SUMMER GAMES 2024 TOUR | 24 JULY – 4 AUGUST

Tour Summary

The Green & Gold Army is returning to France to support the Matildas in the women’s football competition at the Summer Games and you are invited to join all the fun! After an epic FIFA Women’s World Cup AUS/NZL 2023 performance the Matildas will travel to France full of confidence and hunting gold. This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity.

We are excited to be returning to France, a country we know well after operating a fantastic program to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Our 2019 tour guests shared an amazing experience supporting the Matildas and taking in spectacular French tourism experiences.

From the moment you arrive in France our dedicated and experienced team will be there to ensure all guests have a premium football tourism adventure. Our packages are led by experienced Australian and local guides and include 11 nights 4-star accommodation, all breakfasts, a Match Ticket Guarantee (up to an including the Quarter Final – see below for more information), all ground transportation (other than arrival/departure airport transfers, which can be arranged separately), 1 welcome event, 4 legendary pre-match parties, 4 other group dinners and/or lunches, 3 cultural/tourism guided activities and much more.

And best of all, tour guests will share this experience with other football loving Matildas fans, the best football fans in the world. The fellowship and lifetime friendships forged on Green & Gold Army tours is one of the legacy highlights of our programs. 

Package Inclusions

  • 11 nights premium 4 star hotel accommodation

  • Fully escorted by experienced Tour Leader/Guides

  • All ground transportation (a mix of fast train/luxury bus/coach/private van/cars)

  • Traditional Tour Welcome Dinner/Drinks Event (alcohol inclusive)

  • Attendance at Matildas Training (subject to FA Approval & GGA Schedule)

  • 4 Exclusive Pre-Match Matildas events including food, alcohol & entertainment

  • 3 guided tourism activities (including casual lunch)

  • Farewell Dinner

  • Match Ticket Guarantee*

  • Green & Gold Army Tour Pack (includes back pack tour scarves, hat & much more)

  • Best of all, a group of passionate Matildas fans to share the experience with

Match Ticket Guarantee

Match Tickets to Matildas Group Matches and a bonus Quarter Final match are not included in our tour package and are an additional purchase, facilitated by the GGA.

Our guarantee is simple: we will facilitate the purchase of tickets to the matches we are scheduled to experience in our itinerary by 1 June 2024, and if we do not you will receive a full refund of payments received by GGA.

Please note that GGA is in no way affiliated with and is not a partner of the International Olympic Committee or the Paris Organising Committee and does not sell or offer for sale any tickets. Ticket sales are subject to a separate transaction between yourself and the supplier of tickets, facilitated by GGA, but subject to the supplier’s conditions of sale.

Instalments & Notes

  • $2,500 Deposit is due immediately upon booking. Balance due by 1st June.

  • Guests who have travelled with GGA previously enjoy a Loyalty Discount of $150.

  • Solo Traveller Match Program: we’ll match you with a person of similar age and gender to room share to keep the price down. Twin share pricing applies. 25% of our travellers did this for 2022 Qatar and 2019 France and it was a highly successful program. You can select this option during the booking process.

  • International flights are not included in the package price and are to be arranged independently at an additional cost. Need help with your flights? Contact us worldcup@ggarmy.com and we can assist.

Pricing

TourOccupancy Price
2024 Summer Games TourDouble / Twin$8,995
2024 Summer Games TourSingle (Own Room)$12,195
2024 Summer Games TourSolo Traveller Match$8,995

Macro Itinerary

The tour itinerary has been designed to seamlessly blend football, culture, tourism highlights and social activities. We understand football is the primary reason you are on tour and plenty of time has been scheduled for you to explore the Provence region in southern France, which is where our tour will be based for the majority of the program.

Provence is a sun soaked corner of France that attracts visitors from all over the world. Stunning natural vistas, hillside villages, dazzling shorelines of Cote d’Azur, ancient Chateaux and home to artists. Provence will be our home for the 2024 Summer Games while we support the Matildas quest for an Olympic medal attending group matches in Marseille and Nice.

Wednesday 24th July: Guest Arrivals & Welcome Dinner

The GGArmy Group flight arrives in Nice at 13:40. Guests transfer to our Chateau retreat in the Mouans-Sartoux region and immediately check in. Guests can then enjoy some sleep/rest after the long air journey. From 18:00 guests will enjoy a tour briefing prior to getting acquainted with fellow tour participants at the official tour welcome dinner in the Chateau courtyard.
Overnight: Mouans-Sartoux

Thursday 25th July: Matchday – Germany v Australia
Guests will enjoy a free morning in the spectacular Chateau surrounds. At 13:30 guests are transferred to the GGArmy pre-match party (inclusive of alcohol, gourmet food & entertainment) in Marseille. At 16:30 guests are transported to Stade de Marseille for the opening Matildas match (kick off 19:00)
Overnight: Mouans-Sartoux

Friday 26th July: Walking Tour Toulon old Town

From 11:00 guests will enjoy a guided walking tour of Toulon Old Town, exploring hidden alleyways, historical landmarks the Toulon Opera House, 18th Century Church of Saint Louis, Toulon Cathedral and Hotel de Ville. A casual lunch is included in the walking tour. The evening is free.
Overnight: Mouans-Sartoux

Saturday 27th July: Matildas Training & Group Dinner Eze Mountain Village

After a free morning guests will transfer to Nice, our home for the next 3 nights. In the afternoon, subject to FA approval tour participants will visit Matildas matchday -1 training session to enjoy watching the team prepare for their next match. At 17.00 tour participants will transfer to the mountain top village of Eze for a group dinner (inclusive of alcohol, gourmet food and entertainment) watching the sunset over stunning views of the French Riveria from Monaco to Nice. It will be a night to remember.
Overnight: Nice

Sunday 28th July: Matchday – Australia v Morrocco/Zambia 

Guests will enjoy a free morning and early afternoon and maybe enjoy a swim in the hotel pool, or ocean, visit a museum, enjoy a Nicoise Salad on the Promenade, search for bargains at the Cours Saleya Markets. At 13:30 guests are transferred to the GGArmy pre-match party (inclusive of alcohol, gourmet food & entertainment). At 17:00 guests are transported to Stade de Nice for the second group Matildas match (kick off 19:00)
Overnight: Nice

Monday 29th July: French Riveria Day Tour

From 08:00. This is the day to discover the Cote dÁzur on our guided driving tour of the French Riviera to explore Monaco, Monte Carlo (including a casual lunch) and Antibes. The evening is free. We recommend getting lost in the Nice old town to enjoy some wonderful food, wine and music.
Overnight: Nice

Tuesday 30th July: Rail Transfer to Marseille

Today the all guests move cities from Nice to Marseille, the city we return to for the Matildas final group stage match. We will enjoy the wonders of French rail travel, which is a magic way to travel. We are sure to have carriages full of Matildas fans and that in itself is Fun! Free Evening in Marseille.

Overnight: Marseille

Wednesday 31st July: Matchday – Australia v United States of America

Guests will enjoy a free morning and early afternoon At 13:30 guests are transferred to the GGArmy pre-match party (inclusive of alcohol, gourmet food & entertainment). At 17:00 guests are transported to Stade de Marseille for the final Matildas group match (kick off 19:00)
Overnight: Marseille

Thursday 1st August: Walking Tour Marseille

From 10:00 guests will enjoy a walking tour of Marseille.  The tour starts at the old port, make its way through the Panier neighbourhood (including a casual lunch), and head onwards to the 17th-century Centre de la Vielle Charite, wrapping things up with a bus ride over to the Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde, the best-known site in the city. The evening is free.

Overnight: Marseille

Friday 2nd August: Rail Transfer to Lyon

Lyon will be our base for the remainder of the tour. The Quarter final matches will be played in Paris, Nantes, Marseille or Lyon. Committing to stay in Lyon enable an easy transfer to all potential match venues. The late afternoon and evening are free to explore Lyon.

Overnight: Lyon

Saturday 3rd August: Matchday – Australia Quarter Final

Subject to the match venue guests are transferred to the GGArmy pre-match party (inclusive of alcohol, gourmet food & entertainment). Kick off times are 15:00 Paris, 17:00 Lyon, 19:00 Marseille and 21:00 Nantes. Note: In the event the Matildas do not qualify for a Quarter final we will attend the Quarter Final match in Lyon.
Overnight: Lyon

Sunday 4th August: Guest Departure Day

All good things come to an end. Today is departure day. Our group flight will depart from Lyon-Saint Exupery Airport. It will be a time to reflect on the wonderful experiences you enjoyed on tour but also cherishing the new friendships you have forged.

What you can expect to experience travelling with Green & Gold Army 

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