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Happy Train

Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 000000
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Great fun

This trip was 4 hours up into the mountains visiting small villages, churches, a monastery... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Plymouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Magnificent views

Lots of stops, guide very knowledgable , walk through plaka was lovely, made us want to return... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
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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 2 days ago via mobile

This trip was 4 hours up into the mountains visiting small villages, churches, a monastery, stopping off at a Taverna for dinner with amazing views being thrown in as a natural occurrence in this amazing island. I enjoyed the breeze on a hot day, the...More

Thank lizmav55
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of stops, guide very knowledgable , walk through plaka was lovely, made us want to return (which we did) the place we stopped for lunch/ refreshment didn't offer any snacks which was unfortunate.

Thank barbarasmith52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thoroughly enjoyed the leisurely drive up the coast from Elounda to Plaka and up into the mountains. The tour guide was excellent. He spoke fantastic English and was incredibly knowledgeable and enthusiastic. We found out about the flora and fauna as well as the...More

Thank Anita H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Three years ago I posted a comment about the Little Blue Train saying it was the best 'train' trip I had been on. Well, that trip has now been knocked off the top spot by the Happy Train. A very knowledgeable guide who explained about...More

Thank GeorgeBlackadder
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This little train is great for couples who don't get to hire cars and want a trip away from the beach . I don't think very young children would be interested it's more for the older end who want to take photos of the area...More

1  Thank Lottiejae
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We had a great little trip out on the train, very relaxing and really nice to see the interior of the Island and places away from the main tourist areas. Even the stops at small religious buildings the accompanying stories and information about them were...More

1  Thank Sue J
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We took a trip to Varhasi, Small and nice village. We paid a price of 17 euros per person, the trip contains 2 stops - one in public church and one in Vrahasi village - there we visited small local museum. The disapointing part was...More

1  Thank alexav25
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I did not actually wanted to do this, but my friend insisted saying that it will be fun. Ok you could have a really slow tour and shoot photos, but ...but!!!!The heat was unbearable and the ques (cars) behind it made me felt guilty. Never...More

Thank papv2000
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Great afternoon trip, via Plaka, up into the mountains, stop at an old monastery location, windmills and a couple of mountain villages. The guides were very informative and friendly, giving loads of information on the history and also the nature and plants around. The views...More

Thank aminuk2015
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent way to spend a few years. The guides were very informative and interesting. We stopped in Plaka first and then went into the mountains. Plenty of stops for photos and some of the views were amazing. The guides also told us...More

Thank Lynsey S
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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?
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.
Where do you book tickets ? Thanks Ian
31 August 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?
21 May 2016|
Response from Cocko M | Reviewed this property |
HI THERE i am almost certain the happy train only seasonal , hope this helps.