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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4h 48min
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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...

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”....

Kulturhaus Obere Stube | © Foto Roberta Fele

Kulturhaus Obere Stube

Historical exhibitions, contemporary art and a varied program of events can be experienced at the Kulturhaus Obere Stube in Stein am Rhein.

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...

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...

Christmas Market Schaffhausen

09. December until 10. December

The second weekend of Advent sees the return of our Christmas market held in and around the cloister of the Schaffhausen All Saints' Museum, in an ambience like no other. Otherwise an enclave of...

Selected tours in Schaffhauserland

Überlingen at Lake Constance with view of the Alps

Lake Constance Highlights

6-7 days

Lake Constance Bike Route

4-8 days
Hegau Route - Hemishofen | © Schaffhauserland Tourismus

Hegau Route

2:00 h

Bookable experiences in Schaffhauserland

© Schaffhauserland Tourismus

Fondue or raclette horse-drawn carriage ride

Wine & Cheese 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