Holiday Report for 2021 found that Portugal was tops for Brits looking for good value. The Post Office barometer monitors the price of eight tourist items – comprising dinner for two with a bottle of wine, a range of soft and alcoholic drinks, suncream and insect repellent.
The best visa for digital nomads interested in making Portugal their home is the temporary resident permit, which can be renewed for up to five years and is aimed at freelancers and entrepreneurs.
Lisbon Ranks Second as the Best Global City to Raise a Family, boasting 480 outdoor activities, low crime rate levels and affordable monthly rental and bill costs at £1,200 for a three bedroom apartment in the city centre.
After Braga won the award for Best European Destination to visit in 2021, Portugal is now considered the best country to visit in 2021, according to the preferences of users of European Best Destinations, an organization based in Brussels that promotes culture and tourism in Europe.
The EU’s vaccine passport – officially called Digital Green Certificate – will be free of charge, bilingual, interoperable, secure, non-discriminatory and available in digital and physical format via QR code.
The Covid-19 Vaccine Passport for travelling in Europe is becoming a reality. If no global decision has been taken by the European Union, the President of the European Union Commission, Ms Ursula von der Leyen supports the project of a common vaccination certificate and the World Health Organization is working on an international certificate.
Albufeira’s Praia da Falésia is the only Portuguese beach on a list of the best in the world released by online travel website TripAdvisor.