Saint-Maurice The Essential
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.
Near to the belltower, at the foot of
Built from the 16C onwards on a rock
Founded in 515 by the King of Burgundy,