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Address: Tobazi 56, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
Phone Number: +30 28310 52920
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Excellent walk

We had a wonderful Thursday walk in the Agios Andreas area! Interesting and informative, especially regarding all wild greens and plants and its significance for the Cretans. Also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 2, 2014
ErikLilja
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Stockholm, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We had a wonderful Thursday walk in the Agios Andreas area! Interesting and informative, especially regarding all wild greens and plants and its significance for the Cretans. Also excellent food for lunch, plus a coffee stop with traditional bread and snacks. A great day for aus, two adults and one almost nine-year old.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This is my 2nd outing with happy walker and was impressed again with the content of the walk, friendliness and helpfulness if staff and thorough local knowledge. We walked with a very mixed group from different countries and backgrounds and we were all made to feel comfortable and language was not an issue. The walk included a coffee stop and... More 

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Millbury, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I was there during Easter. What a feast it was to do a walk with this company. I went with my wife and 6 year old son. We walk around 14 km. It was truly amazing. The scenography, the comments from the guide. We had a "coffee break" before the lunch. Because it was Easter they were preparing a lamb... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

The new season has begun for us happy walkers and there is no finer way to discover Crete culture and countryside than with the truly knowledgeable and friendly guides at Happy Walkers. Here for a week, we have left the beach and shops of Rethymnon to get out into authentic Crete on a walking adventure followed by a coffee stop... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

They are pretty much out of business and offered no trips at all this summer, the office was closed and the lady told me it was for lack of customers. However, another company, Greentours, offered some amazing trips for walking and mountaineering.

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Turku, Finland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

The only negative to say about Happy Walker is that in their webpage or brochures they are not telling "may cause addiction" ... plenty of Happy Walkers are repeaters coming year after year, day after day. Guides know so many things about Cretan nature (both flora and fauna ) and Cretan culture. Their language skills are excellent and they are... More 

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st austell
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99 reviews 99 reviews
37 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Picked up at near by point to hotel. Dropped off at start of walk with guide. Seven in group.Cost 35 euros each. Guide spoke in English and German. Very informative. We were told we needed a reasonable fitness level. I think it would have helped if the distance of walk was put in brochures. We walk at home around the... More 

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Limassol
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

We are a Cyprus based walking Club (www.csrc.ws) and our walking holiday this year was in Crete. We chose the Happy Walker company to organise our 7 days and were completely satisfied with all the arrangements they made for us, which included, Hotel (Astali), Transfers from airport and 4 walks with transport. The walks Leaders, Inneke and Tania were very... More 

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Weesp, The Netherlands
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70 reviews 70 reviews
23 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

Happy Walker is the walking specialist of the Rethymno area. They organize daily walks in small groups with multi lingual guides from aprox. 10-12 Km. In each tour transfers are aranged from all hotels in the area. We joined the Mili and Moundros tour and we admired the beautiful naure of Crete. We finished the tour with a lunch and... More 

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