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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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Rheinauhafen
Rheinauhafen
Cologne

www.rheinauhafen-koeln.de


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The Rheinauhafen district of Cologne has almost completely changed its appearance in recent years. This area where goods were unloaded when it was created in 1898, has become a hub for architectural innovation in the city. Besides the spectacular buildings, it is above all the restaurants, bars and other clubs that invite you to spend time here.

A triad of new symbols


When you view the urban panorama from the “Schäl Sick”, which is on the “wrong side” of the river and is not therefore considered by locals as the “real” Cologne, you will be struck by the impressive crane-like silhouettes of the three famous “Kranhäuser” [‘crane towers’] of the Rheinauhafen standing alongside the cathedral. Their general appearance is specifically inspired by the powerful cranes that used to be where they now stand. As the city centre is not far away, you really should make a detour to this place. The mixture of the most varied of construction styles, from the Romanesque to the ultra-modern, will charm enthusiasts and connoisseurs of architecture alike.

Refined gastronomy on every part of the street


If you feel hungry during your walk, you will find a huge choice of varied restaurants at the port. For sports fans, there is the EA Sports Bar, offering lunch menus at reasonable prices, at the same time offering the most recent versions of EA electronic games. You can also enjoy a grand view over the Rhine from Limani, which serves a very subtle Mediterranean cuisine. After so much strolling around, give your refined palate a treat by visiting the nearby Chocolate Museum, where you can taste all kinds of nice things. In the cold weather, their hot chocolates are a real delight.


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I've always loved Cologne. The city is industrial and romantic at the same time. I love my city for its galleries, classical concerts and elegant restaurants and its traditional and very trendy bars! My little extra: I love words, the arts and literature!

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