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Happy Train

Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 000000
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Great trip on the landtrain

We thoroughly enjoyed out 4 hours excursion. You're taken to Plaka for a brief walk around this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sean H
Newport, United Kingdom
Not the best thing weve done to be honest

Like the title implies, we didnt enjoy our 4 hour excursion. The novelty of the train quickly wears... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 000000

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed out 4 hours excursion. You're taken to Plaka for a brief walk around this nice area. Then youre taken up into the hills behind Plaka via a great photo opportunity point to see the whole bay and beyond. a church, There are...More

Thank Sean H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like the title implies, we didnt enjoy our 4 hour excursion. The novelty of the train quickly wears off. The train is not comfy either. You're taken to plaka (very briefly), which is a nice area. Then youre taken to a church, then another church...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely way to spend 4 hours, you won't regret going on this train it truly is a happy one and known by locals who will wave as you go by. Could not have had a better guide or driver and the meal we...More

Thank DiandR0b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We on the train trip from Elounda Blu (they booked it for us on reception and we caught the train at the end of the hotel drive). The trip cost 18 euros and was well worth it. Our guide was very informative and we liked...More

Thank helenh462016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I saw another review on tripadvisor about the Happy Train so we thought we would give it a try one afternoon. It was €18 each and well worth the money for about 3 hours. We travelled on to Plaka, got off and...More

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good way to see the sites wort the trips would recommend doing them we did three pity you cant stop longer at some of sites

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We really enjoyed our trip into the mountains on this little train! The seats were comfortable and the journey broken up by regular stops at places of interest. Our guide was very friendly and informative. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The happy train was a great half day. We were shown how olive oil was made and the history. Very interesting. Then through a couple of villages in the hills and George the driver stops to let you take photos of the amazing views. Then...More

Thank colin b
Reviewed 25 August 2017

My 19 year old daughter and I had a fabulous four hour trip today on the land train. The signage for the train and what the trip includes at the 'station' doesn't do it justice - the guide was knowledgeable and personable and attentive to...More

Thank beatrice0482016
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

4 hour trip on the happy train! Informative guide makes this trip really. Visit various churches and monasteries and have lovely views along the way. The restaurant you have lunch at is lovely, sadly I can't recall the name, but have the green salad!

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13 September 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.
31 August 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.
22 May 2016|
Response from john M | Reviewed this property |
HI THERE i am almost certain the happy train only seasonal , hope this helps.

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