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Albi Sports Complex

Commune d'Albi

Albi, Occitanie Altitude : 170m
1 Stadium
1 Gymnasium

Centre disciplines

Rugby Athletics Football Para athletics Handball Volleyball


The sports complex is located in Albi in the heart of the Tarn department and is composed of 2 high level sports facilities which allow the reception of multiple disciplines on the same site: the Municipal Stadium and the Cosec Gymnasium. The Albi stadium is located 1.5 km from the city centre, and is the heart of the sporting life of Albi. It has been the focus of considerable investment, with major works including new lighting, the creation of a new athletics track and synthetic pitch, and the construction of a sports centre. Situated 50 minutes from Toulouse, the town of Albi, whose Episcopal City is listed as a World Heritage Site, is accessible via air links from Toulouse-Blagnac and Castres-Mazamet airports, or regular SNCF train lines. A range of 3 to 5-star hotels offer a large accommodation capacity within a 10 to 20 minute walk from the sports complex.

Special features

  • A single-site complex in the city centre
  • 3 car parks (including 1 with spaces for buses)
  • Sports centre with a reception hall and 4 modular rooms from 100 to 400 m2
  • Audio-video and wifi equipment
  • Pavilion (1000 m2 marquee) for partner reception, press or use as a dining room with up to 500 seats
  • Possibility of closed-door / private training sessions
  • Disabled access to the entire site
  • Weight training, combat, relaxation, jacuzzi, cryotherapy rooms available
  • Sports medical centre which coordinates the medical network (specialist doctors, MRI, scanner, etc.) located 5 minutes away by car
  • Personalized accompaniment and stay coordination by on-site municipal department (sport, accommodation and catering, transport, tourism)

Known for

  • 4 French Elite Athletics National Championships in 2008, 2011, 2018 and 2020
  • DécaNation in 2012 (international athletics team competition)
  • 24-hour running championships – French in 2015 and 2018, European in 2016, World in 2019
  • Tour de France stage town (10 finishes, 9 departures, 1 finish-rest day-departure)
  • 2017 UCI Gran Fondo World Championships
  • European Athletic Strength Championships 2020
  • International rugby union and rugby league matches
  • Numerous French Elite Championships (fencing, billiards, rifle shooting, taekwondo, gymnastics, rugby sevens)
  • International women’s volleyball matches and hosting of the French Avenir 2024 team matches (French national women’s team preparing for the 2024 Olympics)

Optional extras

Meeting room Internet access Equipment available for private use Secure storage area Infirmery Floodlit facilities Hospital nearby Film screening room Personal security service Vehicle hire service Adapted vehicle hire service Ice bath Physiotherapy room

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