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From the picturesque medieval town of Stein am Rhein through vineyards to Hohenklingen Castle. A fantastic circular hike with views of the Rhine landscape.

Description

This circular hike leads out of the town towards Hemishofen. The route runs along the banks of the Rhine, following the south-facing vineyard slopes to the Wolkenstein viewpoint.
Unfortunately, nothing remains of the original rock fortress built in the 12th century. Today, there is a small barbecue area where you can take a break and enjoy the view.
Further along the panorama trail to Hohenklingen Castle, hikers are treated to magnificent views of the Rhine landscape, Stein am Rhein as well as Lower Lake Constance and Werd Island.
Before tackling the descent, hikers can enjoy something to eat and drink at the restaurant in Hohenklingen Castle or a picnic at the barbecue area next to the castle.
The route back to the starting point in Stein am Rhein runs through forest and vineyards, with many steps along the way.

Tip: 
After completing this hike, you can take a relaxing boat trip from Stein am Rhein to Schaffhausen. The route is regarded as one of the finest river journeys in Europe.

An enjoyable tour includes the careful planning of the same. Please inform yourself in advance at the local information center about the route and weather conditions. Depending on the season and weather conditions, this route may be blocked or interrupted

Technical information

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Start location
Stein am Rhein
Destination
Stein am Rhein
Direction
Round trip
Altitude (meter above sea level)
608 m
Ascent
303 m
Descent
303 m
Distance
8 km
Duration
2 h 21 min
Technical requirements
Easy
Physical requirements
Easy
Season
All year
Theme
Along Water, With panoramic view
Category
Hiking, Nature

Map

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Contact

Schaffhauserland Tourismus
Herrenacker 15
8201 Schaffhausen
Switzerland

Phone +41 (0)52 632 40 20
Fax +41 (0)52 632 40 30
info@schaffhauserland.ch
schaffhauserland.ch
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Quick Facts

Route number

Distance

8 km

Duration

2 h 21 min

Ascent

303 m

Travel information: Stein am Rhein

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