Childcare & Schools

Transferring to a Portuguese school: what to do

Transferring to a Portuguese school: When to apply? Transferring to a Portuguese school is top priority and a legal requirement, if your child is at school age, from 6 to 18 years old. This is one of the first things you will need to do upon arrival, unless you are moving during the summer holidays, […]

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Childcare & Schools

Schools in Ericeira: when, where & how to enroll?

Schools in Ericeria, answers the questions that we once had asked ourselves before moving to Ericeira. When considering a new location for living and raising our children, we want to find out all about the local schools before we make a final decision. I hope this information can be useful to you too. Starting School […]

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Childcare & Schools

Childcare Nursery Kindergarten in Ericeira

Find out all about the local childcare, Nursery/kindergarten, including forest schooling and community learning, as well as home schooling. Nursery / Kindergarten: How it Works Nurseries, or kindergarten, are called creche or infantário, whereas preschool is called jardim de infância or pré-escola. Nurseries, often, have their integrated preschool and, in this case, are called creche […]

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Garden center in Ericeira – Viveiros Batalha

We are hugely grateful to our garden center across the street. Our 2 year-old loves it. And so do we. What a wonderful resource this turned out to be! A well garnished nursery keeps us all busy. Little ones, big ones. Time flies amideast beautiful pots and plants. We love Olive trees, don’t we? And […]

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Documents

EU Citizen Registration Certificate: legalize your stay

EU Citizen Registration Certificate: you will need this to legalize your residency in Portugal. You will also use this document for access to the public health care. As a Citizen from the European Union, you have the right to live in Portugal if you wish so. We will ask however, for your EU registration certificate, […]

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Public Health in Ericeira: rating our visit

This is our forth visit to the public Health Center in Ericeira and, there is nothing unusual about it. Therefore, I thought I would share today’s experience and take the opportunity to reflect on the service. My purpose is to give you an idea of what the vaccination visit can be like. Updating our foreign […]

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Sports, Fun & Kid's

Googling Ericeira and all you get is surf?!

Googling Ericeira and all you find is surf?! Keep calm, there is much more to this beautiful, coastal town than it’s world-class waves! The Winter in Ericeira Besides Surf There is life in Ericeira besides surf, there is people out and about. This is true even now in February. The daytime temperatures, in the middle […]

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Atestado de Residência by Junta da Freguesia

Junta de Freguesia, which is a kind of parish council, is the organ that issues the Atestado de Residencia. This document is an official proof of address and, therefore, may come in hand for sorting your daily life here. Do I really need an Atestado de Residência? If you are a foreign citizen living in […]

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