2023 Rugby World Cup Holidays

In 2023, rugby fans from all over the world will be heading to France for the Rugby World Cup. You could too, on a French boating holiday.

Book a self-drive boating holiday in France and enjoy the Rugby World Cup from the comfort of your floating accommodation. With some of our boat bases close to the match-hosting stadiums, you can use your boat as a base from which to see the matches, or simply soak up the atmosphere of the world cup in traditional French towns and villages close by. You can even extend your stay in France with a relaxing boating holiday to recover from the excitement of the world cup!

We can arrange flights from the UK to a number of French boat bases - just get in touch and we can help you book your Rugby World Cup Holiday.

Rugby being played

2023 Rugby World Cup Pools

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  • Pool A
  • New Zealand FlagNew Zealand
  • France FlagFrance
  • Italy FlagItaly
  • Uruguay FlagUruguay
  • Namibia FlagNamibia
  • Pool B
  • South Africa FlagSouth Africa
  • Ireland FlagIreland
  • Scotland FlagScotland
  • Tonga FlagTonga
  • Romania FlagRomania
  • Pool C
  • Wales FlagWales
  • Australia FlagAustralia
  • Fiji FlagFiji
  • Georgia FlagGeorgia
  • Final QualifierFinal Qualifier
  • Pool D
  • England FlagEngland
  • Japan FlagJapan
  • Argentina FlagArgentina
  • Samoa FlagSamoa
  • Chile FlagChile

Friday 08 September 2023 Matches

France New Zealand
VS

France vs New Zealand Pool A

Please Note: Migennes is the closest boat base to Paris but is approximately 100 miles (2hr drive) from Paris.
This maybe more suitable for a pre or post match holiday.

Saturday 09 September 2023 Matches

Italy Namibia
VS

Italy vs Namibia Pool A

  • 13:00
  • Stade Geoffroy Guichard
  • Saint-Etienne
  • Burgundy-West
  • Dompierre sur Besbre
  • Search for Holiday Options

Please Note: Dompierre sur Besbre is the closest boat base to Saint-Etienne but is approximately 100 miles (2hr drive) north of Saint-Etienne

Ireland Romania
VS

Ireland vs Romania Pool B

Please Note: Jarnac is the closest base to Bordeaux and is about 65 miles (1hr 20mins drive) north of Bordeaux

Australia Georgia
VS

Australia vs Georgia Pool C

Please Note: Migennes is the closest boat base to Paris but is approximately 100 miles (2hr drive) from Paris
This maybe more suitable for a pre or post match holiday.

England Argentina
VS

England vs Argentina Pool D

Please Note: Bellegarde is the closest base to Marseille and is approximately 65 miles (1hr 20mins drive) from Marseille.

South Africa Scotland
VS

South Africa vs Scotland Pool B

Please Note: Bellegarde is the closest base to Marseille and is approximately 65 miles (1hr 20mins drive) from Marseille.

Wales Fiji
VS

Wales vs Fiji Pool C

Please Note: Jarnac is the closest base to Bordeaux and is about 65 miles (1hr 20mins drive) north of Bordeaux

Thursday 14 September 2023 Matches

France Uruguay
VS

France vs Uruguay Pool A

Friday 15 September 2023 Matches

New Zealand Namibia
VS

New Zealand vs Namibia Pool A

Saturday 16 September 2023 Matches

Samoa Chile
VS

Samoa vs Chile Pool D

Please Note: Jarnac is the closest base to Bordeaux and is about 65 miles (1hr 20mins drive) north of Bordeaux

Wales Final Qualifier Winner
VS

Wales vs Final Qualifier Winner Pool C

Please Note: Bellegarde is the closest base to Marseille and is approximately 65 miles (1hr 20mins drive) from Marseille.

Ireland Tonga
VS

Ireland vs Tonga Pool B

South Africa Romania
VS

South Africa vs Romania Pool B

Please Note: Jarnac is the closest base to Bordeaux and is about 65 miles (1hr 20mins drive) north of Bordeaux

Australia Fiji
VS

Australia vs Fiji Pool C

  • 17:45
  • Stade Geoffroy Guichard
  • Saint-Étienne
  • Burgundy-West
  • Dompierre
  • Search for Holiday Options

Please Note: Dompierre sur Besbre is the closest boat base to Saint-Etienne but is approximately 100 miles (2hr drive) north of Saint-Etienne

Wednesday 20 September 2023 Matches

Italy Uruguay
VS

Italy vs Uruguay Pool A

Please Note: Bellegarde is the closest boat base to Nice but is approximately 160 miles (3hr drive) from Nice
This maybe more suitable for a pre or post match holiday.

Thursday 21 September 2023 Matches

France Namibia
VS

France vs Namibia Pool A

  • 21:00
  • Stade Vélodrome, Marseille
  • Marseille
  • Camargue
  • Bellegarde
  • Search for Holiday Options

Please Note: Bellegarde is the closest boat base to Nice but is approximately 160 miles (3hr drive) from Nice
This maybe more suitable for a pre or post match holiday.

Friday 22 September 2023 Matches

Argentina Samoa
VS

Argentina vs Samoa Pool D

  • 17:45
  • Stade Geoffroy Guichard
  • Saint-Étienne
  • Burgundy-West
  • Dompierre
  • Search for Holiday Options

Please Note: Dompierre sur Besbre is the closest boat base to Saint-Etienne but is approximately 100 miles (2hr drive) north of Saint-Etienne

Saturday 23 September 2023 Matches

Georgia Final Qualifier Winner
VS

Georgia vs Final Qualifier Winner Pool C

England Chile
VS

England vs Chile Pool D

South Africa Ireland
VS

South Africa vs Ireland Pool B

  • 21:00
  • Stade de France, Saint-Denis
  • Paris
  • Burgundy-West
  • Migennes
  • Search for Holiday Options

Please Note: Migennes is the closest boat base to Paris but is approximately 100 miles (2hr drive) from Paris
This maybe more suitable for a pre or post match holiday.

Sunday 24 September 2023 Matches

Scotland Tonga
VS

Scotland vs Tonga Pool B

Please Note: Bellegarde is the closest boat base to Nice but is approximately 160 miles (3hr drive) from Nice
This maybe more suitable for a pre or post match holiday.

Wales Australia
VS

Wales vs Australia Pool C

Please Note: Dompierre sur Besbre is the closest boat base to Lyon but is approximately 110 miles (2hr drive) from Lyon

Wednesday 27 September 2023 Matches

Uruguay Namibia
VS

Uruguay vs Namibia Pool A

Please Note: Dompierre sur Besbre is the closest boat base to Lyon but is approximately 110 miles (2hr drive) from Lyon

Friday 29 September 2023 Matches

New Zealand Italy
VS

New Zealand vs Italy Pool A

Please Note: Dompierre sur Besbre is the closest boat base to Lyon but is approximately 110 miles (2hr drive) from Lyon

Saturday 30 September 2023 Matches

Argentina Chile
VS

Argentina vs Chile Pool D

Fiji Georgia
VS

Fiji vs Georgia Pool C

Please Note: Jarnac is the closest base to Bordeaux and is about 65 miles (1hr 20mins drive) north of Bordeaux

Scotland Romania
VS

Scotland vs Romania Pool B

Sunday 01 October 2023 Matches

Australia Final Qualifier Winner
VS

Australia vs Final Qualifier Winner Pool C

  • 17:45
  • Stade Geoffroy Guichard
  • Saint-Étienne
  • Burgundy-West
  • Dompierre
  • Search for Holiday Options

Please Note: Dompierre sur Besbre is the closest boat base to Saint-Etienne but is approximately 100 miles (2hr drive) north of Saint-Etienne

South Africa Tonga
VS

South Africa vs Tonga Pool B

Please Note: Bellegarde is the closest base to Marseille and is approximately 65 miles (1hr 20mins drive) from Marseille.

Thursday 05 October 2023 Matches

New Zealand Uruguay
VS

New Zealand vs Uruguay Pool A

Please Note: Dompierre sur Besbre is the closest boat base to Lyon but is approximately 110 miles (2hr drive) from Lyon

Friday 06 October 2023 Matches

France Italy
VS

France vs Italy Pool A

Please Note: Dompierre sur Besbre is the closest boat base to Lyon but is approximately 110 miles (2hr drive) from Lyon

Saturday 07 October 2023 Matches

Wales Georgia
VS

Wales vs Georgia Pool C

England Samoa
VS

England vs Samoa Pool D

Ireland Scotland
VS

Ireland vs Scotland Pool B

Please Note: Migennes is the closest boat base to Paris but is approximately 100 miles (2hr drive) from Paris
This maybe more suitable for a pre or post match holiday.

Tonga Romania
VS

Tonga vs Romania Pool B

Fiji Final Qualifier Winner
VS

Fiji vs Final Qualifier Winner Pool C

Saturday 14 October 2023 Matches

Winner Pool C Runner-Up Pool D
VS

Winner Pool C vs Runner-Up Pool D

Please Note: Bellegarde is the closest base to Marseille and is approximately 65 miles (1hr 20mins drive) from Marseille.

Winner Pool B Runner-Up Pool A
VS

Winner Pool B vs Runner-Up Pool A

Please Note: Migennes is the closest boat base to Paris but is approximately 100 miles (2hr drive) from Paris.
This maybe more suitable for a pre or post match holiday.

Sunday 15 October 2023 Matches

Winner Pool D Runner-Up Pool C
VS

Winner Pool D vs Runner-Up Pool C

Please Note: Bellegarde is the closest base to Marseille and is approximately 65 miles (1hr 20mins drive) from Marseille.

Winner Pool A Runner-Up Pool B
VS

Winner Pool A vs Runner-Up Pool B

Please Note: Migennes is the closest boat base to Paris but is approximately 100 miles (2hr drive) from Paris.
This maybe more suitable for a pre or post match holiday.

Friday 20 October 2023 Matches

Winner Quater Final 1 Winner Quater Final 2
VS

Winner Quater Final 1 vs Winner Quater Final 2

Please Note: Migennes is the closest boat base to Paris but is approximately 100 miles (2hr drive) from Paris.
This maybe more suitable for a pre or post match holiday.

Saturday 21 October 2023 Matches

Winner Quater Final 3 Winner Quater Final 4
VS

Winner Quater Final 3 vs Winner Quater Final 4

Please Note: Migennes is the closest boat base to Paris but is approximately 100 miles (2hr drive) from Paris.
This maybe more suitable for a pre or post match holiday.

Friday 27 October 2023 Matches

Runner-Up Semi Final 1 Runner-Up Semi Final 2
VS

Runner-Up Semi Final 1 vs Runner-Up Semi Final 2

Please Note: Migennes is the closest boat base to Paris but is approximately 100 miles (2hr drive) from Paris.
This maybe more suitable for a pre or post match holiday.

Saturday 28 October 2023 Matches

Winner Semi Final 1 Winner Semi Final 2
VS

Winner Semi Final 1 vs Winner Semi Final 2

Please Note: Migennes is the closest boat base to Paris but is approximately 100 miles (2hr drive) from Paris.
This maybe more suitable for a pre or post match holiday.