rhine falls of schaffhausen


source: myswitzerland.com

This enchanting afternoon tour shows you the beauty of Northern Switzerland; the stunning Rhine Falls and the medieval town of Stein am Rhein.  


The journey takes you through a beautiful wine growing region with charming farming villages and picturesque landscape located close to the German border. Reach the first highlight at the splendid medieval castle Laufen: the mighty Rhine Falls - Europe's biggest waterfall and one of Switzerland major attractions! Enjoy unique views from the panoramic lift and see how an average of 700'000 liters of water per second plunge across a width of 150 meters into the basin below. 


Continue via Schaffhausen with its well-known Munot Fortress and through beautiful countryside with gently rolling vineyards and farming villages to the charming town of Stein am Rhein. Most of these half-timbered frame houses are made of stone with delicate wooden window frames and stun visitors with their exceptional frescoes. After some time at leisure drive back to Zurich. 


  • Operation: October (Thursday and Sunday), May - September (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday) 
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Costs from: Adults CHF 69.00,  Children (6 - 15 years) CHF 31.00