Things to do in Mâcon

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Start with the Top Sights in Mâcon

If you're in Mâcon to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

Royal Kids Mâcon

⭐️ 4.1 (607)

Musées Municipaux (ancienne Cathédrale Saint-Vincent)

⭐️ 4.2 (139)

Musée du Souvenir Français - Mémorial citoyen

⭐️ 4.5 (34)

The top affordable restaurants in Mâcon

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Mâcon city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.

Au Comptoir des Halles

⭐️ 4.3 (1397)

Price Range: $$

The Wooden House Restaurant

⭐️ 4.1 (1187)

Price Range: $$

Les Copains d'Abord

⭐️ 4.4 (631)

Price Range: $$

Brasserie de l'Académie

⭐️ 4.3 (607)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.4 (546)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant La Part Des Anges - Mâcon

⭐️ 4.4 (517)

Price Range: $$

Jo Burger

⭐️ 4.4 (442)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.5 (439)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant Ishwari

⭐️ 4.2 (420)

Price Range: $$

Ma Table en Ville

⭐️ 4.7 (415)

Price Range: $$

Sweety Burger

⭐️ 4.6 (369)

Price Range: $$

Checkout these incredible local experiences in Mâcon

These are curated, high quality experiences in Mâcon hosted by locals!

The Color Walk in Cluny, Burgundy

Visit and tasting at the Château

Visit a real wine estate

End your night in some of the best bars in Mâcon

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Mâcon, curated exclusively for you.

Le Voltaire

⭐️ 4.1 (545)

Price Range: $$

Jo Burger

⭐️ 4.4 (453)

Price Range: $$

Martins Off Licence

⭐️ 4.8 (438)

Frank's Place 1860

⭐️ 4.2 (419)

Price Range: $$

Le 88

⭐️ 4.4 (323)

Price Range: $$

Three Little Words

⭐️ 4.6 (285)

Café des Négociants

⭐️ 4.4 (217)

Price Range: $$

Le Phénix bar à pâtes

⭐️ 4.3 (210)

Price Range: $

The Barrel House

⭐️ 4.7 (178)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.3 (150)

Price Range: $$

Le Comptoir Viking Mâcon

⭐️ 4.7 (145)

Pick from the best places to stay in Mâcon

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Check out these bookable attractions in Mâcon

These are some of the best tours, museums, and activities in Mâcon.

Admission to Hameau Dubœuf

Looking for unforgettable fine-dining experiences in Mâcon?

Hungry? We've got the best rated, the best of the best.

Le Poisson d'Or

⭐️ 4.7 (694)

Price Range: $$$

Restaurant Pierre

⭐️ 4.6 (368)

Price Range: $$$

Frequently asked questions:

  1. Visit the Notre Dame de la Salette Shrine: Home to a miraculous image of the Virgin Mary, the Notre Dame de la Salette Shrine is a beautiful and tranquil place. Visitors can admire the 16th century building and gardens, which provide stunning views over the Valley of the Allier River below.
  2. Take in the views at the Château de Miromesnil: Perched atop a hill overlooking the city, the Château de Miromesnil contains the remains of a medieval fortress and the ruins of a medieval chapel. Visitors can wander around the grounds, taking in the views over the Allier Valley and the wide open spaces of the local countryside.
  3. Explore the Musée des Beaux-Arts: Located in the old royal palace in the centre of Macon, the Musée des Beaux-Arts houses a stunning collection of fine art, including works by Monet, Cézanne and Delacroix. Visitors can also view the oldest surviving tapestry in the world, which dates back to the 14th century.

Macon is at its best in May and June. During these months the weather is pleasant, the parks and gardens are in bloom, and the cultural life of the city is in full swing. Thanks to its popular festivals, you can savor the local specialties, witness the traditional processions, and explore the traditional architecture.

Macon, France offers a variety of attractions to suit any length of stay. Three days is a great amount of time to explore the city's top sites, such as the Monuments des Lyonnais and the historic center. Tourists could also sample local cuisine and visit the nearby vineyards. With time to spare, a daytrip from Macon to nearby cities such as Lyon, Dijon, and Villeurbanne could be an enjoyable way to round out an itinerary.

Macon, France provides a variety of convenient methods of transportation. Visitors may take advantage of the city's bike network, enjoy a leisurely walk or use buses, trams, and taxis for getting around. The city also offers car-sharing services for visitors who wish to explore at their own pace.

Macon is a fantastic destination for families with children. There is a considerable range of activities to do, from interactive playgrounds to museums that cater to the little ones. While the city offers great outdoor adventures, there is also a wealth of indoor entertainment, such as bowling alleys and fun arcades. Furthermore, for a memorable day trip, the nearby Parc Naturel Régional du Morvan is an excellent choice, offering lakes and forests to explore.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Mâcon. To start off we'd have to mention Martins Off Licence, Frank's Place 1860, Le Comptoir Viking Mâcon. Check out our page on the best bars in Mâcon.

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