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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There were 3 couples went on this trip with George our Train driver. I have been to Vrahasi and the Monastery before however I never really knew the history behind either. George was so informative of the two places and told us a lot of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Curraa1
Reviewed October 30, 2018

The Happy Train was one of the highlights of our Sissi holiday. There are two routes operating from Sissi on alternate days. Our nearest stop was by the Supermarket in Sissi, but the train also picks up at various places including Kalimera Kriti, Sissi Bay...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank DunelmArts
Reviewed October 24, 2018

we took the happy train on the 4 hour trip up the hills, first to a monastery ,then to george the train drivers home village of vrahassi.george is obviously very passionate of the area and his birthplace.on our way up we stopped as george had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank richard m
Reviewed October 23, 2018

A little chaotic the day we traveled on bus. Being the end of season George was displaying signs of frustration and annoyance with his motley passengers. Think he need a holiday himself! Still he did a good job of showing us round his home town...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

Went on the trip to Milatos and in all honesty given the previous reviews I was expecting something much better. George the driver hardly gave out any information the whole trip. The visit to the olive factory is nothing more than a sales pitch they...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank cyclops414
Reviewed October 13, 2018

My friend and I, having enjoyed our Happy Train ride to Vrahassi last week, decided that for her last day here in Crete yesterday, we’d have to do the Milatos trip. I didn’t check out the route beforehand, so when we’d driven up from Boufos...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

We got on the train and George was the driver. The train was very full. George was a bit woeful and the smell from the trains exhaust was bad, we were sitting on the very rear of the train. The trip was pleasant we were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Digitalman2
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Went on the half day trip to start with and was surprised at how beautiful the area around Sissi was and how informative George was even in his broken English. A real delight and should really have done the full day trip. At the end...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kissyfur
Reviewed October 10, 2018

I have had a wonderful day after booking the half day trip. I've been visiting Sissi for a couple of years and generally tend to avoid the organised "touristy" things. I could kick myself now! The trip was fantastic and gives you a taste of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HayleyK01
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner loved our half day trip to milatos with the lovely George on the happy train! Such a friendly guy who came and spoke to us a few times during the day and even said hi to us a few days later...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Elly M
November 24, 2018|
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Response from Louise P | Reviewed this property |
can't remember sorry but it was not expensive
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carolannedavis
September 10, 2018|
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Response from KEITH D | Reviewed this property |
when we did this trip people were turned away for not having a prepaid ticket,as tickets must be purchased in advance,tickets can be purchased in many tour operators and supermarkets.
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Sunshine2400
September 1, 2018|
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Response from Lorraine N | Reviewed this property |
I couldn’t say for sure, but most things shut down after half term in October. The is a Facebook page, the official sissi Facebook, I could add you and could ask on there someone will be able to help you. There are 3 train... More
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