Summer in Soelden
Even though we are in the middle of the Alps, it can get really warm here.
This is the mountain summer in Sölden; majestic alpine peaks and a clear view for as far as you can see. From July onwards you can enjoy the open air concerts of the summer music festival. End of August sees Sölden hosting a massive cycling event. About 3,000 cyclists begin their marathon here.
If you are a passionate trekker Sölden will give you a brand new experience to remember. There are about 300 kilometres of well defined and marked ways and paths for the trekkers. The paths run between 1.377 meters up to about 3,744 meters above the sea level. On your way you will see some of the most beautiful spots on the earth, some lakes at these heights.
The cottages will take care of your physical needs of refreshments and local delicacies.
What else can you do here? Mountain climbing, rock climbing, Nordic walking, Mountain biking and rafting, canyoning are some choice for you. In summer you can still go skiing or snowboarding on the glaciers.
Probably the most impressive and breathtaking experience will be to take the cable car to carry you to 3,058 metres above the sea level to the heights of Gaislachkogel.
See 360° around you. It is a panoramic experience unmatched anywhere else.
Winter in Soelden - Ski resort
Alpine Ski World Cup venue and one of Europe's most renowned Ski & Snowboard Resorts. Uncountable and perfectly groomed slopes for all levels and abilities are waiting to be explored. State-of-the-art ski lifts and gondolas with a total capacity of 69,000 persons/hour guarantee ultimate skiing fun without queuing. Soelden has become an all year round event location for alpine sports and a mecca for people wanting to enjoy a vacation in the Alps, no matter if skiing, ski touring, kayaking, climbing or street bike - Soelden has it all!
There are three peaks higher than 3000 meters which are accessible with cable cars: "Big 3", Gaislachkogl (3.058 m), Tiefenbachkogl (3.309 m) and Schwarze Schneid (3.370 m). In numbers: 2 glacier resorts right next to each other, 146 kilometers of slopes and 34 lifts make Soelden even in Austria a second to none resort. And yes - is the place to be when it comes to Après Ski and nightlife. Starting in late afternoon the party goes on till the morning comes.
No limitations - concerning wintersports Soelden is a unique state of the art resort: 150 kilometres of slopes and tracks, a Mecca for skiers, carvers and to top it all you can go Glacier skiing from here. Get lost on the extensive slopes around.
Enjoy cross country skiing or sledge on the well groomed tracks. Sölden boasts of an ice skating rink which is 2,000 square meters in size. If you are up to it: numerous après-ski hang outs, bars and restaurants ensure a night on the town you won' t forget.
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Soelden is the largest community of Austria in terms of area, and sustains also Hochsoelden, Gurgl, Heiligkreuz, Vent and Zwieselstein. Soelden is one of the five communities in the South of the Oetztal, and belongs amongst Vienna and Salzburg to the top three tourism areas. Due to it's ski resorts with snowguarantee from november until may, Soelden is one of the most popular ski areas of Tyrol and a favoured winter destination.
The name Soelden comes from selda, and means the smallest rural ownership size. Before Soelden was opened up for tourism, the livelihood of the inhabitants was mainly agriculture and trade. By the construction of refuges and lanes, the area was developed for tourism, the real upgrading for winter sports area started with the construction of the first lifts in 1948. Today tourism, and mainly winter tourism, is one of the most important commercial sectors, in which also summer tourism became more and more important during the last years. So your accommodation facility in Soelden is an ideal starting point for alpine hiking tours.
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