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Volkswagen_logoType 2 - The Most Important Van in the History!

Begin a memorable tour around Madeira Island with Without Limits. We offer a unique experience of personalized tours in our classic cars:

  • Volkswagen 1300 (1969)
  • Volkswagen 1302S (1972)
  • Volkswagen Type 2 (1976)
  • Volkswagen 1500 (1977)
  • Volkswagen 1303 LS Karmann (1979)


These iconic vehicles provide a truly unique touring experience, allowing you to appreciate the beauty of Madeira in an authentic and elegant way.

Our personalized tours can last from 1 to 4 hours and are fully adaptable to your preferences. Whether you’re interested in visiting the most popular tourist spots or exploring the hidden treasures of the island, we’re here to make your experience memorable.

Here are some of the places you could visit on your personalized tour:

  • Pico do Areeiro: Enjoy panoramic views of the island from this high point.
  • Santana: Explore the picturesque traditional houses and natural beauty of this area.
  • Ponta de São Lourenço: Discover the wild beauty of the easternmost point of Madeira.
  • Câmara de Lobos: Visit this charming fishing village and enjoy its stunning views.
  • Porto Moniz: Marvel at the impressive natural saltwater pools.
  • Funchal City Center: Explore the historic center of Funchal, with its historical monuments, old streets, squares, and gardens.
  • Mercado dos Lavradores: A vibrant market in Funchal, where you can find a variety of regional products, including exotic fruits and fish.
  • Monte Cable Car: Enjoy panoramic views of Funchal city as you ascend the mountain in a cable car.
  • Monte Palace Gardens: Explore these beautiful gardens located at the top of Monte, offering stunning views over Funchal.
  • Formosa Beach: The largest public sand beach in Madeira, perfect for a relaxing day in the sun.


At Without Limits, your satisfaction is our priority. We are committed to providing you with an unforgettable experience that will exceed your expectations. Join us for a unique tour in Madeira!

If somebody would decide to pick one van that contributed to the history of humanity the most, Volkswagen Type 2 would make a pretty strong case for itself. This vehicle, based on the underpinnings of VW Beetle, is known by an incredible variety of names and that just illustrates how many functions the car has served. VW Bus, produced for more than half of a century in 4 continents, has become a true historical icon.

Just like many most iconic automobiles, VW Type 2 has a humble working class beginning – based on the practical Beetle (also known as Type 1), Type 2 was meant to help Post-WWII Germany recover as well as provide foreign businesses with a compact transport vehicle to transport goods or people around. Type 2’s creation is attributed to a Dutch Volkswagen importer, Ben Pon, who saw a niche for a small bus and pitched the idea to VW. Exporting VW Buses to US later earned Pon a huge fortune.

Initial prototypes of Type 2 were terribly un-aerodynamic, so wind tunnel testing was in order. Along with other improvements, the engineers decided to split the windshield in two, giving it a slight V shape. As a result, the van had a better drag coefficient than the Beetle it was based on and its fans called the first iteration of the bus a “Splitty” after the iconic windscreen. The improved aerodynamics helped the VW Bus to maintain a decent speed on the highway, and it was a necessity, considering that at first, the van utilized a 24 bhp flat-four from the Beetle…

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VW Type 2 - The Most Important Van in the History!

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