Hotel Reservations in Macon
The ancient city of Macon was
settled by the Celts some time during the first century B.C. and became a fortification
for the Roman Empire in the 4th century.
Sitting on the banks of the Saone
River, which flows through
the middle of the beautiful French commune, it servers as a hub for culture and
diversity. This city is alive with
music, history, food and drink. Book your luxury hotel now and experience the
romance of this river side beauty.
Museum houses many fine painting,
sculptures, and drawings. The museum was
built in 1675, first serving as a convent for young girls, then as military prison
in 1793 after which it became army barraks.
Finally in 1968, the French government deemed it the "Musee de Ursulines." Run by the Department of Archaeology, the
museum also displays artifacts removed from the surrounding areas. Book your luxury hotel in Macon
and see the uncovered history.
One of the most recognizable landmarks of Macon is the Pont Saint-Laurent. It is an ancient bridge that reaches over the
When it was constructed in the 10th century it only had 6
arches. Now, after major improvements in the 11th and 14th
centuries, the bridge boasts 11 spanning sandstone arches which reflect
beautifully of the water below.
Throughout the week many open air markets offer the best in
cheese, wine, local produce and more.
Rent a bike near your luxury hotel and explore the bounty that is Macon. There are plenty of restaurants located in
the center of town, many offering meals a la carte for around €30 or €40.
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