©

Saint-Maurice trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Build your own package
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Saint-Maurice

3.9
Saint-Maurice, or Saint-Maurice d'Agaune, is a small city located in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. It is also the capital of the district and of the municipality of Saint-Maurice. The district of Saint-Maurice (district) is composed with 9 municipalities (commune, Gemeinde): Collonges, Dorénaz, Evionnaz, Finhaut, Massongex, Salvan, St-Maurice, Vernayaz and Vérossaz. On 1 January 2013, the former municipality of Mex merged into the municipality of Saint-Maurice.The city of Saint-Maurice is the site of the Roman outpost of Agaunum and the mediaeval St. Maurice's Abbey, which has become a famous high school in Switzerland (Collège de Saint-Maurice).Saint-Maurice is located at the entrance a pass leading to the upper part of the Rhône valley. As such, it has a strategic importance, and defence work were built from the 15th century to control this access. The Fortress Saint-Maurice was constructed in the surrounding mountainsides from 1880 through 1995.HistorySaint-Maurice is first mentioned in 200 as Acaun Gal. In respect to Saint Maurice, the name was changed from Acaunum (Agaune) to Saint-Maurice in 1003.
Saint-Maurice is in Canton of Valais. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Switzerland using our trip planner.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!
  • Build a plan

    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it

    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package

    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!

    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance

Popular things to do in Saint-Maurice

4.8
Duration: 1​h 30​min
1.0
Duration: 2​h
4.8
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.1
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Side trips from Saint-Maurice

4.5
Duration: 2​h 30​min
3.3
Duration: 2​h
4.5
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.0
Duration: 4​h