Sölden, 1.377 m
Sölden stands for the full variety of winter as it plays host to the yearly held Alpine Ski World Cup races and is one of Europe's most renowned ski and snowboard centers. But also in the summer Sölden has a lot to offer, among the highlights are some 300 kilometers of signposted hiking trails for all preferences and ability levels. What's more, the upper Ötztal Valley makes a truly unique heaven for passionate mountain bikers. Most tours are quite challenging as they lead up to the eternal ice beyond 2850 m altitude. Additionally a myriad of events is scheduled in Sölden, ranging from internationally renowned sports events to popular hiking weeks or music festivals.
There are some 300km of marked hiking trails. There is a perfect route for everyone: sporty ascents to an altitude above 3,000m or relaxed uphill rides with a cable railway. There is plenty to discover: mountain lakes and snow-covered summits, game and the most beautiful flowers of the Alps. And if you are starving you can stop at one of the 16 shelters or 30 mountain huts and get a bite to eat.
The Upper Ötztal valley is an outstandingly beautiful paradise for cycling and mountain biking fans. Most of the trails are steeply rising and quite chalenging as they lead right to the eternal ice up to an elevation of 2,850 m.
The Freizeit Arena Leisure Center in the center of Sölden offers fun and action for the young and old: bowling, tennis, a shooting range, a fitness center, a gymnasium and the adventurous swimming bath with rock grotto and whitewater channel - the family-friendly offers seem unlimited. Not only fun and action are on the program. A visit of the sauna world of the Freizeit Arena Leisure Center is perfect for relaxation. Relax and unwind in the infrared cabin and the steam bath and soothe your achy muscles after a sporty day.
The events of Sölden offer something for every taste. Events range from international cycling events to popular hiking weeks and music events. All through the year Sölden offers top quality entertainment.