Larnaca vs Porto

Larnaca ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ
Porto ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Population 144,900 237,559
Official language(s) Greek Portuguese
Level of English High Very High
Main airport Larnaca International Airport (LCA) Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO)
Most common months to visit March - May, October - December May - September
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1959 $1759
Rent $678 $717
Groceries $157 $148
Dining out $261 $280
Cafe $56 $45
Coworking space $209 $96
Mobile internet $35 $21
Public transportation $63 $95
Taxis $42 $25
Shared bicycles and scooters $45 $10
Sport and cultural events $28 $45
Museums and sights $8 $24
Nightlife $110 $66
Gym $107 $56
Yoga $105 $82
Massage $54 $48
SIM card options Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN Vodafone, MEO, NOS
Tipping 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars 5-10% at restaurants if happy with service, not expected at cafes or bars
Taxi apps nTaxi Uber, MyTaxi, Cabify
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Mediterranean style with emphasis on seafood, meats, olives, cheesed and traditional sauces. Some food with Middle Eastern influences as well.. A variety of meats often mixed with fresh legumes and vegetables. Emphasis on rich seafood dishes and creamy desserts.
Local food specialities Souvlaki, sheftalia, kleftiko, stifado, halloumi, koukepia and moussaka Bacalhau, Alheira de Mirandela, Francesinha, queido da serra da estrela, tripas a moda do Oporto, pasteis de chaves, tarte de amendoa
Eat like a local Opt for smaller, outside eateries and taverns serving traditional foods. Fast food kebab shops and falafel bars offer authentic options, too. Local taverns, terraces, markets, tascas, churrascarias and local sports bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available 46 options on Happy Cow