Winter on the Ice Island


During the winter months, Izola is illuminated with festive lights that infuse the town with holiday spirit. Izola becomes an Ice Island, offering something for everyone. Enjoy ice skating, attend one of the many concerts or gather with friends over a mug of mulled wine.

Visit the Ice Island until 21 January!

Concerts and children's programme

Experience the vibrant energy of Pietro Coppo Park, located right next to the rink, as it comes alive on weekends. Every Saturday at 6 p.m., a captivating children's show takes center stage, creating an enchanting atmosphere. Additionally, from Friday to Saturday at 8 p.m., the park transforms into a musical haven with a variety of concerts for all tastes. Indulge in the delightful offerings of delicious food and drinks available at the winter huts.

Bring your family or friends and join in the festive fun!

Ice-skating rink by the sea

The Ice Island also offers a lot of fun at the ice skating rink near the sea. This captivating venue is nestled within Pietro Coppo Park, where a lively program unfolds. On weekends, immerse yourself in the delightful atmosphere of the adorned park, boasting a diverse program and stalls offering winter delicacies and local products.

The ice skating rink will be open every day between December 3, 2023, and January 21, 2024, except in case of bad weather. For additional information, please reach out to the Tourist Information Center (TIC) at 05 640 10 50 or via email at

The price for skating, including skates, is €5.00; an additional €3.00 can be added for optional skating accessories. 

New this year is a family ticket for € 13.00 or € 17.00.

A season ticket is also available at a cost of €50.00, valid until January 21, 2024. 

Parking tips for your Ice Island visit

We encourage all locals and visitors in the vicinity of the town centre to visit the Ice Island on foot; this way you're not only treating yourself to some excercise, but you're also doing something good for the environment. For those that are further away, buses are readily available, and the complimentary Kurjerca shuttle service conveniently circulates around Izola.

You don't have to worry even if you chose to come by car. Enjoy up to 2 hours of free parking at the car park on Tomažičeva Street or Ladjedelnica. Additionally,  free parking for up to 2 hours between 15:00 and 22:00 is available at the Argo car park.

See the Ice Island programme.

Enjoy the tunes of Ice Island Radio

A themed Ice Island Radio, broadcast online by Radio Capris, will also take care of a pleasant atmosphere during the winter events in Izola. You're welcome to listen even when you're not in Izola.

In January, the Radio Capris team will join us and broadcast from a mobile studio next to the Ice Island.

Charity fridge

Join the compassionate initiative by Radio Capris and the Friends of Youth Association - the Charity Fridge. You can contribute donations throughout December, during the ice-skating rink's opening hours. Your generosity will bring joy to many socially disadvantaged families in our region.

TIC Izola +386 5 640 10 50
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