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How to attend Rugby World Cup matches in LYON?

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The Rugby World Cup is one of the biggest international sporting competitions, and being in one of the stadiums to watch a match is an unforgettable experience. Here’s what you need to know about attending matches in Lyon.

Buy tickets

Tickets for the Rugby World Cup go on sale well in advance of the event. You can buy them on the official Rugby World Cup website. It’s advisable to buy your tickets as soon as possible, as demand is usually very high.

If tickets are sold out on the official site, you can try ticket resale platforms, but beware of scams. Make sure you buy your tickets from trusted ticket resale sites.

Lyon Stadium

Rugby World Cup matches in Lyon take place at Groupama Stadium, a modern stadium with a capacity of over 59,000 spectators. The stadium is located in Décines-Charpieu, in the eastern suburbs of Lyon.

Getting to the stadium

There are several ways to get to the Groupama Stadium from central Lyon:

By tramway : The T3 tramway line runs from the center of Lyon to the stadium. The journey takes about 35 minutes.

By car: If you choose to drive, please note that parking around the stadium may be limited on match days. We recommend reserving a parking space in advance.

Shuttle buses: Shuttle buses are often organized on match days from the main points of the city.

Safety rules

As with all major sporting events, strict security measures are in place at Groupama Stadium. Large bags may be prohibited and all bags will be searched on entry. We recommend arriving early to avoid queues.

In addition, given the current health situation, additional rules may be in place, such as the compulsory wearing of a mask.

Attending a Rugby World Cup match in Lyon is an experience you won’t soon forget. So grab your tickets, get your scarf ready and enjoy the electrifying atmosphere of rugby in Lyon!

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