Stade Marcel Verchère
Club: Football Bourg en Bresse Peronnas 01 | Opening: n/a | Capacity: 11,500 (6,000 standing)
History and description
Stade Marcel Verchere has mostly been used for rugby during its history being the home of US Bressane. It became the home of FBBP 01 following their promotion to Ligue 2 in 2015. Previously the club had played at the smaller Stade Municipal de Peronnas, which did not meet Ligue 2 standards.
Stade Marcel Verchere consists of three stands: a grandstand built in 2007, a terrace behind the goal, and the newly built North Stand across the grandstand. The new North Stand was completed in October 2017.
How to get to Stade Marcel Verchere
Stade Marcel Verchere is located just north-east of Bourg-en-Bresse’s town centre at about a kilometre of the town centre. The walk from the town centre takes about 15 minutes.
Bourg-en-Bresse’s railway station lies a bit further away, on the other side of the town centre, just over 2 kilometres from the stadium. The walk takes about half an hour. Alternatively, take bus 2 in the direction of Norelan and get off at stop Centre Nautique next to the stadium. The journey takes about 15 minutes but buses only run until about 7 pm. Bus 2 can also be caught in Bourg-en-Bresse’s town centre.
Regional trains, and the odd TGV (high speed train), connect Bourg-en-Bresse with Lyon, with TGV’s continuing to Strasbourg. The journey from Lyon takes 40 to 65 minutes depending on the service.
Address: 11 Avenue des Sports, 01000 Bourg-en-Bresse
FBBP 01 Tickets
FBBP 01 tickets can be bought online, at the tourist office in Bourg-en-Bresse’s town centre (6 Avenue Alsace Lorraine), or at any of the Ticketmaster of FranceBillet sales outlets.
Tickets cost either €5.00, €8.00, or €12.00.
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