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Portimão & Carvoeiro: Canned Fish Industry Tour In A Vintage Kombi Van

Discover the history of Portimão in a charismatic vintage Volkswagen van. Learn about the history of the fishing industry of the region, visit a unique museum, take a guided visit to a canned fish factory, enjoy a traditional lunch in a local restaurant and visit a local canned fish shop. Duration: 6 Hours (approx.)
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Board a vintage Volkswagen T2 van from your accommodation for a 6 hours tour around Portimão. The first stop is at the fishing port of Ferragudo. Meet the local fisherman, see the local boats, the nets, and the catch of the day.

Take a guided visit to the only canned fish factory in the region: Conserveira do Arade (Saboreal). Here, young entrepreneurs strive to keep the local traditions alive.

Following the tour of the factory, visit The Museum of Portimão. Here you will learn about the history of sardine fishing and canning within the region. The museum features exhibits on the area’s archaeology and has an interactive recreation of the production lines and daily working life during its heyday.

After the tour of the museum, enjoy a full lunch in a local restaurant comprising of soup, grilled tuna with fried egg, french fries, and vegetables. Enjoy a glass of wine with your meal along with dessert and coffee, with an excellent view of the port from the restaurant.

Finally, visit Maria do Mar, a well known canned fish shop where you can find and buy lots of varieties of canned fish as souvenirs of your tour.

- What Will You Do

- Ride in a Vintage VW T2 van
- Visit the old fishing port of Ferragudo
- Tour the only canned fish factory in the town
- Take a tour of the local museum, a restored factory building
- Enjoy a full traditional lunch
- Visit a unique canned fish shop

- What Is Included

- Trip in a classic Volkswagen van
- Pickup and drop-off
- Entrance fees
- Full lunch
- Experienced guide
- Road trip playlist

- What Is Not Included

- Gratuities

- Know Before You Go

- Bring comfortable clothes and walking shoes
- Use sunscreen, bring sunglasses and a Hat
- Bring water to keep hydrated

- Transfers

- If you are in the area of Portimão or Alvor, departures and arrivals are made from your accommodation.
- If you are in the area of Carvoeiro, Ferragudo or Lagoa, departures are made from your accommodation 30 minutes after the beginning of the tour .
- For other places please contact us.

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What's the maximum capacity of the tour?
Our vans have a maximum capacity of 8 people (the driver and 7 guests).
What if I am late?
There will be a possible waiting time at matches up to 15 minutes. If we have to adjust the routes on time for reasons of force majeure, it will not result in prejudice to the experiences that we propose.
Are the trips accessible to people with reduced mobility?
Unfortunately the cars are not equipped to carry wheelchairs, so we can not ensure transportation of its carriers.

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- Duration: 6 hours
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