Saint-maurice Tourism

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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.


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  • Pollution Statistics in Saint-maurice

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    • Air Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 12.5 (Very Low)
  • Living in Saint-maurice - Quality of Life

    • Pollution Index 25 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 5 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.26 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Saint-maurice

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    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.37 USD
    • International Movie per seat 18.02 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 53.42 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 118.96 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 127.19 USD

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