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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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Le zoo de Cologne
Riehler Straße 173
Cologne

www.zoo-koeln.de


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Zen with the family? Yes, it IS possible! A visit to Cologne Zoo. Whether they are big or small children, all you need to do is look, watch and explain. Between the animals and the aquarium attention is at its peak and everyone is concentrated!

Zen at the Zoo


Even if the holidays are over, September still has some lovely weather. To keep busy on days off and Sundays with the family, head to Cologne Zoo. Divided into three sections (the park, aquarium and vivarium), it's a peaceful haven, relaxing and Zen. Little ones get to run around and use up all their energy; they ask questions and really listen to the answers.

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Founded in 1860 by the inhabitants of Cologne, the zoo opened in the 1920s and was practically destroyed during the war. Two years later, in 1947 it reopened and was made bigger. In the 1970s, it doubled its surface area to reach more than 20 hectares! Today, it plays a pivotal role in Europe as many species threatened with extinction are bred and observed there on a daily basis.

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The Cologne area provides my daughters and I with real quality of life. I like conviviality, healthy things, crafts and every kind of creativity. Together, we'll explore the side of Cologne that promotes the art of living. My little extra: the art of living.

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