Stade de la Licorne d'Amiens - Full guide
The Licorne stadium was named by contract with Crédit Agricole Brie Picardy "stage Crédit Agricole la Licorne « . Ce nom vient de la créature légendaire qui orne le blason de la ville et le logo de l’Amiens SC. C’est un grand 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 TrophyFC Nantes and the 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 come by car, the stadium is accessible from Paris or Lille, follow the motorway A1 puis A29Take the southern bypass, ensuite A16 (sortie 19 Amiens ouest/ Amiens centre). Depuis Reims, prenez l’ Highway 29If you come from Rouen, take the A28 and then the A16.
Alternatively, if you prefer to go in train the Saint-Roch station is very close to the stadium for trains going to Rouen or Abbeville. For the others destinationsYou will have to get off at Amiens station and then take the bus line B7 (direction Saleux, stop Mégacité). Not forgetting the TGV station and the shuttle bus Haute-Picardie, which are about 40 km from the stadium.
If you are flying, from theairport Paris Beauvais 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.