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Albufeira & Vilamoura: Algarve Heritage Tour in VW T2 Van

Product ID: 241082
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Hop aboard a Volkswagen T2 van for a 4-hour tour of the beautiful Algarve region. Learn about the region’s history and that history's influence on the area and locals today, while visiting some of the Algarve’s most important sites.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pickup included

Pickup from your accommodation in Vilamoura, Quarteira, Vale de Lobo, or Quinta do Lago.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Take in the rich heritage of the Algarve
  • Visit unique places and learn about the people, traditions, and lifestyles of the region
  • Embark on a fun-filled and informative trip like no other in a VW classic van
Full description
After pickup from your accommodation, board a classic Volkswagen T2 for a 4-hour heritage tour and get ready to see the Algarve in a unique way. Punctuated with fascinating history and local knowledge, you’ll begin to understand the rich heritage of Portugal’s southern coast. 

Begin with a stop at the Sanctuary of Nossa Sra. da Piedade to visit the new church, the old chapel, and hear about the history while taking in beautiful vistas from its belvedere. Explore the castle, museum, and learn about Portugal’s history and traditions via the traditional cuisine of Loulé. 

Proceed then to the Market and Old Streets of Loulé to meet some of the local craftsmen and admire their creations. Finally, stop at the Windmill of Leitão, one of the best preserved windmills in the Algarve, to become familiar with the process of making flour for the Algarve's world-famous bread.
  • Trip in a classic Volkswagen van
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Visit to 4 historical/archaeological places
  • Experienced guide
  • Road trip playlist
Not suitable for
  • Children under 2 years

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Jacket
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• The minimum number of people required for this tour is 2 people
• Please check the weather forecast and dress accordingly
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Product ID: 241082