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Your ski holidays in Sölden – first class!

If you love the Alps, the snow, and nature above all else, you are best off planning your ski holidays in Sölden. This legendary ski resort in Ötztal promises extraordinary active experiences in snow-covered landscapes as well as an exuberant après-ski scene for the party animals among you.

Electric Mountain

Top-class DJs and exuberant parties in a unique location: With this mix the Hotspot der Alpen inspires friends of electronic music.

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Hannibal - April

The Glacier Spectacle HANNIBAL takes historical Carthage straight to Tirol's wildest mountain world. A real-time Alpine crossing by using modern means, a performance of more than 500 participants taking place on scenic Rettenbach Glacier at 3000 meters above sea level.


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5 great reasons to spend your ski holidays in Sölden

Why spend your ski holidays in Sölden and The Peak? It’s very simple:

  • Legendary slopes, legendary après-ski fun, legendary mountain scenery – during your winter holiday in Sölden, you will find everything your heart desires.
  • A variety of activities, a variety of routes, a variety of nature – whatever winter sports you like the most, you can practice them around The Peak.
  • Spacious chalets, spacious apartments, spacious rooms – The Peak’s ski chalets and apartments are the ideal holiday home for ski holidays in Sölden.
  • Directly at the slopes, directly in the skiing fun, directly in the winter paradise – our ski chalets and holiday apartments in Sölden offer the perfect starting position for skiers and other active holidaymakers.
  • Your hosts are mountain enthusiasts, your fellow holidaymakers are mountain enthusiasts, and so are the locals – during your ski holidays in Sölden, you will find many like-minded people with whom you can go on tour.

A variety of activities

Here in Sölden, winter sports enthusiasts of all disciplines will find everything their heart desires. Ski holidays in Sölden are ideal due to the numerous experiences both on the slopes and in the snow-covered landscape off the slope. You can enjoy the peace and quiet of the outdoors on winter and snowshoe hikes, prove your ice climbing skills, and race down to the valley on toboggans with the whole family. In addition, you can find your inner peace while cross-country skiing during your ski holidays in Sölden and climb the most beautiful peaks on a ski tour to then enjoy a fantastic descent.

Ski holidays in Sölden – skiing deluxe

Ski holidays in Sölden offer you so much action. From great fun on the slopes, including on world cup slopes, to the exciting après-ski scene – Sölden in Ötztal is famous for its nightlife. Here, party animals enthusiastically celebrate in the pubs and discos into the wee hours of the night after a successful day skiing.

Whether you’re a party animal or prefer to spend quiet ski holidays in Sölden, here at The Peak, you’ve come to the right place. You can rest your legs, pamper your palate, wrap yourself in cosy blankets, and enjoy the view of the glistening white snow. A cup of tea, a good book, a conversation with your sweetheart, or a little music – that’s how your ski holidays in Sölden ends, quite comfortably.

Kindness is like snow.
It beautifies everything it covers.

Kahlil Gibran

Highlights off the slopes during ski holidays in Sölden

If your legs need a break from the slopes during your ski holidays in Sölden, the coolest way to recover is to drive up to the summit of the Gaislachkogl (3,050 m above sea level) and visit the filming location of “Spectre”. The mostly underground 1,000 m² installation “007 Elements” will blow your mind, even if you’re not a James Bond fan – we promise!

Every month from December to March, top DJs from all over the world perform at the Electric Mountain Parties, makingÖtztal a stronghold of electronic music. The summit of electro happiness is the legendary two-day Electric Mountain Festival in April, which has been taking place every year since 2012 and thrills the masses.

No matter how you arrange your active holidays in Ötztal – whether you are looking for unforgettable experiences in nature or exuberant après-ski parties: our apartments & chalets The Peak offer you a temporary home where you will feel at home throughout your ski holidays in Sölden.

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Tobogganing and toboggan runs in Sölden

Exciting speed with a dash of recklessness: tobogganing in Sölden puts you into a rushing mood, no matter if you are sitting on the latest racing model or a children's toboggan. An outstanding experience on natural toboggan runs, followed by a stopover in a quaint mountain hut. The toboggan run leading down from "Stiegele" is strongly recommended also to families. The sports shops next to the base station of Gaislachkogl mountain gondola have the right rental toboggan, and also some huts offer a rental service.

The rental of toboggans is not included and has to be paid seperate.



Toboggan run from the middle station of the Gaislachkogel cable car

The newly built, illuminated toboggan run leads from the middle station of the Gaislachkoglbahn to Sölden.

With a length of 7.3 km, it is one of the longest toboggan runs in Austria. Due to the easy routing, the toboggan run is also well suited for families and less experienced skiers.

The ride on the toboggan bus (= skibus line 50) is free for holders of a valid ski pass, the buses are running in 20-minute intervals.


Night Tobogganing in Sölden

When the dawn breaks, winter fun is still not over. Once a week the "Stiegele" toboggan run is illuminated in the evening and a special night toboggan bus takes you to the starting point every 20 minutes. The inexpensive evening ticket also serves as a night ski ticket - therefore guests can use the night toboggan bus and the Gaislachkogl mountain gondola (on foot or with skis, but without toboggans) in the most flexible way.

Tip: although the run is floodlit, pocket and headlamps are good for keeping track and being seen by other tobogganists.

FACTS Night Tobogganing

  • Every Wednesday Night tobogganing
  • Bus transportation between 6.00 pm and 9.00 pm every 20 minutes
  • Night toboggan bus (line 50) from the base station of Gaislachkogl mountain gondola to the start of the toboggan run


Natural Toboggan Runs with Tasty Reward

If you want to pull up your own toboggan and combine a really intense nature experience with a jovial stopover in a quaint mountain hut, then you should plan a tour to lovely Lenzenalm (2 km, ascent approx. 1 hour, family toboggan run, not illuminated) or Stallwiesalm (5 km, ascent approx. 1.5 hours, not illuminated). The floodlit 4.3 km long toboggan run from Gaislachalm or from Alpengasthof Silbertal can only be used at night after the end of the hut evenings; toboggan rental and mountain transport by minibus are just perfect for sportspeople who like celebrating.

Cross-country skiing in the Ötztal valley

Everything is available: ranging from skating to classic-style trails

The huge trail network covers a total length of 143 kilometers in Ötztal. Of course there are myriad tracks for all ages and preferences: Nordic skiing routes in the wide open basin of Längenfeld and Umhausen, high-altitude trails in Gries and Niederthai, even cross-country ski trails in the skiing hot spots of Sölden and Obergurgl-Hochgurgl.


From the valley bottom up to the peaks

Already the entrance to Ötztal offers comfortable tracks in top conditions: The easy cross-country loop trail in Ochsengarten leads along snow-covered, meter-high spruce forests and glades towards Kühtai. Continuing into the valley, Umhausen-Niederthai is considered a real mecca for cross-country skiers in Ötztal. 12 loops at varied difficulty levels with splendid landscape backdrop justify this status.

The magnificent Nordic skiing loops on more than 40 kilometers along the spacious valley basin of Längenfeld show Ötztal from a completely different side - wide and gentle. Fantastic views of white fields towards the upper valley stretching up to Gamskogel peak, Längenfeld's majestic landmark. Nature exploration at its best: gliding on Nordic skis into the secluded Sulztal valley in Gries.

From here you conquer the high Alpine mountains. It's hard to believe but true: passionate cross-country skiers will find splendid routes also in Sölden, Vent and Obergurgl-Hochgurgl. Snow is always guaranteed. Although spring has arrived in the valley, Nordic skiing is still possible in the higher regions.

Tip for true fans:
The night trails in Längenfeld, Umhausen and Niederthai. Längenfeld and Niederthai also offer a free taster biathlon where everyone can try his luck on the shooting range.

Ötztal cross-country skiing center for free

Nordic sports already compete with Alpine skiing - for several reasons: no crowds or waiting times but heaps of nature and individuality. It's not a coincidence that Ötztal offers countless cross-country skiing trails spread all over the valley's holiday resorts. The Nordic routes can be found at all altitudes and different difficulty levels. And what's best: you can use them for free!

Cross-country skiing facts in Ötztal at a glance:

  •      Total length of trails: 143 km
        (Difficulty levels: 61,5 km easy, 72 km intermediate, 9,5 km difficult)
  •      Classic trails: 77 km
  •      Skating trails: 66 km
  •      Total of 35 trails

Ötztal is one of "Tirol's cross-country skiing specialists" and therefore meets all the standards for a perfect cross-country ski holiday. Quality-sealed lodgings are well prepared for the needs of Nordic skiing enthusiasts.