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Due to work on the high-speed line in The Netherlands, trains will not stop at the Schiphol station.

The Schiphol station can only be reached by local trains departing from Rotterdam. To reach Paris, Brussels or Antwerp, you must purchase a ticket from Rotterdam. Print then your travel confirmation to travel free between Rotterdam and Schiphol. This will be your ticket.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Thalys International Team

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Due to work on the high-speed line in The Netherlands, trains will not stop at the Schiphol station.

The Schiphol station can only be reached by local trains departing from Rotterdam. To reach Schiphol, you must then purchase a ticket to Rotterdam. Print then your travel confirmation to travel free between Rotterdam and Schiphol. This will be your ticket.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Thalys International Team

Select Rotterdam station

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Wynand Fockink
Pijlsteeg 31 & 43
Amsterdam
+ 31 (0) 206392695
www.wynand-fockink.nl


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In the evening, real Amsterdamers can be found in "proeflokalen" (literally "tasting rooms") like the "Wynand Fockink".

The charm of the Golden Age

Leaning at the counter to sip eau-de-vie in little glasses filled to overflowing (as required by tradition), they forget their hard day and enjoy the company of friends. The "Wynand Fockink" is probably one of Amsterdam's oldest "proeflokalen"; it was established in 1679. Hidden in a very small alleyway behind Dam Square, it's practically invisible to tourists.

But, you'll thank me if you stop by. The tasting room is tiny and has retained its authentic charm. You'll admire the shelves heavy with lines of bottles and the floor covered with sand as it was during the Golden Age!

To your perfect happiness!

But that's not all! "Wynand Fockink" is also a store where you can buy over 60 different liqueurs as well as artisanal gins. And, of course, there’s the "Love" distillery where malt-based alcohols are produced twice a week. Believe me, based on my experience, the eaux-de-vie make a real gift. And, if I may ladies and gentlemen, let me recommend a little glass (or two) of "Volmaakt Geluk" (perfect happiness). Very sweet with a hint of violets, it will ravish your taste buds!

Laurence, 46 a cool mum

I’m the mother of two supercharged children. I’ve also been living a great love affair with Holland for the past 20 years! I’ll take you to places in Amsterdam that will make you feel good, where the products and the welcome are high quality and where, most importantly, you’ll never stress out. Ready to go?

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