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Rhine Falls

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  • Easy
  • Low
  • 3 hours
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As the largest waterfall in all of Europe, the Rhine Falls are surely a sight to see.

Rheinfallquai 8212 Neuhausen am Rheinfall, Switzerland
There are multiple restaurants available in the nearby area.

The Rhine Falls are the largest plain waterfalls in Europe. Situated close to town of Schaffhausen, the waterfall is a natural wonder that is a spectacular attraction in all of Europe. The Rhine Falls are 150 metres wide and 23 metres high and at their fastest, which happens during the summer months, the falls have an average water flow of 700 m³/ second! Believed to have been formed during the last ice age, the Rhine Falls today are a big draw of tourist visits to the nearby municipalities. If the falls are not enough, visitors can also enjoy the nearby castle of Schloss Laufen, which overlooks the falls from the other side. There is also an adventure park that features 140 obstacle courses, boating trips for an up close experience of the falls, zip lining over the falls, canoeing, railway trips over the falls, a nature park and lots of fireworks. It is a great destination for families and nature lovers.

How to get there

Take the Swiss SBB trains to the stop Neuhausen Rheinfall. From there, it should be a short five minute walk to the falls.