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Yellow Train Rethymno Day Excursions

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Quirky trip.

A quirky trip through 5 Cretan villages. Taped commentary in English, French, German and Russian... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chris G
Ok but very unorganized. Lady guide doesn't realise herself being rude

Booked a day in advance after been recommended by them that it's baby friendly and we can take our... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Mohammad S
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The most succesfull excursion in Rethymno area
Papa-anastasiou, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
+30 2831 071067
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quirky trip through 5 Cretan villages. Taped commentary in English, French, German and Russian. The young tour guide spoke excellent English and walked us around the villages giving background information and answering questions. Time for a drink in a taverna and comfort break about...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Went on the train today with my partner to visit the monestry and the old village of lutra. My first impression was ok this should be fun. Knowing what I know now. Well I wished I had saved our money. The tour guide is rude,...More

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Warning to all who go on the 5 Village 4hr Trip on the Yellow Train. This was our bad experience only last week... #The Yellow Train Company – 15th May 2018 Plantanes Yellow Train Trip to 5 villages near Rethymno, Crete, Greece. Susannah (mostly a...More

1  Thank Christine S
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We had been told that it would be a trip for just our group which was a big one but they spent 40 minutes wandering around collecting other customers. The fact that there were so many of us meant that the first stop took longer...More

1  Thank Colliered
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Booked a day in advance after been recommended by them that it's baby friendly and we can take our pushchair. Apparently after waiting on stop and being delayed, pushchair became the problem for them. However at the end push chair was accommodated at the end...More

1  Thank Mohammad S
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Stayed in Rethymno and looked at coach tours but decided to try Little yellow train. Went on trip to Arkadi monastery, takes about an hour each way travelling at about 15 mph which gives you plenty of time to enjoy the scenery. Good commentary as...More

2  Thank gary l
Reviewed 21 October 2017

I think that we have now done all of the Yellow Train tours over the last few years. It is an ideal way to see the countryside with ample opportunity to take plenty of photographs. We have got to know the train driver known as...More

3  Thank Linda R
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

The guide on this trip was very rude. She treated paying guests like children. People were not allowed to go to the toilet and she tried stopping an elderly gentleman from even leaving the train. He missed what was the best village. I do not...More

2  Thank Eliz1276
Reviewed 19 September 2017

My friend and I enjoyed the train ride on a hot Cretan morning. One of the villages was delightful and all 60 of us piled into a small ornate Greek Orthodox Church Problem was too many people at once and not enough time to look...More

7  Thank mackchoir
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This is a lovely walk up the valley, lots of nice photo opportunities. Lots of shade from the trees to so didn't feel too hot even in 36 degrees. Getting their on the little yellow train is pleasantly breezy. Afterwards at the taverna we bought...More

Thank Catherine S
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