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Great little town with some interesting history

Get a map from the tourist information office and take a leisurely stroll around the town. There is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Beautiful City!

Enjoyed an afternoon walking through this city. We visited on a Sunday and were unable to enjoy... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Lisa S
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“lovely city”(4 reviews)
“the river”(8 reviews)
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Schaffhausen 8200, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Schaffhausen after going to Rhinefall and Munot Castle - we arrived via car and managed to find a car park (parking meter - with coins) close to the Plaza . Great ice cream from a vendor cart and so just sat there and relaxed...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get a map from the tourist information office and take a leisurely stroll around the town. There is lots to see and this can include a visit to IWC the Swiss watch manufacturers museum. Based on reviews we read, we chose not to do this....More

Thank CambridgeKev
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Enjoyed an afternoon walking through this city. We visited on a Sunday and were unable to enjoy any of the stores, but had a delightful time walking and enjoying coffee in one of the several open coffee shops and bakeries.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Our idea for old town Schaffhausen: Go there around 9 o‘clock on a Saturday. Take a parking space in the Herrenacker - Parking (underneath in the center). Go first to the Bauern - market and buy a good selection of fruits and vegetables. Our favourite...More

Thank Martin V
Reviewed 7 July 2018

We took a day trip from Zurich to visit Rhine Falls, Stein am Rhine and Schaffhausen. Prior to leaving for Switzerland, we went online to purchase the Swiss Saver Day pass for 52 CHF to allow for a full day of train travel. The tricky...More

Thank PandaHouston
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We enjoyed our visit to Schaffhausen. It is a pretty little town that is not overrun by tourists making it pleasant to wander. We were able to find parking in the center of town and then we just started strolling. There are some beautifully painted...More

Thank swtraveler15
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Schaffhausen is a very nice picturesque Swiss German town with some very nice building facades. Easy to walk around from the train station to the river. Lots of restaurants and cafes along the way. Several statues along the way. There is also a Castle on...More

Thank Dale L
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

After completing the tour of the beautiful Stein am Rhine, we hopped on a boat (open upper level for the beautiful cruise or the covered lower deck if you prefer the warmth) for an hour & forty five minutes journey to Schaffhausen (bordering Germany). From...More

Thank RajaR957
Reviewed 24 May 2018

My wife and I took the train up from Zurich on our way to the Rhinefall. Schaffenhausen is close stop to the Falls and a really quaint town to visit. The village is well preserved and picturesque with many of the building facades painted in...More

Thank Lawrence O
Reviewed 22 May 2018

The Kanton of Schaffhausen is underrated. Everything is there, even the Rheinfall in Neuhausen is only 15min away. The Klettgau is the wine region. I grew up in Schleitheim even owed a farm house there until the 2001. The City of Schaffhausen is very interesting....More

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