Laranja Tours Sport

Laranja Tours is an agency specialising in sports tourism.
Our team has vast experience in organising large-scale sporting events
(European Athletics Champion Clubs Cup, World Half Marathon Championships,
Amendoeiras Cross and X Miles on the Guadiana River) as well as managing training
for major European athletics federations. Laranja Tours is based in Monte Gordo, Algarve.

Vila Real de Santo António Sports Centre

The Vila Real de Santo António Sports Centre, in the Eastern Algarve, is well-known as a training site for professional and national teams in a variety of sporting activities.
The Sports Centre has all the technical facilities for perfect training, within the surrounding forest and internationally famous Monte Gordo beach. Several international football and athletics teams have already experienced all the facilities and environmental qualities of The Vila Real de S. António Sports Centre, where athletes such as Erki Nool, Gabriela Szabo, Paula Radcliff and Wilson Kipketer have trained. >
Viagens Laranja has been distinguished by the quality of its performance as PME Líder in 2013

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Rua D. Francisco de Almeida, lt. 7/82
8900-443 Monte Gordo
Tel. 00 351 281 542 607
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ISF Orienteering 2013

Laranja Tours was responsible for organizing the accommodation for all participants in the edition of 2013 ISF Orientation, held in Vila Real de Santo António. From the 15th to the 21st April up to 800 people considering athletes, teachers and trainers from 20 countries came to the event.

    Laranja Tours with the preparation of the French Athletic Federation

Champions in Algarve

In January, Laranja Tours managed the logistics of accommodation associated with the preparation of the French Athletic Federation. We highlight the presence of Christophe Lemaitre, European champion in the 100 and 200 meters and Yohan Diniz, 50km Race Walk gold medal at the European Championships of 2006 and 2010, and silver medal in the World Championship 2007.
On stay

During the months of November and December, Laranja Tours has been involved in the preparation of athletes from the following associations:
- French Athletic Federation
- Ukrainian Athletic Federation
- Moscow Athletic Federation
- Portuguese Athletic Federation
Portuguese Padel Federation Circuit

The 5th Circuit proof of the Portuguese Padel Federation, took place on 7, 8 and 9 December, in Vila Real de Santo António. It was the first time we had a competition for young. The participation of some of the best Spanish players was an opportunity for domestic players to compete at a high level. The Laranja Tours organized all the logistics related to the stay of the athletes and organization.
ECCC Track and Field Seniors Group A — VRSA
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London 2012 Olympics: British athletes far from the madding crowd as they prepare in peace in the Algarve.
Laranja Tours was choosen to manage the final training of the UK Athletics Olympic and Paralympic team in the Algarve as they prepare for London 2012.

Michael Cavendish
about the preparation of UK athletes in Algarve

Michael Cavendish is Paralympic Performance Programme Manager at UK Athletics, member of the team organizing the Olympic stage

Were you satisfied with the sport infra-structures of Vila Real de Sto Antonio?
[Michael Cavendish] Yes, the facilities were great and Felipe could not have been more helpful. We would have preferred to have been able to stage all athletes at the VRSA track, but unfortunately the re-laid track was far too soft and we had no alternative but to use the Mondo track in Ayamonte. The additional seated throwing areas that had been installed were a great use to us, and allowed all of our throwers to repair at the same time. Sports Centre and Laranja Tours staff were also a great help in ensuring that we always had access to the track in Ayamonte when we needed it - our wheelchair track athletes won 8 medals (7 gold) in London so this was clearly very important to us.

Did you find the climate and enviroment helpful?
[Michael Cavendish] The overall environment of the camp was perfect. The Hotel and their guests, as well as both tracks were relaxing and secluded from the British media and our athletes' friends/families. Nothing was ever too much trouble and the hotel staff were really excellent in ensuring that our athletes and staff could remain relaxed and prepare properly. The food and accommodation were both also outstanding. The weather was perhaps almost too hot at times during the Paralympic camp - though of course there was nothing you or your colleagues could have done about this!

The Vila Real de St. António Sports Centre

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