Macon (aka Mascon) is a Saone River cruise port and town in Burgundy (east-central France), located approx 65 km (40 ml) north of Lyon and approx 400 km (250 ml) from Paris City. The town has population around 35,000 and is on the river's western bank.
Among Macon's best-known landmarks and most popular tour destinations are Old Saint-Vincent (downtown), Saint-Vincent de Macon (19th-century cathedral), Fine Arts Museum, Musee Lamartine (18th-century hotel-house and museum), Saint-Clement (archeological site), Eglise Saint-Pierre (19th-century church), Maison Mâconnaise des Vins (House of Wines), Vallon des Rigollettes (nature park), Quai Lamartine (quay), Ligue des droits de l'Homme (waterfront promenade), Chateau Saint-Jean (11th-century castle), Chateau des Perrieres (18th-century castle).
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In autumn 2020, CroisiEurope's riverboat MS Mistral will be cruising in two of France's most beautiful regions - Provence and Burgundy. On her...August 14, 2020
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