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Rhine Falls from Zurich in half a day

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Rhine Falls from Zurich in half a day

I want to make a trip to Schaffhausen and Rhine Falls from Zurich. However, my time is short. I am free at the morning and I need to return to Zurich by 12:00 noon. Is it Ok? any ideas. I would also like to know how can I go to the rhine falls from Schaffhausen Railway Station?

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1. Re: Rhine Falls from Zurich in half a day

If you want to see the town of Schaffhausen (highly recommended! - it is jsut beautiful) then go there first. Then take a local train No 33 to Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall. This takes only a few minutes. For schedules check

www.sbb.ch/en

From there back to Zürich: Train to Schaffhausen and then any train to Zürich.

If you leave Zürich early in the am - 0730 - you will have time to walk around Schaffhausen, go to the Falls AND get back to Z. by noon.

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2. Re: Rhine Falls from Zurich in half a day

Sounds Good. Thanks a lot Ms. Hambagahle.

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3. Re: Rhine Falls from Zurich in half a day

We are planning our Zurich visit an we would love to spend have a day in Schaffhausen and the Rein falls. Is it a good period to visit the falls?

We are thinking Sunday the 23rd December.

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4. Re: Rhine Falls from Zurich in half a day

In winter the falls are pure magic - snow and frost around them and the water steaming as it goes over. the volume of water is somewhat less than in spring, when there is snow-melt, but in December the falls are really worth a trip. Get there as early in the am as you can!

schaffhausen is very very nicely decorated at Christmas as well. Good time to go!

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5. Re: Rhine Falls from Zurich in half a day

Thank you very much! :)

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