DOURDAN TRAVEL GUIDE

This page is a guide only. It 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.  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
Dourdan is a commune in the Essonne department in Île-de-France in northern France. It is the capital of the historical region of Hurepoix and is located in the metropolitan area of Paris.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dourdan

Latest Foreign Office Travel Advice
https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/france

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Visa Requirements
None (as of 25.07.2022) but travellers are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a negative PCR test result. Full details including exceptions to the vaccine requirement can be found here:
https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/france/entry-requirements

Local Emergency Numbers
Central Emergency Number – 112
Local Ambulance – 15
Local Police – 17
Local Fire Service – 18
Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in London on +44 (0) 20 7008 1500 (24 hours)

Venue
Gymnase Nicolas Billiault
13 Chem. du Champ de Course, 91410 Dourdan, France

Nearby Supermarket (to venue)
There are no supermarkets near the venue but there are some a short walk from the hotels.

Hotels
Belambra Clubs “Le Domaine du Normont” (2.9km from venue)
Hotel Best Western Blanche de Castille (1.7km from venue)

Flights
There are flights to Paris (both Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports) from airports across the UK. Alternative options are by train and driving should coaches and parents be travelling with the athletes.

Transfers
There is an official transfer to and from the airport but this needs to be paid for and booked in advance and there are no refunds for cancellations.

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