Stade de la Licorne d'Amiens - Full guide
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Under a contract with Crédit Agricole Brie Picardie, the Licorne stadium was named "stade". Crédit Agricole la Licorne " . The name comes from the legendary creature that adorns the city's coat of arms and the logo of Amiens SC. It is a large open-air stadium which offers outstanding training, playing and reception conditions.
The Crédit Agricole la Licorne stadium, unique in its kind
It is distinguished by its high structure transparent windscreen and its appearance without fences as well as its stands which run directly down to the lawn, without a ditch or protective grid. The removal of fences makes the appearance and design of the stadium unique. The aim is above all toremove barriers between the public and the players, it reinforces the dimension of conviviality and comfort in the whole stadium.
Built in the Renancourt district by the Atelier Chaix & Morel, the stadium was inaugurated on 24 July 1999 on the occasion of the Champions Trophybetween FC Nantes and Girondins de Bordeaux and replaced the former Moulonguet Stadium. Its capacity is 12,707 seatsThere is a further 8,000 seats in the balcony and on all the peripheries, in case of League rises or other major events.
Its surface area is 155 066 m2 with 1,662 parking spaces. It has a coverage curved transparent made of 14,000 m2 of laminated glass, with 7,000 glass plates and illuminated by 96 projectors of 2,000 watts each.
Where is the Amiens SC stadium?
The Crédit Agricole la Licorne stadium is located in the Renancourt district of Amiens, on the rue du chapitre, which includes several venues such as the hippodrome, Mégacité and Zenith d'Amiens.
How do I get to the stadium?
If you are coming by car, the stadium is accessible from Paris or Lille, just take the motorway A1 then A29Take the southern bypassThen take the A16 (exit 19 Amiens ouest/ Amiens centre). From Reims, take the Highway 29If you come from Rouen, take the A28 and then the A16.
Alternatively, if you prefer to go by train the Saint-Roch station is very close to the stadium for trains to Rouen or Abbeville. For other destinations, you'll need to get off at Amiens station and then take the B7 bus (direction Saleux, get off at Mégacité). And don't forget the TGV station and the shuttle bus Haute-Picardie, which are about 40 km from the stadium.
If you're flying in, Paris Beauvais airport is 60 km away, with a daily shuttle bus service. From theRoissy-Charles-de-Gaulle Airport 160 km away, the Crédit Agricole la Licorne stadium has a large open-air parking where you can park without any problem.
The stadium's best features
Amiens' large stadium hosts the various matches of the football of the city, such as theAmiens SC and those of RC Lens. With 12,000 covered and seated places, as well as a bright light and outstanding equipment (sauna, swimming pool, gym and fitness room), lodges, reception room and much more. Everything has been designed for the enjoyment of the spectators and players, so that you can fully enjoy the exceptional view and the unique atmosphere in the stadium.
How to book the football pitch for your training sessions?
If you wish to book one of the four football pitches for your teams, access the field, enter through the entrance VIPlocated on the parking P1. Enter the main entrance of the VIP building and head towards the grounds and follow the signage. Pay the balance of your reservation at the reception desk on the edge of the field and enjoy the beautiful lawn from Stade Crédit Agricole la Licorne.