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.

MS München on Lake Constance

Passenger ships

A light breeze that strokes your face. The unmistakable smell of the fresh Lake Constance air. A glass of wine by the ship’s rail as you look out across the great expanse of the lake: A cruise with...

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

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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...

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...

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...

Selected tours in Schaffhauserland

Lake Constance Bike Route

4-7 days
Hegau Route - Hemishofen | © Schaffhauserland Tourismus

Hegau Route

2:00 h
Stand up Paddling Surfmax Hard

The lake for active holidaymakers

8 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

Contact address

Schaffhauserland Tourismus, Herrenacker 15, 8200 Schaffhausen, Switzerland