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Christmas markets of the Canton of Schaffhausen

The Canton of Schaffhausen is the northernmost canton of Switzerland and is almost entirely surrounded by German territory and consists of three distinct and separate pieces of territory. The Rhine Falls, which are the largest waterfalls in Europe, are located on the border between the canton of Schaffhausen and the canton of Zurich. The Canton of Schaffhausen is a German-speaking canton. The Christmas Market in Stein am Rhein is the most beautiful Christmas market in the canton.

Here is a selection of the most beautiful Christmas markets in the region.


Stein am Rhein Christmas Market

Schaffhausen Christmas Market

St. Nicholas and Art Craft Market (Chlaus- und Kunsthandwerkermarkt Unterstadt Schaffhausen). Christmas market made up of over 100 stalls where vendors from all regions of Switzerland participate. There are many activities specially designed for children: usually on Saturday at 4.45 pm a lantern parade with St. Nicholas and the donkeys through the old town.

Schaffhausen Christmas Market

Christmas market in the cloister of the All Saints Museum (Schaffhauser Weihnachtsmarkt). On the second weekend of Advent, a small Christmas market in a unique setting takes place in and around the cloister of the All Saints Museum (Kreuzgang des Museums zu Allerheiligen) in the old town of Schaffhausen. In the stalls of the market you will find handicrafts, wooden toys, jewellery, candles or Christmas figures. Get inspired for original gift ideas and in the Christmas spirit with mulled wine, Christmas cakes, fresh waffles or crepes


ATTENTION: We recommend that you check the opening of the Christmas markets with the organizers.