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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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For the last few years bees have been taking up residence in the capital. Paris has become a beehive! There are over 300 apiaries in total, the most famous of which are hidden in the Parc Georges Brassens, the Jardin du Luxembourg and… on the roof of the Opéra Garnier.

The city: a refuge for bees 



With an annual mortality rate of 30%, it’s high time to protect them! In the city, the mild temperatures, the absence of fertilisers and pesticides, an increasing number of green spaces, and the diversity of plants on terraces, balconies and courtyards attract bees. This way they can continue to pollinate numerous species of plants, preserving the planet and promoting biodiversity. Thank you Paris!

Parisian apiaries



In woods, parks, gardens, or on rooftops, Paris is a veritable honeycomb! Rest assured, these installations are secured. They are all managed by associations or placed under the responsibility of the City of Paris. Several are nestled in the Bois de Vincennes and Bois de Boulogne, others in green spaces, the most famous being the teaching apiary in Parc Kellermann (13th arrondissement), and the apiary school in the Jardin du Luxembourg (6th arrondissement), which trains beekeepers in new methods and how to protect the bees. But they are also found on rooftops, on the town hall in the 4th arrondissement, the Opéra Garnier, the Grand Palais, Vuitton and even the Tour d’Argent!

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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