The 3 Best Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks in the World

Maybe this year you would like to go ice skating somewhere more exotic. Travelling abroad at Christmas time has really developed within the air travel industry in recent years so where can you find 3 of the best outdoor ice skating rinks in the world? Lets take a look and see how to get you there.

East or West?

Christmas is approaching fast and for many people that means lacing up their ice skates and skating around with ear muffs and good company. There are plenty of great destinations to ice skate so lets look at 3 of the best outdoor ice skating rinks in the world.

Koreans love ice skating and an ice skating rink is erected at City Hall in the centre of Seoul every year. It is also probably the best value ice rink in the world and for only £1 you can rent skates, a helmet and gloves and skate away for an hour. Korea is well served from the UK with Korean Air, Asiana and British Airways all offering great value flights in December. Visit www.skyscanner.com where you can snag flights from London to Seoul in December from as little as £460 return.

When it comes to New York City, many people have romantic images in their heads of how the city is around Christmas time. Just think Home Alone 2! Ice skating is possible in the beautiful surroundings of Rockafeller Centre where local New Yorkers mix with tourists and skate beside that famously huge tree. Flights to New York City this Christmas are very appealing on Sky Scanner with return fligths available from £340 return.

Ice Skating Up North

If you are looking for something more affordable and closer to home then one of the best outdoor ice skating rinks in the world can be found in Finland. The Icepark in downtown Helsinki is located next to the Central Train Station. Flights to Helsinki from London can be found on Sky Scanner starting at £79 return.

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