This page is a guide only. The page contains recommendations from either TMs, Referees or Parents from previous seasons.  Venues or official hotels may change for the current season so we recommend that you check the reglement’s before confirming any travel arrangements and if you are booking hotels before the reglement is out we advise you may want to consider booking with free cancellation as it is not guaranteed that competition details will stay the same.

 

Background Info
Located in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône, about ten kilometres from Aix-en-Provence, Provence Cabriès is an important city. This town in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur takes place on a rocky outcrop between the plateau of Arbois and the chain of the Star, near Vitrolles. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cabri%C3%A8s

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Visa Requirements
None (as of 01.06.2020)
https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/france/entry-requirements

Local Emergency Numbers
Central Emergency Number  (+33) 112
Ambulance                                     (+33) 15
Police                                                (+33) 17
Fire Service                                    (+33) 18

Venue
Olympique Cabriès Calas

Nearby Supermarket (to venue)
There are no supermarkets near to the venue

Hotels (Cadets)
Hôtel Ibis Styles 4* Marseille-Airport
Ibis 3* Marseille-Airport – cheapest option
Best Western Arbois 3*
Golf Apart’Hotel Odalys – closest to the venue

Flights 
Flights to Marseille

Transfers
A shuttle service is provided by the organisers to and from the airport and venue.

Important Information to note
It is helpful to the organisers to have your money for entry, transfers, etc. ready and in an envelope with your name on it – it makes finding your fencer easier on their list, and there will be less change of a mistake.  All of the organisers will give you a receipt when you pay entry fees, transfer fees, etc.  Remember – everyone working during check-in is a parent volunteer just like your self.  Please be patient!

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