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

KrippenWelt Museum

Switzerland's first and only crèche museum offers more than 600 nativity scenes from around the world. Our cozy bistro with its beautiful courtyard invites you to linger and enjoy, as does our...

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.

Bergtrotte Osterfingen wine centre of the Schaffhauser Blauburgunderland close to Lake Constance

Bergtrotte Osterfingen

The Bergtrotte Osterfingen offers its guests a range of 64 different wines from the Blauburgunderland for tasting, drinking and purchasing. The traditional Flair can be experienced in the tastings....

Selected events in Schaffhauserland

Top event
© 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...

„Fairytale City“ Stein am Rhein

„Fairytale City“ Stein am Rhein

04. December until 31. December

++ cancelled ++ 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...

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

Hegau Route - Hemishofen | © Schaffhauserland Tourismus

Hegau Route

2:00 h
Klettgauer Wine Route - Oberhallau | © Schaffhauserland Tourismus

Klettgauer Wine Route

1:00 h
© MTK, Dagmar Schwelle

Adventure trip on Untersee

1 day

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