Active holidays in the Ötztal
The largest municipality in Austria in terms of area, Sölden, is located in the southern part of the Ötztal, the longest side valley of the Tyrolean Alps. With Its altitude of 1,350 to 3,340 meters and two glaciers make Sölden one of the most well-known resorts in Austria due to is great snow conditions. Here you can indulge in winter sports from October to May. Perfectly groomed ski runs for all skill levels await you, as well as freerides paradise. Summer in Sölden is just as beautiful. Then an extensive network of hiking trails leads up into and through the mountains and downhill trials and mountain bike routes like the Bike Republic Sölden.
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"In the winter of 2014/15, filming of the James Bond film "Spectre" with Daniel Craig in the leading role took place in Sölden."
Active in Sölden
Winter sports fans can count on the snow in Sölden. Because thanks to the altitude, it will definitely come. Here you can go skiing, snowboarding, freeriding, winter hiking and ski touring from October to May. On the Rettenbach and Tiefenbach glaciers you can even carve your turns from mid-September. For experts, Sölden has some special runs e.g., you can set your personal speed record on the World Cup downhill run or go on a ski safari with the BIG 3 Rally. Of course, you will also find runs for freeriding and easier slopes. The cross-country skiing paradise of Ötztal invites you to discover winter in the valley.
In summer you will get your money’s worth with your mountain bike in the so-called “Bike Republic Sölden”. Or do you prefer to lace up your hiking boots? Then the network of hiking trails, which winds up to over 3,000 meters high, is made for you. Additional action is guaranteed by a visit to the outdoor amusement park Area 47 with its high ropes course, swimming pools and much more.
Holidays with James Bond
At – or rather: in – Gaislachkogl at 3,048 meters is the James Bond adventure world 007 ELEMENTS. Although it is mainly dedicated to the scenes that were filmed for the Bond film “Spectre” in Sölden, other chapters of the saga about the British secret agent can be seen in the exciting and interactive installation. In 9 extraordinary rooms you get close to 007. link