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Happy Train

Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 000000
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A wonderful and informative afternoon

We chose the longer trip up into the mountains and were very pleased that we had. Plenty of stops... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2016
Su D
Northampton, United Kingdom
Brilliant trip

We went on the recommendation of another guest in our hotel and had a great time. The guides took... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2016
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
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Reviewed October 6, 2016

We chose the longer trip up into the mountains and were very pleased that we had. Plenty of stops for photos, a very moving visit to a deserted chapel, a close up look at the interior of a Greek windmill and lots of herbs picked...More

Thank Su D
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

We went on the recommendation of another guest in our hotel and had a great time. The guides took us through plaka and on up the mountain. The views were amazing and they stopped for photos in the right places. You get a great view...More

1  Thank 253elainep
Reviewed September 29, 2016

We had a trip on the Happy Train this week and had a very enjoyable trip into the mountains near Elounda. The trip was very good value and the excellent guide imparted lots of his local knowledge in a very informal way - I think...More

3  Thank Mark F
Reviewed September 29, 2016

A delightful drive with a knowledgeable guide up through the mountains and visiting places of interest. The construction of a windmill I found quite unique, despite being in a state of disrepair. The monasteries visited and their history was so interesting. I would have liked...More

3  Thank Beryl D
Reviewed September 22, 2016

We spend 4 fantastic hours on this lovely train trip.The guides are very knowledgable. You go through Plaka village and then up to lovely mountain villages,a monastery and to see old windmills.A stop in a lovely tavern on the way back to Elounda.Worth every penny.

3  Thank jax11ard
Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

We went on a tour with the happy train good way to see the sights and the tour guide was very knowledgeable and made the trip interesting. Worth the money !

1  Thank Kitty2210
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Took the happy train On a very hot Sunday afternoon . This was a great way to see fabulous views of plaka, in which you stop for a little walk through, the views of spinalonga from up high after the train makes its way up...More

1  Thank winters1
Reviewed September 18, 2016

A nice & relaxing trip with some amazing views. We did the trip to Plaka & then up the mountains (all in about 4 hours). There were plenty stops along the way re taking photos etc. Plaka & half way up the mountain were the...More

1  Thank Fifer1961
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Our 2 hosts on the trip where excellent full of knowledge of the area and very entertaining we had a excellent day from start to finish many thanks Your Irish guests

1  Thank Irene M
Reviewed September 14, 2016

We took the Happy Train tour to Plaka and then onto the mountains and a couple of villages. The guide was excellent and intercated with us at every opportunity. He was very knowledgeable about the local history, landscape and flora. He even gave us samples...More

1  Thank TheRorkies
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September 13, 2016|
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Response from MAS653 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, only just seen this, hope you had a good trip, we enjoyed it a lot, the lads who run the train were very flexible with pick ups and drop offs.
August 31, 2016|
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Response from john M | Reviewed this property |
hi you can obtain tickets on the train itself off the driver,, hope this helps.
May 21, 2016|
Response from john M | Reviewed this property |
HI THERE i am almost certain the happy train only seasonal , hope this helps.