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“Jaw-dropping views!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Happy Train

Happy Train
Elounda Beach, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
+30.28410.00000
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Ranked #4 of 10 attractions in Elounda
Type: Scenic Railroads
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13 reviews 13 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Jaw-dropping views!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

Thought this trip might be a bit naff _ but it was brilliant! Ziggy is such fun and the views are awesome, lovely to visit small mountain villages it's a "must do" you'll just be smiling all the way!

Visited June 2013
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Chorley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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“Lazy day”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Have always scoffed at the little trains which take tourists around the town or village where you are staying but decided to swallow my pride and took the happy train in Elounda up into the mountains via Plaka. Very informative, enthusiastic guide who obviously had a fantastic knowledge of the areas surrounding Elounda. Much better than being stuck in an air conditioned coach or risking life and limb in a hired car. Most enjoyable trip and well worth the 15Euros paid. Thanks x

Visited May 2013
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Darlington UK
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“Brilliant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Staying in Stalis we took the 'Happy Train' up to the mountain village of Krassi. It was amazing making our way up the mountains steep winding roads and looking back at the stunning views below.
Krassi is a traditional old village, very quiet, peaceful and beautiful, we were also given a short tour by a lovely lady who lives in the village.
We had lunch in a taverna sitting in the shade of the 2000 year old plane tree, great food and a great setting.
Being high up in the mountains we also spotted lots of eagles soaring above us. A very nice place to visit to escape the hustle and bustle of the resort for a few hours.

Visited June 2013
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Wales
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“Happy Train”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Quite basic but made interesting by Ziggy , Beautifull views and good to visit the locals and pay a little direct to them

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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“Happy train a must”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

You have to take the happy train ran by Ziggy. It takes you along to Plaka and then into the mountains stopping at a olive oil press. Very interesting.

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