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Orchamps Stadium

Grand Besançon Métropole

Besançon, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Altitude : 307m
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The rugby preparation center is located in the heart of the Orchamps sports complex. This sports site offers two grass rugby pitches as well as a synthetic pitch, a weight training room and a gymnasium in a closed and quiet area, ideal for high-performance training. This center is one of the most recent in the city of Besançon, and it was designed specifically for the practice of rugby. All the facilities were built with rugby in mind and the center is considered by the French Federation of Rugby to be a high-quality sports infrastructure. The complex offers eating and rest areas on site, thus facilitating the continuity of training sessions. The rugby complex is accessible by bus, and it is a short ride from the city center and its hotels where you will find a dynamic and friendly atmosphere. It is also very easily accessible by car and has its own free, secure car park. This stadium will be the ideal place for worry free preparation, a place where intense training can be alternated with rest and relaxation. In the event of any emergencies, it is only 15 minutes from the health services of the University Hospital (CHU) of Besançon. Orchamps Stadium is one of the 7 centers that has been selected in the greater Besançon area. It offers access to all of the associated services dedicated to the athletes’ needs, including transport and translation services and a personalized welcome. Among the different facilities available, the Sports Performance Optimization Center (hypoxia chamber, cryotherapy, hyper-bar chamber) in Besançon is a unique structure that caters to the specific requisites of athletes in training. @Copyright Besançon & Grand Besançon

Special features

The Orchamps rugby complex was specially designed for rugby. The grounds are regularly maintained by the city to meet the demands of the activity. The premises are recent, spacious and of high quality so that they can accommodate delegations in the very best conditions. The site offers a space for bodybuilding, physio therapy and recovery and it is possible for the delegations to eat on site.

The structure is located in a quiet, private area, near the Chailluz forest, an ideal place for warming up and recovering in nature.

Known for

The Orchamps stadium is home to the “Olympique Bisontin” rugby club, which plays in the Honors division. In 2016, during the inauguration of this new sports complex dedicated to rugby, the leaders of the French Rugby Federation praised the perfect functionality of the site which guarantees quality sports training.

Optional extras

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

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