The Olympic Village: At the Heart of the Paris 2012 Concept
Paris 2012ís concept†- "One Village, Two Clusters"†- sets the Olympic and Paralympic
Village only 6 km away from the two competition venue sites where 75% of the sports
competition will be held. The Olympic Lanes, in their immediate vicinity, will
guarantee efficient, convenient travel, with both of the venue clusters less than
10 minutes away.
A Village Designed for Sporting Excellence
Able to host at the highest level 17,000 athletes and accompanying staff , the
Village will offer athletes a safe and welcoming environment, with ideal pre-competition
conditions. The Olympic Village is designed on nearly 50 hectares, in line with
four key concepts: clarity, safety, ease of mind and mobility.
The Olympic Village†- the Gamesí Standout Legacy
The Olympic Village is planned as an exemplary urban regeneration project on
one of the last areas in Paris still to be developed. The new Olympic Quarter
will keep the memory of the 2012 Games alive in Paris, and will feature such components
as low-income housing, student housing, public facilities, businesses and a 10
A Distinctive Setting for the Auxiliary Olympic Village in La Rochelle
Located near the Sailing competition venue, yet also close to the city centre,
the Olympic Village will enjoy an incomparable environment.