Sölden is totally unique as a ski area, with three mountains over 3,000 metres and two glaciers - Retttenbach and Tiefenbach, ensuring superb snow conditions and reliability, established in 1890 and having grown gradually since, Solden is a popular ski destination in the beautiful Ötztal valley.
There is a great ski school to make sure beginners get the best start to skiing and boarding. The Hainbachjoch route is sure to be popular for beginners along with the Giggijoch region, you will find several runs suited for those just starting off on the slopes.
Sölden is famous for its wide open and perfectly groomed slopes. The modern lifts and array of pistes connect the area superbly making it a fantastic place for intermediates, with nearly 50km of red routes and 20% of the ski area is above red in difficulty if you fancy a challenge – with Giggijoch and Gaislachkogl providing some terrific descents.
Advanced skiers will find a decent selection of routes, with 28km of black runs and high mountains offering excellent off piste conditions, you will find plenty to challenge you. Probably the toughest on the piste is the steep 15km descent from Schwarze Schneide to Gaislachkogl – which has a 2000m height change.
Dining and Nightlife
Sölden town has around 50 restaurants, with a really wide range of cuisines - from traditional Tyrolean and mountain specialities to Italian and even Japanese. Sölden has an extremely lively nightlife with a wealth of bars and nightclubs staying open late into the night.