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Falando sobre o Algarve – Talking about the Algarve

Paulo Ferreira Happy Van



Olá. Sejam bem vindos!

Este é um blog informativo sobre o Algarve e as suas curiosidades. Pretende partilhar informação útil e educativa sobre este território ao sul de Portugal. Como resultado, esperamos contribuir para que se compreenda mais e melhor a história, património, cultura, tradições, usos e costumes desta região. Compartilharemos aqui também algumas experiências e viagens da Happy Van e seus parceiros pelo Algarve, porque nos importa proporcionar momentos únicos a quem aqui vive e a quem nos visita.


Hello! Welcome!

This is an informative blog about the Algarve and its curiosities. It intends to share useful and educational information about this territory in the south of Portugal. As a result, we hope to contribute to a better and better understanding of the region’s history, heritage, culture, traditions, uses and customs. We will also share here some experiences and trips of Happy Van and its partners through the Algarve, because it is important for us to provide unique moments to those who live here and those who visit us.

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"The perfect trip Very accessible and easy to deal team. Friendly and lively staff and the tour was top! Excellent, highly recommend! "
"Happyness is guaranteed! Geweldige ervaring! Tijdens onze vakantie in Portagal hebben we met Happy Van de 'Trip to flavors' gedaan. Een geweldige, persoonlijke en gezellige tour waarin we het lokale leven in de Algarve mochten zien en proeven. Bedankt! Robert & Inge (Holland)"

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Our programs are planned with careful detail, so that you feel safe and secure wherever we go.


Our vehicles are named Mary. They are Vintage VW vans with a maximum capacity of 7 passengers. Comfortable seats, curtains and customised ambient lighting all add a happy ‘feel good’ atmosphere to make sure you enjoy your adventure.


We strive to excel in our service, quality and innovation. In order to achieve this, we are 100% committed to customer satisfaction at all times.


Our esteemed employees are trained in several areas. This includes the maintenance of the vehicles and the animation of the tours. In order for us to give the best of ourselves to our customers, we are considered as ‘friends’ and not just drivers and guides. It’s rather like going on a family trip.

A Unique Experience

We hope that you will reflect on our tours as, simple, unique, and enriching. After all, it is only worth travelling, if we return enlightened! Our greatest achievement will be to recognise, even for a single moment, that you were happy in our company.

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Departure and Arrival Locations

- Albufeira and Olhos de Água

- Quinta do Lago, Vale de Lobo, Quarteira and Vilamoura

- Portimão and Alvor

- Ferragudo, Lagoa and Carvoeiro

- Lagos

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Morning: 8.00am - 12.30pm

Afternoon: 1.30pm - 6.00pm