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Culture of Solden. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Acquaintance with many historic and natural sights of Sölden gives a lot of impressions, as each of them is unique and has its own history. A water mill is one of the oldest buildings that have managed to survive here. Built more than 150 years ago, the structure is fully functional, which makes it unique today. The last major reconstruction of the mill was carried out in 1990. A small museum dedicated to the history of the region was opened within its walls.
A large part of Sölden's ski slopes available for tourists is aimed at middle-level skiers. There are also excellent skiing zones for beginners, as well as fantastic slopes for … Open
The symbolic local landmark is the Piccard Memorial (Monument Auguste Picard) erected in 1989. The monument is dedicated to a significant event that took place on May 27, 1931. On this day, Auguste Piccard's stratosphere balloon landed at the Gurgler Ferner glacier (Gurgl ), as is reminded by a plaque installed next to the memorial. One of the most interesting religious sites in the region can be found in the immediate vicinity of Sölden, in the village of Obergurgl . This is the Church of St. John Nepomuk dating back to 1726 that has remained the highest parish church in Europe after almost 200 years. It has managed to preserve both its original appearance and a lot of priceless religious artifacts.
A religious attraction of a later period is a church located on Mount Rotkegl. As shown in a memorial tablet installed next to the church, it was built in 1956 by Hans Fender. He fulfilled this vow in this way and thanked the higher forces for helping him to return safely to the homeland. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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In 1991, there was an event that attracted the attention of the whole world. A group of tourists found a perfectly preserved human mummy frozen in ice on the Similaun Mountain. As it turned out later, the age of the mummy was more than 5,000 years. The prehistoric man was given the name of Ötzi, and on the spot of the mummy's discovery, a memorial sign was erected.
The most important natural attraction of the region is Tsirbenvald Pine Forest. It begins at an altitude of 1,950 meters and covers an area of more than 20 hectares, rising to a height of 2,180 meters. In 1963, this forest was declared a national reserve. Walking through Tsirbenvald is incredibly popular among foreign tourists. Another important symbol of Sölden is the Timmelsyoh route, which connects the Ötztal Valley to the nearby valleys of Merano and Passeier . It passes at an altitude of 2,509 meters and is the highest in the Eastern Alps. It is important to keep in mind that the route is only open from June to October.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Solden and surroundings. Our website offers 10-30% lower ticket prices, when compared to the offline purchase on the spot.

City tours, excursions and tickets in Solden and surroundings

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Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Solden
♥   Palace 'Schloss Ambras' Innsbruck, 46 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Linderhof Palace' , 67.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'New Castle' , 68.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Solden
♥   Basilika St. Michael, Absam, 52.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Abtei Neustift, Varna (Vahrn), 55.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Benediktinerkloster St. Johann, Müstair, 56.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Kathedrale Mariä Himmelfahrt und St. Kassian, Bressanone (Brixen), 57.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cattedrale di S. Maria Assunta, Bolzano (Bozen), 58.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di Ss. Sisinio, Martirio e Alessandro, Sanzeno, 67.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Solden and near

Stelvio Pass

From the series “Most Spectacular Mountain Roads”
The Italian Government is very concerned about the safety of drivers, so the track Stelvio Pass has been upgraded over the past few years. Beside the hairpin bends, the angle of which can reach 180 degrees, were built the so-called small "pockets" - descents that allow you to skip the oncoming car and make travelling on the road more comfortable. The Stelvio Pass road designed by the renowned engineer Carlo Donegani is a landmark of world importance nowadays and is one of the most mountainous trails of the planet. The road with many steep turns attracts both motorists and cyclists. Moving along it on two-wheeled transport is also very interesting. … Read further

Arlberg tunnel

From the series “The Greatest Tunnels in the World”
Arlberg Road Tunnel is one of the outstanding attractions of the country. It is used by over 18 million people annually. The Arlberg road tunnel and the Arlberg railway tunnel is one single complex, though the railway tunnel was built much earlier, in the late 19th century. The tunnels are interconnected by lots of cross-connections, the minimum distance between them is 150 metres. … Read further

Harakiri Ski Slope

From the series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
Severe shocks, breaks and contortions - so only the most harmless consequences the inexperienced skiers can get after the impetuous and short descent. The world-famous sportsman Tobias Fankhauser was one of the first to take advantage of the 'black' course and to use it for regular training sessions. He held the successful descent to 'Harakiri' piste for the highest sports performance. Today, many coaches are working on the health resort, which prepare athletes and anyone interested in the descent on one of the most difficult ski runs. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Solden

Culture guide to Solden. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Solden: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Solden. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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