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Happy Train

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Address: Elounda Beach, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
Phone Number: +30.28410.00000

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Great trip - not at all tacky

Wasn't sure at first - had read the reviews on trip advisor, but being a bit of a sceptic thought it might be a bit 'tacky' - how wrong can a person be. The train was lovely, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
PLR1957
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wasn't sure at first - had read the reviews on trip advisor, but being a bit of a sceptic thought it might be a bit 'tacky' - how wrong can a person be. The train was lovely, the guides very knowledgeable and the 'photo stops' were just great, we saw some fantastic views and a couple of lovely villages up... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the happy train for €11 each, we travelled around the town and along the beaches, through several hotel complexes. It was very informative for seeing other establishments and the beautiful beaches we could visit at a later time.

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Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took the happy train and had a great day. Was obviously a quiet day as only 6 of us but this was great as we got a great personal service, Alex sat with us in the carraige and answered all our questions - very knowledgeable. Manos, well what a great driver!! The views were amazing. the stops were just... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not only was it hot while we were in Elounda but there was a heat wave that even the local commented on! We wanted to see some of the local area so rather than go on the local bus or an organised coach trip we went on the Happy Train. We went to little villages and down country roads that... More 

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Our party of 5 took the train for 4 hours it was a brilliant trip and most informative Well worth going to see more of the island and little villages to get an insight into the Greek culture 17 euros well spent

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Bagsvaerd, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Train was more comfortable than other tried so the four hour trip (including walking) was no problem. Price was 17€ per person and absolutely wroth it. The guide Alexandros knew a lot and told in an way so that you could hear that he was actually interested in what he was telling about. The train also stoped several times to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great day out in the happy train. Fantastic sights and great local information, history and knowledge. The red train is a longer journey but well worth it. Point to note: if you have problems walking then tell the guys who will let you stay on the train as there is a bit of on and off the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Happy Train was great. We went 3 times. Fantastic views and saw some amazing places. The trip into Seles was so awesome. So much to take in and lots to learn. Had Karobs off the tree, had a great meal at one small villages , learned about wild herbs in the side of the roads and how the roofs... More 

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Old Colwyn, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great afternoon tour, The land train slowly climbs through the mountains, taking in the mountain village where we were welcomed and gladly took the best "iced fruit sorbet" I've ever tasted yummy the Tour includes Plaka (not impressed) a little too crowded. slowly up into the mountains our careful driver patiently stops on route for picture opportunities, the guide... More 

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thought we were going on a train ride but got that and a lot more as well. We visited Plaka, a monastery learnt about types of rock, olive trees and carob trees, visited Seles and Vrouhous a and smelt wild herbs, all for 17 € per person, definitely a HAPPY TRAIN.

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