Banyoles

Sevilla

Mequinensa

Amposta

Top organizations such as the Cambridge University Boat Club or the GB Rowing Team have relied on our rowing knowledge and experience over many years.

 

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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

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

  • Distance to accommodation: from 1 to 15 minutes’ walk.
  • 2000m lake rowing course.
  • Boat storing racks.
  • Outdoor landing area for boats.
  • Coaching launches: catamarans.
  • Boat rental.
  • Trailer parking.
  • Extras: Ergometer room, Power fitness gym, Changing rooms and showers, Sports courts, Bar, restaurant and conference rooms, Nutritionists, sports injury and massage therapists, Local coaches.

Banyoles Sports 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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L’AST HOTEL

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VILLA DORMESTANY

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VILLA LA TORRE DE DALT

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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 rowing. There are plenty of leisure, cultural and gastronomic options in the area.

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

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

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CARTUJA RESIDENCE

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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

  • Optional activities
  • Excursions to Costa Daurada Beaches
  • Excursions to Zaragoza
  • Activities related to nature and water

  • Distance to accommodation: 1 minute walk.
  • 2000m reservoir rowing 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.

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Rowing 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.

ZAYTUN HOTEL

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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

  • Active leisure options
  • Excursions to Tarragona
  • Ebre Delta natural park
  • Excursions to Salou
  • 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.

Tobi Schad training camp in Amposta

CTE RESIDENCE

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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, Dining room, Sports menus, TV room, Library, Sports medicine.