We invite you to discover the Algarve

The Algarve – an educated journey, is an activity promoted by Happy Van, part of the 365 Algarve program,
supported by the Government of Portugal, Turismo de Portugal and Região de Turismo do Algarve.
 
 The experience includes a tour of the 70’s and 80’s in a VW vintage van,a musical trip to our past played by Fad’Nu, a play that tells us the history of the Algarve and a local handicraft workshop.
 
The activity takes place on the second Saturday of each month, from October 2019 to May 2020, runs through 4 Algarve municipalities and has a different handicraft workshop in each.
365 Algarve

Megalithic Ruins of Alcalar

12/10/2019 and 08/02/2020 - 25 persons per session

From today’s Algarve, we revisit and learn about the Algarve of the past by approaching the heritage, customs, traditions and musicalities that have built us as a people.

The activity begins with a visit to the place, where the history of the Algarve, its people and traditions is introduced. The trip continues with old-time songs, a theatrical show about this region and a local handicraft workshop.

Location: Megalithic Ruins of Alcalar

Session 1: 12/10/2019

Session 5: 08/02/2020

Schedule: 2.30pm

Duration: 2h

 

Price:

Simple ticket: 10€

Ticket & Transportation *: 20€

* See Pick-up time and places on the Transports tab

Age Rating: 12+

Creation: Happy Van


Staging and Interpreting: João Simão

Musical Direction and Interpretation: Fad’Nu

Hadicraft Workshop: Fernando Gonçalves – work on leather goods – the bracelet or coin purse 

 

Organization: Happy Van, Unipessoal Lda

 

Sponsorships: 365 Algarve, Government of Portugal, Turismo de Portugal, Região de Turismo do Algarve and Município de Portimão

 

Contacts: Happy Van – Paulo Ferreira

E-mail: info@happyvan.pt

Phone: +351 926 162 620

Transport 1 (7 persons per session): Tavira->Olhão->Faro -> Show Place

 

Tavira (12.20pm) – ALDI Parking, next to the EN125 in Tavira

Olhão (1.00pm) – LIDL Parking, next to EN125 in Olhão

Faro (1.20pm) – Parking at the Penha Municipal Pavilion in Faro

 

Transport 2 (7 persons per session): Loulé->Quarteira/Vilamoura->Albufeira -> Show Place

 

Loulé (12.20pm) – LIDL Parking, next to the N396 in Loulé

Quarteira/Vilamoura (12.50pm) – Pingo Doce Car Park, next to the N396 in Quarteira

Albufeira (1.30pm) – Albufeira Municipal Tourist Office Parking Lot, next to the N396

 

Transport 3 (7 persons per session): Lagos->Portimão->Silves->Lagoa -> Show Place

 

Lagos (12.30pm)– Pingo Doce car park next to the EN125 in Lagos

Portimão (1.10pm) – Intermarché Parking, next to Old National Road 125 in Portimão

Silves (1.40pm) – Car Park next to Silves Burger Ranch

Lagoa (2.00pm) – Jumbo Car Park, next to EN125 in Lagoa

Sítio das Fontes Municipal Park - Estômbar

09/11/2019 and 14/03/2020 - 25 persons per session

From today’s Algarve, we revisit and learn about the Algarve of the past by approaching the heritage, customs, traditions and musicalities that have built us as a people.

The activity begins with a visit to the place, where the history of the Algarve, its people and traditions is introduced. The trip continues with old-time songs, a theatrical show about this region and a local handicraft workshop.

Location: Sítio das Fontes Municipal Park – Estômbar

Session 2: 09/11/2019

Session 6: 14/03/2020

Schedule: 2.30pm

Duration: 2h

 

Price:

Simple ticket: 10€

Ticket & Transportation *: 20€

* See Pick-up time and places on the Transports tab

Age Rating: 12+

Creation: Happy Van


Staging and Interpreting: João Simão

Musical Direction and Interpretation: Fad’Nu

Hadicraft Workshop: Ana Silva – work in cane (bamboo) – construction of the “cartaxinho” 

Organization: Happy Van, Unipessoal Lda

 

Sponsorships: 365 Algarve, Government of Portugal, Turismo de Portugal, Região de Turismo do Algarve and Município de Lagoa

 

Contacts: Happy Van – Paulo Ferreira

E-mail: info@happyvan.pt

Phone: +351 926 162 620

Transport 1 (7 persons per session): Tavira->Olhão->Faro -> Show Place

 

Tavira (12.20pm) – ALDI Parking, next to the EN125 in Tavira

Olhão (1.00pm) – LIDL Parking, next to EN125 in Olhão

Faro (1.20pm) – Parking at the Penha Municipal Pavilion in Faro

 

Transport 2 (7 persons per session): Loulé->Quarteira/Vilamoura->Albufeira -> Show Place

 

Loulé (12.20pm) – LIDL Parking, next to the N396 in Loulé

Quarteira/Vilamoura (12.50pm) – Pingo Doce Car Park, next to the N396 in Quarteira

Albufeira (1.30pm) – Albufeira Municipal Tourist Office Parking Lot, next to the N396

 

Transport 3 (7 persons per session): Lagos->Portimão->Silves->Lagoa -> Show Place

 

Lagos (12.40pm)– Pingo Doce car park next to the EN125 in Lagos

Portimão (1.20pm) – Intermarché Parking, next to Old National Road 125 in Portimão

Silves (1.50pm) – Car Park next to Silves Burger Ranch

Lagoa (2.10pm) – Jumbo Car Park, next to EN125 in Lagoa

365 Algarve

Associação Patrimonial do Algoz Hedquarters

14/12/2019 and 11/04/2020 - 25 persons per session

From today’s Algarve, we revisit and learn about the Algarve of the past by approaching the heritage, customs, traditions and musicalities that have built us as a people.

The activity begins with a visit to the place, where the history of the Algarve, its people and traditions is introduced. The trip continues with old-time songs, a theatrical show about this region and a local handicraft workshop.

Location: Associação Patrimonial do Algoz Hedquarters

Session 3: 14/12/2019

Session 7: 11/04/2020

Schedule: 2.30pm

Duration: 2h

 

Price:

Simple ticket: 10€

Ticket & Transportation *: 20€

* See Pick-up time and places on the Transports tab

Age Rating: 12+

Creation: Happy Van


Staging and Interpreting: João Simão

Musical Direction and Interpretation: Fad’Nu

Hadicraft Workshop: Margarida Gomes – ceramic work – tile painting 

Organization: Happy Van, Unipessoal Lda

 

Sponsorships: 365 Algarve, Government of Portugal, Turismo de Portugal, Região de Turismo do Algarve and Associação Patrimonial do Algoz

 

Contacts: Happy Van – Paulo Ferreira

E-mail: info@happyvan.pt

Phone: +351 926 162 620

Transport 1 (7 persons per session): Tavira->Olhão->Faro -> Show Place

 

Tavira (12.30pm) – ALDI Parking, next to the EN125 in Tavira

Olhão (1.10pm) – LIDL Parking, next to EN125 in Olhão

Faro (1.30pm) – Parking at the Penha Municipal Pavilion in Faro

 

Transport 2 (7 persons per session): Loulé->Quarteira/Vilamoura->Albufeira -> Show Place

 

Loulé (12.50pm) – LIDL Parking, next to the N396 in Loulé

Quarteira/Vilamoura (1.20pm) – Pingo Doce Car Park, next to the N396 in Quarteira

Albufeira (2.00pm) – Albufeira Municipal Tourist Office Parking Lot, next to the N396

 

Transport 3 (7 persons per session): Lagos->Portimão->Silves->Lagoa -> Show Place

 

Lagos (12.30pm)– Pingo Doce car park next to the EN125 in Lagos

Portimão (1.10pm) – Intermarché Parking, next to Old National Road 125 in Portimão

Silves (1.40pm) – Car Park next to Silves Burger Ranch

Lagoa (2.00pm) – Jumbo Car Park, next to EN125 in Lagoa

365 Algarve

Cerro D'Ouro Educational Center

11/01/2020 and 09/05/2020 - 25 persons per session

From today’s Algarve, we revisit and learn about the Algarve of the past by approaching the heritage, customs, traditions and musicalities that have built us as a people.

The activity begins with a visit to the place, where the history of the Algarve, its people and traditions is introduced. The trip continues with old-time songs, a theatrical show about this region and a local handicraft workshop.

Location: Cerro D’Ouro Educational Center

Session 4: 11/01/2020

Session 8: 09/05/2020

Schedule: 2.30pm

Duration: 2h

 

Price:

Simple ticket: 10€

Ticket & Transportation *: 20€

* See Pick-up time and places on the Transports tab

Age Rating: 12+

Creation: Happy Van


Staging and Interpreting: João Simão

Musical Direction and Interpretation: Fad’Nu

Hadicraft Workshop: Inês Dias – palm leaves handicraft – key chain

Organization: Happy Van, Unipessoal Lda

 

Sponsorships: 365 Algarve, Government of Portugal, Turismo de Portugal, Região de Turismo do Algarve and Município de Albufeira

 

Contacts: Happy Van – Paulo Ferreira

E-mail: info@happyvan.pt

Phone: +351 926 162 620

Transport 1 (7 persons per session): Tavira->Olhão->Faro -> Show Place

 

Tavira (12.40pm) – ALDI Parking, next to the EN125 in Tavira

Olhão (1.20pm) – LIDL Parking, next to EN125 in Olhão

Faro (1.40pm) – Parking at the Penha Municipal Pavilion in Faro

 

Transport 2 (7 persons per session): Loulé->Quarteira/Vilamoura->Albufeira -> Show Place

 

Loulé (12.50pm) – LIDL Parking, next to the N396 in Loulé

Quarteira/Vilamoura (1.20pm) – Pingo Doce Car Park, next to the N396 in Quarteira

Albufeira (2.00pm) – Albufeira Municipal Tourist Office Parking Lot, next to the N396

 

Transport 3 (7 persons per session): Lagos->Portimão->Silves->Lagoa -> Show Place

 

Lagos (12.20pm)– Pingo Doce car park next to the EN125 in Lagos

Portimão (1.00pm) – Intermarché Parking, next to Old National Road 125 in Portimão

Silves (1.30pm) – Car Park next to Silves Burger Ranch

Lagoa (1.50pm) – Jumbo Car Park, next to EN125 in Lagoa