Switzerland Hotels & Tours
Switzerland Flexi Tours, Tour to Switzerland, Switzerland Travel

Toll Free Numbers -
UK +44-2080999171
US +1-3474688595
INDIA 1800-11-5757

Hotels in Switzerland
Hotels in Basel
Hotels in Berne
Hotels in Chur
Hotels in Engelberg
Switzerland Luxury Hotels
Beau Rivage, Lausanne
Luzern Palace,Luzern
Mont Cervin Palace,Zermat
Lausanne Palace,Lausanne
Victoria Jungfrau,Jungfrau
Spas in Switzerland
Budget Hotels Switzerland
Youth Hostels Switzerland
Chalets Switzerland
Apartments in Switzerland
Switzerland Tourist Cities
St. Moritz
Switzerland Excursions
Mt Pilatus
Switzerland Railway Booking
Swiss Passes
Swiss Point to Point Train Tickets
Eurail-Europe Rail Passes
Swiss Scenic Trains
Glacier Express
Golden Pass Line
Wilhelm Tell Express
Bernina Express
Switzerland Train Travel
Hotels in SwitzerlandSwitzerland Attractions
Castles in Switzerland
Swiss Alps
Swiss Culture
Swiss Chocolate
Swiss Cheese
Tourist Villages and Resorts
Museums of Switzerland
Swiss Boat Cruises
Home  »  Switzerland Tourist Attractions »  Eastern Switzerland / Liechtenstein» Attractions in Schaffhausen

Tourist attractions in Schaffhausen, Eastern Switzerland / Liechtenstein Switzerland


Major tourist attractions in Schweizer Mittelland, Switzerland The name Schaffhausen is probably derived from the skiff house along the river bank. The town of Schaffhausen is the northern most corner of Switzerland in the knee of Rhine on the border of Germany. The city has small but beautiful Altstadt (Old Town) whose charm lies in its extraordinary preservation of late Gothic, Baroque and Rococo architectures. Here shops and restaurants lined where lively crowds of shoppers and strollers throng the city streets. The Old town is considered to be one of the prettiest in the Switzerland and is also famous for St. Johann Church with its remarkable acoustics. The town of Schaffhausen owes the origins of the Rheinfall which is the biggest waterfalls in Europe and is one of the major tourist attractions. The other landmark of the town is Munnot fortress that can be seen from the miles. This ring shaped stronghold was built between 1564 and 1589 and was designed by Albrechat Dürer. Every evening at 9 pm , the Munot guard who lives in the town rings the Munot bells which is an indication that the town gates and inns should close. The northern area of Schaffhausen is hilly region of the Randen and the vine clad slopes of Klettgau which is famous for Trasadingen Wine trails. The other major attraction on the way is the museum of Viticulture in Hallau. The riverside landscape along the Rhine is quite famous among the visitors due to cycling, boating and walking trails. The 50 Km long boating trip from Untersee Lake –Rhine boat trip from Schaffhausen to Kreuzlingen is other major visit place on a sightseeing trip to Schaffhausen. The location between the Black Forest and Lake Constance is absolutely stunning and among the major tourist attractions. A trip to Schaffhausen is a good combination of culture and nature.

Tourist attractions in Schaffhausen

The Munot fortress and the Old town of Schaffhausen Hallen für neue Kunst (Modern Art)
Stein am Rhein Excursion by boat to the Untersee and the Rhine River

Eastern Switzerland / Liechtenstein

Tourist attractions in Schaffhausen Tourist attractions in St.Gallen
Tourist attractions in Appenzell Tourist attractions in Neuhausen
Tourist attractions in Zermatt  

Attractions of Switzerland

Major tourist attractions in Schweizer Mittelland Tourist attraction in Graubünden
Eastern Switzerland / Liechtenstein Tourist attractions in Neuchâtel / Jura / Bernese Jura
Tourist attractions in Basel Region Tourist attrations in Bernese Oberland
Tourist attractions in Valais Tourist attractions in Ticino Region
Tourist attractions in Central Switzerland Tourist attractions in Geneva Region
Tourist attractions in Zurich Region Tourist attractions in Fribourg Region
Tourist attractions in Lake Geneva Region Miscellaneous

Switzerland Adventure Sports
Flights to Switzerland
Switzerland Travel Tips
Climate of Switzerland
Visa Switzerland
Travel in Switzerland
Switzerland Tour Packages
Switzerland Alps
Switzerland Lakes
Switzerland Honeymoon