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Ski areas Austria

One of the hippest ski areas in Austria: winter holidays in Sölden

Are you looking for the perfect ski area? In the winter months Austria is a popular meeting place for snow enthusiasts from all over Europe! The young and those still young at heart are attracted to Sölden, one of the most exciting ski areas in the center of the Alps. Here you not only enjoy skiing, but also the best entertainment, great events and an equally breathtaking natural landscape all winter long. On almost 150 kilometers of varied slopes, beginners and families will find the best downhill runs while freeriders indulge into the most breathtaking deep snow slopes. With two glacier ski areas and three 3000 meter high peaks, the Sölden ski area offers myriad superlatives.

Varied Austria: sports & entertainment in Sölden

In the Sölden ski area you will discover the full variety of winter. Choose the right holiday village in the ski area out of four. Entertainment, relaxation, lifestyle or family, here in Sölden there is something for every preference. Spend a relaxing vacation at one of the countless wellness hotels and just let your mind wander. Or visit some of the fun-packed events or excursion destinations in the region, such as the unique 007 ELEMENTS James Bond Adventure World. In short: Sölden is one of the few ski areas for all ages and tastes in Austria!

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Holidays in Austria: Sölden, a ski area with entertainment factor

In Sölden’s cafes and bars you can really enjoy your ski vacation away from the slopes. Spectacular events take place regularly in Sölden, the "Heartbeat of the Alps", such as the Alpine Ski World Cup Opening or Hannibal - the glacier spectacle. But the incomparable natural landscape of the region also has a lot to offer to all those who want to enjoy a holiday at a more leisurely pace. Romantic snowshoe hikes open up great views of the majestic peaks of the Ötztal Alps. Culinary (and regional) delicacies in one of the quaint restaurants or wellness offers will spoil your senses and promise pure relaxation. Ski holidays in Austria and Sölden stand for sports in perfect harmony with entertainment!

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Sölden. Heartbeat of the Alps.

Sölden has many faces. Four holiday resorts of different character fulfill every wish regarding your future holiday destination. Guests who want to party and stay right in the middle of action are recommended to choose lively Sölden. The hamlet of Hochsölden can be found away from the hustle and bustle, offering all modern comforts. Zwieselstein and Vent have maintained their very individual charm, here you enjoy all highlights of Ötztal in peace and quiet. More about Sölden: https://www.soelden.com More about Skiarea Sölden: https://www.soelden.com/ski-area-information To be sure not to miss anything subscribe to our channel: https://soelden.com/youtube Sölden Facebook Account: https://soelden.com/facebook Sölden Instagram: https://soelden.com/instagram Sölden Blog: https://soelden.blog/en/ //// Featured in this video in order of appearance: Locations: Sölden Skiarea Sölden BIG 3 Wildspitze Gaislachkogl Giggijoch AREA47 Snowpark Sölden Giggijoch Rettenbach Glacier ice Q AQUA DOME //// Credits Idea & Concept: Martin Herz Director: Martin Herz Kamera & Cut: Martin Herz Audio: Martin Herz (c) Bergbahnen Sölden

FAQs ski areas Austria

The glacier ski area of Sölden, comprising the two glaciers of Rettenbachferner and Tiefenbachferner, is open from 10 Sep 2021. The glacier skiing season in Sölden lasts until 08 May 2022. The winter ski area of Sölden, on the other hand, will open its doors on 18 November 2021. HERE you can find out which mountain lifts, ski slopes and ski huts are currently open.

Traditionally, Austria's first winter ski areas kick off the skiing season at the end of November or beginning of December. However, autumn skiing on the glacier starts earlier. For example, in the glacier ski area of Sölden: depending on the snow conditions, the ski season begins already in mid-September or early October. In the current 2021/2022 winter, the glacier ski season in Sölden started on 10 September 2021 and ends on 08 May 2022. The winter ski area of Sölden, which is connected to the glacier ski mountains, opens its doors on 18 November 2021. HERE you can find out which mountain lifts, ski slopes and ski huts are currently open in Sölden.

In the glacier ski area of Sölden – comprising the two glaciers of Rettenbachferner and Tiefenbachferner - you can ski well into spring. In the 2021/2022 season, the glacier ski area is even open until 08 May 2022. Thanks to the high Alpine altitude beyond 3000 meters and absolute snow reliability, excellent slope conditions await you even in spring. HERE you can find out which mountain lifts, ski slopes and ski huts are currently open in Sölden.

The exact number of Austrian slopes is difficult to quantify - because many ski slopes offer several downhill variants at the same time, they often split and come together again. Therefore, the question arises of how to calculate the exact number of slopes or slope kilometers. In any case, we can give an exact number of slope kilometers available in the Sölden ski area: A total of 144 kilometers of pistes, spread over the winter ski area and the glacier ski area (connected by a mountain lift), offer superb fun on the slopes. HERE you can find out which mountain lifts, ski slopes and ski huts are currently open in Sölden.