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 Unteresee, 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 experiences 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.

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...

Smilestones

The indoor excursion destination shows typical landscapes and humorous scenes of Switzerland in miniature. Located directly on the largest waterfall, an ideal addition to your visit to the Rhine...

Selected events in Schaffhauserland

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...

Schafuser Wiiprob | © Schaffhauserland Tourismus / Bruno Sternegg

Schafuuser Wiiprob

You’re invited each year to the "Schafuuser Wiiprob" at the end of August. More than 30 producers of the Schaffhausen Blauburgunderland present their wines in a mystical atmosphere in the cloister...

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© Schaffhauserland Tourismus / Bruno Sternegg

Fire on the rocks

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

The lake for active holidaymakers

4 days
© MTK, Dagmar Schwelle

Adventure trip on Untersee

1 day
Überlingen at Lake Constance with view of the Alps

Lake Constance Highlights

6-7 days

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Wine & Chocolate Tasting

Wine & Cheese Tasting or Wine & Chocolate Tasting

Individual: 32.00 CHF per person
Group: 320.00 CHF per group

Contact address

Schaffhauserland Tourismus, Herrenacker 15, 8200 Schaffhausen, Switzerland