A series of activities around rugby will be offered as part of the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.
The 2023 Rugby World Cup train will therefore stop at Lille-Flandres station from July 21 to 23. This will be the first stage of this Rugby Tour.
In 2023, Lille will also host five Rugby World Cup matches.
The train will arrive at Lille Flandres station on July 21 and the first rugby village will be run on July 22 and 23.
You will be able to find sports activities, in the heart of this Rugby Village, which will be open to the general public. There will also be the presence of ambassadors and players.
There will also be a synthetic rugby pitch for 5-on-5 tournaments, containers housing the various sponsors, a France 2023 podium, etc.
A virtual reality experience
On the train side, if you board you will be immersed in the heart of the train-exhibition with the France-New Zealand opening match. This exhibition will be an opportunity for an immersive experience, in virtual reality.
Fans will be immersed in the atmosphere of September 8, 2023 at the Stade de France during the opening match between the Blues and the All Blacks.
On the train, qualified teams will also be honoured. You will be able to discover the projects of France 2023: Rugby au Coeur, Campus 2023, Mêlée des Choeurs, XV de la Gastronomie…
Finally, the Webb Ellis Trophy, awarded to the winner of the tournament, will be present to delight the biggest fans of the oval ball.