Publié le : 09/15/2023 18:14:06
Catégories : Miscellaneous
The 2023 Rugby World Cup is in full swing, and as you know, France is hosting this exceptional global sporting event. Paris, Nantes, Bordeaux, Toulouse and Lyon are among the host cities that will be vibrating to the rhythm of rugby. For fans of the sport, but also for those with a passion for exploring by bike, this is the perfect time to combine the two experiences by discovering the charms of these cities on two wheels.
At Paulette, we're ready to accompany you on this unique adventure. Here's an overview of the must-do itineraries you can explore during your stay in our Rugby World Cup host cities!
Paris: The City of Light by Bike
The French capital, Paris, will be hosting some of the most eagerly-awaited matches of the Rugby World Cup. Take advantage of this opportunity to discover the beauty of Paris by bike. In between tests, hire one of our quality bikes and pedal along the banks of the Seine, passing iconic monuments such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and Notre-Dame. You can also stop off at some charming Parisian cafés to sample some delicious French pastries! Our ideally located Parisian bike hire agency is the perfect place to discover Paris by bike.
Nantes: City of Art and History
Nantes, on the west coast of France, offers a unique experience for cycling tourists. Wander the cobbled streets of its historic centre, visit the Château des Ducs de Bretagne, discover the machines of the Ile de Nantes by bike, then explore the banks of the Loire by bike. Nantes is a cultural treasure trove, and you can discover its fascinating history between Rugby World Cup matches.
Bordeaux: Wine and Bike Country
Bordeaux is world famous for its vineyards and exceptional wines. Why not combine your passion for rugby with a tasting of world-renowned wines? Hire a bike from us and explore the vineyards of Bordeaux, while enjoying the rugby matches in this beautiful city. The cycle paths along the Garonne provide a picturesque backdrop for your bike rides.
Toulouse: The Pink City and rugby
Toulouse, nicknamed the "Pink City" because of its red brick buildings, is a must-see destination for rugby fans. Explore the city by bike, stroll along the Canal du Midi and watch epic matches in Toulouse's stadium. You can even enjoy one of Europe's largest Fan Zones at the Prairie des Filtres! Stroll through the lively squares and sample some of Toulouse's delicious cuisine. Hiring a bike from us will enable you to enjoy this experience to the full.
Lyon: The Capital of Gastronomy
Finally, Lyon, the capital of French gastronomy, is a feast for the senses. Pedal along the banks of the Rhône and Saône rivers, and discover local markets, traditional Lyon bouchons and the city's famous traboules. Lyon is also a passionate rugby town, so make sure you don't miss any of the matches!
Whether you're a rugby fan or a curious traveller, the Rugby World Cup in France is a golden opportunity to explore these five dynamic cities, which are full of treasures to be discovered by bike. At Paulette Bike Hire, we have a range of quality bikes and accessories to make your cycling experience unforgettable.
Book your bikes now and enjoy the Rugby World Cup 2023 while pedalling through the beautiful landscapes and cultural treasures of Paris, Nantes, Bordeaux, Toulouse and Lyon. Rugby and cycling await you, so get ready to experience some memorable moments in France!