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Hello, I am looking for a small to medium size Portugese town to relocate. I will be working as an acupuncturist and not retiring. Low housing cost, not super touristy, nice places to walk/hike. Could be north, south or central. Thank you!!

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Hi @murali and a very warm welcome to our community.

You might like to check out Tomar in Central Portugal. Nice small town with lots of history, plenty going on, not very touristy and not very expensive for housing.

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Thanks Gerry- a few people mentioned Tomar.  Is that area hilly/mountainous? I don't like flat topography.

 

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@murali

I live in a hilly region called Codessais,Serpins, check it out. It's on the way to Gois from Lousa.

Lousa has a thriving community, although it is smallish but has a Lidl, Continente, Mini Precio and Intermarche supermarkets. It has several banks, lots of bars and small restaurants. Housing is inexpensive, although it gets cheaper as you go up into the hills. We are 15 minutes from Lousa and the views up here are stunning. Lots of hiking, rallying and bike opportunities up here. Check out the website for Gois too. River beaches (all free) all around here are beautiful.

Here's an example of housing and the most common search engine for property is  here

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@sushie Ola from Curia. Do you know of any rentals in that area? Looks lovely (-:

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@goodmorningportugal

Good afternoon. You probably won't be able to easily rent a house, but there are apartments down in Lousa. Try REMAX Lousa Montanha to see what they have. House shown above is still for sale I believe.

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@sushie Thank you (-:

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Hello Murali, If you are going to work, I guess you will need a fair number of people to use your services. I live near Viseu, in Central Portugal, the views across the valleys to the mountains are fabulous. Viseu is often voted the best town to live in, in Portugal.If you need more info just ask. Have a look at

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@murali

Hello again Murali. In answer to your question about Tomar, the surrounding area is very hilly although the town itself is quite comfortable for walking around. Regards

 

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