ABOUT BERCY
by: Euroleague.net
October 19, 2009
BERCY-USEFUL INFORMATION

THE ARENA, SHORT HISTORICAL


The Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy, often abbreviated as “POPB” or “Bercy”, is an indoor sports arena in the 12th arrondissement of Paris. The Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy opened in 1984. It is the venue for the Paris Masters ATP Tour tennis tournament and for many sports: basketball, boxing, gymnastics, track cycling, show jumping and more other sports, and also for a famous Arena for concerts. The seating varies from 7,000 to 17,000, depending on the event.

ACCESS

Main Aiports:

- Paris Charles de Gaulle: http://www.aeroportsdeparis.fr/ADP/en-GB/Passagers/Access-maps-car-parks/Paris-CDG/Access/public-transport/

- ORLY: http://www.aeroportsdeparis.fr/ADP/en-GB/Passagers/Access-maps-car-parks/Paris-Orly/Access/public-transport/

By Subway:

Station "Bercy" – 1 min walk◊ Line n°14 (purple): St Lazare / Olympiades ◊ Line n°6 (light green): Nation / Charles de Gaulle - Etoile Station "Gare de Lyon" – 5 minutes walk◊ Line n°1 (yellow): Château de Vincennes / La Défense

METRO map : http://www.bercy.fr/public/pdf/plan_ratp_metro.pdf

By RER/Suburban Train:

Station "Gare de Lyon"

RER A: La Défense / Vincennes (paris intra-muros) RER D: Gare du Nord / Gare de Lyon (paris intra-muros) RER map : http://www.bercy.fr/public/pdf/plan_ratp_rer.pdf

By Bus:

Station "Gare de Bercy"

Line 24: Gare St-Lazare / Parc de Bercy Line 87: Champ de Mars / Porte de Reuilly

Station "Gare de Lyon"

Line 20: Gare St-Lazare / Gare de Lyon Line 63: Porte de la Muette / Gare de Lyon Line 65: Gare de Lyon / Porte de la Chapelle Balabus: La Défense / Gare de Lyon RER map: http://www.bercy.fr/public/pdf/plan_ratp_bus.pdf

By Train:

Bercy is located less than 900 meters from "Gare de Lyon" station and "Paris-Austerlitz" station

By car:

From the center of Paris: Use the right riverbank, which goes along the river Seine to the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy. From the 12th and 13th district take the Boulevard de Bercy. From the Southeast and the Southwest of Paris, use the boulevard périphérique (beltway) – the exit for Bercy is situated 1200m from Paris-Bercy. Attention: the traffic can be difficult in the sector. Give preference to public transportation

PARKING INFORMATIONS:

PARKING CLOSE TO THE ARENA (approximately 800m to 900m) PARKING Name ADDRESS CAPACITY Hôtel Mercure 77, rue de Bercy 25 EFFIA parking Bercy 48 bis, bd de Bercy ou Place Lachambeaudie 300 Parking Bercy 210, quai de Bercy 300 Vincent Auriol rue Abel Gance 603 Gare de Lyon 198 rue de Bercy 301 Parc Gare de Lyon 193 rue de Bercy 1200 Paris Gare de Lyon 191, rue de Bercy 468 Bercy Lumière 40, av des Terroirs de France 1735 Bercy Saint Emilion 12, place des Vins de France 1333 Paris Tolbiac 19/21, rue Durkhiem 1000 Méditerranée 26/44, rue de Chalon 1502

BUS PARKING

PARKING Name ADDRESS CAPACITY Bercy autocars 210, quai de Bercy 80 AUTOCARS Bercy cars 6, rue des pirogues de Bercy 15 AUTOCARS

If you have to come by car, pre-reserve your parking bay or park in one of the car parks near Bercy? Please be advised that the traffic can be difficult in the sector. We advise you to take public transportation!

RULES AND REGULATIONS http://www.bercy.fr/infos_pratiques/reglement (in french...)

HANDICAP INFORMATION
If you are handicapped in wheelchair: Send us a message to popb@ticketnet.fr indeed by specifying your needs, so that we can book you the places best adapted to your situation, and inform us of your schedule of arrival so that we can ensure you the best welcome.

TO GET ONE'S BEARINGS IN BERCY: Bercy is the biggest Arena of France and has, inside as outside, several doors of recognizable accesses. Inside, in the concourse (peripheral corridor), an alphabetical letter (from A to Z) is attributed to each of the accesses to the Arena.

BERCY’S WEB SITE: http://www.bercy.fr
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