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Top Choice Burgundian in Mâcon

Ma Table en Ville

Balancing top-of-the-line gastronomy with an unfailingly welcoming atmosphere, this husband-and-wife venture is a total gem. Chef Gilles Bérard brings decades of experience in some of France's finest Michelin-starre…
Gastronomy in Mâcon

L'O des Vignes

For a gastronomic experience among the Mâconnais vineyards, look no further. Burgundy-born chef Sébastien Chambru builds his menus around seasonal produce, incorporates culinary influences from his wide-ranging inte…
Museum in Mâcon

Musée Départemental de Préhistoire de Solutré

The Musée de Préhistoire de Solutré displays finds from one of Europe’s richest prehistoric sites, occupied from 35,000 to 10,000 BC. A lovely 20-minute walk from here will get you to the top of the rocky outcrop kn…
Burgundian in Mâcon

L'Ethym' Sel

Two blocks south of the tourist office, this modern bistro showcases French and Burgundian specialities including locally raised Charolais steak. The €19 three-course lunch menu (also available as a dinner menu till…
French in Mâcon

La Courtille de Solutré

Chef Adrien Yparraguirre does traditional dishes exceptionally well, with a creative twist. Sit on the shady terrace or head into the rustic-chic interior. The restaurant is 10km west of Mâcon via the D54.
Gastronomy in Mâcon

Restaurant Pierre

Mâcon's most venerable gastronomic sanctuary is the Michelin-starred Restaurant Pierre, where chef Christian Gaulin juggles creativity and tradition to conjure up sumptuous culinary surprises.
Historic Building in Mâcon

Maison de Bois

The all-wood Maison de Bois, facing 95 rue Dombey and built around 1500, is decorated with carved wooden figures, some of them very cheeky indeed.
Market in Mâcon

Food Market

On Saturday mornings, a lively food market fills the esplanade along the Saône's banks.
Museum in Mâcon

Musée des Ursulines

Musée des Ursulines, housed in a 17th-century Ursuline convent, features Gallo-Roman archaeology, 16th- to 20th-century paintings, and displays about 19th-century Mâconnais life. There's also a section devoted to th…