An Austrian favourite, at the heart of the huge SkiWelt area

  • Resort altitude: 703 m
  • 284 km of skiing in the SkiWelt region
  • 121 km Blue, 127 km Red, 36 km Black runs
  • Transfer time: approx. 1 hour 30 mins from Innsbruck airport and 1 hour 45 mins from Salzburg airport by coach

Ski Söll! Deservedly popular with English speaking guests, Söll is a lively, good value, pretty village with an attractive pedestrianised centre. It’s the best-known gateway to a celebrated circuit which enables skiers with wanderlust to visit nine resorts. Read more on Söll in The Telegraph's review of the "Best Austrian ski resorts".

Skiing and snowboarding in Söll

The villages of Söll, Brixen im Thale, Ellmau, Going, Scheffau, Itter, Hopfgarten, Kelchsau and Westendorf form the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental.

Set between the Kitzbüheler Alps and the Wilder Kaiser mountains, the SkiWelt is one of the largest and most modern linked ski region in Austria.

There are more than 90 lifts serving 123 runs totalling 284kms of runs – most of them pretty gentle and perfect for beginners and returners.

Where to stay in Söll

Söll is a small village but the quality of hotels here is excellent. Just over an hour from Innsbruck and Salzburg, the circuit has become a popular haunt with families looking for a relaxing few days enjoying excursions to various outposts of this delightful part of the Tirol.

Bars and restaurants in Söll

This being Austria, there are inevitably dozens of good pit stops – 77 in all - for lunch or just quick refreshment.

Skiing holidays in Söll are well known for lively après-ski and nightlife, with the ever popular Whiskymühle the focal point.

What's included in an Inghams holiday to Söll

Flights, transfers and accommodation based on self catering, half board, chalet catering, full board or all inclusive. Optional add ons include equipment hire, lift pass and tuition, please see the 'Ski extras' tab below for more information on these.

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Ski hotels in Söll

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Hotel Eggerwirt is a charming establishment and is centrally located in Soll. Lovingly run by our good friend Frau Weiss, it is famed for its high standards of quality and service.

Ski & Snowboard
Skiing levels
Cross country

Beginners skiing in Söll

Some nursery slopes overlook the village and further nursery slopes are at at the top of the gondola at Hochsöll and there area many gentle blue runs to progress on to.

Intermediates skiing in Söll

An 8-seater gondola ascends to Hochsöll, from where high speed chairs give access to both the Söll ski area and the rest of the Ski Welt.

Advanced skiing in Söll

Experienced skiers can try the black mogul field from the top of the Hohe Salve or go on a ski safari round the SkiWelt circuit which encompasses the villages of Ellmau, Going, Scheffau, Söll, Itter, Hopfgarten, Brixen, and Westendorf; all covered on one lift pass.

Snowboarding in Söll

There are 3 Snow Parks in the area; 1 in Söll, 1 in Ellmau and 1 in Westendorf.

Mountain facts
Area 284 km
Resort Altitude 703m
Ski Alt. From 703m
Ski Alt. To 1890m
Runs 121 127 36
Longest run 7 Km
Run Information

121km blue runs, 127km red runs, 36km black runs

Lifts Chairlifts 35, Draglifts 39, Gondolas 16, Rack Railway 1
Lift Ski LockersNo
Whole Area Pass Lifts90
Night Skiing IncludedNo
Mountain Restaurants80
Snow Cannon Coverage80%
Cross Country Trails

200km of cross country trails in the whole valley. 

Night Skiing

Largest floodlit ski area in Tirol with 13km of pistes, a floodlit fun park for snowboarders and a floodlit toboggan run.  Open Wed - Sat. Floodlit cross-country skiing is available in Scheffau.

Nursery SlopesBottom and top of gondola
Off-piste OptionsYes
Slope DirectionN, E, S, W
Snowpark Info

3 in total, 1 in Ellmau, 1 in Söll, 1 in Westendorf

Things To Do
  • Squash courts
  • Tobogganing
  • Sleigh rides
  • Ice Skating 
  • Snowshoeing
  • Nightlife including Whiskey Muhle and Pub Austria
  • Fancy dress witches can be spotted skiing through Söll from Sunday through to Thursday
  • Fancy dress witches with cauldrons and potions can be found at the Simonalm, encounter a world of legends, stories, songs, games, prayers, customs and traditions
  • Alpeniglu village (with igloo hotel, igloo village, ice sculptures, restaurant, bar, sun lounge & filmed ski run where you can purchase the video and your time is recorded)
  • Ski kindergarten from 3yrs available locally. Booking in advance recommended 
  • All buses within the Ski Welt region, Kitzbühel, Kufstein and Worgl are free with your Wilder Kaiser guest card 
Lift Passes

Lift Passes

Lift Passes Days Season


Born before 2005 


2005 - 2007


2008 - 2017

Area Pass 6 Low £294 £220 £147
High £326 £245 £163

SkiWelt Area Pass covers Ellmau, Scheffau, Brixen, Söll & Westendorf.

Low season - 01 Nov - 22 Dec 23 & 16 Mar - 01 Apr 24

High season - 23 Dec 23 - 15 Mar 24

Free child lift pass for children born after 2017 . Beginners should book in resort for reduced prices. Proof of age may be required.

You can upgrade to a super ski card in resort to access the world's biggest ski pass area (paid locally). You'll have access to 2,750km, 900 cable cars, 3 glaciers and 22 ski regions including the Ski Amade, Ski Juwel, Skicircus, Kitzski & the Zell am See area and many more.

Prices and supplements are correct at the time of publishing. Up to date prices will be confirmed at the time of booking. 

Ski Equipment

Ski Equipment (6 days)

Please see here for a description of hire categories. 

Equipment  Description Blue Red Black
Adult Skis  £49 £69 £95
  Skis & Boots £83 £107 £141
  Snowboard & Boots - £101 -
Child (3-11yrs)

Skis & Boots

- £41 -
  Snowboard & Boots - £56 -

Prices and supplements are correct at the time of publishing. Up to date prices will be confirmed at the time of booking.



Tuition Days Times Adult Child (6*-14yrs)
Ski 5 10am-12pm
& 1pm-3pm
£208 £208
Snowboard - Beginner £208 £208
Snowboard - Intermediate 5 10am-12pm or 1pm-3pm £181 £181

Ski school might be closed on Christmas Day & New Year’s Day.

*Child snowboard tuition from 8yrs

Levels of tuition:

  • Beginner = never skied before
  • Level 1 = advanced beginner; can control speed, snowplough and change direction on gentle slopes 
  • Level 2 = low intermediate, snowplough turns and start to ski parallel
  • Level 3 = Good intermediate, Parallel turns 
  • Advanced = Fully confident on all slopes, looking to improve technique

Prices and supplements are correct at the time of publishing. Up to date prices will be confirmed at the time of booking.


Flights depart Saturdays

Transfer time

  • Salzburg airport: approx. 1 hour 45 mins by coach
  • Innsbruck airport: approx. 1 hour 30 mins by coach

Private transfers and self drive options are available

Car hire available: No

Evening resort bus service: No

Local bus services:

Parking available: No

Resort Ski bus available: No

Good to know

  • Lively resort on Austria’s largest ski arena
  • Söll’s Hohe Salve is highest peak in the area
  • Short transfers from Innsbruck Airport
  • Inghams rep service
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