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Private Guided Tour to Schaffhausen and Rhine Waterfalls from Zurich
"Your tour itinerary is completely flexible and can be arranged with your private guide in advance. Below is a sample itinerary to give you a few ideas!Example tour itinerary:Begin your tour by meeting your guide at your hotel and make you the old town of Schaffhausen is located. Enjoy a short walk around through the car-free streets and the historical buildings while getting information from your tourguide. Schaffhausen was the only city destroyed in world war I in 1944. After a short tra we'll arrive at the castle ""Laufen"". The castle is located directly at the Rhine waterfalls and it marks the border between the canton Zurich and Schaffhausen. We'll visit the exhibition in the castle to get a overview about the historical meaning of t we'll continue on the walking path around the castle heading down to the waterfalls. Differend viewing platforms closed to the water ensures great views and spectacular pictures. Once we get down we board one of the touristic boats and we'll cross the river. The next boat takes us in a spectacular ride directly in front of the Rhine waterfall Europe's largest plain waterfall. After the boat trip
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Rhine Falls Half-Day Trip from Basel with Hotel Pick and Drop Off
"The Rhein Falls of northern Switzerland on a 5-hour tour from Basel by coach. In addition to free time to explore Europe's largest waterfall at your leisure make photos take a Boat trip (included only from Jun to August). We will pick up you from your Hotel in Basel and in the end of the Tour we drop off you back or any points in Basel.The Rhine Falls were formed in the last ice age approximately 14000 to 17000 years ago
From CHF136.00
 
Private Tour: Rhine Falls Tour from Zurich
"Begin your private tour with morning or afternoon pickup from your centrally located Zurich hotel. Ride in a comfortable minivan through the Northern Switzerland countryside near the German border passing through a famous wine-making region and seeing quaint traditional farm houses in the village of Marthalen. Continue to Schaffhausen and delight in the town’s intricately painted houses with bay windows. View Laufen Castle which dates back as far as 858 A.D.Arrive at Rhine Falls Europe’s biggest waterfall and spend one full hour marveling at this natural wonder. Take the Belvedere panoramic trail right to the top of the falls or take a thrilling optional boat ride to a large rock in the middle of these dramatic falls for a closer look. Being able to get so close to these 75-foot (23-meter) falls allows you to really feel their power and force. Throughout your tour your knowledgeable guide will tell you about the sights you pass. A private tour is a much more laid-back personal experience than a big bus tour
From CHF113.00

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RIP-OFFS AT RHEINFALLS

A tourist destination, so what do they do, rip you off!We arrived by car on Schlössli Wörth side of the river. We saw there was a car park there, so as there was nowhere else we had to park there....
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TICKET OFFICE

For all of the infrastructure and maintenance involved, they do charge an admission fee to get past the turnstile at Schloss Laufen. It worth 5 Swiss Francs per adult person (3,5 for persons from 6-16...
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NO BIKE ALOVED

At the restriction is for the Schloss Laufen and Belvedere trail. I think that in spacious car park can be found a place to left the bike but I am not sure and I would find out. I hope that any VT...
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BE ON TIME

Opening hours for Historama tour in Schloss Laufen is different in depend which month is it. From June till August the Park is open from 9 a.m. till 7 p.m. From September till October and, again, from...
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FREE ENTRANCE

The gratis alternative entrance to the castle is coming from train station in the base of hill and to narrow stares first to visit the main viewing platform and then again trough many steps and stars...
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Rhine Falls Restaurant-Park

Be weary of the time of year you are travelling in Schaffhausen, as some of the shops are closed during the winter months. As we were travelling in February, we came across multiple shops in the Rhine...
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Swan Butts Drive You Nuts

Just when you start enjoying the sites in and around the Rhein Falls, be careful. You may in fact get "mooned" by a passing swan. These swim by mooners are actually searching for a little nibble of...
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Bahnhofstrasse 46, Schaffhausen, Schaffhausen, CH-8200, Switzerland
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Kirchhofplatz 7, Schaffhausen 8201, Switzerland
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Oberstadt 20, Schaffhausen 8201, Switzerland
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Schweizersbildstrasse 20, Schaffhausen, CH-8200, Switzerland
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Fasenstaubstrasse 43, Schaffhausen, 8200, Switzerland
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Things to Do Near Schaffhausen

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Old Town - Altstadt

Zürich has a large Old Town which is largely on the right (north) side of the Limmat. If you happen to be staying near the station, it is a nice walk through the Old Town to get to the Opera...
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Hauptbahnhof - Main Station

Zürich Central Station is the largest railway station in Switzerland and a major traffic hub for international and local trains and city travel (tram). The first central station building was built in...
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Swiss National Museum

Photos: 1. Entrance to the museum 2. The archeological department on the ground floor 3. The museum as seen from across the river This is a large museum with numerous departments, all dealing in...
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Niederdorf

Exploring this area is a must. Niederdorf is a lively place in the old town that stretches from Central Square to the Great Church Square. A wonderful place for shopping during the day, and a popular...
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Kunsthaus - Art Gallery

The Kunsthaus Zürich has a major collection of international and Swiss art, among them many Switzerland artists from the 18th-19th century such as Füssli, Hodler and Böcklin. Apart from the regular...
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Bahnhofstrasse

Wallace Fountains is nice decoration of famous street. I already read about this statue in another places but even if people dont know about it there is nice description on statue itself. It is...
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Top 5 Schaffhausen Writers

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balhannah

"THE LOVELY OLD TOWN OF SCHAFFHAUSEN"
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Odiseya

"In searching for waterfalls on the Rhine"
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Kathrin_E

"Schaffhausen, the Rhine Falls, and a VT Meeting"
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Hosell

"A NATURE WONDER"
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ATXtraveler

"Schaffhausen - A little look into Switzerland"
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