Tip! Holiday in Friesland: An adventurous journey with your four-legged friend

For many dog lovers, a holiday without their four-legged friend is simply unthinkable. The good news is that Friesland, located in the north of the Netherlands, is an ideal destination for the holiday with your dog.

With its vast natural landscapes, beautiful lakes, and dog-friendly amenities, Friesland offers a perfect setting for an adventurous holiday with your four-legged friend. We share some tips and highlights to inspire you for a wonderful holiday in Friesland with your dog.

  1. Explore the Frisian nature
    Friesland is known for its breathtaking natural beauty. There are numerous hiking and biking trails that you can explore with your dog. From vast moors to forests and beautiful dune landscapes, there is something for everyone. Don’t forget to bring a sturdy leash and respect the local rules for letting dogs off the leash. Some popular nature reserves are the Drents-Friese would National Park, the De Alde Feanen National Park and the Wadden Sea area.
  2. Discover the Frisian lakes
    Friesland is also known for its many lakes, canals and waterways. A holiday in Friesland with your dog wouldn’t be complete without a boat trip. Fortunately, there are many options for renting a boat where your four-legged friend is very welcome. Enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Frisian lakes together, stop at picturesque villages and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.
  3. Dog friendly accommodations
    One of the most important aspects of a holiday with your dog is finding suitable accommodation. Fortunately, there are plenty of accommodations at Vakantiefriesland.com that your dog can just come along with. It is always advisable to inquire in advance about the specific rules and conditions regarding pets.
  4. Visit dog-friendly attractions
    Friesland also offers several dog-friendly attractions for you to explore. Pay a visit to the charming town of Leeuwarden, where you can stroll through the historic streets and enjoy the local culture. Many cafes and restaurants also have special dog menus or offer water bowls for your four-legged friend. In addition, there are also several dog-friendly museums and sights, such as the Fries Museum and the Chameleon Village of Terherne.
  5. Dog Sports & Events
    If your dog likes to be active and loves sports, you can participate in various dog sports activities and events in Friesland. From agility competitions to dog shows, there’s always something going on. Inquire in advance about the events calendar to see what options are available during your stay.

A holiday in Friesland with your four-legged friend will undoubtedly provide memories that you will cherish for a long time to come.

Take a look at the range of pet-friendly accommodations right now!

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