Algarve Food Tours

Experience the Delights of Happy Van's Algarve Food Tours!

They say those who travel without savoring the local gastronomy depart without truly knowing the people they visited.

Embark on a journey to uncover the rich culinary tapestry of the Algarve, exploring its tapas, snacks, delicacies, and wines on guided food walking tours.

Delve into the history, mysteries, people, and curiosities of this unique region!

Portimão Food Tours

On Happy Van’s Portimão Food Tour, indulge in a delightful exploration of the diverse cuisine that defines this city, the Algarve, and Portugal.

Visit 3 to 4 restaurants/taverns highly frequented by the locals. Sample 7 different snacks paired with exquisite Portuguese wines. Conclude your gastronomic adventure with a tasting of a renowned regional sweet, complemented by coffee, tea, or a local brandy (medronho, melosa), or opt for the indulgence of artisanal ice cream.

The tour spans approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes, offering a choice between the morning/afternoon or afternoon/evening option.

Wander through the riverside area and the historic center of the city, meandering through ancient streets, beneath arches, admiring both the architecture of palatial buildings and more common structures, exploring street commerce, squares, monuments, and gardens.

Beyond gastronomy, our guide will passionately share insights about the people of Portimão, their culture, traditions, and way of life.

Discover Portimão, savor this unique tour, capture delightful moments in photographs, and unravel the reasons why the Algarve’s gastronomy is both original and unique.

Minimum Number of Participants: 2

Duration: 3 hours and 30 minutes


Morning Option – Meeting Point: Entrance to the Portimão Market at 10 am (Option with transport from Portimão, Alvor, or Ferragudo: 9:45 am)

Afternoon Option – Meeting Point: Entrance to the Portimão Museum at 4:45 pm (Option with transport from Portimão, Alvor, or Ferragudo: 4:30 pm)


Guided walking tour of the city of Portimão.

  • Visit 3 or 4 restaurants/taverns highly frequented by the local population.
  • Tasting of 7 different snacks accompanied by excellent Portuguese wine.
  • Visit a renowned pastry shop or an artisan ice cream parlor to indulge in a famous sweet or regional ice cream, or be surprised with a homemade sweet.

Please note that programs may be adjusted occasionally due to force majeure or seasonal events, which will not compromise the experiences we promise.

Comfortable clothes and shoes, and lots of appetite! 🙂

Optional pick-up in our van:
€10 per person in Portimão, Alvor and Ferragudo.
Meeting Point:
Morning: Entrance to the Portimão Market | Afternoon: Entrance to the Portimão Museum

Shared Tour:

Adults: 99€ | Children < 10 years: 75€ – Minimum of 2 Participants

Private Tour: 

1-3 pax: 404€ | 4 pax: 499€ | 5 pax: 593€ | 6 pax: 683€ | 7 pax: 767€ | 8 pax: 845€ | 9 Pax: 919€ | 10 pax: 987€…

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Departures and Arrivals

- Albufeira and Olhos de Água
- Quinta do Lago, Vale do Lobo, Quarteira and Vilamoura
- Portimão and Alvor
- Ferragudo, Lagoa and Carvoeiro
- Lagos
Morning: 8am to 12.30am
Afternoon: 1pm to 6pm

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