The Rugby World Cup in a motorhome or van

Rugby fans, get ready to experience the thrill of the Rugby World Cup in a motorhome or van. From September 8 to October 28, 2023, France hosts this global event. To make the most of this time away from the accommodation rush, why not rent an AVIS explore motorhome or van? Aboard your converted vehicle, follow your favorite teams from match to match, through 9 cities of character.

Follow the Rugby World Cup in a motorhome: everything to gain!

Ready to scour the stadiums and fan zones? Join your friends in your converted van and take turns at the wheel to reach each stage of your rugby tour! Feel the rhythm of the biggest matches from the France-New Zealand opener at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis.

Join the Tricolores (the french Rugby team)  in Lille on September 14, Marseille on September 21 and Lyon on October 6 for the group matches. Make the trip on a budget by sharing your budget with your friends. You'll be able to enjoy this sporting event without having to worry about hotel reservations or soaring prices.

Rugby World Cup cities in France

Following the Rugby World Cup in a motorhome or van is an opportunity to experience an intense journey from region to region, through the 9 French cities selected to host the matches:

  • Paris - Saint-Denis and the attractions of our beautiful capital;
  • Lille, European crossroads;
  • Nantes and its machines;
  • Bordeaux and its vineyards;
  • Toulouse, at the heart of the wonders of Occitanie ;
  • Saint-Étienne and the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region;
  • Lyon and its lively districts;
  • Nice on the Côte d'Azur;
  • Marseille and its calanques.

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The route of the various matches at the Rugby World Cup 2023 in France bears a striking resemblance to the map of the AVISexploreagencies (although we've got nothing to do with it!). Then pick up your vehicle at one of our AVIS explore agencies , located in or near each town along the route!

Where can you park your rental motorhome during the Rugby World Cup in France?

The stadiums and fan zones are equipped with parking lots accessible to motorhomes and vans. Many parking lots allow you to spend the night in the immediate vicinity of the stadiums. To avoid traffic jams, or if you're worried about the parking lot being full, you can rely on public transport. Park your motorhome in a quieter area and reach the venue by bus, streetcar or metro.

To find the option that suits you best, find all the information on the official Rugby World Cup website.

Where to spend the night after Rugby World Cup matches in France? 

After an emotionally-charged match, find the ideal place to spend the night with the help of various search tools such as :

  • Park4night or Caramaps to view service areas, campsites and hidden corners where you can spend the night;
  • Huttopia, for a comfortable stay in a wilderness campsite or forest village;

A stone's throw from the stadium, in town or in the open country, make your choice to make the most of the Rugby World Cup in a motorhome with AVIS explore!