Useful Contacts

Useful links & contacts to help you make your viewing trip, aid your research on the area and/or to make your move to central Portugal easier.


Paula Bento de Vroede
Offering: Portuguese lessons to foreign language speakers in Portugal (all levels).
Can also help with any general translation requirements for necessary documents or visits to local authorities e.g. Finance office,
registry office, doctors, schools, foreign vehicle registration, general information, etc.
Contact details: 236 486 391 or 915457818 / e-mail: or

Michelle Walder
General translation service available to help with meeting builders, to open bank accounts, getting tax cards or dealing with the townhall etc.
Contact details: / Mobile: 961 899 749


*Pet Sitters
Pocinhos Pet Care Mobile: 918110582 Email:


* Solar Panels & Inverters – UK based (competively priced and very helpful)


* Removals – UK to Portugal


* Car Hire
Faro Car Hire
Compare Faro car hire prices to get the best deals with

car hire Porto
Find the cheapest deals for car hire at Porto airport using the easy to use car hire comparison site, absolutely free.


* Local Business – home spun naturally dyed wool


* Weather– follow the link for 5 day forecasts in Coimbra or Castelo Branco


* Tourism in the area


* Travel within Portugal
by train:

by coach:


* Travel to Portugal