RWC 2023 Tickets & Fan's Tour Cruise Ship - Paris - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Experiencing the opening match of the 2023 Rugby World Cup in Paris - a truly once in a lifetime event.
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  • The many unique events such as live DJ sets and lively entertainment on board the cruise ship - guaranteeing a good time from start to finish!

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Rugby World Cup Cruise 2023

In 2023, we celebrate 200 years of rugby with the occasion of the Rugby World Cup: making this offer the perfect opportunity to experience a major sporting event before your very own eyes!


We offer you the very first 100% rugby cruise, with access to the RWC, live broadcasts on giant screens, a museum dedicated to rugby, exclusive entertainment and activities, international rugby speakers and many more surprises.


An exclusive experience aboard the Norwegian Epic 4* awaits you, a top-of-the-range ship from the Norwegian Cruise Line company. As a signatory of the 'Charter Cruise' and a cruise with the 'Trash Sea Free Alliance' label, you're embarking on a unique and sustainable voyage.


Your itinerary

From the 8th to the 11th of September 2023, embark on a stay on board an exclusive themed rugby cruise for the launch of the Rugby World Cup 2023! In addition to enjoying the luxurious facilities of the Norwegian Epic 4*, this amazing offer provides you with exclusive tickets to witness the most exciting moments of this competition in both Paris and Marseille.


Begin this trip of a lifetime in Paris at the opening ceremony of the competition at the legendary Stade de France and experience the first-ever clash in real-time during the France v New Zealand match. Then head to Marseille's Velodrome to admire the legendary rivalry between the teams from England, Argentina, South Africa and Scotland. Join us for an adventure that perfectly combines world-class rugby and luxury entertainment.



Your itinerary:


Day 1: Arrival in Paris - Opening Ceremony and Opening Match in the Stade de France 'France vs New Zealand' at 9:15 pm before flying to Marseille at 1:00 am for check-in on the cruise ship at 3:00 am 


Day 2: Marseille - Match 'England vs Argentina' at the Stade Velodrome, Marseille at 9:00 pm.


Day 3: Marseille - Match 'South Africa vs Scotland' at the Stade Velodrome, Marseille at 5:45 pm.


Day 4: Disembark the cruise at the Port of Marseille, France for your journey home


Please note: This cruise will be docked at the Port of Marseille for the duration of your stay.

Practical information

Important information:

You can change participants' names up to 30 days before your arrival.

A change fee of €16 per name, applicable only to rugby match tickets and cruises - not applicable to airline tickets.

Cancellation is possible up to 30 days before arrival/name change modification is allowed up to 30 days before arrival.


Check-in time: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm - we advise customers to arrive 2 hours before check-in time to gain access to the boat.

Check-out time: 9:00 am to 10:00 am



- Tickets will be electronic and can be sent by e-mail once passengers have checked in. Sending is handled automatically by the Rugby World Cup website.

- Customers must enter the names of people who have booked a maximum of 30 days before departure (no changes possible if the flight is taken).

Norwegian Epic 5* Cruise Ship (docked at Marseille)

Discover the history of the Mediterranean on board the Norwegian Epic! This ship will not fail to amaze you. Voted Best Entertaining Cruise Ship by Frommer's, Norwegian Epic maintains high standards with its sensational "Burn the Floor" show. In addition to incredible entertainment, Norwegian Epic offers a new generation of staterooms, from studios designed for solo travellers to luxurious private Haven lounges. Add to this a vast selection of restaurants, and you'll understand why this cruise is a unique experience.

Your cabin

This offer is based on a stay in an Upgraded Cabin with balcony.

Upgraded Cabin with balcony

Spacious and with as its name suggests, a lovely balcony, your cabin will allow you to recharge your batteries in the calm and privacy of a cosy and comfortable space. These cabins are tastefully decorated and equipped with all the facilities you may need for a relaxing stay.

Maximum room capacity

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4 Adults
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3 Adults
1 Child

Your dining choices

This offer is based on a full board stay (breakfast, lunch and evening meal served in the main restaurant - excludes drinks). Please note, not all food and beverage outlets may be applicable to your full board basis and may be available at selected times only.

This experience is much more than a rugby fan's tour and much more than just a cruise ship! Take advantage of the range of dining facilities on board including two main restaurants, an all-you-can-eat buffet, several casual cafés, as well as grills and takeaways. From bakeries to savoury desserts to gourmet chef-prepared dishes made with fresh ingredients, your meal can be as elegant or relaxed as you like.
Broaden your culinary horizons by visiting speciality restaurants (subject to availability and not included in the package). Succumb to the delights of succulent meats served at Moderno Churrascaria, feast on the refined flavours of French cuisine at Le Bistro, or dive into the authenticity of fresh Mexican cuisine at Los Lobos. 
Last but not least, there are plenty of bars and cafés to choose from: Starbucks, a sake bar, a whisky bar, a cigar cellar and even a comedy club. The list goes on and on, and there are plenty of choices if you want to spend some quality time with friends and family.

Facilities on board

Aside from the variety of rugby events and activities, the Norwegian Epic offers a fantastic range of leisure facilities for basking in the Mediterranean sun, featuring a swimming pool and a water park. A bowling alley and a variety of shows are available on board, including a comedy club, piano show and live concerts! But above all, the must-see show Burn The Floor, a dance show unique in the world between Viennese waltzes and rumba.


Treat yourself to a well-deserved break at the spa and take full advantage of the range of available services, including Chinese acupuncture and sumptuous body treatments. You'll also find sports coaches ready to offer advice and a personalised programme, as well as dietary consultations and beauty services.

Your Journey to Paris & Marseille


You will be able to choose your airline and flight times when you make your booking. This flight may include one or more stopovers. The stopover may be technical (without a change of aircraft) or transit (with a change of aircraft).

Important Information regarding your transportation:

Guests booking this offer will arrive in Paris to see the opening match of the RWC 2023 before getting an included transfer to CDG airport where they will take a flight to Marseille at 1:00 am. Check-in on the cruise begins at 3:00 am.



Luggage information

Baggage, meals and other services on board certain flights may be subject to a charge. You will find out whether your airfare includes baggage when you choose your airline and timetable. If your fare does not include baggage, please go to the airline's website before your departure with your travel file reference to find out the exact fare and purchase your extra baggage.

If you choose a low-cost airline, you will be able to add your baggage during the booking process.

For domestic flights, airlines do not always offer the option of reserving baggage, so you will have to pay for it at the airport counter.

You will receive all the information you need to check in for your flights after you have made your reservation.

Your destinations


A truly romantic city, Paris is a must for anyone looking for an elegant city break filled with fine cuisine, stunning architecture, and world-class culture. Stroll through the lively boulevards of the city, epitomised by the areas of Montmartre or Saint-Germain and soak up the smells of fresh croissants and blooming flowers - this is a wonderfully inviting city with plenty of sites to explore.


Admire the city streets from above at the iconic Eiffel Tower, or gain a different view at the rooftop of the stylish shopping centre Galeries Lafayette, before stopping off for a coffee and a pastry at a street-side café. To experience the best of French art, head to the Louvre or the elegant Musee D’Orsay, housed in a grand old railway station.


In the evening, see the city streets come alive around the picturesque Canal Saint-Martin, or follow in the footsteps of writers and painters in Montmartre or Pigalle, where you’ll find a range of authentic wine bars and delicious restaurantsFinish the night off wandering around the banks of the Seine and discovering the charming streets of the magical city of Paris.


Want to discover Marseille and its rich history? Between lively and historic districts, cultural events and breathtaking landscapes, Marseille will not fail to delight its visitors. Discover its unique charm as you wander around the winding streets and alleys.


From Marseille's oldest district, the Panier, passing through the Old Port to the Corniche, your trip to the south of France will not leave you disappointed. For a refreshing break, head towards the creeks! Small coves such as Anse des Phocéens or Port Pin are particularly pleasant. Finally, for family walks and swimming, head to Prado with its landscaped beaches, green spaces and excellent leisure facilities.

In more detail

Please find practical information about your trip:

Length of the boat: 329
Width of the boat 52
Maximum number of passengers: 4100
This ship is accessible to those with reduced mobility.
Pets are not permitted.

The price includes:

  • Upgraded Cabin with balcony
  • Full board included
  • Included official ticket to the opening Rugby World Cup Match in Paris - France vs New Zealand (Category 3 seating)
  • Included official tickets to two Rugby World Cup Matches in Marseille - England vs Argentina & South Africa vs Scotland (Category 3 seating)
  • Included domestic flight from Paris to Marseille in economy class
  • Included transfers on match day to Stade de France
  • Included transfer on match days between the cruise ship and Stade de Marseille 
  • Included welcome gift upon arrival
  • Access to all services on board the cruise including entertainment, activities and rugby events
  • Access to the 'Twickenham Rugby Museum' on board the cruise 
  • Included taxes


The price does not include:

  • All inclusive dining
  • All inclusive drinks package
  • Superior category match ticket
  • Other matches
  • Excursions, tips and personal expenses
  • Everything not mentioned in the "price includes" section

Boat facilities

  • Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Lift
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge service
  • Hairdresser
  • 24-hour reception
  • Laundry service
  • Medical service
  • Press and magazines
  • Multilingual staff

Leisure facilities

  • Jacuzzi
  • Sports court
  • Spa
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Fitness centre
  • Nightclub
  • Evening/daytime entertainment for adults
  • Shop
  • Library

Cabin facilities

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Shower
  • TV

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy and configuration are not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up-to-date information, we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.


Travel with peace of mind


To ensure a peaceful holiday, our partners are committed to respecting the local health and sanitary measures in force to protect your safety and well-being.


Please note: health and sanitary measures may be subject to change in line with government recommendations. Consequently, they may affect access to certain amenities and leisure facilities.

Your contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

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