Opening Three – Wales | Rugby World Cup 2023

The opening three wales

18 DAYS | 8th – 25th September 2023

Our Opening Three – Wales package is now available! Follow Wales’ as they journey to Bordeaux and Bayonne, followed by a week on the Cote D’Azur staying in Nice and Marseille. Finally, enjoy a scenic rail journey up to historical Lyon.

Starting in Bordeaux, take in the opening pool match before heading down to Bayonne, the home of MSG’s European HQ. Offering quick access to the coastal town of Biarritz by tram, Bayonne is a wonderful city showcasing the Basque region. You will then hop on a quick flight to Nice, for the 2nd game against the tournament’s Final Qualifier winning team.

The tour then heads to Marseille for a few days sightseeing, before the TGV train whisks fans off to Lyon for a city break culminating in the mouth-watering traditional RWC showdown with Australia.

Including charter flights to and from Cardiff, this itinerary offers tremendous value and captures France’s most scenic hotspots across 18 adventurous days.

Our other Wales packages include Double Down 1 & 2Double Down 2 & 3, and Double Down 4 & QF

Flights & Transport

  • Charter flight from Cardiff to Bordeaux/ Lyon to Cardiff* (with 15kg hold luggage)
  • Flight from Biarritz to Nice
  • Airport transfers in Cannes and Lyon*
  • Airport transfer from Bayonne to Biarritz
  • Train from Bordeaux to Bayonne 
  • Train from Nice to Marseille
  • Train from Marseille to Lyon

* included in our flight packages only

Charter flight included 2023





Other Inclusions

  • Cat 4 match ticket: Wales v Fiji (Bordeaux)
  • Cat 4 match ticket: Wales v Final Qualifier Winner (Nice)
  • Cat 4 match ticket: Wales v Australia (Lyon)
  • Official RWC2023 merchandise kit pack 
  • EXCLUSIVE access to three MSG PRE-GAME APERO events
  • French-speaking MSG Tour Managers


  • Travel insurance
  • Match Day Transfers
  • Official RWC match tickets – England v Japan (sold out) & Ireland v Europe 2 (available on request) 


First Three Pools- Wales Packages

3* Hotels – Not Including UK Flights



3* Hotels – Including UK Flights



4* Hotels – Not Including UK Flights


4* Hotels – Including UK Flights