Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City
Kid Friendly: Yes. Children can be young, I'll adapt the tour. This is a family tour
The city center of Macon is easy walking
Maximum travelers: 10
German (advanced), French (fluent), English (fluent)
Macon in Burgundy, Half Day Private Tour
"Oh Time! Suspend your flight! and you, happy hours, suspend your Race!" So described the French romantic poet Lamartine his melancholy when he thought to his childhood spent here.
Macon is the capital town of south Burgundy, where fine white wines are produced. Its 40 000 Inhabitants enjoy a lot of History and Heritage : an old cathedral, old frame worked houses, and Luxury Town houses from the 18th century. A town where people have been respected traditions for ages. Such as a good gastronomy with typical products, like Burgundy snales.
This is a walking tour to see the most interesting highlight of this French town.
We meet in the city center of Macon, Saone-et-Loire, Burgundy for a city tour in Macon. The walking tour in Macon lasts 1 hour and 30 minutes.
On the way, we see:
- The city hall, the old hospital "Charité",
- The church Saint Peter,
- Town houses from the 18th century,
- The former convent Ursuline converted into a museum (outside),
- The remains of the old cathedral, destroyed after the Revolution,
- The wooden house.
- To finish, we visit also the covered market.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Macon city center, either at the train station, or in front of the river ship, or in front of the city Hall, or at your hotel if it is in the center of Macon.
End location: Anywhere you want in the city center of Macon.
Duration: 2 hours
The weather can affect the duration of the tour
This is a walking tour.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 euros - For souvenirs, gifts, drinks....
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.