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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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Eiffel Tower: the hidden side

You can visit the Eiffel Tower, the symbol of Paris par excellence, with a lecturer.

Below. You can go into the former bunker hidden under the Champ de Mars and descend into the entrails of Dame Eiffel. It's the machine room from which the hydraulic lifts have been operated since the tower was built.


Inside. On the second floor, you can go onto the roof of the presitgious Jules Verne restaurant and discover an exclusive 360° panorama of Paris.


Above. When evening falls, you can go to the third floor and touch the impressive light beam that lights up Paris. To add a touch of glamour to the moment, treat yourself to a glass of bubbly at the unexpected champagne bar on this floor (€10). Don't forget to visit Gustave Eiffel's reconstructed office before coming back down.

Eiffel tower: Numbers speak volumes

  • The Eiffel Tower weighs 10,100 tons, including 7,300 tons of metal framework
  • It is 324 metres high
  • It welcomes 7 million visitors a year
  • It has 1665 steps
  • 30,973 m³ of earth had to be moved to pour the foundations
  • It takes 336 projectors to light it and 20,000 bulbs to make it sparkle
  • 25 mountain climbers applied 60 tons of paint in 1995
  • Four tons of rags, 10,000 doses of cleanser, 400 litres of cleaning products, 25,000 garbage bags and 60,000 m³ of water are used every year


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Visits Wednesday and Saturday at 10:00 am and 5:30 pm
Visits last 1.5 hours
Adults: €25/Children (under 16): €22
15 people maximum

Brigitte, 39 MOTHER

Mother, bohemian and Parisian, I love Paris' cosmopolitan side and warmth. Exhibitions, walks, outings with the children...I'll take you on a discovery of the most welcoming places in Paris. My little extra: with my love of food as my compass, I always set course for the best lemon tarts in the city.

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