RUGBY TOURS TO SQY RUGBY TOURNAMENT

DESTINATIONS

The SQY Rugby Tournament welcomes over 50 teams and 900 players from a range of countries including Italy, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany and the UK over the Easter weekend offering a festive and friendly atmosphere.

The event is the largest International youth tournament in the Paris region with the former French international Olivier Merle (45 caps) as ambassador of this annual event. The ‘Guy and André Boniface’ Sports Complex, Élancourt will be your venue for the festival. With group stages taking place on the Saturday followed by Trophy and plate finals on the Sunday ensuring there is plenty of rugby to be had for U10, U12 & U14 age groups.

  • Resorts
  • Accommodation
  • Excursions
  • Itinerary

France is only a ferry crossing and short drive from the UK. With a wide selection of cultural excursions, French cuisine, history, and leisure activities, France has proven over the years to be a popular European destinations for a sports tours.

Paris
Paris

Groups that stay in France will be located in the surrounding suburbs of Paris

  • Capital and most visitied City in the World
  • Host of cultural excursions
  • Close proximity to UK and range of transport options

France has a variety of accommodation, providing a range of options from hostels to sports schools to 3/4* hotels with choice of meal plans to suit individual itinerary and budget. Please find some of our example accommodation below:

Appart Hotel Le Port-Marly
Appart Hotel Le Port-Marly

APPART HOTEL LE PORT-MARLY - Le Port-Marly

  • Quiet are on the banks of the river Seine
  • Easy access to central Paris only 20 mins away
  • At the heart of preserved natural setting

To enhance your tour experience a number of excursions and activities can be added to your itinerary:

Eiffel Tower
Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower is the most visited paid-monument in the World as well as one of the most recognisable landmarks. The Eiffel Tower is the iconic symbol of Paris and once your group are through security and have accessed the elevators you are free to explore the tower as you wish. Your visit includes access to all three levels including the summit at a dizzying height of 276metres!

Disneyland Paris
Disneyland Paris

Located 20 miles east of Paris Disneyland complex is made up of two theme parks - Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios along with several hotels, golf course, shopping dining and entertainment complex. Disneyland Park is set across 5 magical lands and home to Disney heroes and heroines old and new, bringing to life classic Disney characters with rollercoaster thrills, friendly fun and spectacular parades and firework displays. Explore the world of Disney film and animation in Walt Disney Studios. This complex of 5 zones takes you into the heart of Disney where you'll see how the characters are brought to life on screen. From live shows featuring hair-raising stunts to thrill seeking rides.

Stade de France
Stade de France

The Stade de France is the national stadium of France and used by both the France national football team and the French Rugby Union team. The stadium played host to the FIFA World Cup final in 1998 and the 2000 and 2006 Champions League finals and will again be the centre piece for the Euro 2016 championships. Guided stadium tours include visits to the VIP stands, changing rooms, players’ tunnel, and a museum that is dedicated to the construction of the stadium and the events that have been held over the years.

We can offer tailor made tours to suit your specific group requirements, additional training sessions and friendly fixtures v local opposition can be arranged. Please find below an example itinerary:

 

DAY 1.

Meet at school/club to load coach

Depart by executive coach and transfer to Dover for ferry crossing

Arrive at Calais and transfer to accommodation in Paris

Evening meal at local restaurant

 

DAY 2.

Breakfast at accommodation

Tournament group games

Transfer to Paris for Stade de France stadium tour

Evening meal at local restaurant

Opportunity to watch Stade Francais or Racing 92 Top14 rugby fixture             

 

DAY 3.

Breakfast at accommodation

Tournament qualifying/finals

Sightseeing opportunity in Paris ie. Eiffel Tower

Evening meal at local restaurant

 

DAY 4.

Breakfast at accommodation

Transfer to Disneyland Paris Theme Park for day at leisure

Evening meal at local restaurant

Optional evening activity ie. Ten pin bowling

 

DAY 5.

Breakfast at accommodation

River Seine sightseeing excursion

Transfer to Calais for ferry crossing

Arrive at Dover and transfer back to school

 

Tour ends

 

Please note this is an example itinerary. Tailor made schedules can be arranged to suit specific group requirements where possible.