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The best trip of the holiday!

We did the 4 hour trip on one of our last days and were so glad that we did, it was the best trip... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Laura R
Fantastic afternoon out

A 4 hour trip into the mountains behind Elounda. The guide, Constantine, really brought the area... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mo E
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Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We did the 4 hour trip on one of our last days and were so glad that we did, it was the best trip of the holiday! It was so lovely to see the area surrounding Elounda, particularly the smaller villages away from the more...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 2 days ago

A 4 hour trip into the mountains behind Elounda. The guide, Constantine, really brought the area to life - away from the tourist resort of Plaka, you get to see how people in the declining rural areas really live. Great views, and a lovely lunch...More

Thank Mo E
Reviewed 5 days ago

Mrs MM and I are frequent visitors to Elounda for quite a few years and we've overlooked the happy trains as (to us) the timetables / service all seemed a bit haphazard ... and I didn't want to end stuck in the hillsides somewhere.... Whilst...More

Thank MaxMonty0404
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last day of our holidays and did not want to waste it so we decided to do the 4 hour train trip .What a pleasant surprise ,read some earlier reviews about the guide which must be another person because this guide called Constantine was brilliant.Lots...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the four hour trip to Plaka and into the mountains. The host Constantine was very knowledgeable and added lots of humour, genuinely nice guy, he definitely made the trip more enjoyable than it was a few years ago and it was good then....More

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Train was all adults, but a lovely tour with stops in beautiful places including lunch at a taverna. Highly highly recommended, so glad we did it

Thank mymoneymychoice
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic host called Constantine Very knowledgeable about the local area . Comfy little train that takes you to places that you would not ordinarily visit . Plaka for views of Spinalonga and then up into the hills . The 4 hours go in no time...More

Thank Alakar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to do this on a whim as it’s not something we would normally do and always thought these kind of things were a bit naff! How wrong we were, it was fantastic!! We were given great views of Elounda and Surrounding area, in...More

Thank Shell04
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just got back from a perfect afternoon on Elounda’s ‘Happy Train.’ For €18 per person I felt like the trip was worth every single penny (or cent) we learnt so much from our amazing guide Constantin and saw some beautiful mountain villages. The first...More

Thank Steph A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The 4 hour trip up the mountain to little villages and churches is not to be missed. The guide is knowledgeable and very interesting and the Happy Train is a great way to see authentic Crete. It also included a visit to a local Taverna...More

Thank Kathy D
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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.
1 September 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.