Stein am Rhein is a medival city located in the county of Schaffhausen. The town is situated in the midst of beautiful countryside at the end where Lake Constance merge with the Rhine river.Magnificent colourful facades, the calm and neat bays , the pretty half-timber houses borders the town square.
A stroll along the beautiful river side promenade is a perfect way to spend a beautiful evening.
Above the town is the magnificient Castle of Hohenklingen, built into the vineyards and forest . The well preserved Benedictine Cloister of St. Georgen, built between 14th and 16th century, along with the museum are worth visiting.
Stein am Rhein is located where the Rhine River leaves the Bodensee (Lake Constance).
How to get there
By train: Trains are available from Schaffhausen every half hour.
The journey takes just 20 minutes.
By boat: during high season departure from Schaffhausen.
The journey is of around 2 hour.
By car: a distance of 20 km from Schaffhausen.
Boating excursions to Stein from Schaffhausen are available from May to October.