Rugby World Cup 2023

Sports destination 1 hour away from World Cup matches

The 2023 Rugby World Cup is played in France from Friday the 8th of September to Saturday the 28th of October. Five matches are scheduled in Toulouse, 1 hour away from Carcassonne. Take advantage of your trip to discover Carcassonne, also Land of Rugby but also Land of History and Discovery!

Travel back in time in Carcassonne

just 1 hour away from Toulouse

Find special tours, events, activities… for the occasion. Enjoy a cultural and sports getaway at the gates of Toulouse.

Virtual Reality movie

The City, What a Story!

Thanks to this new virtual reality film and Oculus masks of the last generation, immerse yourself for 10 minutes in an extraordinary journey to discover the history of the Medieval City since the creation of the Oppidum by the Romans in the third century until today, through the Middle Ages and then its disaffection. A total 360° immersion guaranteed and the assurance of a spectacular and educational attraction for young and old.

  • Between 4€ & 5€
  • In French, Spanish, English, Japanese, Italian, German.
  • to discover EVERY DAY

Carcassonne, City Rugby with 2 clubs

AS Carcassonne

Rugby League

The family club “Les Canaris” obtained its first French Championship title in 1945. Every year they demonstrate their work and results with numerous successes.

In 2022, the team demonstrate once again their competence by winning the French Elite 1 Championship. A day of celebration for the city of Carcassonne!

© David Reina


Rugby Union

A historic club that has existe since 1899 and whose slogan is “Defending Our City”.

This professional team from Carcassonne is composed of international players and competes against cities from all over France in the National League 1.

Find special visits for matches:

Match – Fiji/ Portugal

October 8th

Guided tours in different languages.

From 7 to 10 October 2023, find guided tours in Portuguese, Spanish and French to discover the beautiful City of Carcassonne .

at 2.30 pm on 7 and 8 October

Visita guiada à Cité Médiévale em português

October 7 at 3:30 pm and October 8 at noon

at 11 am and 2.30 pm from 7 to 10 October

Restaurants and Bars broadcast the matches:

Come and enjoy the Carcassonne convivality!

L’Hôtel de la Cité, le Donjon and le Mercure

Vibrate to the rhythm of the matches of the Rugby World Cup in our establishments Cité Hotels of Carcassonne.

Big screen, music, catering… The establishments transform the test during these two months of World Cup. Find the broadcast program of premium matches.

  • Catering and bar in the gardens at the Hôtel de la Cité with a festive and musical program
  • Bar available at the Hotel le Donjon
  • Bar and catering possible at the Hotel Mercure Carcassonne.






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