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Rugby World Cup France 2023 - Tour 9 - The Rambler

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Overview

Our Rambler tour, hosted by Matt Giteau starts in Paris for both semi-finals and then heads to Matt's old stomping ground of Toulon. We then move on to Nice on the French Riviera before returning to Paris for the final.

MATT GITEAU

Matt represented Australia 103 times between 2002 and 2016 including appearances at the 2003, 2007 and 2015 tournaments. Matt played for the Brumbies and Western Force in Super Rugby before spending seven seasons in Toulon. He has since played domestically in Japan and the US.

Included Matches

Category 2 match tickets are included as standard for all games - enjoy incredible seats for:

semi-final 1, 20 October, Stade de France, Saint-Denis

semi-final 2, 21 October, Stade de France, Saint-Denis

final, 28 October, Stade de France, Saint-Denis

Plus you can add an optional ticket to the bronze final at Stade de France on 27 October to your tour when booking.

Inclusions

Accommodation


  • Top quality accommodation throughout (10 nights)

  • 3 nights in Paris (19-22 October)

  • 2 night in Toulon (22-24 October)

  • 2 nights in Nice (24-26 October)

  • 3 nights in Paris (26-29 October)

  • Breakfast daily

Match Tickets


  • Reserved Cat 2 ticket for semi-final 1

  • Reserved Cat 2 ticket for semi-final 2

  • Reserved Cat 2 ticket for final

Transfers


  • Coach and high-speed train transfers throughout

  • Stadium transfers for included matches

Sightseeing


  • Paris city tour

  • Toulon city tour

  • Nice city tour

  • Monaco & French Riviera tour

  • Versailles Palace tour

Merchandise


  • Commemorative We Love Rugby tour merchandise set

Matches

Category 2 match tickets are included as standard for all games - enjoy incredible seats for:

semi-final 1, 20 October, Stade de France, Saint-Denis

semi-final 2, 21 October, Stade de France, Saint-Denis

final, 28 October, Stade de France, Saint-Denis

Plus you can add an optional ticket to the bronze final at Stade de France on 27 October to your tour when booking.

Itinerary

Thursday 19 October - Welcome to Paris!


Details for meeting the group at today’s hotel will be sent four weeks before the tour. Extra nights of accommodation at our tour hotel will be available to add closer to the tour.

We will have flight options and prices for economy, premium economy and business class fares available 12 months before the tour and will be in contact at that time. Flights booked through We Love Rugby will include arrival airport transfers to our hotel.

Tonight all of our tour groups come together for a big night on the town in anticipation of tomorrow’s rugby action!

Overnight: Paris

Friday 20 October - Paris City Tour & semi-final 1


Today we visit some of Paris’s many sightseeing highlights such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Arch de Triomphe and Champs Elysees. Following our sightseeing tour you will have the afternoon to explore other local features such as the Louvre Museum or a cruise along the Seine.

Then tonight we head to the magnificent Stade de France for the first of the tournament’s semi-finals.

Semi-final 1 (Winner QF 1 v Winner QF 2), Stade de France, Saint-Denis, 21:00

Overnight: Paris

Saturday 21 October - Semi-final 2


Today we explore more of what the French capital has to offer including the Champs Elysees, Montmartre and the Parisian cultural highlights around Le Marais. Then we return to Stade de France for tonight’s second semi-final.

Semi-final 2 (Winner QF 3 v Winner QF 4), Stade de France, Saint-Denis, 21:00

Overnight: Paris

Sunday 22 October - Toulon Transfer


This morning we head to France’s magnificent south coast and the port city of Toulon. From its picturesque waterfront promenade the city stretches back to the surrounding Faron mountains. Outdoor cafes lined the promenades of the old town making the most of the sunny southern days.

After checking in at our hotel this evening we will explore the brasseries and bars of Toulon’s Vieille Ville.

Overnight: Toulon

Monday 23 October - Toulon City Tour


This morning we take a city tour starting with a trip up the Mount Faron cable car to take in the stunning views over the city. We then return to see some of the highlights of Toulon’s old town including the 17th century town hall before ending the tour on the Toulon waterfront - the perfect location for a late lunch!

Options this afternoon include the impressive Toulon Opera House, the Naval museum or the cathedral Sainte-Marie-de-la-Seds.

Overnight: Toulon

Tuesday 24 October - Nice


This morning we head to the French Riviera. Our first stop is Cannes where we will enjoy lunch overlooking the Mediterranean before moving on to Nice where we will be based for two nights.

The ancient Greeks founded the first permanent settlement here around 350 BC and named the town Nikaia after the goddess Nike. From the 18th century the city became popular as a winter resort for the British aristocracy and the main beach walk is known as the Promenade des Anglais.

This afternoon we take a tour of the highlights of Nice including the Town Hall, Cours Saleya market square and Saint Reparata Cathedral before we finish at the pick of Nice’s cafes and restaurants to sample some ‘cuisine Niçoise’.

Overnight: Nice

Wednesday 25 October - Monaco & French Riviera Tour


This morning we experience the highlights of this famous playground of the rich and famous on our Monaco city tour! Our tour takes in highlights including the Casino de Monte Carlo, Monaco Palace and Larvotto Beach.

We then kick back this evening at the cafes, bars and restaurants of the Nice’s Promenade des Anglais.

Overnight: Nice

Thursday 26 October - Paris Transfer


Today we return north to Paris ahead of the climax of Rugby World Cup 2023!

Overnight: Paris

Friday 27 October - Palace of Versailles Tour


Today we visit the world heritage listed Palace of Versailles for a tour of the incredible Royal apartments and extravagant gardens. In 1623 Louis XIII developed a hunting lodge on the grounds which was subsequently developed into a magnificent palace and gardens which soon became an enduring symbol of royal opulence.

This evening we get together at our central Paris sports bar for the bronze final, always an exciting display of attacking rugby!

A ticket to tonight's bronze final can be added to your tour during the booking process.

Overnight: Paris

Saturday 28 October - Pre-Final Function & World Cup Final


This afternoon we have our pre-final function where our expert panel will share their thoughts on the tournament and preview tonight’s final.

Then tonight is the tournament’s showpiece event at Stade de France!

RWC 2023 Final, Stade de France, Saint-Denis, 21:00

Overnight: Paris

Sunday 29 October - Tour Ends


Today our tour ends. Airport transfers will be included for anyone who has purchased their flight through We Love Rugby, details for this will be available in October 2022. Extra nights at our tour hotel will also be available if needed.

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Rugby World Cup France 2023 - Tour 9 - The Rambler
Tour Dates:
19-29 Oct, 2023
Tour Duration:
11 Days/10 Nights