Watch the Rugby World Cup in Occitanie

Bandeau Coupe du Monde Rugby 2023

Occitanie, the birthplace of French rugby, will host five World Cup games between 8 September and 28 October 2023.

Welcome in Toulouse!

The birthplace of French rugby

Toulouse in Occitanie is ready to host the legendary All Blacks (New Zealand), the Brave Blossoms (Japan), the Flying Fijians (Fiji), a European final qualifier winner, and a warm-up match featuring the French national team.

Vidéo 1 mn © Ville de Toulouse

See the All Blacks, the Brave Blossoms and the Flying Fijians in Occitanie

At the Stadium de Toulouse

Occitanie, a host region of the Rugby World Cup 2023, will welcome New Zealand, Japan and Fiji. 

Stadium de Toulouse - Fixtures:

  • Sunday 10 September: Japon vs. Chili - Pool D.
  • Friday 15 September: New Zealand vs. Namibia - Pool A.
  • Saturday 23 September: Georgia vs. Portugal - Pool C.
  • Thursday 28 September: Japan vs. Samoa - Pool D.
    Sunday 8 October: Fiji vs. Portugal -  Pool C.

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Le haka © Sonya & Jason Hills

Le haka © Sonya & Jason Hills

We are proud

The national teams of Japan, Samoa, and Portugal have chosen to establish their Base Camp in Occitanie during the Rugby World Cup 2023. They will respectively settle in Toulouse, Montpellier and Perpignan for four and a half weeks to prepare for the matches.

Rugby place du Capitole © Nathalie Casado - Agence d'attractivité Toulouse métropole - CRT Occitanie

Toulouse, place du Capitole © Nathalie Casado

Occitanie: a rugby heartland

A sport and way of life

Discover how rugby made its way from the fields of England to Place du Capitole, Toulouse.

Tell me how!


The world's top rugby sevens teams will be in Toulouse from May 12 to 14, 2023. This French stage will bring together women's and men's rugby sevens teams for the third time.

Before the Rugby World Cup XV, get into the rugby atmosphere and experience something extraordinary. The top four women's and men's teams from the 2023 Series will qualify for the Olympic Games Paris 2024.

Match de rugby - Stade Toulousain © D.Viet / CRTL Occitanie

Match de rugby - Stade Toulousain © D.Viet / CRTL Occitanie

Rugby: the sport par excellence in Occitanie

Everyone lives and breathes rugby in this region

Occitanie is not only home to France's greatest regional rugby union league, but also to Stade Toulousain, the most decorated club in French history. But that's not all the region has to offer when it comes to rugby.

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Discover Occitanie between matches

Why not see the best that Occitanie has to offer while visiting Toulouse for the Rugby World Cup 2023?

We've already told you that we live and breathe rugby around here!

Sleeping, eating, drinking, getting dressed, partying... Your trip to Occitanie will be wholly dedicated to rugby. The unmissable places on our list are ready to welcome you with open arms!

live +, discover +

In Occitanie, we love rugby and travelling peacefully, taking our time, surrounding ourselves with good company, and savouring moments of happiness, no matter how big or small. Every Sunday is a matchday — a huge occasion. Every trip is also a wonderful journey. That's why Occitanie invented the "wonderful journey." This new way of travelling unites us around the sharing of experiences, hospitality, goodwill, diversity and a commitment to preserving the environment. So, in good company, and in a true Occitan spirit, embark upon wonderful journeys across the breath-taking region of Occitanie