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Happy Train

Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 000000
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Afternoon out!

4 hour trip on the happy train! Informative guide makes this trip really. Visit various churches... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
A great afternoon trip

Enjoyed a 4 hour sight seeing tour setting off at 12 noon. First stop is Plaka for a 10 minute... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“hour trip” (32 reviews)
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Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 000000
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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!

Thank BulldogManchester
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a 4 hour sight seeing tour setting off at 12 noon. First stop is Plaka for a 10 minute walk. very informative and great views of Spinalonga. Then up to the mountain villages. Fantastic views of Plaka and Elounda below. Stop off at a...More

1  Thank LynneC2007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4 hour tour which goes through Plaka (for a 15 minute guided walk) and then up to the mountain villages, to see a monastery (derelict), church, and a lunch stop at a taverna (payable locally), Really good way to look down on the whole Elounda/Plaka...More

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on this trip in May and it was excellent . Our guide was brilliant and so informative and stopped off every now again to show us various herbs and get us to smell and taste them. We were staying in Elounda and we...More

Thank stella042
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

best 18€ i have ever spent takes you up in the hills which on a hot day was good. stop off to see little villages and have lunch on the way back

Thank John C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything we read told us that the trip started at 1pm, so we turned up at the Elounda Happy Train "station" at 12.20, only to find that the Happy Train had left for its mountain trip at 12pm. On asking around we were told that...More

Thank 1Angelbear
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We bought our ticket from Olous travel in Elounda main square which was 18 euro pp for the 4 hour excursion into the mountains. Our guide for the day was Constanti who was very knowledgeable and made sure to stop at all of the right...More

Thank Michael_Chels
Reviewed 23 June 2017 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 14 June 2017

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 2 June 2017

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
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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 Cocko M | Reviewed this property |
hi you can obtain tickets on the train itself off the driver,, hope this helps.
21 May 2016|
Response from Cocko M | Reviewed this property |
HI THERE i am almost certain the happy train only seasonal , hope this helps.