- ABOUT THE SPOT
BMX in Minoan Athletic Camp, Melesses, Crete Greece
With a warm Mediterranean climate, hot and dry clear days during summer that often cool off with the seasonal breezes and mild winters, Crete is a perfect location for many outdoor activities, all year round.
For those who are into BMX, located only with few miles away from the city of Heraklion, Minoan Athletic Camp is a unique facility, offering everything a rider could wish for. Designed and constructed according to the highest international standards of the International Cycling Federation (UCI), the BMX and the Four Cross piste provides the riders with non stop fun.
The track is 1312 ft/400 m long on a soil terrain, hosting many jumps that develop four different difficulty level stages. It also includes a start up point and a shutdown exit as well as a ramp start, night lighting and a system timing. Suitable for beginners as well as for those who wish to improve their skills and learn new tricks, Minoan Athletic Camp is the place to be.
Having hosted many local and national BMX races, it has gained the reputation of being one of the best and most organized BMX tracks in Greece. So if you are planning a visit in Crete, don’t miss the opportunity to ride the Minoan trails, have fun, meet new people and feel the thrill of biking with a MBX.