Lyon and the Alps

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Throughout the 2000s, it has been Olympique Lyonnais who have dominated in the domestic French soccer league as well as in the UEFA Champions League. A tour to this region gives your team exclusive access to the facilities of this French powerhouse while visiting France's second largest city, Lyon. Your team will easily be able to find comparable local competition and interesting cultural sites and experience in Lyon.

In addition to being a unique and ideal location to find great soccer competition, Lyon will give your team an interesting experience of French culture. Located in the southeast of France, Lyon offers access to the cities of Marseille and Montpellier along the coast and the Alps. For preseason training of top teams from all over the world, the French Alps is the perfect location and your team can join them! The French Alps are just an hour and a half outside of Lyon and are undoubtedly one of the most spectacular alpine settings in the world.

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Professional French Soccer  


AM: Spend the morning in a training session with a local French soccer coach followed by some free time to explore Lyon.

PM: Attend an Olympic Lyonnais Pro Game in the afternoon and enjoy the experience France's passion for soccer.

(Sleep in Lyon)

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Belle Lyon


AM: Travel south to the beautiful city of Lyon for a tour with a local guide. Sites include Vieux Lyon, a UNESCO World Heritage 14th century old town, and the Notre Dame de Fourviere Basilica.

PM: Have your first friendly match against a local French soccer team in the late afternoon and enjoy a meal together afterwards. For the rest of the evening, explore your own interests in Lyon.

(Sleep in Lyon)

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A Taste of the Alps


AM: Visit the beautiful small towns of Annecy and Chamonix before heading south to see the famous Pont Du Gard to visit the amazing feat of natural beauty and Roman architecture. Spend your time hiking around the area or shopping at the small gift shops close by. 

PM: Relax at the hotel in the evening after a light practice session.

(Sleep in Lyon) 



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