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Vienna Ice World - A Paradise for Skating Fans

Published: December 23, 2015; 15:00 · (Vindobona)

The idyllically illuminated façade of City Hall forms the fairytale backdrop for Vienna Ice World. From 21 January to 6 March 2016, City Hall Square transforms into a giant ice rink and becomes a paradise for skating fans of every age.

Vienna City Hall Square will soon transform into a giant ice rink / Picture: © FriedlNews

An 8,000 m² ice landscape delivers entertaining winter enjoyment for skating fans of every age.

Both families and sporty visitors who are seeking action on the ice will get their money's worth here.

Every day from 9.00 am to 10.00 pm, fantastically wild or sweepingly elegant loops can be turned to popular music hits and to some sounds of the waltz.

Winding through the romantically illuminated City Hall Park is a magical ice path that thrills beginners and professionals alike with its countless routes. A free practice area is available for the very youngest ice skaters from Monday to Friday, from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm. At 5.00 pm, it transforms into eight curling lanes, where sporty curlers can put their skills to the test.

Restaurateurs pamper guests with regional and organic delicacies at various outdoor booths and in the popular Almhütte with terrace.

Warming drinks are also available at Vienna Ice World - from fragrant organic punch to tea.

2,000 pair of skating boots pre-heated with warm air can be rented on site. Lockers are available for unnecessary items of clothing and shoes. On the opening evening (21 January), visitors are invited to skate for free on Vienna City Hall Square from 7.00 pm.

Vienna Ice World
21 January - 6 March 2016
Daily from 9.00 am - 10.00 pm
Curling Mo-Fr 5.00 pm - 10.00 pm:
Information: www.wienereistraum.com
City Hall Square (Rathausplatz)
1010 Vienna