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How to attend Rugby World Cup matches in PARIS?

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Attending a Rugby World Cup match is an unforgettable experience, especially in a city as vibrant and passionate about sport as Paris. Here’s some information to help you plan your visit and make the most of the matches

Buy tickets

Tickets for Rugby World Cup matches are usually purchased online, via the official Rugby World Cup website. It’s advisable to buy your tickets well in advance, as the most popular matches can sell out very quickly. Make sure you buy your tickets from official sources to avoid scams.

Stade de France

The main venue for matches in Paris is the Stade de France, located in Saint-Denis, a northern suburb of Paris. It is the largest stadium in France, with a capacity of over 80,000. It was built for the 1998 Football World Cup and has since hosted many major sporting events.

Getting to the Stade de France

The quickest and easiest way to get to the Stade de France from central Paris is by public transport. The stadium is well served by RER B (La Plaine – Stade de France station) and RER D (Stade de France – Saint-Denis station), as well as by metro line 13 (Saint-Denis – Porte de Paris station). The stadium is within walking distance of these stations.

Safety and stadium rules

As with all major sporting events, strict security measures are in place at the Stade de France. Expect security checks at the entrance, and be sure to check the list of prohibited items in advance.

And don’t forget that the Stade de France is a non-smoking stadium, and that alcohol consumption is regulated. Be sure to consult the stadium rules before your visit, so you can enjoy the match with complete peace of mind.


In short, attending a Rugby World Cup match in Paris is an exciting experience. With good planning and by following these tips, you can ensure a memorable experience.

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