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Schifffahrtsgesellschaft Untersee und Rhein

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Address: Schifflande Schaffhausen, Schaffhausen 8200, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 52 634 08 88
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Nice mix of nature and industrial history

For Americans a comparison with Niagara is probably inevitable. Niagara's falls are taller and wider than the Rhine's but what is showcased for visitors at Niagara lacks evidence... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For Americans a comparison with Niagara is probably inevitable. Niagara's falls are taller and wider than the Rhine's but what is showcased for visitors at Niagara lacks evidence of how humans shaped the river and the land. Not so here, for much of what you see is a product of efforts to harness water power that go back to at... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

The modern boats go from Schaffhausen up to the beautiful towns of Diessenhoffen and Stein am Rhein. The latter being where the Rhein makes its 2nd apperence after coming through Lake Constance. Okay for tourists but we much prefer going down on our Dingy between Stein am Rhein and Schaffhausen, approx 4 hours. Easy quite fast water. Great for swimming

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

We visited this area as part of a bike trip. If you go to the visitors centre side you must pay 5 euros to see which is a bit tricky as you go down a lift etc. we arrived at 9 and the boats dont go till 10am, so keep that in mind. Very pretty, wide falls but dont expect... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We visited the town on a sleepy Sunday. It was an easy drive from Zurich and parking was free and central. The town is delightful, lovely squares, narrow streets and a sweet but clever museum. And of course the mighty Rhine is flowing past all the time. It was a lovely mornings visit

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Grassobbio, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I really enjoyed how you can approach the falls by boat, as well as the trip from one side to the other. beautiful landscape and great staff!!

1 Thank lecterit
Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I was impressed with the sheer size of this waterfall. It is not typical of European waterfalls. However, I saw it from regional train passing almost on top of it, which gave me a very nice possibility of higher altitude view and the possibility to snatch a photo. However, you have to stay tuned with your camera to snatch the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It is worth to see this amazing waterfalls: it is a magic atmosphere and I advise you to use the ferry to the little island in the middle of them to enjoy it properly!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Really well worth a visit, the largest waterfalls in Europe are a sight to behold. The scenery is magnificent, especially the railway line across the top

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

It's really wonderful waterfall with huge water force and when you go in boat near to it you will be almost drenched . There are two view point and don't miss from museum side where you can even see it and touch it from very near. From museum side we paid 10chf per person to go near 2 big rock... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Yesterday I took a trip with some friends from my home in central Switzerland although the journey is possible from anywhere in Switzerland. We took the train to Konstanz in Germany and then the URH (Untersee und Rhein) boat to Schaffhausen before getting the train home. Konstanz is an historic city and the local centre of a large chunk of... More 

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