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27 Van Life Vans - A list of Cool and Different Types of Vans (+ Photos)

When it comes to van life, you will soon realize, there is not only one kind of type.

There are many types of vans. We have seen so many different ones, and yet, there is always something we haven’t seen yet. It is always surprising.

Therefore, here we share a wide range of different van life vans. From sprinters to compact to VW to actual trucks.

A list of awesome Van Life Vans for inspiration

We share the different van life types by picking different ones on Instagram.

We already shared the best van life Instagram accounts with you here.

1. Summer of Seventy Five

An Orange-color VW from the 70s.

Now, that is the absolute classic. When it comes to van life, there is no way you won’t come along this beauty. A VW T1 stands for the van life movement.

2. Blue Moon The Crew


3. Volkswagen T4

Michèle & Sanne cruise around in their blue VW T4 named Stitch.

4. VW T4 Long Transporter

5. Volkswagen T2

6. T6 California

7. VW 3 Westfalia







14. Volkswagen LT 35

15. Vans of Berlin

This instagram accounts shares a wide range of unique vans all over Berlin. This is an account certainly worth it to keep an eye on.

You can keep scrolling and different van types every single touch.

16. Hymer ‘544

Our hymer 544 from the 80s is a fully integrated camper van. It comes with a shower, a kitchen, heating and all the perks an 80s camper van can offer.

We kept it in its original.

To some people it looks like the van from Breaking Bad, not too bad to be honest.

Join our adventures and van life photos on instagram.

Van Life Vans - Hymer '544

Sum it up: Types of Vans

The options are endless, or at least they seem to be.

There are a few classics out there and the Volkswagen T1 is one of the most popular models out there.

Add your own Van Type to this list

Do you own a hip van? We want to have this list as complete, cool and inspirational as possible.

Therefore, we would like to add your van as well.

Just fill out the form below with some basic information, a photo we can use, and we will add you and your van life blog or instagram account right away.

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