Ice Rink on the Parliament Square
The artificial ice rink in front of the unique scenery of the Swiss Parliament Building is popular with locals and guests alike: every year, thousands of visitors lace up their skates and show their skills on the 600 m2 of this vast illuminated ice rink.
In the restaurant at the ice rink cold feet are warmed and skaters are provided with mulled wine and cheese fondue.
Entry is free of charge. Ice skates are available for hire on site.
Dates and Opening Hours
Ice Rink 18 December 2019–16 February 2020
Daily 11:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
Admission is free. Skates can be rented on site.
Restaurant 18 December 2019–16 February 2020
Daily 11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.
Ice skating Lessons for Children Starting 9 january 2020: Thursdays 4:00–5:30 p.m.
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