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BLOG • 05.10.2022

World Cup Opening 2022 in Sölden

Every year in October the Rettenbach glacier becomes a hub for the international ski scene at the legendary FIS ski world cup opening.

BLOG • 05.09.2022

Presidential suite with private SPA

Luxury holidays in the presidential suite: Quality and extravagance come to perfection in the 205 m² large presidential suite with private SPA.

BLOG • 01.10.2022

Summit Dinner in the ice Q restaurant

It's a very special experience when one of the highest located gourmet restaurants around the world welcomes guests to the Summit Dinner at more than 3,000 m above sea level.

BLOG • 07.10.2021

1 ski pass = 6 Ötztal ski areas!

The Ötztal Super Skipass promises pure skiing adventure in in 6 Ötztal ski areas: 361 kilometres of slopes and 90 lifts!

BLOG • 27.08.2022

Top international athletes at Das Central

Face to face with an Olympic medallist or a world champion. What is rather rare in everyday life happens quite often at Das Central.

BLOG • 24.08.2022

Review: Wein am Berg – Summer Edition 2022

The young wine scene from Austria was visiting our annual Wein am Berg – Summer Edition in August 2022 in Sölden.

BLOG • 29.08.2022

Ötztal Cycle Marathon 2023

5,500m altitude and 227 km – each year, over 4,000 participants take part in the legendary Ötztal Cycle Marathon.

BLOG • 10.08.2022

Interview with sommelier Martin Sperdin

With expertise, sensitivity and unwavering passion, the sommelier has shaped the wine culture in Das Central for over two decades.

BLOG • 26.07.2022

NEW: Mountain carts in Sölden

The longest mountain cart track in Tyrol leads over 7.3 km from the middle station of the Gaislachkogl down to the valley.

BLOG • 22.07.2022

Ötztal Inside Summer Card

Free for Das Central hotel guests! Experience all summer highlights in the Ötztal with just one card.

BLOG • 13.07.2022

FALCON Restaurant

Both gastronomically and visually, the restaurants at the mid-station of the Gaislachkoglbahn shine in a new look. The concept is influenced by stimulating transparency.

BLOG • 07.07.2022

Test-drive a BMW 420i convertible for free

Open-air feeling through the Ötztal Valley: this summer, guests of the 5* hotel Das Central can test-drive the BMW 420i convertible at no cost.

BLOG • 05.07.2022


The new, weekly highlight at the FALCON market restaurant at the Gaislachkogl middle station!

BLOG • 13.05.2022


Action-packed bike adventures: The BIKE REPUBLIC SÖLDEN impresses with numerous lines, trails and Tyrol's largest pump track.

BLOG • 07.05.2022

Outdoor park Area 47

One of the biggest outdoor playgrounds in the world: 20,000m² water park, giant slides, blobbing, high ropes and much more.

BLOG • 12.12.2021

Vinoble Cosmetics

The Austrian vegan skincare line VINOBLE COSMETICS incorporates the advantages of grapes. Discover our Vinoble treatments – matching our love for wine!

BLOG • 06.04.2022


36 exciting game and puzzle stations await over an area of 3,000 m² at the WIDIVERSUM family adventure paradise in Hochoetz.

BLOG • 01.04.2022


The themed hiking trail combines alpine nature with attractions and an exciting activity programme which is guaranteed to amaze children and adults alike.

BLOG • 29.03.2022

Good reasons for an alpaca hike in Sölden

Enjoy the nature of the Ötztal mountains while recharging your batteries – on our alpaca hike in Sölden.

BLOG • 08.10.2022

Hannibal - A spectacle on Sölden's glacier

The Rettenbach glacier in Sölden turns into a stage and becomes the backdrop for the reconstruction of the famous crossing of the Alps.

BLOG • 07.11.2021

Alpienne – Power of the Alps

Alpienns's high-quality natural cosmetics with arnica and St. John's wort extracts represent the 'power of the Alps'.

BLOG • 04.12.2021

Adrenalin Cup

Eight exciting and unbelievably versatile disciplines at the Adrenalin Cup Sölden go right through the entire ski area.

BLOG • 01.12.2021

Electric Mountain Festival

Pulsating beats. Electric sounds. Dancing deluxe. Get goose-bumps when top-class international DJs and live acts set the Ötztal Alps alight.

BLOG • 19.04.2021

Our local fish producer Raimund Mrak

Das Central purchases numerous products from regional producers in the area. Among others, the Ötztal spring fish from Raimund Mrak in Längenfeld.

BLOG • 04.12.2021

Area 47 snow park & fun slope Sölden

Countless rails, boxes, kickers and other bits and pieces create an arena of endless combinations for all ability levels.

BLOG • 15.12.2020

Christmas recipe from our kitchen team

Quick and easy recipes: suitable for the Christmas season we present delicious 'Wildspitzen' as pastries!

BLOG • 01.12.2021

Big 3 Rally in Sölden

Conquer 3 three-thousand metre mountains: 10.000 metres altitude & 50 kilometres in one day!

BLOG • 05.09.2020

How it all began ...

It was a momentous occasion when the doors of Das Central hotel officially opened for its guests for the first time in December 1969.

BLOG • 22.01.2019

Germany's next Topmodel 2019 in Sölden

The ice Q restaurant up above 3000m altitude inspired the producers of the successful casting show “Germany's Next Topmodel”.