SPEED SKATING AT LAKE WEISSENSEE
The supreme discipline on natural ice combined with the fascinating view of the mountain and lake panorama: this unique mix for speed skating is only available at Lake Weissensee.
Full speed on natural ice
Lake Weissensee is one of the few places blessed with so much solid natural ice that even international speed skating competitions can be held on it. For ambitious athletes and pros, an adrenaline kick at Lake Weissensee is a must in the calendar every year. Thanks to the ice skating schools on site, the natural ice is also the perfect place to get gently into this sport.
Try this elegant winter sport on perfectly groomed ice and experience what it means to put your blades to the test while skating!
Alternative Dutch 11-City Tour
International amateur & professional athletes have been competing at Lake Weissensee for over 30 years. The Alternative Dutch 11-City Tour is the ultimate highlight for speed skaters. From 20.01. to 03.02.2024, distances of 100 km and 200 km will be completed daily. The biggest ice sport spectacle in the world, with several thousand active participants, is an unforgettable experience for everyone involved. Both amateur skaters and absolute pros take part in the competitions. The current world record over 200 km on natural ice was set on Lake Weissensee and is 5 hours and 11 minutes. In addition, Dutch speed skating championships and several speed skating circuit races for professionals are held here. The sports highlight is the 200 km speed skating marathon for pros.
Support contributions for ice rinks
For the use of the ice rinks, day guests over the age of twelve are charged a support contribution of € 8.00 for the day wristband. The support wristbands are available at the Weissensee Information, from the municipality and from the ice butlers.
For overnight guests, use of the ice rink and cross-country ski tracks costs € 5.00 per day if the ticket is purchased at the respective accommodation. Guests of PremiumCard establishments are excluded as they can use the ice rink and cross-country ski tracks free of charge.