Revision as of 15:43, 31 May 2009
St. Maurice is a cosy small village in Valais, Switzerland.
A direct train that stops on this station leaves Geneva twice an hour during a day.
- La Grotte aux fees - the Fairy’s Cave, first tourist cave opened to the public in Switzerland with 504 meter long gallery and 77 meter hight waterfall inside. Open everyday from March 15th to November 15th. Ticket price - 8 CHF.
- Abbey with treasure and archeological site, open January, February, March, April /November, December - 15h00; May, June / September, October - 10h30, 15h00, 16h30; July, August 10h30, 14h00, 15h15, 16h30; Sundays and feasts : morning closed; Mondays : closed
- Chapelle Notre Dame du Scex - situated in the in the cliff which dominates the village, open 24 hours, to get there you need to climb around 500 steps.
Visit Lavey Spa & Resort - thermal baths with two outdoor pools, one indoor pool that maintain a temperature of 32°C to 36°C and are open all year round every day: 9 am – 9 pm, Friday – Saturday: 9 am – 10 pm. Entrance fee for pools only - 16 Euro for 3 hours. The baths are placed 2 km away from the village, it is possible to book a room in the complex.
During low season the major part of restaurants is closed, the kitchen of those that are open works till 21:00, near Lavey Spa there is a restaurant/pizzeria with flashing sign that is open in the evenings and serves wonderful fondues.
- Hotel La Dent-du-Midi, Avenue du Simplon 1, a small family run hotel with marvelous views over the mountains. It is advisable to book apartments on the 3d floor (Nr. 41 and 42). They have two rooms, a big bathroom and a big balcony with a table and chairs.