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

today
23°
25°
17°
sunny
amount of rainfall
9.6 l/m²
hours of sunshine
2h 30min
tomorrow
25°
26°
16°
the day after tomorrow
23°
25°
15°

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

MS München on Lake Constance

Passenger ships

A light breeze that strokes your face, rays of sunshine on the water and the scent of summer in the air: That is the Lake Constance Feeling. The best time on Lake Constance is spent on the water....

Aerial photograph of the Rhine Falls in Schaffhausen at Lake Constance

Rhine Falls

Every year, more than two million visitors make the pilgrimage to Schaffhausen to see the roaring waters of the Rhine. That is why Schaffhausen is sometimes called the “City of the Rhine Falls”....

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...

Selected events in Schaffhauserland

Top event
© Schaffhauserland Tourismus / Bruno Sternegg

Fire on the rocks

31. July

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...

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...

„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
Hegau Route - Hemishofen | © Schaffhauserland Tourismus

Hegau Route

2:00 h

The lake for active holidaymakers

4 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