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Overview

Macon, the beauty of Burgundy is waiting for you

The lovely city of Macon, known as Matisco when it was founded back to the 2nd century BC, is located in Burgundy (Southwestern part of France). It offers an impressive cultural heritage and provides beautiful landscapes.

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Macon is the perfect destination by train if you want to share your time between culture and nature. You should visit the apothecary shop. Located at the ground floor of the Hotel-Dieu, it presents a great collection of what you could find in a chemist’s back to the 18th century.

You can also visit the 19th century St Peter church and stroll on the Herbe’s square and admire the medieval wooden house. You will also find archeological sites that are worth the detour. A cruise tour is also possible on the river Saône, offering a different view on the city.

Around Macon, experience a hot-air balloon tour to see the world-famous Burgundy’s vineyards from the sky.

Macon station(s)

Trains are convenient way to reach any town and city in Europe. All main towns have a railway station, while major cities have more than two railway stations. Nearly all railway stations are located in the city centre. Check our map to locate railway station(s) in Macon.

Macon city guide

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Through the mountains from lyon to strasbourg I'm planning a trip from Lyon to Strasbourg, leaving Sunday and arriving Tues. or Wed. in the fall. I'd like to go by train through the mountains, provided that the train route is scenic, and stop the 2-3 nights en route in pretty towns along (...)

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