For centuries, the St. Maurice Monastery was a stop for pilgrims and travellers on their way to Great St. Bernard. The old abbey treasury contains numerous medieval masterpieces. The old abbey treasury houses one of the most important collections of sacred gold work in the world, including the sardonyx vase dating back to the first century B.C., the 7th century Merovingian casket, the St. Maurice reliquary and the reliquary belonging to the children of St. Sigismond (this dates back to the 12th century). The treasury contains not only historical items, but also priceless local religious and cultural relics.

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Address:
Between Martigny and Montreux
Av. d'Agaune 15
Saint-Maurice
Switzerland
Parking: Open Tues-Sun
Price: Adults CHF 6; Children CHF 3


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Telephone Number: 41 (0)24 486 04 04
Price Information: Adults CHF 6; Children CHF 3
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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