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Fairies' Grotto and underground waterfall

The "Grotte des Fées", or the "Fairies' Grotto", is a natural zig-zagged gallery reaching 1,000 metres into the mountain, at the end of which is a 50 metre-high subterranean waterfall. more

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Abbey Basilica - Monastery Treasure

The Abbey of Saint Maurice in Valais was built 1500 years ago as a place to honor martyrs. The pilgrimage destination was once the spiritual center... more

Abbey Basilica - Monastery Treasure

Fairies' Grotto and underground waterfall

The "Grotte des Fées", or the "Fairies' Grotto", is a natural zig-zagged gallery reaching 1,000 metres into the mountain, at the end of which is a 50 metre-high subterranean waterfall.

North of St. Maurice and the abbey, high above the castle at the Rhone narrows, the Fairies' Grotto has carved its way more than half a kilometre into the mountain. At the end of their walk, visitors will find a small subterranean lake and a 50 metre-high waterfall.

Abbey Basilica - Monastery Treasure

The Abbey of Saint Maurice in Valais was built 1500 years ago as a place to honor martyrs. The pilgrimage destination was once the spiritual center of the Burgundy Empire and today houses one of the richest ecclesiastical treasures in Europe.

The Abbey of Saint Maurice in Valais was built 1500 years ago as a place to honor martyrs. The pilgrimage destination was once the spiritual center of the Burgundy Empire and today houses one of the richest ecclesiastical treasures in Europe.