The Abbey of Cluny

The medieval city of Cluny attracts many visitors. The visit of the Abbey (remains of the great monastic order of the Middle Ages) is an illuminating experience.

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The Abbey of Tournus

A visit to the abbey of Saint-Philibert, with its cloister, chapter house, refectory and cellar is essential.

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Quay and esplanade Lamartine in Macon

The beautiful buildings that line the quay are home to many bars and restaurants.

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The Church of Saint-Pierre in Macon

The Church of Saint-Pierre was built in the 1860s opposite the City Hall of Macon.

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The Saône and the blue road

By / 5th February, 2015 / Nature, Sport / Off

Less than 5 minutes from our bed and breakfast, the towpath is following the Saône river. This route is an ideal setting for walking and cycling (mountain bikes or city bikes). From our house, along the Saône river, the blue road leads towards the cities of Macon in the south and Tournus in the north.

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The Old Saint-Vincent in Macon

The two towers and the romanesque narthex are the only remains of the former Saint-Vincent Cathedral in Macon.

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Solutré Pouilly Vergisson

By / 1st February, 2015 / Museum, Nature, Touristical sites / Off

Solutré Pouilly Vergisson has been awarded “Grand Site de France” in 2013. This iconic site of Burgundy is easily accessible from the city of Mâcon, and is remarkable as much for its landscapes as for its history.

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The Hotel-Dieu of Tournus

The Hotel-Dieu of Tournus is a former hospital, built in the seventeenth century, where you can see one of the oldest apothecary remaining in France.

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The medieval village of Brancion

The church of Saint-Pierre located in Brancion, built in the twelfth century, contains beautiful mural paintings.

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The Church of Chapaize

The beautiful Church of St. Martin of Chapaize dates from the first romanesque age (eleventh century). Located between the cities of Cluny and Tournus, its visit can be done on a circuit joining the cities of Macon and Tournus via Cluny.
The beautiful Church of St. Martin of Chapaize

Vineyards and Wineries

By / 12th January, 2015 / Vineyards / Off

Our village is near vineyards designations (AOC, for “appellation d’origine contrôlée”, meaning “controlled designation of origin”) Viré–Clésse, Macon Lugny and Mâcon Villages.

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The picturesque village of Blanot

The Romanesque Church of St. Martin dates from the end of the eleventh century.

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Golf Mâcon-La Salle

By / 6th January, 2015 / Sport / Off

The Golf Macon–La Salle located less than 5 minutes from our bed and breakfast has an 18-hole and 9-hole course.

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The hiking trails in mâconnais

By / 5th January, 2015 / Nature, Sport / Off

In La Salle as in the surrounding villages hiking tours are arranged. One can discover a variety of landscapes: vineyards, forests… From Mâconnais Hills, by clear weather, one can distinguish the Mont–Blanc on the horizon.

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The Domaine des Planons

By / 3rd January, 2015 / Museum, Nature / Off

The regional museum of Bresse moved to Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon in the heart of the Bresse grove.

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Restaurants

By / 1st January, 2015 / Restaurants / Off

Several fine restaurants are less than 10 minutes from our bed and breakfast.

The closest is located in the village of La Salle. Others are in the neighboring villages: Fleurville, Montbellet, Clessé.

In Macon (10-15 minutes), a variety of restaurants: pizzerias, Buffalo Grill, McDonalds…

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