Park&Suites Arena

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Park&Suites Arena
Arena de Montpellier 2.jpg
Former names Arena Montpellier
Location Pérols, Hérault, France
Coordinates 43°34′24″N 3°57′06″E / 43.57342°N 3.95162°E / 43.57342; 3.95162Coordinates: 43°34′24″N 3°57′06″E / 43.57342°N 3.95162°E / 43.57342; 3.95162
Owner Occitanie
Capacity 14,000: Concerts
10,700: Basketball
9,000: handball
7,500: for tennis tournaments
Construction
Broke ground October 2008
Opened September 8, 2010
Construction cost 53 million
Architect Cabinet A+ Architecture
Tenants
Montpellier Agglomération Handball (European matches)
Open Sud de France (2010–present)
EuroBasket 2015

Park&Suites Arena (also known as the ARENA Montpellier) is an indoor arena located in the Montpellier suburb, in the south of France that opened in September 2010. It has a seating capacity of 14,000 spectators, with 9,000 for sporting events.[1]

It will host the European matches of Montpellier Agglomération Handball and the Open Sud de France tennis tournament. It also hosted the XXXI World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships which served as a qualification process for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. The arena will host the 2015 European Artistic Gymnastics Championships during April 13–19, 2015.[2]

It hosted a group of the FIBA EuroBasket 2015, and is set to host 2017 World Men's Handball Championship.

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