Rhine Falls

Local nameRheinfall
LocationNeuhausen, Switzerland

The Rhine Falls is the most powerful waterfall in Switzerland and Europe.The falls are located on the High Rhine on the border between the cantons of Schaffhausen and Zürich, between the municipalities of Neuhausen am Rheinfall and Laufen-Uhwiesen/Dachsen, next to the town of Schaffhausen in northern Switzerland.

They are 150 metres wide and 23 metres high. In the winter months, the average water flow is 250 m3/s, while in the summer, the average water flow is 600 m3/s. The highest flow ever measured was 1,250 cubic metres per second in 1965; and the lowest, 95 cubic metres per second in 1921.The falls can not be climbed by fish, except by eels that are able to worm their way up over the rocks.

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Rhine Falls Tour from Zurich from 55 USD

Opening hours

Northern bank: free access 24/7

Southern bank
Open daily:
Jun - Aug: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sep, Oct, Apr, May: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Nov - Mar: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Northern bank: free admission

Southern bank:
Adults: 5 CHF
Children (6 - 16): 3.50 CHF

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhine_Falls

Official website http://www.rheinfall.ch/en/

Email info@rheinfall.ch

Address Rheinfallquai, 8212 Neuhausen am Rheinfall, Switzerland

Coordinates 47°40'40.205" N 8°36'55.182" E

Tours and activities: Rhine Falls

Rhine Falls Tour from Zurich

from 55 USD

Zurich Super Saver 2: Rhine Falls including Best of Zurich City Tour

from 81 USD

Rhine Falls and Stein am Rhein Half-Day Tour

from 66 USD

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