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

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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

Museum Lindwurm | © Foto Melanie Duchene

Museum Lindwurm

The museum depicts bourgeois life and farm work as though the residents had only just left the building. Piano music plays in the parlour while chickens cluck in the courtyard. Children can dress up...

Stadtführung Stein am Rhein

Guided tour of Stein am Rhein

On a guided tour through medieval Stein am Rhein, you will fall in love with the picturesque alleys and learn interesting history about this delightful village on the Rhine River. The house façades...

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.

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...

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

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...

Selected tours in Schaffhauserland

Klettgauer Wine Route - Oberhallau | © Schaffhauserland Tourismus

Klettgauer Wine Route

1:00 h
Stand up Paddling  | © Surfmax Hard

The lake for active holidaymakers

8 days
Überlingen at Lake Constance with view of the Alps

Lake Constance Highlights

6-7 days

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