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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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

Dorfmodell der Fundstelle Weier I-III bei Thayngen, Schweiz | © Kantonsarchäologie Schaffhausen

UNESCO Site Weier I–III

Important site of the so-called Pfyn Culture with three settlement phases. The well-preserved finds provide information on settlement, craft, economy and nutrition.

© 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...

© Switzerland Tourism / Andre Meier

Guided tour of Schaffhausen

Explore the medieval city of Schaffhausen, “the city of bay windows”, on a guided walk. Our guides will take you to some of our highlights like the magnificent house, the attractive fountains,...

Selected events in Schaffhauserland

Gourmet-Festival Schaffhauserland | © Schaffhauserland Tourismus

Gourmet-Festival Schaffhausen

01. May until 31. May

The pleasures of life happen in Schaffhausen, Switzerland in May. Good wine from regional wine cellars attract visitors to the Gourmet Festival which honors the rich and varied local cuisine. More...

„Fairytale City“ Stein am Rhein

Märlistadt Stein am Rhein

30. November 2022 until 01. January 2023

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...

Traubenblütenfest | © art4press

Grape Blossom Fest in Pinot Noir Land

13. June until 14. June

In mid-June, Pinot Noir Land in Schaffhausen celebrates the Grape Blossom Festival. Vintners and wineries open their doors to guests from near and far. You will hear glasses clinking in wine cellars...

Selected tours in Schaffhauserland

The lake for active holidaymakers

4 days

Lake Constance Bike Route

4-7 days
Überlingen at Lake Constance with view of the Alps

Lake Constance Highlights

6-7 days

Bookable experiences in Schaffhauserland

Wine & Chocolate 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