©

Sainte-Croix trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Sainte-Croix

(55+ reviews from 2 attractions)
Museums Winter Sports
Sainte-Croix is a municipality in the district of Jura-Nord Vaudois in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.HistorySainte-Croix is first mentioned in 1177 as Sancta Crux. In 1317 it was mentioned as Saint Crueyz. Previously it was known by its German name Heilig Kreuz.GeographySainte-Croix has an area, as of 2009, of 39.42km2. Of this area, 16.21km2 or 41.1% is used for agricultural purposes, while 19.57km2 or 49.6% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 2.74km2 or 7.0% is settled (buildings or roads), 0.1km2 or 0.3% is either rivers or lakes and 0.69km2 or 1.8% is unproductive land.Of the built up area, housing and buildings made up 3.6% and transportation infrastructure made up 2.6%. Out of the forested land, 45.9% of the total land area is heavily forested and 3.8% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 1.0% is used for growing crops and 21.2% is pastures and 18.9% is used for alpine pastures. All the water in the municipality is flowing water.The municipality was part of the Grandson District until it was dissolved on 31 August 2006, and Sainte-Croix became part of the new district of Jura-Nord Vaudois.It is located between Yverdon in Vaud, Fleurier in Neuchâtel, and Pontarlier in France.
Make Sainte-Croix central to your Switzerland travel plans using our Switzerland vacation route planner.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Sainte-Croix

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Sainte-Croix

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Sainte-Croix:
Historic sites, sightseeing, nature
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, museums, nightlife
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, museums, historic sites
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Spas, museums, sightseeing
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Museums, parks, historic sites
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Canton of Vaud

9 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM QATAR June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Paris & Switzerland BY A USER FROM INDIA June, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 2 days in Montreux BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Montreux BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND May, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM THAILAND July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM INDIA June, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 18 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, kids, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 37 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM HONG KONG June, outdoors, relaxing, popular PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Nyon BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND July, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM INDIA July, culture, relaxing, romantic, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Montreux BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, outdoors, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans