Europa Cup – Paris

May 22-25th 2020

The EUROPA CUP offers a once in a lifetime experience of playing on the pitch at Parc des Princes, home of the World famous Paris Saint-Germain.

This is the ultimate football tour – enter through the player’s entrance, line-up in the tunnel, walk out to the Champions League anthem, play in a tournament on the pitch and receive your medal on stage in a pitchside ceremony with your family cheering on from the stands.

Test yourselves against international opposition and replicate the feeling of being a pro-player for the day. This unique format opens the tournament up to everyone, with players of all abilities welcome.

Taking place inside Paris Saint-Germain’s 48,000 seater stadium provides your team with even more playing time on the pitch. All teams are guaranteed to play 5 matches on the pitch.

The 7v7 format with a squad size of up to 13 allows your team plenty of time on the pitch. Combine this with the opportunity to visit the changing rooms, line-up in the tunnel and walk out onto the pitch to the Champions League anthem, this is an experience that will live long in the memories of all involved.

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Tournament Format
PSG Stadium

Your team will enter the stadium via the Red Carpet at the Players’ Entrance and register for the day’s tournament.

The Parc des Princes pitch will be split into 4 pitches, using 12ft x 6ft goals. Each squad may consist of up to 13 players, with teams fielding 7 players on the pitch at any one time (7v7), except U15/16 teams where the max squad size is 12, with a 6v 6 format.

3 x group matches will follow, which will determine the group standings. Based on your position, you will then be placed in either the Cup, Plate or Shield competition.

Every team will then play a Semi Final and either a 3rd place play-off or Final. The system ensures all teams play the same number of matches – 5, whether they win, lose or draw. All matches are 15 minutes in duration.

Accommodation and Travel
Holiday Inn Marne La Vallee

There are four options available to your club, all are 4 days/3 nights, they are:

Option one – This package is designed for teams arriving via Air / Rail; from £269.00 per person (plus flights)

Included in the package is:

* 4 star hotel accommodation
You will be assigned either Holiday Inn Marne La Vallee or Holiday Inn Versailles Bougival.

Both hotels are suitably located – Holiday Inn Versailles Bougival is located closer to the centre of Paris, with Metro link enabling you to head into the centre more easily. Holiday Inn Versailles Bougival is also located closer to Disneyland Paris, and gives you shorter travel distances for your visit to the theme park.

When making an enquiry/booking, you are welcome to suggest the hotel which you would prefer, however, this will be subject to availability as to whether we can fulfil your request.

* Return Airport Transfers (flights not included)

* Disneyland® Paris Ticket
  * Return Disneyland® Paris Transfers
 * Return Tournament Transfers
 *Breakfast
 * Free Spectator Stadium Access

5 Star Villages Nature

Option two – This package is designed for teams arriving via Air / Rail; from £349.00 per person (plus flights)

Included in this package is:

*5 Star Villages Nature for 3 nights
This is one of Center Parcs flagship products which centres around the Aqua Lagoon – geothermally heated at 30 degrees celsius all year round, 7 slides, wave pool & jacuzzis.

With a beach to play volleyball, sports court for football practise in your down-time, bowling alley, laser challenge, arcade, farm and much more; there’s a huge amount of activities for the whole family.
* Return Airport Transfers (flights not included)
* Unlimited Aqua Lagoon Access
* Return Tournament Transfers to Parc des Princes
* Dedicated on-site The Europa Cup staff
* 24/7 assistance and support

Not Included – Disneyland Ticket (+£55 extra if required) or Any Hotel Tourist Taxes

Holiday Inn Versailles Bougival

Option three – This package is available to all teams; from £325.00 per person  including travel costs.

Included in this package is:

* 4 star hotel accommodation
You will be assigned either Holiday Inn Marne La Vallee or Holiday Inn Versailles Bougival.

Both hotels are suitably located – Holiday Inn Versailles Bougival is located closer to the centre of Paris, with Metro link enabling you to head into the centre more easily. Holiday Inn Versailles Bougival is also located closer to Disneyland Paris, and gives you shorter travel distances for your visit to the theme park.

When making an enquiry/booking, you are welcome to suggest the hotel which you would prefer, however, this will be subject to availability as to whether we can fulfil your request.

* Return Executive Coach Travel from Mainland UK
* Ferry fees & taxes
* Disneyland® Paris – Day Ticket
* Disneyland Transfers
* All Tournament Transfers
* Breakfast
* Free Spectator Stadium Access

Aqua Lagoon

Option four – This package is available to all teams; from £415.00 per person  including travel costs.

Included in this package is:

*4 Days 3 Nights at Center Parcs *5 Star Villages Nature Resort.
This is one of Center Parcs flagship products which centres around the Aqua Lagoon – geothermally heated at 30 degrees celsius all year round, 7 slides, wave pool & jacuzzis.

With a beach to play volleyball, sports court for football practise in your down-time, bowling alley, laser challenge, arcade, farm and much more; there’s a huge amount of activities for the whole family.

* Return Executive Coach Travel from Mainland UK
* Ferry fees & taxes
* Unlimited Access to Aqua Park
* All Tournament Transfers
* Free Spectator Stadium Access
* Return transfers to Disneyland Paris but NOT entry tickets. £58.00 for adults/£53.00 for children

Tour Itinerary
Coach Travel

Friday May 22nd 2020
Executive coach travel: Your Tour starts as soon as you board your Executive Bus! We will meet your team at your Clubhouse / location of your choice. and from here you will travel to a UK port and board the ferry onwards to France. Travel in complete comfort, with all coaches equipped with A/C, TV, DVD, reclining seats and toilet.

The Executive Bus will take you direct to your hotel in Paris.

Air travel: Your tour starts as soon as you land in Paris! The Europa Cup staff will welcome your team upon arrival at CDG airport. From here you will travel to your hotel via Executive Coach in complete comfort, with all buses equipped with A/C, TV, DVD, reclining seats and toilet.

Whichever way you arrive tournament staff will be on hand to help you get settled and ready for an action-packed weekend!

Disneyland Paris

Saturday May 23rd 2020
Executive coach travel: Center Parcs provides the ultimate football tour experience in Paris alongside your play on the pitch experience at PSG. The Aqua Lagoon and large array of other entertainment, provides an overload of activities to keep the whole family and team entertained throughout the duration of your stay.

Should you wish, you can also add a day out at Disneyland to your tour, famous for being known as ‘the most happiest place on earth’ and ‘the most magical place in the world’. With on-site theme parks, Disney characters, shows, restaurants & much more, you are also guaranteed to have a fun filled day and smiles on faces, whether you choose to add a Disney trip on or not.

Air travel: Famous for being known as ‘the most happiest place on earth’ and ‘the most magical place in the world’, Day 2 of The Europa Cup will consist of a whole day for your team at Disneyland Paris! Tickets are incuded in the purchase of your package.

With on-site theme parks, Disney characters, shows, restaurants & much more, you are guaranteed to have a fun filled day and smiles on faces!

Tournament Players

Sunday May 24th 2020
Both packages: The 48,000-seater stadium is home to some of the World’s greatest players including Neymar, Cavani, Mbappe and Di Maria, and now is your time to experience the thrill of a Matchday, via The Europa Cup.

Spend the day like a PSG player. Your coach transfer will take you directly to the Players’ Entrance of the Parc des Princes stadium, where the Red Carpet will be laid out to greet your team as you enter the stadium.

Every team will play 5 matches on the pitch, visit the changing rooms, line-up in the tunnel and run out onto the pitch as the Champions League anthem is played out over the PA.

The tournament will last approximately 5-6 hours in either the morning or afternoon depending on your age group. For the rest of the day, you can take the opportunity to explore Paris and see some of the landmarks.

Eiffel Tower

Monday May 25th 2020
Executive coach travel: An unforgettable trip will be coming to a conclusion; you can spend the morning visiting Paris and it’s landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower. Depending on your ferry crossing time, you will then check-out of your hotel and be taken directly back to your town via the comfort of your Executive Coach.

Air Travel: An unforgettable trip will be coming to a conclusion; you can spend the morning visiting Paris and it’s landmarks. Depending on your Flight time, you will then check-out of your hotel and be taken directly back to your town via the comfort of your Executive Coach.

Paris and The Europa Cup will be sad to see you go, but you will be taking with you memories that will last a lifetime.

Flight Options

Of the two main airports that serve Paris, only Charles de Gaulle offers flights from the UK. Here are the airlines that fly there from the UK.

Aer Lingus from Cork and Dublin.
Air France from Aberdeen, Birmingham, Dublin, Edinburgh, London-Heathrow, Manchester and Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.
BA from London-Heathrow.
EasyJet from Belfast-International, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, London-Southend, London-Stansted and Manchester.
Flybe from Birmingham, Doncaster/Sheffield, Edinburgh, Exeter, Manchester and Southampton.
Jet2 from Leeds/Bradford.
Vueling from London-Gatwick

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