The World Teams - the Bermuda Bowl, Venice Cup, d'Orsi Seniors Trophy will be held from 12th to 26th August
the World Transnational Open Teams from Monday 21st - 26th August
and the Youth Open Championships from 14th to 24th August.
All the Championships will be played at the
CITÉ CENTRE DE CONGRÈS
Lyon is France’s third-largest city, and is well-known as the gastronomic centre of the country.
Lyon has plentiful hotel rooms and restaurants, plus easy access from a variety of locations around the world. A connection from Dubai makes access from Asia easier, and visitors from North and South America can arrive by plane via Paris-Roissy or Geneva for the relatively short train trip.
Visitors who fly into Paris will have an excellent train service available, with 86 departures a day. The train trip from Paris to Lyon is less than two hours.
Lyon is well known for its famous restaurants, from “bouchons” to world-renowned Paul Bocuse’s establishment.
The city also offers cinemas showing the latest films, two casinos, museums featuring contemporary art, the Institute des frères Lumière and many others. There is also the remarkable Quartier Renaissance.
Lyon is not far from vineyards such as Beaujolais , Cotes du Rhone, Bourgogne and the historical city of Avignon is just an hour away by train.
For more information, visit the Tourism Office or the Convention Center