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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

Select Rotterdam station

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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Free, if you have your own skates

As the Christmas party season approaches, Amsterdam is kitting itself out in lights! To really enjoy this special atmosphere, just get those skates on and launch yourself onto one of the city’s open air ice rinks (as long as the canals are sufficiently frozen over). They’re open from 10 am to midnight and entry is free if you have your own skates. If not, you can hire them there. What could be more magical than finishing off the evening on the ice rink beneath the lights with your family?

And to warm yourself up


Close to the ice rink you’re sure to find a refreshment stall for a reviving hot chocolate or some poffertjes, small Dutch pancakes sprinkled with icing sugar (I can’t resist them). You may well find yourself at a Christmas market too, with a nostalgia-inducing merry-go-round or a little train pulled by reindeer. Amsterdam has a way of amazing its winter visitors every year!


Address: Open air ice rinks - Rembrandtplein, Museumplein or Leidseplein - Amsterdam.



Open every day from mid-November to end of December, from 10 am to midnight.


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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