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70 Rhein Kanu
70 Rhein Kanu

Canoeing

Rhein Kanu

Rhein Kanu

Stein am Rhein–Schaffhausen
Rhein Kanu

Rhein Kanu

Experience a multi-pack of culture from crystal-clear waters. From thousand-year-old Stein am Rhein to Schaffhausen’s attractions, interspersed with numerous historic buildings nestling in natural beauty. This is quite rightly called «Europe’s most scenic stretch of water».
You can enjoy a particularly cultural journey on one of Europe’s largest rivers. Between Bodensee and the Rhine Falls, the banks of the Rhine are lined with a unique concentration of sightseeing attractions.

Starting point is thousand-year-old Stein am Rhein, considered one of Switzerland’s most beautiful towns. You glide on crystal-clear waters, the current carrying you gently past historic houses, monasteries and fortifications, interrupted only by natural beauty and tempting bathing beaches. Numerous restaurants along the water’s edge cater for culinary delights. Most have their own landing stages.

On reaching Schaffhausen, a stroll through the lanes in the old town quarter is highly recommended. As a finale, make the climb to the old Munot fortress and let your gaze sweep over the Rhine once more. Or make a detour to the Rhine Falls. The torrents of water cascade down 23 metres, an impressive natural spectacle.
Experience a multi-pack of culture from crystal-clear waters. From thousand-year-old Stein am Rhein to Schaffhausen’s attractions, interspersed with numerous historic buildings nestling in natural beauty. This is quite rightly called «Europe’s most scenic stretch of water».
You can enjoy a particularly cultural journey on one of Europe’s largest rivers. Between Bodensee and the Rhine Falls, the banks of the Rhine are lined with a unique concentration of sightseeing attractions.

Starting point is thousand-year-old Stein am Rhein, considered one of Switzerland’s most beautiful towns. You glide on crystal-clear waters, the current carrying you gently past historic houses, monasteries and fortifications, interrupted only by natural beauty and tempting bathing beaches. Numerous restaurants along the water’s edge cater for culinary delights. Most have their own landing stages.

On reaching Schaffhausen, a stroll through the lanes in the old town quarter is highly recommended. As a finale, make the climb to the old Munot fortress and let your gaze sweep over the Rhine once more. Or make a detour to the Rhine Falls. The torrents of water cascade down 23 metres, an impressive natural spectacle.
18 km | 1 Stage
easy | easy

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Stein am Rhein
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Boat Connection Rhein
828
Boat Connection Rhein
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Schaffhausen URh–Stein URh
Reason: access to Route.
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Boat entrance point Stein am Rhein
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Dangerous spot
Waves after bridges at Hemishofen. Keep to the right of the river.

Waves at Rheinklingen. Avoid in good time.
Boat entrance point Diessenhofen
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Consideration
Scheduled boats between Stein a.R. and Schaffhausen. Stay close to the banks and out of the shipping lanes. Take the zone marked in white at Wiffen.
Boat exit point Schaffhausen
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General safety

Water level Rhine
Recommended outward flow: Neuhausen 100-500 m3/s.
SMS Code (send to number 9234, resp. +41 76 414 12 34): Q 2288.
Daily measurement of outward flow

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Protected area
Travelling on the Rhine to Rheinklingen is prohibited for nature protection reasons from 1 October to 31 March.

Shallow gravel and sand banks, reed bed areas and submerged plant colonies may not be travelled over from 1 October to 31 May.

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Schaffhausen
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Transfer Schaffhausen–Stein a. R.
821
Transfer Schaffhausen–Stein a. R.
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Schaffhausen–Stein am Rhein
Reason: access to route.
SBB Timetable

Services

Accommodation

Jugendherberge Stein am Rhein
Jugendherberge Stein am Rhein
Stein am Rhein
Campingplatz Wagenhausen
Campingplatz Wagenhausen
Wagenhausen
Bolderhof
Bolderhof
Hemishofen
Best Western Plus Hotel Bahnhof
Best Western Plus Hotel Bahnhof
Schaffhausen
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Bookable offers

Guided tour: Day Trip Rhine
Guided tour: Day Trip Rhine
Guided tour: Day Trip Rhine
Guided tour: Day Trip Rhine
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Places

Stein am Rhein
Stein am Rhein
Diessenhofen
Diessenhofen
Schaffhausen
Schaffhausen
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Places of interest

Hohenklingen Fortress
Hohenklingen Fortress
Klostermuseum St.Georgen
Klostermuseum St.Georgen
Old town Stein am Rhein
Old town Stein am Rhein
The Hochrhein
The Hochrhein
Munot Fortress
Munot Fortress
Museum zu Allerheiligen
Museum zu Allerheiligen
Old Town Schaffhausen
Old Town Schaffhausen
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Swimming

Lido Espi Stein am Rhein
Lido Espi Stein am Rhein
Steiner Riipark
Steiner Riipark
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