PETASSOS TRAVEL is an agency of experiential tourism that specialises in Crete & several other areas of Greece. Having crisscrossed our land for more than 20 years, we feel like knowing deeply this multifaceted country and we are eager to share with you our passion and guide you to the paths revealing its treasures, history and culture.
Our experienced and enthusiastic team of archaeologists, historians, biologists, geologists, mountaineers, speleologists, scholars of the Cretan culture and travel experts, plan and accompany you in thematic excursions and walking tours to the most beautiful, immaculate and unexplored parts of our country.
At Petassos we travel you across space and time, focusing on the interaction between people and the landscape, under the overarching principles of respect for nature and sustainable development.
So, make your decision for the next trip and… grab your hat! We have a long journey ahead…
PETASSOS was the hat with a brim that ancient Greeks wore in their travels or during their walks. It was made of felt and was shaped as a hemisphere so that it would fit the head. Its wide brim protected people from the sun and the rain.