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Roger François Gymnasium

Département de la Drôme

Romans-sur-Isère, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Altitude : 200m
1 Gymnasium

Centre disciplines

Volleyball Sitting volleyball


The ROGER FRANCOIS Gymnasium is located in the Drôme, in Romans-sur-Isère. It is an attractive and welcoming town, located along the Isère and at the foot of the Vercors massif. Website of the city of Romans-sur-Isère:   A very accessible site: - TGV station 10 minutes away, serving central Paris and the airport in 2 hours. Marseille train station is served in 45 minutes. Lyon airport is 1 hour by car. - The ROGER FRANCOIS Gymnasium is 5 minutes by car and 15 minutes on foot from the city center.   The site is a place dedicated to indoor sports including:

  • 1 specific Volley-Ball room (FFVB approved)
  • 1 multi-activity room (1 to 3 courts)
  • 1 climbing room
  • 1 weight room
  • 3 large changing rooms
  • 1 meeting room & video
  • Wifi internet connection
  • 1 living space
  Grandstands at the edge of the FFVB approved hall can accommodate around 450 people. Athletes will have exclusive 24-hour access to the facilities throughout their preparation period. A dedicated contact will be appointed.

Special features

Ideally located, the ROGER FRANCOIS Gymnasium is a 5-minute drive from the city center and a 15-minute walk. Hotels and restaurants can be found nearby.


Within a radius of less than 5 kilometers we find:

  • Medical infrastructure (radiology & ultrasound, analysis laboratory, cryotherapy, balneotherapy, etc.)
  • Additional sports facilities (football fields, athletics tracks, sports halls, swimming pool, dojo)

Capital of footwear, Romans-sur-Isère is also renowned for its gastronomy: Pognes and Ravioles are its two specialties.


Many cultural and sporting activities are accessible, on foot or by car:

  • International Shoe Museum,
  • Cité du chocolat VALRHONA, vineyards and cellars,
  • Remarkable historical heritage,

Tree climbing course, mountain bike, hiking, etc.

Known for

With 50 years of experience, the local association Volley-Ball Romanais (VBR – is an association which brings together more than 200 members. It provides various activities such as initiation, training, and of course high level competition.

On the competition side, the women’s team is evolving at the national level but the local association keeps training in mind with a positioning among the best in a large number of young categories at the level of the AURA regional league and the BEACH VOLLEY (vice- champion of France).

Thanks to the quality of the infrastructure and the organization, the local association receives young women every year for advanced training “VOLLEY ELITE CAMP” with sponsors, such as Laurent CHAMBERTIN, Yan FANG, etc.

Optional extras

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

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