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    Banyoles

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    Sevilla

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    Mequinensa

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    Amposta

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    Castelldefels

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    La Seu d'Urgell

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    Sort

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Banyoles became well-known as the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games Rowing venue. Since then it has been a favourite location for crews and has hosted several international rowing events such as the Rowing World Cup 2009Kayak Marathon World Championship 2010 and Coupe de la Jeunesse 2012.

Located in the centre of the Girona province, just over an hour away from Barcelona, the Lake town of Banyoles is considered one of the most attractive Rowing camp bases in Europe.

The magnificient Lake training conditions, the splendour of the surroundings and the mild climate and easy access, make Banyoles an ideal spot for any rowing athlete.

You can fly from many cities in Europe to Girona – Costa Brava Airport, Perpignan Airport or Barcelona International Airport, all of which are a short drive away.

AIRPORT INFO: Barcelona: 133km, Girona: 32km, Perpignan: 103km

  • Girona
  • Besalú
  • Volcanic Park
  • Costa Brava
  • Excursions to Barcelona
  • Natural parks
  • Ski resorts

  • Distance to accommodation: from 1 to 15 minutes’ walk
  • 2000 m lake course
  • Boat storing racks
  • Outdoor landing area for boats
  • Coaching launches: catamarans
  • Boat rental
  • Trailer parking

  • Ergometer room
  • Power fitness gyms
  • Changing rooms and showers
  • Sports courts
  • Bar, Restaurant and conference rooms
  • Nutritionists, Sports injury and massage therapists
  • Local coaches

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Banyoles Sport Complex

Banyoles has a variety of lodgings, suitable for any budget, taste and preference.
From camp-site bungalows to hotels, and from sports residences to hostels, we can accommodate any type of team.
We also offer reduced rowing fees and have special offers for visiting teams.

HOSTEL L’ESTANY

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HOSTEL BANYOLES

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SPRINT RESIDENCE

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EL VILÀ HOLIDAY CAMP

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MIRALLAC HOTEL

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VILLA DORMESTANY

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Sevilla is the fourth largest Spanish city and the capital of Andalucía, in the south of Spain.

Because of its geographical location, it enjoys an exceptional climate with mild temperatures all year round suitable for practising a large number of different sports.

The Guadalquivir river crosses the whole city and is considered one of the best places to practise kayak and canoeing.

There are extensive leisure, cultural and gastronomic options to complement the sporting facilities.

AIRPORT INFO: Sevilla: 12km, Málaga: 219km

  • Flamenco Shows
  • Excursions to Granada
  • Excursions to Córdoba
  • Sevilla’s multiple and magnificient sights

  • Distance to accommodation: Same complex
  • 7Km river canal distance (average width 100 m)
  • Boat storing racks
  • Outdoor landing area for boats
  • Coaching launches: catamarans

  • Boat rental
  • Trailer parking
  • Extras: Weight training and ergometer rooms, Outdoor multisports courts, Medical services, Changing rooms and showers, Cafeteria

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Sevilla’s rowing residence has room for more than 200 guests and includes all the necessary services to ensure maximum comfort for all athletes.
Services: Air-conditioned and heated rooms, Wi-Fi, TV and meeting rooms, Buffet dining room, Sports menus, Cafeteria, 24h reception.

Mequinensa

Mequinensa is a small and friendly town located in the far east of the Aragon region. It is an unusual location set in a very peculiar landscape.

Visiting clubs enjoy this venue’s peace and quiet to be able to focus solely on training, although a variety of optional activities are on offer within short distance.

The regatta course is based on a large artificial lake linking to a massive stretch of river, off the reservoir. Oxford University trains here often, attracted by Mequinensa’s large amount of calm waters.

AIRPORT INFO: Barcelona: 197km, Zaragoza: 144km, Lleida: 61km

  • Excursions to Barcelona
  • Excursions to Zaragoza
  • Activities related to nature and water

  • Distance to accommodation: 1 minute walk.
  • 2000m reservoir course (last 1000m are buoyed).
  • Off the reservoir: 6km of extra river rowing (average width 200m).
  • Coaching motorboats.

  • Outdoor landing area for boats.
  • Boathouses.
  • Extras: Gym, Changing rooms and showers, Meeting room, Physio treatment room, Ergometer room.

Visiting teams can stay in very convenient 2* lodging right by the boathouse. It is a family-run hotel, with modern facilities, fully equipped bedrooms and public areas, good food and excellent value.

Services: Air-conditioned and heated rooms, Wi-Fi, Dining room, Sports menus, Cafeteria.

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The city of Amposta, south of Barcelona, is also the gateway to the Ebre Delta, a Natural Park rich in fauna and nature.

The natural landscape is one of the most outstanding attractions and visitors are often surprised and impressed by views of endless rice fields that change with the seasons.

Amposta was awarded the DTE (Sporting Tourist Destination) seal of approval in 2012 in recognition of its excellence as a flat water rowing centre. The facilities at the Olympic Rowing Centre provide the finest conditions for both dryland and on-water training.

Moreover, many international rowing teams come to Amposta looking for fine Long Distance training conditions.

AIRPORT INFO: Reus: 80km, Barcelona: 180km, Valencia: 180km

  • Excursions to Tarragona
  • Ebre Delta natural park
  • Excursions to Salou
  • Active leisure options
  • Port Aventura theme park

  • Distance to accommodation: 10 minutes’ walk.
  • 36km of river distance.
  • Coaching motorboats.
  • Outdoor landing area for boats.

  • Boathouse.
  • Boat rental.
  • Extras: Gym, Ergometer zone, Meeting room.

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Athletes visiting Amposta can be lodged at a magnificient nearby CTD (Centro de Tecnificación Deportiva) sports centre.

This sports residence provides the necessary facilities and services for high-performance training.

Services: Air-conditioned and heated rooms, Wi-Fi, Sports menus, Dining room, Tv room, Library, Sports medicine.

Castelldefels

Castelldefels is a coastal town located very near Barcelona.

Extensive beaches, sunny weather and easy access to the big city are its main attractions, alongside the Catalan Olympic Channel.

The Chanel facilities, which were built for the 1992 Olympics, cover an area of 48 hectares.

Their chief feature is the artificial canal for canoeing competitions. On one side is the control tower, the entrance building and the public seating area (with bar, offices, store rooms and services), and on the other the changing rooms, a gym and the boathouses.

AIRPORT INFO: Girona: 111km, Barcelona: 9km, Perpignan: 217km

  • Water sports
  • Garraf natural park
  • Shopping
  • Visits to nearby Barcelona

  • Distance to accommodation: 5 to 15 minutes’ walk.
  • 1207m canal course (canal width 132m).
  • Outdoor landing area for boats.

  • Coaching motorboats or cycling path.
  • Extras: Gym, Changing rooms and showers, Cafeteria.
  • Trailer parking.

We can offer great off-season rates in 3* and 4* resorts which are located just a short walk from the canal, with all the services and comfort necessary to ensure your team has a great time during the training camp.

Services: Air-conditioned and heated rooms, Wi-Fi, Dining room, Meeting rooms, Trailer parking, Swimming pool, Sports menus, Cafeteria.

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La Seu d'Urgell

Located in the Catalan Pyrenees and overlooked to the southeast by the spectacular Sierra de Cadí mountains, La Seu d’Urgell is the most important city in the northern part of the province of Lleida.

La Seu was one of the secondary Olympic venues of the 1992 Games and was awarded DTE (Sporting Tourist Destination) status in 2006. The Segre Olympic park hosts many of the world’s main withewater competitions, like The ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships, held at the venue twice, first in 1999 and also in 2009.

AIRPORT INFO: Girona: 198km, Barcelona: 180km, Perpignan: 150km

  • Natural parks
  • Shopping in Andorra
  • Outdoor activities
  • Monuments and cultural visits
  • Skiing

  • Distance to accommodation: 5 minutes’ walk.
  • Length: 300m / · Drop: 6,5m. / · Flow: 12 m3/s.
  • Course features: concrete bottom, banks and natural boulder obstacles.

  • Spectators capacity: 5,000
  • Extras: dressing rooms, gym, Sports clothes drying room, bar-restaurant, store room, green areas around the course, chrono and videotracking.

ANDRIA HOTEL

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White Water Kayakers can use a charming family-run lodge very near the training venue and the town centre that ensures a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere.

Services: Air-conditioned and heated rooms, Wi-Fi, dining room, meeting rooms, large terrace and gardens.

Sort is an ideal and celebrated destination for adventure sports because of its microclimate – a yearly average temperature of 12.5ºC – and also because it is a traditionally friendly region with an excellent cuisine.

Nature, culture and sport define this fantastic small mountain town.

L’AigüerolaSlalom Course in Sort is in the river section that runs right through the heart of the town. The course was built in 1993 and has a level of difficulty graded as Class III.

The main features of the town are its navigable waters at any time of the year and permanent training and competition facilities for slalom.

The ICF Wildwater Canoeing World Championship was held here in 2010.

AIRPORT INFO: Girona: 231km, Barcelona: 226km, Perpignan: 204km, Alguaire – Lleida: 126km

  • Natural parks
  • Skiing
  • Outdoor activities
  • Shopping in Andorra
  • Monuments and cultural visits

  • Distance to accommodation: 100m.
  • Put in area: 65m / · White water section: 375m.
  • 2 “holes” for free style. / · Arrival and take out area: 60m.
  • Average gradient on special section: 6.64 per thousand.
  • Average gradient: 8 per thousand.

  • Riverbed: from 20 to 35m. / · Average riverbed: from 10 to 12m.
  • 25 permanent slalom gates for training and competitions.
  • Extras: Side road for the public and organization, Electricity, sound system and telephone, sports navigation in any season of the year, Kayaking school and coach training.

SORT HOSTEL

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Kayakers usually stay in the fully equipped sports hostel.

Being very close to the training venue, it is an ideal setting for any visit. Both services and management are focused on meeting the needs of sportspeople.

Services: 48 beds, in 5 independent rooms with full bathroom, Self-catering kitchen, Dining room / Playroom with games, Multimedia room (beamer, large screen, TV-cinema), Wi-Fi, large garden, gym, flat water canal, changing rooms and private car park.