Black Forest, Alsace & Switzerland Tour
We stop in Schaffhausen to see the largest waterfalls in Europe, the RHINE FALLS, where in summer 600,000 liters of water falls down 23 meters (75 feet) every second. We continue to LUCERNE, this most beautiful city at the foot of the Swiss Alps on fabulous Lake Lucerne. See the Lion Monument (the famous dying Lion of Lucerne), walk the wooden Chapel Bridge and join your guide for a stroll of the old town.
The Top 5 Free Things to See in Schaffhausen, Switzerland
The Munot Fortress is Schaffhausen’s best known landmark looming over the city and the Rhine River. The circular fortress was built between 1564 – 1589 by Schaffhausen locals under mandatory labor. It’s stone walls are dimly lit with only small traces of daylight squeezing in. ... view of Schaffhausen and the Rhine River. Surprisingly, admission is free. If I had to pick one favorite sight in Schaffhausen, it would be the Munot Fortress
Things to do and places to visit in Schaffhausen, Switzerland
The main Plaza of Schaffhausen, Switzerland. This is the very central Place where people mingle, having a coffee or lunch and the train station is just two minutes away. My Uncle Hans (on my mother's side) emigrated from Austria to Schaffhausen as a young man. He was trained as a baker growing up, then later worked for the American company Johnson Johnson. He enjoys chess, swimming, bike riding and he can make some mouth watering pastries.