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Best 10 Dog-Friendly Vacation in Europe Travelling With Dogs


TRAVELLING WITH DOGS IN EUROPE - DOG-FRIENDLY

Europe has a lot of countries to travel dog-friendly together in the car of in the airplane. Before travelling with your pet dog abroad, you need to figure out what the best country options are for your little pooch. Since the 1st of October 2004, it is a lot easier for owners of dogs and cats to travel within the European Union (27 EU countries), Norway and Switzerland. This article will gather the top 10 countries in Europe to travel together with your dog. 

 

We have talked about many dog breeds to prepare them for travelling and now it's time to gather dog-friendly vacations in Europe, read here more about the dog breeds when travelling. But where do you go now with your four-legged friend? Below, we provide some fun destinations.

1. UNIQUE VACATION IN SLOVENIA WITH DOGS

This year’s #1 Hidden Gem in Europe designation was awarded to Bohinj in Slovenia, a destination synonymous with nature, sustainable development and unique experiences in the heart of one of the most beautiful national parks in Europe. 

 

Slovenia is the place to be if you like vast landscapes, clear blue lakes, forest-green hills and beautiful historic buildings. With your faithful companion frolicking by your side, you can cover while you marvel at the natural splendor and picturesque vistas. natural splendor and picturesque vistas that this country has to offer.

 

Dogs are welcome at most tourist attractions and in restaurants. So for this destination, install a raised dog car seat for the ultimate travel experience for both of you!


2. ROADTRIPPING IN LITHUANIA WITH DOGS

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Maybe not the first country you you think of to go roadtripping in your dog car seat. But Lithuania offers a lot of beautiful camping sites along rivers and forests where you can stay with your dog for less than 20 euros a night. a night. Together you can explore explore nature together.
On the border with Russia is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site: the National Park Curonian Shoreline. You will find a kilometers long coastline with vast dunes. Ideal for a long beach walk! 


3. RICH HISTORY OF PORTUGAL WITH DOGS

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There is so much to choose from. Splashing around in the sea? Do you like to immerse yourself in the rich history? Or do you like to doze off on a terrace? Is good food a party for you? Or do you like to experience some adventure? We guess it's a bit of everything. And in Portugal you will find it all. In many ways, Portugal is a paradise for pets: lots of unspoiled nature to run around in. Away from the coastal areas, Portugal is not very densely populated, so your dog can enjoy plenty of free space.

 

Also remember that you should try to avoid the hot summer months. Dogs suffer from the heat and in many places they are not allowed on the beach and get little exercise. In the off-season, the weather is excellent and you can enjoy a vacation with your family and your dog in peace.


4. ADVENTURES TRIP IN NORWAY WITH DOGS

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When you go on vacation to Norway with your dog, one thing you're obviously going to do a lot of is hike!  Trekking along the fjords together is an unforgettable experience. And as you wander through the woods you are guaranteed to feel like an old-fashioned forest runner.  Norway has lots of campsites, hotels and B&Bs in Norway are dog-friendly.

 

Vacations with the dog in Norway offer many advantages. You can take the most beautiful walks together and you don't have to accommodate your pet anywhere during your vacation in Norway. During your vacation you finally have more time for each other. For everyone, including your pet. Take a great walk in the overwhelming nature of Norway. From a rented cottage on the coast or inland of this beautiful Scandinavian country. In many vacation homes in Norway it is extra pleasant to stay with your faithful four-legged friend. When hiking certain dog clothes can be very usefull to bring for your dog. Considering a dog raincoat or a dog winter coat on your trip will be perfect when hiking. Read more about the benefits of using dogwear for your dog. 

 

A pet-friendly vacation home offers a number of advantages over a normal vacation home. Some gardens are extra demarcated and all information and tips needed for a vacation with the dog are available. Think for example of the phone number of the nearest veterinarian. Our pet-friendly vacation homes are spread throughout the various regions such as Hordaland and Møre & Romsdal, among others. In such vacation homes there is no extra charge for final cleaning.


5. PARADISE VIBES IN CROATIA WITH DOGS

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Croatia is not only beautiful and adventurous, but also one of the most dog-friendly countries in Europe. Especially in Crikvenica, on the coast of the country, your dog and you will be able to indulge yourselves perfectly on the long beach and in the warm water. There is even a special dog beach where all breeds are welcome and owners can introduce their four-legged friends to potential vacation sweethearts. Afterwards you can treat your woofter to a dog beer - yes, that is on the drinks menu - while you enjoy the sunset.


6. ROMANTIC FRANCE WITH DOGS

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The French have a reputation for loving their dogs. So no wonder then that France is a popular destination for people travelling with their dogs. Discover the most beautiful French destinations with the whole family. Hike together along the vast vineyards, or discover the coast of Aquitaine. Find your pet friendly vacation home in France and have an unforgettable vacation together.

 

Head into the mountains for a brisk walk in the French Alps, stroll along the historic Omaha Beach in Normandy or rent a boat and discover the beautiful nature of Burgundy, from the water. France is diverse and its landscapes are many. Because of this, the possibilities for recreation are almost endless and it is the perfect destination for an active vacation with the whole family. So if you like your vacation in France filled with walks and outdoor activities, you've come to the right place and it's extra fun if the dog can come too.

Discover the surroundings from your vacation home in France with the dog.


7. DOG-FRIENDLY SIGHTSEEING IN GERMANY

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No doubt about it, Germany is one of the most dog-friendly countries that I’ve visited, even amongst European countries. In Germany, dogs tend to be a normal part of society.

Germany offers up plenty of sightseeing opportunities where your dog can join you. Dogs are allowed in most outdoor spaces. This includes gardens surrounding palaces and castles, unlike is often the case in France.  


8. ROADTRIPPING IN VENICE ITALY WITH YOUR DOG

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Venice is not only the city of lovers, it is also the city of pet lovers with more than 500 pet-friendly accommodations from the most famous palaces such as the Baglioni Hotel Luna or the Westin Europa & Regina to dozens of affordable hotels and appartments; treat your pet to an unforgettable stay in Venice such as a traditional gondola experience, a boat trip to Murano island or a ticket to the Peggy Guggenheim Museum.


9. ISLAND VIBES SANTORINI GREECE WITH YOUR DOG

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With nearly 300 pet friendly accommodations, Santorini, the beautiful island located in the Aegean Sea is a paradise for you and your dog. You will be happy to stroll around in the alleys.

 

Choose your pet friendly accommodation at the best price in Santorini, your favourite activities and have an unforgettable holiday in one of the Greek Islands.


10. BRUGES IN BELGIUM WITH YOUR DOG

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More than 50 establishments are pet friendly in Bruges. The town is a perfect destination for travellers with pets. Discover all the beauties and treasures of Bruges with your pet. Bruges is the perfect destination for lovers. Come and enjoy a break in one of the most beautiful towns in Europe and take a stroll along the canals of the "Venice of the North".

 

Walk through the "Minnewaterpark" the "lake of love" and enjoy a  moment out of time. The Begijnhof, the Beguinage is one of the landmarks of Bruges. Dive into the atmosphere of the old Flemish paintings by crossing the "Bonifaciusbrug", the Saint-Boniface Bridge.

 

Discover the famous Bruges lace, taste the biscuits, waffles and  beers of character.

 

Treat yourself to an unforgettable stay by booking your hotel, guesthouse, B&B at the best price guaranteed as well as your best tours and activities in Bruges.


HOW TO TRAVEL SAFE WITH YOUR DOG IN THE CAR?

Taking dogs in the car while traveling; it's not always easy or safe. Fortunately, there is a simple solution to safely securing your dog on the back seat. A dog car seat! The kind of dog car seat that you smallest sprout into, but for your dog. This way you can both both comfortably and safely on the road and you will arrive at your destination at your destination. And with an elevated dog car seat, your see the beautiful landscapes slide by through the car window together with you. glide by.

REQUIREMENTS OF GOING ABROAD

The new laws state that -amongst other things- your pet needs a EU-passport and has to be vaccinated for rabies. Read more about the requirements to travel in Europe.  

 

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