Rheinfall, Schaffhausen

The Rhein is 1232 kilometers long river collecting its waters in Switzerland, running through nine European countries, crossing two lakes (Lake Constance & Tomasee) and reaching the North Sea at the Netherlands. As one of the two main border rivers it is mostly known as a wide stream which is also used for shipping goods and people. No one would expect a waterfall within the Rhein – but there is one: at Schaffhausen in Switzerland. The Rheinfall is 150 meters wide and 23 meters deep. Next to it you can find the Schloss Laufen and the Schlössli Wörth, two nice little castles.

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