The ski village of Sölden is located in the Tyrolean Alps of Austria, roughly 1 hour away from Innsbruck and 3 hours from Munich or Zurich. Every ski season, this tiny village more than quadruples in size as millions of tourists come to experience its world class skiing — making it one of the top ski destinations in Austria.
Sölden has exceptional ski terrain and regularly serves as a venue for Alpine Ski World Cup races, offering 144 km of perfectly groomed slopes for skiers and boarders of all levels and abilities. It is served by two of the most powerful gondolas world-wide, the Gaislachkogl and the Giggijoch, which offer 8-person and 10-person cabins that transport over 4,500 people per hour.
Visitors can ski uninterruptedly from glaciers at an elevation of 3,250 m down to the village of Sölden, for a length of 15 kilometers. This route is the region’s longest ski trail, featuring nearly 2,000 meters of elevation change. More than 30 rustic mountain huts and restaurants within the ski area offer great après-ski ambience and cuisine to suit all tastes.
Ski mountaineers will find their personal alpine paradise high up in the mountains. Exploring untouched nature on skis or snowshoes from dawn to dusk, certified mountain guides will accompany you safely to the area's countless alpine huts.
Endless sunshine and deep blue skies await you in the gently rolling hills ideal for cross-country skiing and gliding silently through tree-shaded tracks. A bus line takes you effortlessly to Sölden's major cross-country skiing centers, where scenic and perfectly-groomed Nordic tracks offer a variety of trails to explore.
The breathtaking winter walking trails lead right across snow-covered forests, white fields or along the Ötztaler Ache River. Discover the region's most beautiful spots and hidden places on a myriad of cleared and perfectly signposted winter walking routes. Take a rest at one of the picturesque mountain huts or enjoy a guided snowshoe hike.
All those who want to enjoy tobogganing and sledding in winter, Sölden has an ultimate and perfectly maintained 5-kilometer natural track. An action-packed toboggan ride always guarantees great fun for young and old – followed by a rest stop at one of Sölden's quaint mountain inns.
Enjoy ice skating in Sölden's outdoors: a truly unique feeling under the starry sky. After a long day of alpine skiing or snowboarding, ice skating makes a great alternative.
This ultimate adventure starts with a free fall. Novice paragliders can try a tandem flight together with an experienced guide. You believe you can fly. It's so easy, you are just a few steps away from this truly unique feeling. A certified tandem pilot takes care of you and makes your flying dreams come true.
This thermal spa centre amidst the majestic Ötztal mountains is fed by healing thermal waters that come from deep inside the Earth. Breathtaking vistas of awe-inspiring peaks higher than 300 meters can be seen on all sides. The spa centre features a kids’ world, spa dome, saunas, and much more.
Sölden has plenty to offer for those in search of culinary highlights or après-ski fun. Guests can choose from myriad locations, ranging from small pizzerias to award-winning restaurants, either in the village center or on the slopes. A stopover in the trendiest huts, umbrella bars, pubs or bars awaits.