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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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Les Puces aux Marolles
Place du Jeu de Balle, 1
Brussels

www.marcheauxpuces.be


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In the centre of Brussels lies the very popular district of Marolles, renowned for its daily flea market. Whether you are a dealer or you just like old things, the Brussels flea market will hold some nice surprises for you.

A market atmosphere


You are surrounded by market noises. Sellers calling out to you offering candelabras, chairs, tables or just inviting you to look at their stall. With its 500 pitches and stalls, this is something everyone should try at least once in their lifetime. You can buy anything here and everything is up for negotiation. Even if you only have €2 in your pocket, you are still bound to find some trinket that you will like.

Antique hunting or a glass of something


The bric-a-brac of the flea market itself is so agreeable that its true Brussels character lends it a convivial atmosphere. I go there for a walk on Sundays and to watch the negotiations unfolding. On Saturdays, it is a good spot for an apéritif with friends or to catch some music. And if you have a special affection for this piece of Brussels heritage, you can contribute to its conservation by sponsoring a paving stone in the Place du Jeu de Balle!
Open every day throughout the year between 6 am and 2 pm, and until 3 pm at weekends.
Vanessa, 27 GOURMET

I'm mad about food. I'm a Brussels native by adoption and I started a fun and girly cooking blog. I decrypt all of the new trends that will eventually show up in your plate! My little extra: surprising culinary discoveries I share with you with great zest and appetite.

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