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Find your perfect car hire at Mâcon Train Station TGVArriving at Mâcon Train Station TGV, you’re perfectly positioned to see all that the quaint city of Mâcon in France’s Burgundy region has to offer.
Famous as a winemaking region and historic centre, Mâcon and its surroundings have many treasures waiting to be explored, all easily accessible with your Avis hire car.
Plan your journey from Mâcon Train Station TGVMâcon Train Station TGV lies just 7km outside of Mâcon’s centre. In your Avis hire car, you’ll arrive in the heart of this lively city in less than 15 minutes.
Anyone fascinated by the winemaking process should make a trip to Mâcon a priority. From the city, you can easily drive to the vineyards that lie on its outskirts. It’s possible to arrange tours around the cellars of the region, while some of the vineyards also serve traditional lunches. The Château de Chasselas is a particularly popular place to stop, as the grapes are grown right in front of a 14th century castle.
Just northeast of Mâcon and easily reached by car, Cluny Abbey is a must-visit. This was the largest church in the Christian world until Rome’s St Peter’s Basilica was rebuilt. In the 13th century, the abbey was one of the most important religious buildings in the world.
Of course no trip to France is complete without experiencing some fine dining. For a meal that you won’t forget in a hurry, book a table at the renowned Restaurant Pierre.
Beyond Mâcon Train Station TGVFrom Mâcon Train Station TGV, you’re well positioned to discover the attractions of central France - all situated within a two-hour drive from Mâcon.
Drive one hour south of Mâcon and you’ll arrive in Lyon, the capital of the Rhône-Alpes region and the third largest city in France. A thriving gastronomical and shopping hub, Lyon is the perfect place to spend a leisurely day. Head to Les Puces du Canal, the second largest flea market in France, for some retail therapy. Sift through over 400 stalls spread out across the banks of the canal. Or stroll around Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse, a famed indoor market selling gourmet treats such as local cheeses and cured meats. All that shopping will work up an appetite. For fine dining and French-fusion cuisine, book a table at the two Michelin-starred Auberge de l’Ile restaurant.
Steer southeast of Mâcon and in just under two hours the medieval town of Annecy will greet you with the most stunning scenery you’ve ever seen.
With twisting roads zipping past spectacular turquoise lakes framed with snow-capped mountains, quite simply these roads were built for touring.
Known as the Venice of Savoie, visitors flock to the Château d’Annecy – a 13th century castle once home to the Counts of Geneva. Today, intriguing classical and contemporary art exhibitions are displayed inside. Before you leave, dine at Chalet La Pricaz and admire the view from the outdoor terrace.
With your Avis car hire, Mâcon and its stunning surrounding regions are yours to discover.