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Athens Happy Train

Syntagma 25, Athens, Greece
+30 21 0725 5400
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Would you like a ride instead of walking?

I would recommend Athens Happy Train to families with young children or senior citizens, who would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
froso_palaska
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Athens, Greece
Not as bad as everyone said!

I took my 5 year old on this despite the terrible reviews because #1 it was inexpensive and #2 he... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
marglyo
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Hop on and off this bright red train to take in the city’s main sights.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible18%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Syntagma 25, Athens, Greece
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+30 21 0725 5400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I would recommend Athens Happy Train to families with young children or senior citizens, who would like to throw a quick glance to some of the city's landmarks, such as the Parliament, the Byzantine and War Museums, Zappeion, Olympeion and the neighbourhood of Plaka, sitting...More

Thank froso_palaska
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my 5 year old on this despite the terrible reviews because #1 it was inexpensive and #2 he really wanted to go. It was cool and breezy and pleasant. The guide was hard to understand but quite smiley. Overall, worth the 8€.

Thank marglyo
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Having used this several times previously, I was very disappointed that it no longer visits Monastiraki. The hour long trip was basically to Plaka and the Acropolis hill, it appeared to cross the same sections at least 3 times to use up the time.

Thank spikes19
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed. Being practical, I understand traffic is not something the business can control. But being friendly, providing what is offered is in its control. What was offered was an old train, minimal narrative, and a hasty process.

Thank Jorge U
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I guess they totally forgot their name was the happy train. The lady had this bitter attitude all the time. Not happy at all. Barely gave information (I'm not sure about her English level). She talked through the microphone during the ride but I'm not...More

Thank Mayra A
Reviewed 16 February 2017

"an amazing sightseeing tour in the historical center of Athens and the capital's most famous ancient sights and monuments, hop-on the Athen" NO! We got on the train as it was leaving, so we were told, in daylight. We left much later in the dark....More

1  Thank Bet-Hanan
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Probably the most excruciating little train ride I've ever been on. We were told it would start in a minute and it took half an hour to get going. No commentary, freezing cold, and boring. We got excellent views of car parks and car rental...More

Thank Laura205
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Its the 4th time I was about to make a ride with the little train on the 26th of December.We took it from Syntagma and they informed us that it wouldn't go through Plaka region because it was really crowded.So actually all the nice region...More

Thank evitaps96
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Was told this tour would start in about 15 mins, 40 mins later we finally got under way. Not a terrible thing as it meant the sun had gone down & I got to see the sights flood lit at night. For €6 this is...More

Thank Sarah N
Reviewed 29 November 2016

quite cheap. 6 Euro for a ride of an hour. You can hop off ans see an attraction and take the next train later. the ticket is valid for 5 hrs. It is not the most scenic route but some of the "must see" sites...More

Thank Jtjkz
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