• One sport
    trains almost
    every muscle.

Cross-country skiing in Sölden and Ötztal.
The Sport of all Sports

That phrase was coined by Dr. Fritjof Nansen 115 years ago. And, he probably knew what he was talking about. It was he, who traversed the whole of Greenland, on cross-country skis. Certainly – cross-country skiing is one of the healthiest sports, there is. Over 90% of the entire muscle apparatus can be exercised uniformly and protectively. Cross-country skiing in Sölden even adds a still more attractive component. The vitalising altitude atmosphere. This ensures a wealth of variety and unbelievable panoramic impressions, on your way to best trained form. And, you can have all this over 195 brilliantly prepared cross-country ski runs for enjoying classical cross-country skiing and ‘skating’. Direct from your Hotel Hotel***star The Bäckelar Wirt in Sölden – to start off your cross-country skiing vacation, and the whole world of Ötztal at your feet, with its innumerable cross-country ski runs. And, best of all – the use of the cross-country ski runs throughout the whole of Ötztal, is free of charge!

For those interested in nurturing their health.
It’s for athletes with a flair for panoramic views. Cross-Country Skiing in Ötztal is the sportiest activity for enjoying the ‘jewels’ of the Alps. Now, over distances of 195 kilometres!

Cross-country skiing around Sölden
Still more cross-country in the Ötztal.

Not only the use of the cross-country skiing runs is free of charge in the Ötztal. The Cross-Country Skiing Bus will also take you to the start-off point of your favorite cross-country skiing tour, free of charge provided you have your cross-country ski equipment and your visitors’ card with you. Then, you are really set for enjoying the eight cross-country trails in Sölden, as well as entry to all the others in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, Längenfeld, Umhausen, Niederthai and numerous other diverse winter sports’ centers throughout the Ötztal. You can obtain more information here from concerning all current cross-country ski run conditions, and then you can select one of the many available cross-country ski runs all around Sölden. 


It couldn’t be more different than just all-inclusive. Discover our 3 Star Superior-Hotel The Bäckelar Wirt and the entire world of sport in the Ötztal. But, of course at the best price – and with ‘top’ terms and conditions, added to our numerous ‘special offers’ and other campaigns. Discover them, now!

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