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Address: Elounda Beach, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
Phone Number: +30.28410.00000

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Fantastic half day tour.

We went on the half day tour up into the villages in the mountains. We sat on the back carriage which sways a little but it made it even more fun! Our 17 and 20 year olds thought... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Barnoldswick, United Kingdom
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Barnoldswick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went on the half day tour up into the villages in the mountains. We sat on the back carriage which sways a little but it made it even more fun! Our 17 and 20 year olds thought it was hilarious. The olive factory and villages were a great experience. The guide was very informative. A good day out.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Took the train into the mountains and had a pleasant walk about, excellent photo opportunities and a chance to see a little more of the local culture.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Just returned from the 'Happy Train' . Very informative throughout the coastal route. It was very nice to sit back and enjoy the views and take many pictures. The guide was very nice and answered many questions from the passengers. Well worth taking this trip at 12€. Would recommend to any one.Chill and enjoy the Breath taking views. It's a... More 

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Bydgoszcz, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We' ve found happy train by accident. It was great to find out that the guide speaks Polish. She encouraged us to go to the village up in the mountains. The village is amazing with lovely architecture, nice people and breathtaking views.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

We took the shorter ride to a destination with a 10 minute stopover for an ice cream cup. We and the kids had a very good time.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Lovely scenic coastal route from Elounda to Plaka on the appropriately named happy train. Plaka is well worth a visit for its gift shops and restaurants and the views are yo die for. Locals and tourists alike make a point of waving to those on board. Hard not to smile on board and reasonably priced too.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

An opportunity to get up into the little villages overlooking Elounda and Spinalonga entertained by Ziggy with his facts and little anecdotes. This stopped long enough to see the old olive oil press and a drop of raki and passed the set of The Island on the way back. All in all beautiful scenery, entertaining, good commentary, good fun, a... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

My wife and I loved the happy train! As the other reviews state, yes it is more expensive than the taxi and essentially drives up the road then back again. However, this doesn't take into account the tour guide or the experience. It's a relaxed way to travel and in a hot area provides some nice needed rest with a... More 

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Eastbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We went for the mountain lunchtime excursion. Stunning views with frequent photo stops during the steep climb away from Plaka and up the mountain. Good lunch at the taverna in the village, the Tzatsiki was excellent and the Mykonos was cold.The whole trip was about 3 hours. The trip was €15 each and well worth it. The female guide was... More 

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weston super mare
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

A trip through Plaka and up to mountain village to see a church and have a nibble and raki at a bar, chance to purchase drinks and food. Best part was views of bay and Spinalonga and a leisurely 3 hour diversion.

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Address: Address: Elounda Beach, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
Phone Number: +30.28410.00000
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda

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