Lisbon vs Porto

Lisbon ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Porto ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Population 517,000 237,559
Official language(s) Portuguese Portuguese
Level of English Very high Very High
Main airport Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS) Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO)
Most common months to visit March - May, September, October May - September
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere (less for AMEX) Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2321 $2057
Rent $1129 $839
Groceries $159 $173
Dining out $317 $327
Cafe $43 $52
Coworking space $192 $112
Mobile internet $28 $24
Public transportation $73 $111
Taxis $32 $29
Shared bicycles and scooters $21 $12
Sport and cultural events $34 $52
Museums and sights $28 $28
Nightlife $55 $77
Gym $76 $66
Yoga $76 $96
Massage $59 $56
SIM card options Vodafone Vodafone, MEO, NOS
Tipping 5-10% for restaurants, not common at bars 5-10% at restaurants if happy with service, not expected at cafes or bars
Taxi apps Uber, FreeNow Uber, MyTaxi, Cabify
Tap water Drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Fresh seafood, meats, soup, sausages and famous pastries A variety of meats often mixed with fresh legumes and vegetables. Emphasis on rich seafood dishes and creamy desserts.
Local food specialities Bacalhau ร  bras, sardinhas, petiscos, leitรฃo, polvo ร  lagareiro, pasteis de nata, bifana 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 Tascas, snack bars, seafood restaurants Local taverns, terraces, markets, tascas, churrascarias and local sports bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 401 listings on Happy Cow 46 options on Happy Cow