Lviv vs Porto

Lviv ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Porto ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Population 731,387 237,559
Official language(s) Ukrainian Portuguese
Level of English Low Very High
Main airport Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (LWO) Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO)
Most common months to visit May - September May - September
Currency UAH - Ukrainian Hryvnia (โ‚ด) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $922 $1759
Rent $400 $717
Groceries $91 $148
Dining out $151 $280
Cafe $21 $45
Coworking space $79 $96
Mobile internet $4 $21
Public transportation $5 $95
Taxis $12 $25
Shared bicycles and scooters $16 $10
Sport and cultural events $13 $45
Museums and sights $9 $24
Nightlife $43 $66
Gym $22 $56
Yoga $30 $82
Massage $27 $48
SIM card options Vodafone, Kyivstar Vodafone, MEO, NOS
Tipping 10% in restaurants, not expected elsewhere 5-10% at restaurants if happy with service, not expected at cafes or bars
Taxi apps Uber, Uklon Uber, MyTaxi, Cabify
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Slavic. Emphasis on frilled meats combined with potatoes, carrots, pickles and cabbage. Creamy deserts often elaborated with cottage cheese. Lviv enjoys culinary influences from Kiev (traditional with an emphasis on chicken) and Odessa (various seafood dishes). A variety of meats often mixed with fresh legumes and vegetables. Emphasis on rich seafood dishes and creamy desserts.
Local food specialities Lviv cheesecake, fish Zupa, Tsivikli, Karmanadli, Banosh, Borscht, Salo, Syrnyky 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 Local grills, themed taverns, local breweries, small bakeries Local taverns, terraces, markets, tascas, churrascarias and local sports bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 9 options on HappyCow 46 options on Happy Cow