The cities of the Pyrenees and around with Andrew Morato

Mâcon gave its name to the nearby vineyards and wine ‘appellation’

Mâcon (Fr. Mâcon), historically anglicised as Mascon, is a city in east-central France. It is the prefecture of the department of Saône-et-Loire in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté.  The city gave its name to the nearby vineyards and wine ‘appellation’. It borders the Beaujolais region, one hour by car from Lyon.

Tourism and main attractions

The city has an …

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The cities of the Pyrenees and around with Andrew Morato

Saint-Nazaire – Capital of shipbuilding

Saint-Nazaire (Fr. Saint-Nazaire) is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France, in traditional Brittany.

Historically the city is part of Brittany. Before the creation of the departments, Saint-Nazaire came under the Duchy of Brittany, then the Parliament of Brittany from 1532 (Union of Brittany with France). On the religious level, Saint-Nazaire has come under …

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