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Wein am Berg Summer Edition 2024 - Rosé all day
BLOG • 30.06.2024

Wein am Berg – Summer Edition 2024

Our 2-day gourmet event with the motto "Rosé all day" - with top winegrowers, top chefs & the finest DJ tunes at over 3,000 metres.

Weinreise nach Spanien im Juni 2024
BLOG • 26.06.2024

Wine connects - visiting wineries all over the world

We at Hotel Das Central in Sölden can count many renowned winegrowers as close friends. We regularly visit them at their wineries, from Burgenland to Burgundy.

Startschuss zum Ötztaler Radmarathon in Sölden
BLOG • 20.05.2024

Ötztal Cycle Marathon 2024

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

Water AREA Canonball in der AREA 47
BLOG • 10.05.2024

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.

Mountain Cart Sölden mit Kindern
BLOG • 23.04.2024

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.

Electric Mountain Festival Sölden – Maindays am Giggijoch
BLOG • 22.04.2024

Electric Mountain Festival 2025

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

Ötztal Summer Card - Kostenlos für Gäste im 5* Hotel Das Central
BLOG • 22.04.2024

Ötztal Summer Card

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

BLOG • 20.04.2024


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

Kulinarische Spezialitäten À-la-Carte-Restaurant Wirtshaus am Giggijoch in Sölden
BLOG • 22.04.2024

Giggijoch restaurants

At the Giggijoch, the à la carte restaurant Wirtshaus in the summer and two additional self-service restaurants in winter spoil you with everything a skier's culinary heart desires.

Restaurant Falcon Außenansicht im Sommer
BLOG • 21.04.2024

FALCON Restaurants

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.

FIS Skiweltcup in Sölden, Roland Leitinger
BLOG • 17.04.2024

AUDI FIS Skiworldcup Opening 2024 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.

Gaislachkogel im Winter
BLOG • 15.04.2024

Wine adventures at over 3,000 m above sea level

Exceptional wine events at the highest level: Wein am Berg 2025 and the May Wines MasterClass at ice Q!

Skifahren im April in Sölden am Tiefenbach Gletscher
BLOG • 01.04.2024

Sunshine skiing in April

Warm rays of sunshine on your skin and a view of numerous three-thousand-meter peaks as you glide down the slopes.

Präsidentensuite Schlafzimmer – Luxushotel Das Central in Sölden
BLOG • 23.03.2024

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.

Vinoble Cosmetics – vegane SPA Kosmetik im Wellnesshotel Das Central
BLOG • 01.03.2024

Vinoble Cosmetics

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

Design-Star und Grammy-Preisträger Stefan Sagmeister zu Gast in Sölden
BLOG • 27.02.2024

Design star Sagmeister at ice Q in Sölden

Exhibition "Better and Better" & Dinner of the Arts on April, 2 - the ice Q in Sölden will probably be the highest art gallery in the Alps from the end of February.

Schnee-Elefant und Pistenbully bei Hannibal am Rettenbachgletscher
BLOG • 07.02.2024

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.

Wein am Berg
BLOG • 03.12.2023

Must-dos for gourmets in winter

High enjoyment with top vintners and top chefs, 5 Gault&Millau toques on 2 days, and much more: our must-dos promise pleasurable adventures at over 3,000 m above sea level.

Maître d'hôtel Martin Sperdin vom Hotel Das Central Sölden
BLOG • 07.12.2023

Interview with sommelier Martin Sperdin

Martin Sperdin has shaped the wine culture for over two decades.

Skifahren in Sölden
BLOG • 02.12.2023

New: Sölden Winterchallenge

The new Sölden Challenge: 19 exciting competitions lead through the entire Sölden ski area.

Aussichtplattform am Tiefenbachgletscher in Sölden
BLOG • 02.10.2023

Big3 Rally in Sölden

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

Sonnenskilauf in Sölden am Gletscher
BLOG • 01.10.2022

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!

Summit Dinner im Restaurant ice Q in Sölden
BLOG • 17.09.2023

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.

Herbstzeit in Sölden, Tirol
BLOG • 03.09.2023

5 Must-Dos in autumn in Sölden

Culinary experiences, wellness enjoyment, and colorful autumn adventures - discover autumn in Sölden!

Winzerinnen bei der ice Q Summer Party
BLOG • 22.08.2023

Review: Wein am Berg – Summer Edition 2023

Germany's top female winemakers were guests at the Wein am Berg - Summer Edition in August 2023 at the 5-star Hotel Das Central.

BLOG • 06.07.2023

With a love for detail: That’s the new rooms

Earthy tones and splashes of colour, wood and stone - that’s how the newly designed rooms and suites take shape!

Mitarbeiter im 5-Sterne Hotel Das Central in Sölden
BLOG • 22.06.2023

The Central family

Diverse personalities with different origins: Curtain up for the Central family!

BMW Cabrio testen
BLOG • 10.05.2023

Test-drive a BMW 440i convertible for free

Open-air feeling through the Ötztal Valley: this summer, guests of the 5* hotel Das Central can test-drive the BMW 440i convertible at no cost.

Widiversum Hochoetz Widi Rutsche
BLOG • 01.05.2023


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

Jakob Falkner, Thomas Dreßen und Frank Wörndl im Hotel Das Central in Sölden
BLOG • 05.10.2022

Well-known guests

The Central has always been a popular meeting place for top international athletes.

Hotel Das Central im Jahre 1970
BLOG • 20.09.2022

How it all began ...

It was a momentous occasion when the doors of Das Central officially opened in 1969.

Area 47 Snowpark Funkark am Giggijoch in Sölden
BLOG • 15.09.2022

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.

ice Q Summer Party junge Winzer im 007 ELEMENTS
BLOG • 01.09.2022

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.

Alpienne SPA Produkte aus reinen alpinen Zutaten
BLOG • 15.08.2022

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'.

Längenfelder Fischproduzent Raimund Mrak
BLOG • 19.04.2022

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.

Alpakas in Sölden
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.

Wildspitzen Kekse Hotel Das Central Sölden
BLOG • 15.12.2021

Christmas recipe from our kitchen team

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

Germany's next Topmodel in Sölden – Heidi Klum & Wolfgang Joop
BLOG • 28.03.2019

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”.