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 enthousiastic 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…
Our friends, fellow travelers in this magical world, waiting for the moment when we will spread our wings again,
let us look deep inside ourselves, taking care of our forgotten, primitive feelings,
let us long for the true embrace of our fellow human beings, let's think about our footprint on this earth.
May this adventure make us... wiser.
The earth has breathed; let us enjoy it!
DOCUMENTAIRE for Crete | TV5 France, Belgium, Swiss | in French
Title: Échappées belles - Escale en Crète
Duration: 90' (Petassos Travel after the 72e min)
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 pro-tected people from the sun and the rain.