Mâcon Cathedral

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Old St. Vincent

Mâcon Cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Vincent de Mâcon) is a Roman Catholic church and former cathedral in Mâcon, Burgundy, France.

It was formerly the seat of the Bishop of Mâcon, abolished under the Concordat of 1801 and merged into the Diocese of Autun.

The present church (Église cathédrale Saint-Vincent de Mâcon) was built between 1808 and 1818 under the supervision of the architect Alexandre de Gisors. Of its predecessor, known as "Vieux Saint-Vincent" (Old St. Vincent), there remain two towers, a narthex and a tympanum. The highly distinctive south tower, which is topped by a belvedere, serves as a symbol of Mâcon.


Coordinates: 46°18′25″N 4°50′7″E / 46.30694°N 4.83528°E / 46.30694; 4.83528