SÖLDEN - THE HOT SPOT OF THE ALPS
Sölden in the Tyrol is 1,377 metres above sea level and offers leisure activities in both summer and winter. Majestic mountain peaks, crystal clear air and never a dull moment – these are what the internationally renowned resort Sölden in the Tyrolean Ötztal has to offer the visitor.
Summer holidays in Sölden
Those staying in Sölden can explore the 300 km of clearly signposted hiking trails that start at 1,377 metres above sea level and extend upwards beyond 3,000 metres above sea level. A paradise for stress-free hiking tours, families with children and those who would like to aim high during a summer holiday in the Tyrol. You will find new reserves of energy as you discover the fantastic natural environment. There are whole range of activities you can try out during your holiday in the Tyrol. From leisurely hiking tours to climbing with crampons - or discover Ötztal from the air in a tandem paraglider, an experience that you will never forget!
Why not let one of our trained guides show you what the Ötztal has to offer? They will show you the fauna, flora and the unique features of the Ötztal nature reserve, which you might miss otherwise.
Sölden's summer fitness and sports programme extends to include endurance sports - mountain climbing, free climbing, white water rafting, mountain biking, canyoning, Nordic walking and much more. Afterwards, you can relax in one of the Hotels in Sölden.
Fascination of the glacier; even in summer, skiers and snowboarders will find powdery soft snow on the Ötztal glacier. Interested? The Hotels in Sölden offer special package deals to those willing to book early. You will find it pays to check out our Special offers in the Ötztal section from time to time.
Festivals, folk customs and numerous places of interest will round off your summer holiday. Sölden in Ötztal - come and visit this Alpine paradise.
Winter holidays in Sölden
Sölden is the very essence of what winter is about - a winter sports World Cup venue and one of the most popular ski and snowboard resorts in Europe. A winter holiday in Sölden provides fun for all the family.
The winter sports season in Sölden is long - from October to May - and is the annual venue for the opening events of the male and female Alpine Ski World Cup competitions. This is just one example of the high-profile international events hosted in Sölden and demonstrates why Sölden is considered to be among the top venues in Europe when it comes to snow-related activities. From October onwards, winter sports enthusiasts on holiday in Sölden can explore the many kilometres of pistes, take in the fantastic mountain panoramas and experience fun to their hearts' content in the powder snow. The certainty of snow cover and the excellent ski lifts ensure that Sölden provides the perfect base for skiing holiday activities. Leisurely walks can also be taken in the picturesque winter landscape away from the pistes, making a winter holiday in Sölden a genuine source of rest and relaxation.
Skiing holidays in Sölden
The well-maintained pistes are extensive; they extend to 151 kilometres. These are well prepared and there are slopes appropriate for skiers of all levels of abilityl, ensuring that winter sports here provide unique enjoyment for everyone. The state-of-the-art ski lifts can transport up to 68,000 passengers per hour, ensuring quick access to the slopes without having to queue. There are three ski lifts in Sölden and Ötztal that reach the peaks of mountains that are over 3,000 metres above sea level :
the Gaislachkogl (3,058 m)
the Tiefenbachkogl (3,249 m)
and the Schwarze Schneide (3,340 m)
Summer holidays in Sölden and winter holidays in Sölden