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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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JARDIN D'APOLLON
30 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels
+ 32 (0) 26460428


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There are some miniatures that can be spine-tingling. This is the case with the Jardin d'Apollon. A benchmark in bonsai growing in Brussels, where since 1988 it has been possible to find magnificent tiny trees nurtured with love and passion.


The art of patience


Arriving near the etangs d'Ixelles, I was early for my meeting so I decided to stroll past the shops in the rue Lesbroussart. I stopped in front of the Jardin d'Apollon [Garden of Apollo], a bonsai shop. An auspicious discovery as I had just purchased a small tree. The golden rule: allow the time to take the time. Cultivating bonsais is an art of patience, a harmony to be found between man and nature.


Breathe some poetry into your interior


Chinese elm, Japanese maple, Indonesian carmoma, or murraya. So many evocative names, trees to be tamed, cherished and admired. These living works of art, skilfully arranged, transported me to a world of fragile poetry. In the image of the bonsai, delicate and sensitive. I remained silent, and admiring these creations fuelled my passion. In the garden one can also buy a tree for anything from €15 to €700 and benefit from the sound advice of Annick who is on hand to give you very kind guidance. A magical place for anyone who would like to add a little magic to their lives.

Gabriel, 32 TENNIS PRO

I teach tennis in the city and also write about culture for a number of publications. I love to travel and meet people. My city? It's an improv concert in a down-to-earth bar, an exhibition built on a work site, a play performed in the heart of the old city... My little extra: combining sport and culture!

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