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Ski Holidays in Sölden, Austria

Sölden has the marvelous BIG 3 vantage points - Therefore it is Austria's only ski area with 3 mountains higher than 3,000 meters which are accessible by lifts or gondolas. And the BIG 3 Rally ranks among the most beautfiul ski trails across the entire ski region.

Sölden, the main town of the Ötztal Arena, has developed into an internationally known sports and training centre. Both professionals and leisure sportsmen are in their element. Not less than 20 huts and mountain restaurants within the ski area are warmly welcoming you. Rustic mountain huts, umbrella bars, spacious free-flow restaurants cater to suit all tastes. Great après-ski ambience is guaranteed as well.

Resort Statistics

solden ski resort
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 17
Intermediates 18
Advanced 8
Total Runs 43
Resort Statistics
Altitude 1350m
Km of Piste 146km
Directions of Slopes E, S, N, W
Longest Run 13km
Drag Lifts 8
Ski Lifts 34
Snow Parks 1
Highest Lift 3249m
Uphill Capacity 68000
Chairlifts 19
Gondolas/Cable cars 7

Skiing in Sölden

Alpine Ski World Cup venue and one of Europe's most renowned Ski & Snowboard Resorts. The infinite number of slopes and ski trails for all levels and abilities coupled with the perfect grooming of not less than 150 km of slopes make Sölden a truly unique winter sports centre. State-of-the-art ski lifts and gondolas with a total capacity of 68,000 persons/hour guarantee ultimate skiing fun without queuing. Ski trails provide ultimate skiing fun for both beginners and advanced skiers at Giggijoch, as well as for expert racers at Gaislachkogl. In addition, Gaislachkogl peak (3,058 m) is a truly outstanding insider's tip for lovers of off-piste skiing.

Snow conditions in Sölden

Snow is absolutely guaranteed from November trough May thanks to the ski area's high-Alpine location, 2 glacier ski areas at Rettenbach & Tiefenbach and snow making systems covering all slopes lower than 2,200 m.

Why ski in Sölden?

Apres-ski, restaurants and other activities in Sölden

Sölden has a lively atmosphere and a wealth of après ski bars and nighclubs. Some to try: • Almrausch • Fire & Ice • Harley's Rock Bar • Joker • Snow Rock Café • Skilights • Schirmbar • Mirage • Kuhstall...to name but a few.

Other activities include:

    • 5km toboggan run
    • Sleigh rides
    • Ice skating
    • Curling
    • 30km of cleared winter walking paths
    • Paragliding
    • Sölden "Freizeit Arena" with adventure pool, saunas, steam rooms and indoor tennis
    • Aquadome Spa in Längefeld (bus from Sölden)

Eating out in Solden:

On the mountain you'll find a mix of restaurants, many in traditional Tirolean style and offering local specialities. If you choose to eat out in Sölden of an evening you can choose between local and international menus.

Some of Iglu.Ski's favourite restaurants to try in resort include:

    • Saitensprung (incl. fondue)
    • s'pfandl
    • Mangia Bene
    • Hacienda
    • Mounty Burger
    • Wine & Dine

Other amenities: 

    • Banks and cash point machines
    • Post office
    • Good range of shops

Special Offers - Icegloo Village

Austria's first igloo village. Located near the Rettenbach Glacier above Sölden, the Icegloo Village is built of snow and ice, and forms the highest accommodation in Austria. A truly magical experience.

Transfer time in Sölden

The closest airport to Solden is Innsbruck which is about 80 km drive or bus transfer distance from resort.