Solden is the largest ski resort in the Otztal Arena, and is located down the Otz valley from Obergurgl. The valley is lined with pretty trees, and from the ski area you get beautiful trees across the valley all the way to the Italian border. Day trips to St Anton and Ischgl are great options if you have a car, and dramatically increase the skiing area on offer. Read more...
The resort is amongst the highest in Austria, and slopes range from 1350m-3250m. Furthermore, there are two glaciers and 67% of the area is covered by snow-making. This means you’ve got a snow sure ski holiday in Solden! There’s 150kms of piste, served by 35 well-placed lifts that link up the different areas excellently. For those looking to learn to ski in Solden there are designated nursery slopes with a wide choice of ski schools. For the more experienced skiers, there is challenging off-piste in Solden which more than makes up for a meagre choice of blacks. Snowboarders in Solden will love the long, wide runs on offer, and the Swatch Snowpark records your ride and lets you watch it back on a big screen.
You can find a great range of traditional chalets, apartments and hotels in Solden, located at the heart of the Austrian Alps
There’s a good range of accommodation on offer in Solden, and there’s something for every budget and group size. Luxury holidays in Solden are possible with stunning catered chalets in the traditional style, complete with sauna and other facilities. Self-catered chalets in Solden are another great possibility, and allow you to sample some of the resort’s 20+ restaurants. Proximity to lifts and slopes depends on where you’re located, and the Hoschsolden area (with chairlift and cable) has plenty of ski-in/ski-out accommodation. Solden also has plenty to keep you entertained after a hard day on the slopes, and the après-ski is lively – some places party from 3pm til 3am! If you’re looking for something a little tamer, then there’s a bowling alley, cinema and 5km toboggan run.