Ötz Valley

Austria

Highlights

  • International reputation as one of Austria’s finest resorts
  • Combined, Solden & Otz offer 185km of snowsure piste
  • At 1380m, Solden is the ideal resort for Easter skiing
  • Excellent après-ski activities in the lively town of Imst
 

Why choose this resort?

Variety is the order of the day when you lead a school ski trip to snow-sure Sölden and the Ötz Valley. Having an international reputation as one of the finest all-round ski areas in Austria and a lively après-ski scene, Sölden provides skiers and boarders of all abilities with 145km of piste to explore. Ötz provides groups with a more sedate option with just as an impressive choice of skiing to support those seeking to build their confidence at the start of the week. Base your group in the town of Imst, tucked away in the Ötz Valley and enabling easy access to both ski areas.
 

On the slopes

 
Ötz is ideal for beginners to develop their understanding of the basic ski skills on the nursery slopes while the rest of the group explore the remaining 40kms of piste. Intermediates wanting to take on blue and red runs will find a wide choice spread across the ski area, including 13 kms of easy blues and 23kms of red slopes in Ötz alone.
 
Sölden then provides a further 146km of skiable terrain, including 70km of beginner and almost 50km of intermediate-level trails. Those looking for the truly challenging ski routes should head for the Gaislachkogl ski mountain. Head for the Rettenbach and Tiefenbach glaciers for even more challenging descents; a favourite with international ski teams. Snowboarders haven’t been left out with the Swatch Snowpark in Sölden, at 2500m, gaining an international reputation and continuously expanding to become one of the leading snowboarding resorts in Europe.
 
A ski pass providing 4 days skiing in Ötz, including Kuhtai, and 2 days in Sölden is included
 

Travel details

Calais (Coach) to Ötz Valley16 hours
Innsbruck to Ötz Valley1 hour
Salzburg to Ötz Valley3 hours 30 mins
Munich to Ötz Valley3 hours
Zurich to Ötz Valley4 hours

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Resort height 1380m
Lift range 1350-3340m
Number of lifts 33
Size of piste 185km
Beginner 83km
Intermediate 68km
Advanced 34km
Snowmaking 100%

Piste Map

Solden  Ötz Valley piste map

Hotels

Auderer

Ötz Valley

If you're looking for a good standard of school group accommodation within easy access to a small, yet vibrant, local scene then the Auderer certainly is worth paying attention to. 

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Eggerbrau

Ötz Valley

If you're looking for a lively destination that's packed full of things to do once off the slopes of one of Europe's most revered ski regions, Sölden, then the Eggerbräu certainly lives up to expectations.

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Hotel Sonne

Ötz Valley

Any school parties wishing to explore the extensive range of skiable terrain within the Ziller Valley ski area should certainly consider the Hotel Sonne which is located overlooking the historic town of Landeck.

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Apres-Ski

Apres-Ski

Imst provides numerous après-ski options on your snow-covered doorstep with the student favourites of bowling, ice skating and curling all available.

Highlights

  • Ice skating
  • Discos
  • Alpine Coaster

 

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