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Winter in Sölden

Guaranteed snow in the hotspot of the Alps: Sölden is the perfect destination for winter sports fans and snow lovers! The top pistes, diverse winter action and unique landscape guarantee a unique winter experience in the Ötztal Valley in Tyrol!

Skiing in Sölden in the Ötztal Valley

The Ötztal Valley boasts over 315 kilometres of pistes, making it the perfect destination for your ski holiday. In Sölden alone there are 150 kilometres of perfectly groomed pistes and 34 ski lifts. The glacier ski areas of the Rettenbach Glacier and Tiefenbach Glacier are two of the few ski areas given a snow guarantee from November to May by the Ötztal tourist office.

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  • Ski area in Sölden
  • Skiing at the glacier Rettenbach in Sölden

Sölden ski area

The so-called "BIG3" – the three three-thousand high peaks of the Gaislachkogl (3,058m), Tiefenbachkogl (3,250 m) and Schwarze Scheide (3,340 m) – are a must for all skiers and boarders!

Holiday right on the ski pistes

Pension Grünerhof is the ideal place to stay during your ski holiday in Sölden. Thanks to the great location right on the slopes, you can ski right to the front door at the end of the day. The nearest ski school is just 5 minutes away.

Cross-country skiing in Sölden in the Ötztal Valley

There are a large selection of diverse cross-country skiing trails throughout the Ötztal Valley. The 186 km of trails offer everything from classic routes to skating trails across various difficultly levels.

  • Untersölden trail
    5 km, classic, medium difficulty
  • Hofer Böden trail
    3 km, skating and classic, easy difficulty
  • Zwieselstein trail
    7 km, skating and classic, medium difficulty


Winter hikes in Sölden in the Ötztal Valley

In the Ötztal Valley, most hiking trails are also maintained in winter. The result is 185 km of hiking trails throughout the entire valley. In Sölden there are 30 km of trails to choose from.

  • Hike to the Gaislachalm / Silbertal / Sonneck (Walking time: approx. 2 hours, mountain huts en route)
  • Hike to the Brunnenbergalm (Walking time: approx. 2 hours)
  • Panoramaweg (Walking time: approx. 2 hours)
  • Sölden walking route along the Ötztaler Ache River (Walking time: approx. 45 minutes)
  • Hike to the Stallwiesalm (Walking time: approx. 1.5 hours, one mountain hut en route)
  • Hike to the Moosalm (Walking time: approx. 45 minutes)
  • Hike to Hochsölden (Walking time: approx. 1.5 hours)
  • Hike to Granstein (Walking time: approx. 1.5 hours)
  • Hike to Rechenau (Walking time: approx. 50 minutes)
  • Hike from Zwieselstein to Bodenegg (Walking time: approx. 40 minutes)
  • Sport in winter in Sölden
  • The Sölden-Mountains
  • Winter in Sölden in the Ötztal valley

Gaislach-Silbertal toboggan run

There is a 5 km toboggan run from the Gaislachalm or Silbertal. You can either walk or take a shuttle up the mountain. Toboggan rental is available.

Stablein in Vent toboggan run

Enjoy a comfortable ride up to the top of the Stablein in Vent toboggan run on a two-seater chairlift before racing down the 5 km toboggan run. Toboggan rental is available.

Ice skating in Sölden

The new ice rink in Sölden is open from 1st December until February or March. Don’t miss out on the fun! Ice skates can be rented from the ice skating rink.

The Freizeit Arena leisure centre in Sölden

The Freizeit Arena is a leisure centre in Sölden that’s always worth a visit! Whether for relaxation or sport, the leisure centre offers many ways to enjoy a relaxing and active day in Sölden in the Ötztal Valley.

Adventure pool

  • White water area
  • Rock cave
  • Bubble-pool
  • Bubble loungers
  • Large water slide
  • Large pool
  • Children’s pool
  • Infrared cabin
  • Steam room

Sauna area

  • Kelo log cabin sauna
  • Saunarium
  • Herbal tepidarium
  • Steam and inhalation room
  • Relaxation room
  • Fresh air room
  • Solarium
  • Relaxation conservatory


  • Sports hall with a sprung parquet floor (45 x 27 m)
  • Fitness centre with trainer
  • Indoor tennis centre with artificial clay courts
  • Bowling alley with 4 fully automatic lanes


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