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Happy Train

Elounda Beach, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
+30.28410.00000
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Ranked #6 of 12 Attractions in Elounda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic Railroads
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Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

A pleasant way to spend a few hours. Tour guide (Anetta ! ) very informative. A few photo stops on the way up and a nice little restaurant break at the top with a free local drink and bread with dip.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Whiled away an hour on the train from Elounda to Placa and back again. Good fun and the commentary is very informative.

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Really...what more can be said about The Happy Train apart from IT'S TOTALLY WORTH IT. My partner and I tried to walk the distance along the coast to a certain point we spotted in the distance, but didn't realise exactly how long it would take to get there. An hour later, the Happy Train passes us with a load of... More

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Hallstavik, Stockholms Län, Sweden
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

for the money these tours show a lot of the chania area. most recommended about 8 tours to choose from with convenient locations get on and off.

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Hove, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

We took a longer trip that took us up to the mountains and a village with a stop at a Taverna for lunch. Our guide gave a very informative talk and enthused about the area and its history. It is so easy to go to place like Crete and fail to get a feel for its people and culture.Also if... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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147 reviews 147 reviews
13 attraction reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Sorry but the 3 1/2 hour ride we took included a 1 hour stop at a Taverna at the top of the Mountain so we could eat. We didn't want to eat so we had an hour to kill before the1/2 hour ride back to Elounda, felt a bit ripped of to be honest but the commentary was good during... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Jumped abroad in Elounda. Very informative, Just liked the whole experience. The guides did their best. Great craic.

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Milan, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Nice trip, especially if you are travelling with kids. On your way to Plaka, ask the driver to stop over Ipanema beach (it is more or less in the middle of the trip) - it is one of the best beaches on in the bay. For 7 euros, you rent 2 sun beds and umbrella, in the afternoon they switch... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We had to think about whether we would go on the one hour or three hour trip we diecided on the 3 hour trip which was more 30 minutes on the train then waiting at a tavernor to be taken back for another 30 minutes, granted we had a drink and a snack but was not what we expected we... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
33 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

a fantastic way of doing something differant take the train ... twice daily up to vrouchas departs elounda and trundles along the road to plaka then turns left and climbs up the hillside towards vrouchas. some top views looking back at vathi bay porou bay and spinalogna island to be savored, just at the top of the climb is the... More

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