Destination guide

The historical area of Schaffhausen awaits your stay

Come and experience Schaffhausen and its history, museums and art galleries. This scenic city is known for its waterfalls, boating and coffee shops. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Schaffhausen

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Schaffhausen a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • BirdLife Nature Center (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Wildpark Bruderhaus (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Schaffhausen

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Schaffhausen. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rhine Falls (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Eulach Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Wildpark Bruderhaus (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Schaffhausen

The nearest airport is in Zurich (ZRH), located 17.2 mi (27.7 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Schaffhausen Station or Herblingen Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Schaffhausen?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 11 holiday lettings near Schaffhausen. From 8 Flats to 9 Studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Schaffhausen is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Schaffhausen?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Schaffhausen. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Schaffhausen Station: 21 holiday lettings
  • Munot: 21 holiday lettings
  • IWC Museum: 21 holiday lettings
  • Wiesendangen Reformed Church: 174 holiday lettings
  • Rhine Falls: 38 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Schaffhausen listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Schaffhausen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 8 Flats in Schaffhausen. Our other popular types of Schaffhausen holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Guest houses: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Schaffhausen?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 11 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Schaffhausen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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