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Consistent with its role as a hardworking, industry-conscious border town, Schaffhausen doesn't place too much emphasis on folklore, so the handful of kitschy souvenirs you're likely to find will probably be sold from small shops around the railway station, or from nondescript outlets beside either of the town's main shopping streets, Vordergasse and Fronwegplatz. More appealing is a shop that specializes in equipment designed for climbing, skiing, and virtually every other sport you can think of: Benz, Schützengraben 9 (tel. 052/624-56-93; www.schaffhausen.ch). In addition to everything from tennis racquets to snowshoes, the outlet sells clothing suitable for any weather Switzerland can dish out.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.