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
17°
18°
rain
amount of rainfall
2.7 l/m²
hours of sunshine
1h 18min
tomorrow
17°
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11°
the day after tomorrow
14°
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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

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...

Stadtführung Stein am Rhein

Guided tour of Stein am Rhein

On a guided tour through medieval Stein am Rhein, you will fall in love with the picturesque alleys and learn interesting history about this delightful village on the Rhine River. The house façades...

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”....

Selected events in Schaffhauserland

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...

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...

Traubenblütenfest | © art4press

Grape Blossom Fest in Pinot Noir Land

13. June until 14. June

In mid-June, Pinot Noir Land in Schaffhausen celebrates the Grape Blossom Festival. Vintners and wineries open their doors to guests from near and far. You will hear glasses clinking in wine cellars...

Selected tours in Schaffhauserland

© MTK, Dagmar Schwelle

Adventure trip on Untersee

1 day
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

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