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This little town, dominated to the west by the Dents du Midi peaks and to the east by the Mordes summit, is in a picturesque spot just where a Rhone gorge opens up. It was in the surrounding region in the 3C that a legion, recruited in Africa and commanded by Maurice, who had refused to worship Rome's gods, was massacred. It was an event that had repercussions throughout Christendom.

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  • Abbey Treasury Recommended Recommended

    CH - 1890 St-Maurice

    This well laid-out treasury includes some exceptional pieces including a sardonyx vase decorated with scenes from Greek mythology, the Merovingian case of Teudéric, made out of gold and pearls, the 9C ewer, supposedly Charlemagne's, and the remarkabl..

  • Martolet Dig

    CH - 1890 Saint-Maurice

    Near to the belltower, at the foot of the rock that overlooks the abbey, this dig has uncovered the foundations of buildings that, in the 4C, preceded the current church in a clear arrangement. It is possible to visit the catacombs, which are narrow ..

  • Abbey Church

    CH - 1890 St-Maurice

    Founded in 515 by the King of Burgundy, Sigismond, this Abbey of St Maurice was created in the name of 3C Christian martyrs. The current church was restored in 1949 and dates back to the 17C, although the stone belltower is from the 11C and the steep..

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Hotels Saint-Maurice

  • Motel-Hôtel Garni Inter-Alp

    Route Cantonale 3 CH - 1890 Saint-Maurice

    Motel-Hôtel Garni Inter-Alp enjoys a quiet and green location in Saint-Maurice, 4 km from the centre, a 5-minute drive from the Lavey Thermal Baths and a 40-minute walk from the Saint-Maurice Train Station. The bungalows are surrounded by forest and..

  • Hôtellerie Franciscaine

    Rue A. de Quartéry 1 CH - 1890 Saint-Maurice

    This religious guesthouse run by the Franciscan Order is just 200 metres from Saint-Maurice Abbey and 600 metres from Saint-Maurice Train Station. It offers free in-room Wi-Fi. The functionally furnished rooms at Hôtellerie Franciscaine feature a wo..

  • La Dent-du-Midi

    Avenue du Simplon 1 CH - 1890 Saint-Maurice

    Located on the edge of a beautiful wooded park, and only a 5-minute walk from the station, this hotel offers a peaceful and restful stay. The hotel in St-Maurice in the western part of the Canton of Valais is ideally situated near many sights and ..

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Restaurants Saint-Maurice

  • De la Gare Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Place de la Gare CH - 1890 Saint-Maurice

    Run by the Lafarge family for more than 20 years, this railway station café-restaurant offers simple, traditional cuisine. Dishes such as roast pork with prunes, duck breast with red berries and fried veal kidneys are on the menu.

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