Head to Monaco’s open-air ice skating rink now!

Monaco's open-air ice skating rink is now open!
Monaco's open-air ice skating rink is now open!

From this Friday until March 1, 2020, ice skating lovers will be able to slide gracefully and without moderation in the heart of the Principality. The ice rink in the Stade Nautique Rainier III offers you pleasant moments to spend with family and friends. Many surprises and animations will also add a touch of magic to this holiday season.

With its surface of 1,000 m², the open-air ice skating rink will provide happiness to skaters of all ages. Like every year, the Municipal Service of Sports and Associations has devised a suitable surface and various animations. Beginners, as well as confirmed skaters, are invited for moments of fun and merriment on the ice. Admission is 7 euros, skates rental included, and free for children under 5 years old. A second ice rink, smaller in size, will accommodate the youngest children. Equipped with small skates attached to their shoes, they will be able to discover the activity with the help of their parents. A helmet is also provided to ensure their safety.

Free shows for the whole family

Once finished with your pirouettes and double axels, the entertainment continues with the Moscow Circus on Ice. Two performances for young and old that will take place Saturday, December 21st at 5:30 pm and 8:30 pm. At first, the clowns will clown around to make you smile with their jokes. Then, the acrobats will demonstrate their talents through impressive stunts. The show will be offered free of charge, subject to availability. For children, an activity of electric radio controlled cars will also be organized every Sunday from 8 am to 12 pm. Lastly, you can enjoy the warmth of the nearby Christmas Village 2019 after you’re all skated out.

*Article originally published in the French edition of the Monaco Tribune.