Ice speed skating at Lake Weissensee in Carinthia – Austria
Lake Weissensee in Carinthia boasts a natural sheet of ice of more than 6.5 km² – the largest in Europe. Lake Weissensee even has its own ice master in winter. The natural sheet of ice is checked for stability and cleared from snow with special equipment every day. The 200-km long track is known as “supreme discipline“ for ice speed skaters.
Ice skating on Europe's largest natural sheet of ice
Lake Weissensee in Carinthia is located in the heart of the Weissensee Nature Park. Ice skating for beginners and the advanced is especially fun on Lake Weissensee's natural sheet of ice. Suitable ice skating equipment can be hired locally. Access to ice skating and ice speed skating is possible directly at the 4 Star Hotel Regitnig. There is a designated ice stock curling lane for fans of the ice stock curling sport. Ice hockey players can look forward to a groomed, separate ice hockey rink.
Ice skating advantages at the Regitnig Hotel & Chalets
Regitnig advantage for guests
- Free of charge use of the ice skating rink, Europe's largest natural sheet of ice!
Hotel facilities for ice skaters
- Facility for drying winter sportswear
- Laundry service
- Winter info corner with up-to-date information about natural ice rink, weather forecast
Board for ice skaters
- Food and afternoon jause suitable for sportsmen and women
Rest and relaxation for ice skaters
- In-house sauna and steam bath
- In-house massage
Competence and service for ice skaters
- Competent advice and valuable tips about the ice skating rink and ice skating equipment for ice skaters at the hotel
- For ice skaters: winter sport regulars' table once a week
Lake Weissensee natural ice rink
- The access to the natural ice rink is only a few steps away from the Hotel Regitnig. Approximately 100 metres – varies depending on winter season
- The natural sheet of ice is groomed and maintained by a designated ice master
- Local equipment hire
- Grinding service for a fee at Intersport Alpensport
Ice skating equipment hire
Our partner, Intersport-Alpensport, is located only 50 m away from the hotel. Here you can hire ice skates. All information can be found here Intersport Services . Do you arrive without winter sports equipment? No problem – almost everything a sportsmen and women's heart desires can be booked in the Intersport - Online-Shop of Intersport-Alpensport already before your arrival. Ice skates and other sports equipment is then waiting for you at the shop when you arrive.
Some services for a fee.
11-Towns Tour at Lake Weissensee (Elfstedentocht)
11-Towns Tour – Dutch Ice Skating Event in Carinthia
The alternative Dutch 11-Towns Tour with ice speed skating marathon (50, 100 and 200 km) at Lake Weissensee in Carinthia.
The Dutch 11-Towns Tour is staged at Lake Weissensee every year. Exciting ice speed skating competitions and sporty highlights are watched by an amazed audience. The enthusiasm of the participants in the 11-Towns Tour is infectious! Party fans already look forward to the legendary party tent - “de tent“, as it is affectionately called by the Dutch guests.
Ice skating & ice speed skating at Lake Weissensee in Carinthia - Austria
Ice skating holidays at Lake Weissensee; whether ice skating or ice speed skating – you choose the pace on the constantly groomed lanes of the 6.5 km² large natural ice rink at Lake Weissensee – Europe's largest natural sheet of ice!
Don't forget the long blades – you can hire them from the local sports shops. The 4-Star Hotel Regitnig can also arrange ice skating taster courses for you (for a fee).
Ice stock curling fans meet for a cosy get-together at the especially groomed ice stock curling lanes.
The ice hockey players' puck darts across the ice rink with high speed – a hot match which always attracts many spectators.
International extreme sportsmen and women meet for the ice diving contest at Lake Weissensee every winter to break the ice diving world record of the previous year.