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I am a US citizen looking at settling in Setubal. I do not know much about the area. Any advice? Pros and cons? Gratitude.

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Best idea would be to go take a look, stay for a day, a week, a month, a year and see if it meets your needs and fulfills your personal requirements. Any pros and cons that others put forward will be personal to them and unlikely to be helpful to you.


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I live near Setubal - and love the area....
Arrabida National Park is excellent, I drive round a few times a week as its so refreshing (outside of peak summer months due to over crowding) ... %C3%A1bida
Easy ferry over to a long sand spit (ruined by hotels etc!)
Nice waterfront and old cobbled lanes, reasonable sized city but relaxed and not much tourism
Quick whizz up the motorway to the airport or Lisbon, train to Lisbon instead if desired
To the south you have mostly open countryside
Most everything is there that you need....


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