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How to attend Rugby World Cup matches in NICE?

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Nice, with its Mediterranean climate and picturesque beauty, is one of the host cities for the Rugby World Cup. The matches will take place at the Allianz Riviera, an impressive stadium with a capacity of over 35,000 spectators. Here are a few tips on how to get to the rugby matches in Nice.

Buy tickets

The first step to attending a Rugby World Cup match in Nice is to buy a ticket. You can buy them online on the official Rugby World Cup website. It’s advisable to buy your tickets well in advance, as matches are likely to sell out quickly.

How to get to the stadium

The Allianz Riviera is located to the west of Nice, around 11 km from the city center. Several transport options are available to get to the stadium:

Tramway: The stadium is served by line 3 of the Nice tramway, which runs from the city center. The « Saint-Isidore » stop is the closest to the stadium.

Bus: Special bus services are usually provided on match days to transport fans to and from the stadium.

Car: If you choose to come by car, please note that parking around the stadium is limited and must be reserved in advance. It is generally recommended to use public transport to get to the stadium.

Stadium rules

As in all major stadiums, the Allianz Riviera has certain safety and behavior rules. It is forbidden to bring bottles, cans, firecrackers or other dangerous objects. In addition, spectators are asked to respect sportsmanship and not to disrupt the match through aggressive or offensive behavior.

Enjoy the game

Once you’ve made your arrangements to get to the stadium and know the rules, all that’s left to do is enjoy the match! Rugby World Cup matches are always exciting, high-energy events. Whichever team you support, you’re sure to have a great time.


Attending a Rugby World Cup match in Nice is an experience not to be missed. With a little planning, you’re sure to have an unforgettable day.

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