Solden Says "Ski In The Shadows of The Professionals This October"

In Sölden, Austria, skiers can strap on their skis and zip up their jackets from as early as October. Thanks to the resorts high altitude, at 3,249m above sea level and its two connecting glaciers offering 145 kilometres of wonderfully groomed slopes, skiers can get their fix well before most other resorts in Europe are even open. Looking to explore this award-winning Austrian ski area, Das Central Hotel, the only 5* hotel in Sölden is the perfect winter wonderland to start your adventure from and has lots of exciting news for the 2022/23 winter season.

  • Ladies First at the Alpine Ski World Cup in Sölden In just a few weeks, Sölden will ring in its winter season with an unforgettable sports spectacle. On 22 and 23 October, stars of the Alpine Ski World Cup will come together on Rettenbach Glacier high above Sölden for the Alpine Ski Championship Season OpenerThis year, ladies go first with the women’s giant slalom taking place on Saturday followed by the men’s competition on Sunday. Guests of Das Central will get in on all the excitement of seeing the world’s best racers in action, and after the opening event will be able to ski in the shadows of these professionals exploring all the high-altitude skiing available. With 145 kilometres of prepared slopes and 31 chair lifts and cable cars, skiing in Sölden offers so much variety for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities.
  • New Falcon Restaurant for the Winter Season This year a new restaurant opened on the middle station of Gaislachkogl Mountain. Ready for its first winter season, Falcon Restaurant was completely redesigned, both in terms of gastronomy and appearance. Flooded with natural light and offering fantastic panoramic views of the summits with two dining concepts. The market restaurant is located on the ground floor and the a la Carte restaurant is on the second floor.
  • 20th Anniversary of Wein am Berg: 2023 will be the 20th Anniversary of Wein am Berg, ‘Wine on the Mountain,’ the annual gourmet food and wine festival which takes place in Sölden, Austria. The festival celebrates and brings together the finest sommeliers, wine growers and international chefs from the region for a weekend of food and wine tastings high in the Alps as well as impressive skiing with world champions and former Olympians.

Off the slopes, guests have the chance to explore all the incredible offerings at the iconic Das CentralThis modern alpine escape has 125 individually designed rooms, two suites and a Presidential Suite which all exude opulence yet retain Tyrolean charm. Das Central’s three-storey, 1,500sqm spa is the perfect place to unwind after a long day of alpine activities. Guests can renew their energy and feel their muscles slowly relax at Das Central’s ten different saunas and steam baths. Das Central also offers other incredible gourmet highlights, from their all-day dining restaurant to the gourmet mountain restaurant, ice Q, a spectacular spot sitting at 3,048m. Famously known as the location of the Hoffler Klinik in James Bond’s Spectre and accessible via the world’s fastest gondola. 



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