" Mâcon is a commune of France, préfecture (capital) of the Saône-et-Loire departement, in the Bourgogne region.
Mâcon is located on the Saône River, north of Lyon. It has an area of 27.04 km². Average altitude: 175 m.
The Tour de France frequently passes through Mâcon on its way down from the Alps around the month of July. "
40 km away from the Taize Community.