By Angélique Dalsace

Have you decided to come and relax in Mâcon for a weekend? You want to know more about this destination? Well, you have come to the right place! In this article we will explain you how to get into Mâcon by private jet.

What to do on a weekend in Mâcon?

Mâcon is a dynamic city that reveals the hidden treasures of the Southern Burgundy region. The city is located between Beaune and Lyon.

Take the time to walk around the historic centre of Mâcon. This walk will allow you to discover charming places such as the Place aux Herbes and its very famous Maison de Bois. The Maison de Bois is a symbol of the renaissance, the building continues to reign and prosper over the city. Don’t hesitate to stop for a coffee or a chocolate in this more than atypical place.

Enjoy a walk along the banks of the Saône, if the weather allows it, cross the Saint-Laurent bridge to admire the view of the quays and the houses of the old town. Rent a bike, you won’t regret it! Indeed, Mâcon is crossed by beautiful walking and cycling path which extends on more than 21 km through the villages and vineyards of Mâconnais. A weekend in Mâcon will give you the opportunity to discover new wine domains. Simply follow the Beaujolais wine route to taste new wines and meet passionate winemakers who will be more than happy to share their stories with you.

Hotel for the weekend

Spend the weekend in an exceptional setting within the heart of Mâcon. The Panorama 360 hotel offers spacious and sunny rooms in a contemporary and historical setting. The icing on the cake is the hotel’s rooftop glass dome and its two terraces, which offer the largest panorama in Mâcon. You will have a fantastic view over the whole city, the famous Roche de Solutré and the Saône. By getting a clear view of the Mont Blanc, you will have a sign that rain is coming.

Restaurants in Mâcon

The city of Mâcon offers a wide choice of restaurants. There are restaurants for all tastes, for people of all ages, from the youngest to the oldest.

  • Le Poisson d’Or is a restaurant on the banks of the Saône, just a few steps from the marina. It is the perfect place to combine French gastronomy and family spirit. In the restaurant’s dining room with a direct panoramic access to the Saône river or on the terrace in the shade of the plane trees, take the time to taste the cuisine that highlights the regional products.
  • The restaurant Au comptoir des Halles offers you a chic and friendly ambiance around the greatest French dishes and local gastronomy. It’s a home cooking that will warm your heart and satisfy your senses.

Fly to Mâcon private jet Airport

By landing at the Charnay-lès-Mâcon airfield, you will arrive only 4 kilometers from the centre of Mâcon, approximately 10 minutes by road. You will be about 1 hour from Lyon via the A6 motorway and 1h30 from Geneva via the A40 motorway.

By travelling by private jet you will drastically reduce your waiting time when you check in. Within 15 minutes you are checked in for your air taxi ride. You don’t need to go through security, you travel with less stress while you can finally enjoy your weekends in peace! Not convinced yet? Check out the five reasons why you should rent a private jet with Fly Aeolus.

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