It seems like ice skating gets much more appealing during the holidays. It’s a fun activity year-round, but during this time of year it makes even more sense. The cold weather, the Christmas decorations, and the festive atmosphere all combine to make it a plan that is sure to meet your expectations. Is there a visit to Barcelona in your plans? Below we’ll tell you about some of the best places to go ice skating this winter. Enjoy your stay at our family hotel in central Barcelona!
1. FC Barcelona Ice Rink
If you’re looking for a place to ice skate in Barcelona and you are also a die-hard FC Barcelona fan, you just found the right rink for you. We’re talking about the iconic Palau de Gel arena located right next to Camp Nou. Its obvious appeal is the location, but once you’re inside you’ll find yourself in an incredible space dedicated to ice skating. Entry and skate rental cost 14 euros.
2. La Farga Mall Ice Rink
The La Farga Mall, located in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat is one of the most iconic Christmas ice rinks. Kaliu park is open from December 20th to January 7th to provide hours of fun on ice. Its more than 1,600 m2 of ice also means it is one of the largest ice rinks in Europe. Entry costs about 10 euros.
3. Skating Club Ice Rink
If we’re talking about famous rinks, don’t forget about Skating Club, which is open 365 days a year. This one is a covered rink that has been open since the 70’s, making it a Barcelona institution. You’ll find it on calle Roger de Flor number 168. Entry and skate rental cost a little over 15 euros.
4. L’illa Diagonal Mall Ice Rink
In the Les Corts neighborhood a newer skating rink will be opening again this year, showing all signs of becoming a holiday favorite. It’s open for the entire month of December through the end of the Christmas season. Best of all, the rink looks straight out of an American movie. Entry costs 5 euros.
This Christmas Barcelona is waiting for you at Hotel Grums!