Illuminations, traditional markets, the smell of mulled wine…don’t drink too much beforehand though! The best places for Paris ice skating are right here!
No visit to Paris this Christmas would be complete without a trip to the ice rink. Take a break from sightseeing, fasten your skates, it’s time to have fun on the ice. Find out the best places for ice skating in the capital this winter.
You’ll be able to sip some mulled wine after your efforts! On the Champs-Elysées, one ice rink has been conveniently placed next to the Christmas markets:
Champs-Elysées Christmas village ice rink
This ice rink is located closest to the métro Champs-Elysées George Clémenceau. It will remain open until the 8th of January. Make the most of your time in this area by strolling through the Christmas market village which hosts over 200 stand this year. Price is €10 for adults and €8 for children.
Eiffel Tower ice rink
This is by far the most original ice rink, as it is located on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower. You’ll have the best view of the capital as you glide 57m above the ground! It also offers ice hockey sessions (as Paris will host the World Championships next may) and hot food stalls for post effort comfort! It shall remain open until February 19th! Price can be combined with an entrance ticket to the Eiffel Tower. More details here.
Grand Palais ice rink
The biggest ice rink in the capital in an exceptional setting! Now in its third edition, the Grand Palais and its iconic glass roof offers late night skating until 2am. The Grand Palais ice rink’s amazing 2700m2 surface, which makes it the biggest rink in the world, welcomes you until the 2nd of January. Price is €15/€20/€27 depending on the time of day, €12 for children under 12.
Happy Gliding everyone!
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