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Happy Train

Elounda Beach, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
+30.28410.00000
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Ranked #7 of 13 Attractions in Elounda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic Railroads
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Broughton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

What More can anyone say the typical NODDY train found in most holiday resorts , from Hersonnissos though a great way to get up into the villages and explore a little, also Very Cheap.

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Church Stretton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We loved the views and interesting commentary by the lady guide. Enjoyed visits to the villages, church, windmills, water reservoirs and particularly having our lunch in tavern at top of village.

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Nuneaton
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

A lovely trip if first time doing it. The scenery is spectacular and loads of photo opportunities. Last year we visited the olive oil making factory and was a lot more interesting. This has now changed and I don't feel as good as last years trip.

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Lancashire, England
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The train took us on a trip that lasted 40 minutes - but the final 20 minutes was just the return trip. Nothing much to see. Allowed 10 minutes in Plaka, but would be better to have had longer to spend there in a lovely tavern at the waters edge

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Hungerford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

After many trips with Ziggy on the Happy Train, this time it was with different train and not enjoyable with wrong information by guide and not visiting the old places we expected to visit

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

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

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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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Leeds, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
39 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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