With the Rugby World Cup France 2023 just 18 months away, we are starting to dream of Paris!
Our team of travel specialists have curated stunning tours that take in the city of lights around the tournament, and we have highlighted these below-the only question will be-which tour did you want to do?
11 Day Paris to Paris – Semi-Finals and Final Tour – Thursday 19th October to Sunday 29th October 2023
With 8-nights in central Paris and 2-nights in a traditional French chateau, this tour will see you take in the famous sights of Paris as well as the beautiful French countryside in the Champagne region and Loire Valley.
Meanwhile, guaranteed seats at Semi-Final 1 & 2 and the all-important Final at the iconic Stade de France ensure that the Rugby lover is immersed in all the action!
You'll have plenty of time to explore Paris in between games and exclusive pre-match Keith Prowse Travel events, and our concierge will be on hand to help you with any plans you want to make! On Day 5, we will head to the Champagne regions of Epernay and Reims for an exclusive "Champagne House Experience" that will include a gastronomic lunch with Champagne tasting. The next day we will head to the Loire Valley to savour the region's food and wine whilst staying in a beautiful chateau. Finally, the tour will culminate back in Paris as we cheer on the two teams who could be crowned champion in the Rugby World Cup France 2023 Final.
10 Day Provence to Paris – Quarter and Semis Knock Out Rounds Tour – Friday 13th October to Sunday 22nd October 2023
Starting in Aix-en-Provence, finishing in Paris and taking in four matches of the Rugby World Cup France 2023, this tour will give you a taste of everything French! Staying in beautiful accommodation in the Aix-en-Provence region and Paris and a French chateau in Chambery, you will experience culinary delights across the country. A highlight is enjoying a wine tasting in the world-renowned Chateauneuf-du-Pape region, one of the most influential appellations in Southern Rhone, France.
You will be guaranteed seats at the Quarter Finals in Aix-en-Provence and the Semi-Finals in Paris and will get to attend once in a lifetime pre-match events with Keith Prowse Travel!
The tour is designed for the Rugby lover who wants to experience a range of French delights!
10 Day Lyon to Lyon – Southern France and Rugby Tour – Saturday 16th September to Monday 25th September 2023
Starting and finishing in Lyon- a UNESCO World heritage city, this tour sees you take in key culinary and viticulture sights as well as two crucial Rugby matches for the Australian team!
Lyon is known for its cuisine, gastronomy, historical and architectural landmarks, and you will get to experience it all on this tour!
A highlight of this trip is heading to the city of Avignon or the "Gateway to Provence" and then to Arles where you will follow the footsteps of Van Gogh on a walking tour where you will visit several spots in the city where we painted his masterpieces including "Starry Night".
Guaranteed seats for Australia vs Fiji and Australia vs Wales will ensure you are right where you want to be while you cheer on the Aussies!
12 Day Paris to Lyon – Best of France, Gastronomy and Rugby – Thursday 7th September to Monday 18th September 2023
We are calling all Rugby loving foodies! We have the perfect tour of France for anyone who loves food, wine and Rugby. This tour takes in many critical locations along the food trails of France, all the while ensuring you have the best seats in the house for three key matches during the Rugby World Cup France 2023.
Witnessing the tournament's opening match in Paris, you will then see some of the best culinary sights of France. Highlights include Epernay in the world-renowned Champagne region, Dijon-home to the world's best mustard, Beaune with its Burgundy wine and finally, the UNESCO Heritage-listed city of Lyon.
You will also enjoy world-class Rugby at 3 x pool matches; France vs New Zealand -including the opening ceremony, Australia vs Europe 1, Australia vs Fiji.
19 Day Paris to Provence – Rugby and Wine Lovers Tour – Thursday 7th September to Monday 25th September 2023
The ultimate Rugby and wine lovers trip, this tour will create enduring memories for years to come. Taking in eight French cities or towns across 19 days, you will be treated to many experiences that will stir your senses.
Starting in Paris, where you will attend the Opening Ceremony of the Rugby World Cup France 2023 and the first match between France and New Zealand, you will be able to savour the sights of the city of lights from your 4-star central accommodation. Before leaving Paris, you will attend a match of Australia vs Europe 1 and then will head towards the Champagne region and the beautiful town of Epernay for two days celebrating the wonder of Champagne!
Arriving in Dijon, you will then be able to participate in a truffle hunting experience before enjoying the gastronomic delights of the Dijon region home to the world-famous mustard. After visiting Beaune-the capital of the Burgundy wine region, you will then head to Lyon for your next match.
Australia vs Fiji promises to be one of the most exciting matches of the tournament, and you will also be treated to an exclusive Keith Prowse Travel pre-match function.
In the following days, you will have time to see UNESCO heritage listed Lyon and journey to the Provence region to delight in the food and wine of that region.
Finally, you will head back to Lyon to attend another blockbuster match of Rugby with Australia vs Wales.
This tour is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you don't want to miss!
11 Day Lyon to Lyon – France River Cruise Experience – Saturday 16th September to Tuesday 26th September 2023
The European river cruise is high on most travellers' bucket lists. But by combining a French river cruise with the Rugby World Cup France 2023-is when dreams come true!
This outstanding experience begins in Lyon, where you will also attend the highly anticipated Australia vs Fiji match. Then you will travel by high-speed train to Avignon to board your luxury vessel for your journey through Provence.
Throughout your journey, you will be treated to an array of experiences such as; walking tours in Arles, Avignon and Viviers, trips to wine regions including Chateauneuf-du-Pape and a guided visit to the Basilica of Notre Dame in Lyon.
Before you head home, you will attend Australia vs Wales match in Lyon-which is sure to be a memorable experience!
This river cruise tour has been handcrafted by our Keith Prowse Travel experts and will delight you from start to finish!
If you can picture yourself enjoying the views by the Seine and the world-class rugby-get in touch with us today!
Read more about these tours and our other Rugby World Cup France 2023 packages via our interactive brochure. But, get in quick to secure your spot-as these experiences are extremely limited and are selling fast!
Let the countdown to Friday 8th September 2023 begin!
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