Stay near Mâcon and discover the Mâconnais country, its architectural heritage and its countryside with its renowned vineyards.
The town of Mâcon boasts a rich architectural heritage, and while walking its old streets, you can discover the old cathedral of Saint Vincent, of which nothing remains but its towers, or the Saint Lawrence bridge, which has been classified as a historical monument. If you prefer to enjoy the sun, the banks of the Saône and their many terraces are the perfect place to relax and unwind.
The surrounding countryside with its many charming villages is just waiting to explored. You can enjoy a range of outdoor activities in this beautiful setting or visit the famous Cluny Abbey, Briancon Castle or one of the many other historical monuments in this region.
Located on the wine route, Mâcon is the perfect place for wine lovers. The Chardonnay and Gamay grape varieties that are grown in the Mâconnais vineyards produce several famous grands crus such as Pouilly-Fuissé and Saint-Véran and it is possible to sample them during the numerous wine festivals held throughout the year accompanied by snails or regional cheeses.
Since 2013, the city of Mâcon has been classified as a tourist resort, rewarding the way in which the city has succeeded in preserving its heritage and offering its visitors an attractive cultural experience.