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Soll Introduction

Soll is a charming resort that lies amid stunning scenery beneath the Hohe Salve Mountain and is part of Austria's Ski Welt area. At the pedestrianised village centre is Baroque church with the typical onion dome. The cobbled streets of the centre are filled with bars, cafés and shops to keep the non-skier happy throughout the day.

The Ski Welt area offers two hundred and fifty kilometres of pistes the majority of which is suited to beginners and intermediate skiers. Lifts to the slopes are a short distance from the resort and a ski bus is available. Ski schools provide tuition for children from five years in skiing and from ten years in boarding.

Soll’s wide variety of hotels, apartments, chalets and B and Bs provide accommodation to cater for all budgets. Similarly its restaurants serve an eclectic menu that satisfies most tastes and pockets. Soll’s bars, pubs and discos ensure that evenings are lively.

There are many recreational facilities to satisfy the needs of the part time or the non- skier.

Why Go To Soll?

Soll is the main resort on the Ski Welt Circuit and as such benefits from many amenities that are not found in smaller resorts. The skiing is ideal for mixed ability groups, the atmosphere is relaxed and friendly and the nightlife is lively. A comprehensive range of recreational activities are offered to complete your holiday enjoyment.

A Soll ski holiday is very popular with families and mixed ability groups. Its lively nightlife attracts young adults with energy to spare after days on the slopes.

When To Go To Soll

The Soll ski season lasts from mid December until the end of March. The resort is also popular in the summer months with walkers, climbers and mountain bikers.

Soll - The Place

Soll lies at a fairly low altitude of a little over seven hundred metres and is part of Austria’s largest linked ski area, the Ski Welt. It is very popular with British tourists who come in their droves to enjoy excellent skiing and a lively après ski scene. It is an attractive resort with a quaint cobbled centre, where even the larger hotels are built in chalet style. The old church in the centre is worth a visit and the pedestrianised streets near the church are filled with restaurants, cafes, bars and shops.

A Soll ski holiday is ideal for families and mixed ability groups. The nursery slopes near the village are perfect for the first time skier who needs to gain confidence before moving on to blue runs. With over two hundred and fifty pisted runs there is something for everybody although it must be said that intermediates have the most choice. There are a number of challenging runs for advanced skiers with good opportunities for off-piste skiing. Cross country skiers have one hundred and fifty kilometres of trails. The Ski Welt has excellent terrain for snow boarders as well as snow parks with a good park and a half pipe above Hopfgarten. Ski schools provide tuition for children as well as adults. The Kinderkaiserland school area at the top of the gondola is very popular with children from the age of five. There are also crèche facilities for children from three years. As places are limited, booking is recommended. Ski lifts are a short distance from the centre of the resort and are served by a ski bus. These give quick and easy access to the slopes.

Soll has plenty to offer non-skiers with a wide variety of recreational activities. These include tobogganing, sleigh rides, bowling, ice skating and tubing. The modern sports centre has a large indoor and outdoor heated pool with water slides. Hot tubs are a great way to relax after a day on the slopes. There are also opportunities for paragliding when you can appreciate the magnificent landscape from an entirely different viewpoint.

Soll Nightlife

Soll has many lively bars, discos and clubs providing evening entertainment. There is usually live music somewhere in the resort and also karaoke. Sports bars show televised international events. Après ski often begins on the mountain in the Hexenkessel and continues in the village into the early hours of the morning.

Soll Shopping

Soll shopping is fairly limited with shops providing little more than essential provisions and sport's equipment and clothing for sale or for hire.

Soll Eating

Soll has a good number of restaurants, both in the village and on the mountain, which provide a wide variety of food to suit most tastes and budgets. While many serve traditional fare, international cuisine and fast foods are also available.