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We usually go to information train on holidays and we were very disapointed. First you have to know that a 3 hours tour means picking everybody in a car to the station and when you finally start the tour 45 minutes later, the train is...More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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