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.

Pictures & Videos

Current weather Schaffhauserland

today
11°
11°
rain
amount of rainfall
27.1 l/m²
hours of sunshine
0h
tomorrow
10°
12°
the day after tomorrow
12°
13°

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

© Switzerland Tourism / Andre Meier

Guided tour of Schaffhausen

Explore the medieval city of Schaffhausen, “the city of bay windows”, on a guided walk. Our guides will take you to some of our highlights like the magnificent house, the attractive fountains,...

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”....

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...

Selected events in Schaffhauserland

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...

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...

Selected tours in Schaffhauserland

Lake Constance Bike Route

4-7 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

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