Schaffhauserland

Rhine Falls close to Lake Constance

A little corner of paradise.

The wonderful nature with the Rhine and the Rhine Falls, the unique, historic charm of the medieval towns of Schaffhausen and Stein am Rhein, the fresh and fruity wines of the Schaffhausen pinot noir region and so much more – Schaffhausen is a little corner of paradise offering fantastic experiences.

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Current weather Schaffhauserland

today
22°
24°
17°
rain
amount of rainfall
28.8 l/m²
hours of sunshine
2h 24min
tomorrow
24°
26°
16°
the day after tomorrow
23°
24°
15°

Must-dos in the Schaffhauserland region:

  • feel the spray of Europe’s largest waterfall
  • enjoy the most beautiful boat trip in Europe between Schaffhausen and Stein am Rhein
  • taste a fine glass of wine in the pinot noir region around Schaffhausen
  • catch a glimpse of the Untersee, the Hegau area and the Alps from Hohenklingen Castle
  • take a night-time walk through the streets of Schaffhausen or Stein am Rhein with the night watchmen

The right place at the right time of year:

  • spring tip:
    cycle along the Rhine.

  • Summer tip:
    take a refreshing dip in the Rhine.

  • Autumn tip:
    stroll through the Schaffhausen vineyards.

  • Winter tip:
    visit the fairytale town of Stein am Rhein.

Selected attractions in Schaffhauserland

Kulturhaus Obere Stube | © Foto Roberta Fele

Kulturhaus Obere Stube

Historical exhibitions, contemporary art and a varied program of events can be experienced at the Kulturhaus Obere Stube in Stein am Rhein.

Aerial photograph of the Rhine Falls in Schaffhausen at Lake Constance

Rhine Falls

Every year, more than two million visitors make the pilgrimage to Schaffhausen to see the roaring waters of the Rhine. That is why Schaffhausen is sometimes called the “City of the Rhine Falls”....

© Schaffhauser Blauburgunderland

Weinkrone Museum

Housed in the former winegrower's house “Krone," the Weinkrone Museum invites you to discover the history of wine growing in Canton Schaffhausen. Opened in 1983 and renovated in 2016, the Museum of...

Selected events in Schaffhauserland

Christmas Market Schaffhausen

09. December until 10. December

The second weekend of Advent sees the return of our Christmas market held in and around the cloister of the Schaffhausen All Saints' Museum, in an ambience like no other. Otherwise an enclave of...

„Fairytale City“ Stein am Rhein

Märlistadt Stein am Rhein

06. December 2023 until 02. January 2024

Follow the fairytale trail with lovingly decorated shop windows that lead through Stein am Rhein. Diverse food and drink stalls invite you to linger in the medieval town. The unique ambience on the...

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© Schaffhauserland Tourismus / Bruno Sternegg

Fire on the rocks

31. July

A spectacular fireworks show takes place every year on July 31 at the Rhine Falls in Schaffhausen. The event begins at around 9.45pm. With splendid colours and shapes this light spectacle inspires...

Selected tours in Schaffhauserland

Lake Constance Bike Route

4-8 days
Überlingen at Lake Constance with view of the Alps

Lake Constance Highlights

6-7 days
Hegau Route - Hemishofen | © Schaffhauserland Tourismus

Hegau Route

2:00 h

Bookable experiences in Schaffhauserland

Wine & Cheese Tasting

Wine & Cheese Tasting or Wine & Chocolate Tasting

Individual: 32.00 CHF per person
Group: 320.00 CHF per group
© Schaffhauserland Tourismus

Fondue or raclette horse-drawn carriage ride

Contact address

Schaffhauserland Tourismus, Vordergasse 73, 8200 Schaffhausen, Switzerland