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

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”....

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...

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.

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...

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...

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

Überlingen at Lake Constance with view of the Alps

Lake Constance Highlights

6-7 days
Stand up Paddling  | © Surfmax Hard

The lake for active holidaymakers

8 days
Hegau Route - Hemishofen | © Schaffhauserland Tourismus

Hegau Route

2:00 h

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
© Schaffhauserland Tourismus

Fondue or raclette horse-drawn carriage ride

Contact address

Schaffhauserland Tourismus, Vordergasse 73, 8200 Schaffhausen, Switzerland