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Where to watch matches in NICE if you’re not at the stadium?

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Of course, nothing beats the experience of watching a match live. However, if you’re not lucky enough to have tickets for a Rugby World Cup match in Nice, don’t worry. There are plenty of places where you can enjoy the atmosphere and watch the matches.

Sports bars

Nice has a good selection of sports bars that will be broadcasting matches. Here are some of the most popular:

Wayne’s Bar: A famous spot among expats and tourists alike, Wayne’s is known for its lively atmosphere and sports broadcasts.

Ma Nolan’s: With several establishments in Nice, Ma Nolan’s is another excellent choice for watching the games. Their beer selection and menu of Irish and international dishes don’t disappoint.

Fan zones

During major sporting events, fan zones are often set up where matches are shown on large screens. Keep an eye on city announcements to see if a fan zone is set up for the Rugby World Cup.

Your hotel or accommodation

Many hotels and youth hostels broadcast sporting events in their bars and lounges. Ask at reception if they will be showing the matches.

Online streaming

If you prefer to watch the matches in the comfort of your own space, you can also stream them online. Make sure you have a good Internet connection and check the geographical restrictions of your streaming service.


Wherever you decide to watch the matches, the important thing is to enjoy the electrifying atmosphere that the Rugby World Cup brings to Nice. Go, team!

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