Where is the best place to go with children on a winter sports holiday? In Söll there are many facilities especially for children. This makes this a great destination for winter sports with the family. From the Austrian winter sports village of Söll, you can ski in the extensive SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser – Brixental ski area, an extremely child-friendly winter sports destination.
Winter sports in Söll with children
Söll is a traditional village situated at an altitude of 703 metres. It is a friendly village with a car-free center full of traditional houses. There are several kindergartens and practice lifts for small children near Söll. There is a good chance that children in Söll can only receive skiing lessons in Dutch. Many Dutch ski instructors work here in high season! Children with more experience can certainly enjoy themselves in this ski area. There is plenty of room to discover and learn in the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser – Brixental ski area thanks to the large selection of pistes.
The witches of Söll
A nice extra from Söll for children is the mountain adventure park Hexenwasser. This is located in the middle of Söll’s slopes and around Simon Alm. From the start of the ski season, the witches fly over the slopes from Sunday to Thursday of which week. Other elements of the ski area for children with witches are Hexenschuss, Hexenwiese and Hexenwelle. Hexenschuss is on the Hans im Glück course, here children can measure how fast they walk. Hexenwelle is at descent number 46, a fun hill where children can experience many adventures. Beginners can enjoy themselves all day long at Hexenwiesse. This is a ski adventure world for the little ones at the valley station at Berbahnen Söll.
The toboggan hill with a witch theme is Hexenritt. This toboggan run is three km long and is located on the Hohe Salve just below the mountain station of the Hexenwasser gondola. Do you also want to go sledding in the dark? Then you can descend on both Hexentritt and Mondrodelbahn. These are both open every Wednesday to Saturday from 20:00 to 22:30. Both are accessible from the Hexenwasser gondola.
Facilities for children
What makes winter sports in Söll with children so ideal are the many facilities in this winter sports area. In the neighboring villages of Ellmau and Scheffau, for example, childcare is available all day in the valley. Parents can also go out for a day while the children have fun with their peers. Children in Söll can also get to know winter sports in a playful way. In SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser – Brixental there are many possibilities for this. For example, there are many practice slopes and a wide range of ski instructors. In addition, there are also various places where you can rent ski equipment for children and there are all kinds of offers for families.
Activities besides skiing for children in Söll
In Söll, there are all kinds of activities besides skiing that are fun for families. For example, you can go ice skating, sledding, hiking in the winter, in a swimming pool or visit different animals for an afternoon. You can swim in the nearby village of Ellmau. By planning one of these activities, the children will still have a successful winter sport.
Free lift pass for children in Family Ski Weeks
A great offer for families throughout the Wilder Kaiser region is Family Ski Weeks. In addition, children under the age of 15 accompanied by their parents receive a free lift pass in SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser – Brixental. This promotion applies: 8 December 2022 – 16 December 2022 and in the period 18 March 2023 to 10 April 2023. Parents can use the special low season rates during these weeks.
This article was written in collaboration with Wilder Kaiser TVB.