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

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....

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.

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

„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...

Herbstsonntage im Blauburgunderland | © Elge Kenneweg

Autumn Sundays in Pinot Noir Land

01. September until 13. October

In the Blauburgunderland (Schaffhausen, CH), there’s no reason to mourn the passing of summer. Early September to mid-October is the time of fall festivals. Every weekend, villages outdo each other...

Selected tours in Schaffhauserland

The lake for active holidaymakers

4 days
Klettgauer Wine Route - Oberhallau | © Schaffhauserland Tourismus

Klettgauer Wine Route

1:00 h
Hegau Route - Hemishofen | © Schaffhauserland Tourismus

Hegau Route

2:00 h

Bookable experiences in Schaffhauserland

© Schaffhauserland Tourismus

Fondue or raclette horse-drawn carriage ride

Individual: 65.00 CHF per person
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, Vordergasse 73, 8200 Schaffhausen, Switzerland