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Where to watch matches in SAINT-ETIENNE if you’re not at the stadium?

Even if you can’t watch the matches live in the stadiums, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the excitement of the Rugby World Cup in Saint-Étienne. Here are a few suggestions of places where you can watch the matches.

Sports bars

Saint-Étienne is home to a number of sports bars, which are sure to be broadcasting Rugby World Cup matches. Some of them are renowned for their sporting atmosphere, such as the Café des Sports or the Bar des Supporters.

Giant public screens

It is possible that the city of Saint-Étienne will install giant public screens to broadcast some of the most important matches. Exact locations will probably be announced closer to the tournament date.

At home or in a hotel

If you prefer to watch the matches in the comfort of your own home, you can follow them on TV or by streaming. In France, the Rugby World Cup is generally broadcast on channels such as TF1 or France 2.

Applications and Websites

You can also follow the matches live on your smartphone or tablet thanks to streaming apps and websites. Make sure you have a good internet connection for an optimal viewing experience.


Don’t forget that the atmosphere in bars and public places during matches can be very festive. Whether you’re an avid rugby fan or new to the sport, watching a Rugby World Cup match in Saint-Étienne will be a memorable experience.

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