This winter season, switch it up and experience Europe's snowy terrain and arctic mountain landscape on a dog sledding adventure holiday. Dog sledding, or mushing as it's also known, is one of the most thrilling and unique winter activities in which to partake, and if you're a dog lover, you're bound to enjoy all the close interactions with the super-friendly canines! To ensure you have the best luxury dog sledding holidays, we've selected the finest dog sledding locations in Switzerland, Sweden, Norway and more, with cosy and homely Belvilla accommodation options for the ultimate experience. With over 40,000 holiday homes in Europe, we can assure you you'll find a stunning Belvilla property suited to your budget and liking.
Experience the magic of the snowy slopes and the beauty of the wintery flatlands of Valais through an exciting dog sledding adventure. One of the best things about taking a dog sledding holiday in Switzerland is the ethereal winter landscape that surrounds you the whole time. Combine the panoramic views, the crisp winter air and the friendly huskies that pull the sled, and you'll have the perfect winter holiday on your hands. You can take a fun-filled family dog sledding trip with the young ones, or opt for some alone time and ride through the magical frozen forest with just your partner. For the ultimate experience, book a Belvilla holiday home for your stay in the Valais, where you'll be nice and close to dog sledding excursions. With over 40 stunning chalets to choose from, we can guarantee you'll find a property adequate in both budget and preference.
The Italian Dolomites are one of the most popular mountain ranges for skiing, snowboarding, and dog sledding! However, dog sledding is one of the more underrated activities, as many tend to opt for a skiing or snowboarding adventure. This winter, enjoy the Dolomites in a more original way and venture out on a sled drawn by some of the friendliest dogs. Discover a whole different view of the mountains in their most pristine aspect and rejoice in the silence of the snowy woods with your loved ones, big or small. To make this dog sledding holiday in the Dolomites as luxurious and affordable as possible, book your stay in an exquisite holiday home or chalet with Belvilla. With over 40,000 properties in Europe and 50 in the Dolomites alone, we can assure you that you'll find your perfect home away from home.
One of the most special things about dog sledding in Sweden is you can get to explore the frozen winter landscape of picturesque Kiruna and enjoy the silence of the polar night, lit up by the awesome Northern Lights. There are many dogsled tour companies to choose from in Swedish Lapland, with opportunities to steer your own team of huskies if you can handle them! Experience the winter season's glittering snow-capped mountains, pine forests, frozen lakes and swamps with your loved ones and a pack of friendly, boisterous dogs. When you're tired out after a fun-filled day of exploring the wintery landscape, interacting with the dogs, and spending quality time with your loved ones, retire to a cosy and warm Belvilla holiday home nearby. Choose your desired accommodation from over 1,000 options in Sweden, and select your ideal home-away-from-home.
Norway is not only known for its ethereal Northern Lights. You can go on one of the most scenic and picturesque dog sledding adventures too! Opt for a more relaxing dog sledding holiday by savouring the view as a passenger on the sled, or drive it yourself and get a taste of what it means to be a musher. Experience Norway's glaciers, snow-capped mountains and icicled forests and get friendly with some of the coolest huskies you'll ever meet. Journey to Svalbard or Finnmark, some of the most popular places to go dog sledding in Norway, and book your stay in a lovely, nearby Belvilla holiday home. Retreat to your warm and cosy stay after a day of mushing, and if you're lucky, you might get to experience the Aurora Borealis' curtains of light dancing in the polar night sky.
The places mentioned above — Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and the Dolomites — are all well renowned for offering the best dog sledding opportunities in Europe.
We're glad to say that contemporary dog sledding in Europe is a very ethical activity. Europe has proper laws against animal cruelty, and you'll find that dog sledding tours/companies treat their huskies with the utmost care and compassion.
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