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Places to visit in Schaffhausen

When you travel to Schaffhausen, you will love to visit popular tourist spots and enjoy the local culture. Amongst other Things to do in Schaffhausen, you can surely explore some of the best things to do in Schaffhausen to make your trip a fulfilling one. On a trip to Schaffhausen things to do can include exploring Schaffhausen attractions and visiting the places of interest.

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While walking in the middle of the old town, you will chance upon Fronwagplatz with a big tower and two fountains. And you can take a look at the fine collection of stuffed birds from all over Europe in the StemmlerMuseum. Cast in the year of 1486, with the “Vivos Voco, Mortuosplango, Fulgurafrango” inscription in Latin, the Hosanna Bell is a thing to look at when you’re visiting St. Anne’s Chapel. Blue sky above, lush green vine spread all around and there stands a mighty castle, yes, you’re looking at the KastellMunot or Castle Munot. You can have a great panoramic view of the town from the front tower of this castle. And you should obviously pay a visit the All Saints Museum, which has the best collection of prehistoric artifacts and art related to religions.


At Rhybadi, you can take your kids to take a dip into the Rhine and swim to stretch legs and get some fun in the water. Plenty diving boards to dive from and changing rooms of the older era will transport your kids to the 19th century as this boat-house belongs to that era. Or take your kids for a boat ride of four and a half hours-forty five kilometers which will let your kids enjoy the ride and you would have a nice time with your better half. Get the timings of the boat ride from there website and pre-book your seats.


Medieval frescos, Stained glass works, big organ, neo-gothic pulpit, brilliantly stuccoed ceiling- these are the finer details you’ll notice when you’re visiting the Paris Church of ST. Johann. And also, visit the Church portal of All Sants Abbey to mesmerize yourself with the stunning architecture, beautiful arches, and well-crafted interiors. There are more churches and cathedral of smaller capacities with beautiful interiors, where you can spend a noon in peace and serenity.

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Relax- Take the boat 45 km boat rides from Schauffhausen to Konstanz. This three and a quarter hour of the journey will mesmerize you as it will take you through the best and brilliant parts of the town. Get busy with your kids at the Rhybadi, a boat-house that dates back to 19th century.

Adventure- Or visit the Adventure Park, where you can get adventurous with ropes and harnesses will carry you on to the top of the trees and from where you can get a scenic view of the city as well as the Rhine. Rent a canoe from the La Canoa and get started with rowing on the Rhine. Or go for the unique cow rides at the Bolderhof.

All Foods


If you’re just beside the Rhine walking and enjoying the view and you feel the hunger in your stomach, voila! Wii a Rii is welcoming you with a very chilled out vibe in this bistro just by the Rhine. The staff here is nice to the customers and the food is prepared as the current season approaches. You can have filet of veal and chanterelles by the side and venison schnitzel with a vast selection of brilliant Italian and local wines. And, just behind the famous rococo façade, Gerberstrube will provide you with dining room with the ambiance of medieval times with Italian food, such as porcini mushroom-pepper risotto with pepper crusted tuna and roast lamb on the side is winner combination.

Restaurant- In the afternoon, try a cup of coffee or tea with sandwiches at the Café Vordergasse on the terrace. Here, also try the quiches and lemonade or a glass of smoothie. Schäfli is a place where you can have steak fillets or Rindfilets with cognac sauce. Schäfli is serving to the people of Schaffhausen from the year of 1970 so watch out for the traditional sizzlers too. WirtschaftZumFrieden is a local favorite as this is the place where you can traditional food with dishes like tartar of Aargau water buffalo with pecorino mash.

All Night Life


Visit the Gueterhof, to feel the pulse of the nightlife of this city, a good depot-turned into a trendy bar, where live music with DJs of international repute plays out techno beats and a quiet café and a sushi bar on the other sides is a complete platform for entertainment for you.


At the cellar of Fass-Beiz, catch a live concert or a painting exhibition after finishing your dinner or lunch. And Friday or Saturday nights are booked for Albani as it attracts international bands, musicians and DJs.

All Shoping


Chatzezungli is a local delicacy made of chocolate. You can a get a box of this, while returning back, from shops of Vordergasse. Or you can try farmhouse ice-cream and local delicacies at the Adler-Treff in the old town. Or you can have pasta and pizza and Italian delicacies at the Pasta Pizza Daniele. Or buy local jewelry at the PresigSchauffhausen which is a very compact showroom of watches and jewelry. You can take a day trip to the Bolderhof farm and learn about cheese making by some cottage cheese and homemade dairy product.


Or visit the upper-modern marketplace/department stores at the Manor, the biggest departmental store in the city. Or visit Coop or Migros, two supermarkets for your daily needs.

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