Best place for British expats to move to has 'beautiful beaches' and cheap living - full list

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Portugal was among the best places for expats

Sarra Gray

By Sarra Gray

Published: 21/11/2023

- 12:09

Updated: 01/12/2023

- 13:17

The best places for British expats to move in Europe have been shared

Living abroad can be exciting and there are lots of stunning destinations to choose from.

Research has rounded up the best places in Europe and a spot with "beautiful beaches" is among the best.

Quality of life, affordability and ease of integration are all important if moving abroad.

Sunny parts of Europe topped the list of the best places to relocate to, according to Global Citizen Solutions.


Portugal was praised for affordable living


Best place in Europe for British expats






Portugal was one of the best places to live thanks to a good quality of life and stunning scenery.

"It scores highly on the Quality of Life Index, cost of living, personal safety reports, and friendliness of locals towards expats," the experts said.

They added it has a "mild climate and beautiful beaches" and expats can enjoy a "slower pace of life".

If moving to the country, the experts urged Britons to consider spots such as the Algarve, Cascais and Estoril, Lisbon, Porto and central Portugal.


Spain was one of the best countries to move to


Spain also made the list and is considered to have a "relatively low cost of living".

The experts added: "You will not be disappointed by its diverse sceneries and various pockets of natural wonders to discover."

This comes as a British expat shared what is "better" about living in Europe.

However, they added the challenges they faced after moving abroad.

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