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Happy Train

Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 000000
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good fun trip for adults and kids

good views on trip. interesting history on olive oil production. and a good way into greek life... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2012
London, United Kingdom
It´s fun

A very nice trip to the mountins. Aspecially to the taverna in Selles where U can have Briam. Like... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2012
Trelleborg, Sweden
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“hour trip” (31 reviews)
“red train” (15 reviews)
Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 000000

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Reviewed October 8, 2012

good views on trip. interesting history on olive oil production. and a good way into greek life. all good nothing to disslike

Thank wally01_12
Reviewed October 6, 2012

A very nice trip to the mountins. Aspecially to the taverna in Selles where U can have Briam. Like to do this every year. See U next year. Ben-Sweden (NOT) Canada. LOL.

Thank Bengt41
Reviewed October 4, 2012

We spent a pleasant 3 hours on this trip. Went through Plaka, almost sitting in the restaurants, the roads were so narrow. Went up into the mountains, had lunch and visited a raki bar - good fun!

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed October 4, 2012

It was just a lovely, relaxing, interesting and informative little trip and my husband and I really enjoyed it. Some of the views from the mountain were absolutely stunning, especially Spinalonga = don't forget your camera and make sure you get on the Brown/red train...More

Thank Valerie M
Reviewed October 4, 2012

lovely views takes 3 hrs up & down the mountains,quaint village at top with a bar / cafe and an ancient oil press and raki distillery

Thank Elro23
Reviewed October 4, 2012

We took the happy train from Elounda to Plaka and back. The journey was to be 45 minutes but value for money, more like an hour which was good fun and nice a cool with breeze running through the train. Good fun and value for...More

1  Thank MariaSS1960
Reviewed October 2, 2012

Very enjoyable experience going up into the mountain on the Happy Train to Selez with Ziggy the guide and Georgiou the driver. The drive along the coast to Plaka and beyond was particularly beautiful. We learned a lot about local life and had a very...More

Thank Liz B
Reviewed October 2, 2012

Fun, reliable and a great way to see the island and take lots of exciting photo's, and meet lots of tourists.

Thank Petropoulos129
Reviewed September 30, 2012

Try for a Half Day Trip 15 Euros good little tour up into a old Village where you have a Guilded tour ( you,d get lost otherwise

Thank Ebbie44
Reviewed September 26, 2012

We found the trip to Plaka very pleasant. After coffee in one of the tavernas there was enough time to enjoy a walk around the village before the train headed back to Elounda, stopping to pick people up on the way.

1  Thank Audrey P
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We want to get on the blue train at Plaka, pay the driver the €15 each, visit the mountain village and then back to Plaka. Is this OK, and where does the train stop for photos at Plaka?
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.
Where do you book tickets ? Thanks Ian
August 31, 2016|
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Response from Cocko M | Reviewed this property |
hi you can obtain tickets on the train itself off the driver,, hope this helps.
Can you tell me if the Happy Train runs in October?
May 21, 2016|
Response from Cocko M | Reviewed this property |
HI THERE i am almost certain the happy train only seasonal , hope this helps.