Sélestat, capital of Center Alsace, is located on the Colmar-Strasbourg axis. Very dynamic and sporty city since it was rewarded with the prestigious trophy of the “most sporting city in France” in 2010. The community has an Intercommunal Sports Center with high level equipment including several multi-purpose rooms. -sports. The largest has around 2,000 seats in which the Sélestat Alsace Handball operates on a 44x28 surface with double joist parquet which provides exceptional cushioning for top athletes. https://www.cc-selestat.fr/services/lesequipements-sportifs/centre-sportif-intercommunal.html All the equipment meets the standards for People with Reduced Mobility. A second piece of equipment, the Charlemagne sports area, which is just as complete, will be coming out of the ground very soon. The CSI is easily accessible by public transport: by bus (the delegation can travel by hybrid bus via a local company) and by train whose nearby station is served by the TGV. Quickly accessible also via the motorway crossing Alsace, the CSI has a car park with a capacity of 600 places. Finally, two airports within an hour of Sélestat serve the region. The rescue organization in Sélestat is made up of a fire station, a police station, a gendarmerie, a local police force as well as a hospital center with a helipad area, all in within 5 minutes of sports facilities.
Located at the foot of the Vosges, Sélestat offers several accommodation options, less than 10 minutes from sports facilities, in 3 or 4 star hotels (https://www.cigoland.fr/hotellerie/ and https://hotel-les-humanistes.fr/restaurant/) or in a center (CCA Châtenois https://cca-chatenois.fr/) with all the modernity and comfort essential to the reception of high-level athletes: restaurants with terrace, possibility of have your own cook at the CCA, swimming pool, wellness area, meeting rooms equipped with video projectors, sound system, internet access etc … http://www.selestat-haut-koenigsbourg.com/
Sélestat is renowned for its local gastronomy but also for its natural settings between mountains and meadows against a backdrop of an exceptional cultural heritage. Very touristy border area with Germany and Switzerland where most of the local players speak the language.
This equipment welcomes in its midst the Sélestat Alsace Handball playing, this year, in the French ProLigue Championship (2nd national division). This club has, in the past, also known the Starligue (1st national division).
The CSI regularly hosts international sporting events such as:
– The World School Handball Championship – ISF 2000,
– the 2009 International Handball Tournament with the participation of teams playing in D1 Switzerland and Austria,
– France-Romania in Women’s handball 2010,
– France – Finland in Women’s volleyball 2010,
– The Harlem Globetrotters 2011,
– The 2011 International Martial Arts Gala,
– The Grand National Twirling 2017 NBTA – France,
– France – Finland futsal 2019,
– The Tour Alsace cyclist and the Tour de France 2019
Each SAHB match is a real sporting spectacle at the CSI which is regularly sold out.
Meeting room Internet access Equipment available for private use Secure storage area Infirmery Floodlit facilities Hospital nearby Relaxation room Physiotherapy room Weights room Film screening room