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Le Manège Fencing room

Commune de Douai

Douai, Hauts-de-France Altitude : 25m
1 Fencing hall

Centre disciplines



Douai, the typical city of the North ! Douai is the ideal city if you want to discover the North's numerous 's aspects. With its 45 historical monuments and three UNESCO world heritage status attractions, Douai has many treasures to offer. Indeed Douai can take pride in displaying a 61-metre-high belfry which hosts one of the biggest European chimes with its 62 bells. Douai is a city that is also proud of its traditions of giants : the Gayant family. Nearby can also be found a lot of mining towns with their typical brick architecture and also the largest mining museum in France. In Douai, you'll be able to experience a festive atmosphere and traditional Northern dishes thanks to excellent restaurants where creativity meets tradition. With savoriness, history and culture, Douai is a sporty city with a lot of facilities to practise easily whether you are an amateur or a professional.

Special features

The building is a former covered market with a wooden frame from the nineteenth century
with no intermediary hinging point. Built under the leadership of the ancient Carmes
Chaussés convent, present in Douai from 1635 to 1791, the different buildings have
welcomed first the Army , then a cotton manufacture, breweries and also supplies for
saddlers and finally a major farming industry after 1959. The Carmes church was
demolished at the beginning of the 19th century to become a covered hall used for artillery
and then a horse merry-go-round.It finally became a sportsroom and a gymnasium in the
Wetz street at the end of the 1960s.

Known for

Inaugurated on December 15, 2015, the Hall of the Manège came to reward the
dynamics of a training, family and high-level club.
The 16 equipped tracks allow us to organize our weekly training and train our young
people up to the highest international level.
The location in the city center facilitates access to schools that are initiated.
The armory, the workshop, the lingerie allow a safe and easy practice for all.
Each year, our offices and meeting room see numerous training courses being held.
The sauna and the club house maintain the pleasant climate of our circle.
This hall has participated in the hosting of national and regional competitions on
several occasions and makes it a nationally recognized facility.
The modernity of our room, and its historical character, therefore make it an
exceptional multi-purpose venue.

Optional extras

Meeting room Equipment available for private use Infirmery Floodlit facilities Hospital nearby Film screening room Sauna

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