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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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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
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
131 helpful votes 131 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
4 helpful votes 4 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 NEW

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
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62 reviews 62 reviews
33 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

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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cannock
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Great way to see local area if train not to full it was,and speakers are working properly so can hear what knowledgeable guide was saying fun trip overall but not cheap.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

At first my husband was not interested in this but he came along anyway.......What an unbelievable trip.....fantastic scenery....interesting story told along the way up to the mountains...the breeze is so welcome . And the lunch in the village cooked by a local lady is delicious!!!!!!! Would certainly go again.

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