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The 2023 Rugby world Cup is starting now!

Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur will host 10 of the 48 matches in the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Book your tickets now for this absolute must where the Région Sud has an appointment with the rest of the world.


Published on 19 March 2021

And it’s happening in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur!

In Marseille and in Nice

In 2023, France will host THE rugby competition acclaimed by all its fans: The World Cup. This large-scale event will put the spotlight specifically on Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, as our region will, with Ile-de-France, host the most matches: 10 in all, 6 of them in the in Marseille and 4 in Nice. Among them, some much awaited matches:  the England / Argentina and South Africa / Scotland matches will take place in the city Marseille. The England / Japan match will take place in the capital of the Côte d’Azur.


The Région Sud has an appointment with the rest of the world

600.000 foreign visitors expected

At the beginning of March, the Rugby World Cup France 2023 draw revealed the teams that will come and play in the stadiums of the Région Sud: France, South Africa, Argentina, Scotland, Wales, Italy and Japan (the country that hosted the last Rugby World Cup in 2019). In all, 600.000 foreign visitors from all over the world are expected in France! From an economic point of view, this is a capital event for our region as it should generate 215 million euros of spin-off (1.2 billion at national level).

We’re off!

The ticket office is open

Fans of the oval ball can start celebrating ! From 15th March, the first tickets were offered for sale in the form of Packs Ville or Packs Equipe, with an exclusive period for the members of Famille 2023, i.e. those who pre-registered before 13th March of this year. From 5th April 2021, the packs will be available to the general public. For single ticket purchase, sales will resume in September 2022.


Région Sud, a land of great sports events

For Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, the 2023 Rugby World Cup belongs to a great dynamic of large-scale sports event hosting. As a reminder, in 2018 and 2019the Région Sud hosted, the French Formula 1 Grand Prix on the Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet, between Marseille and Toulon. The event will be back in 2021, from 24th to 27th June. And that’s not all: Marseille will also host the 2024 Olympic Games sailing events. Welcome to the South.