How about stepping away from the hustle and bustle to cozy up in a rustic alpine cabin? When you spend your winter vacation with your dog in a chalet, you'll discover the best the chilly season has to offer: wander through snow-covered landscapes with your loyal companion, warm up in front of a fireplace, and deepen the bond between you and your furry friend.

Wintry adventures with dogs – activities for people and their furry friends in the snow

A winter getaway in a cabin is the perfect chance to savor the snowy days, with a variety of activities to enjoy with your dog in the mountains:

Winter Walks: A simple stroll in the fresh snow can turn into a real winter escapade. Grab your dog's leash and hike through the winter wonderland. Together, you'll explore the snow-draped forests and fields around your cabin, frolic in the crisp mountain air, and play in the snow. Don't forget to pack warm clothing, thick gloves, and waterproof boots for yourself, and a blanket for your dog. For more packing tips, check out our winter packing list.

Snowshoeing: Snowshoe hiking offers a magnificent way to relish the peace of untouched nature. Your dog will love trudging through deep snow and taking in the fresh air.

Just a heads-up—check if leash laws apply on your chosen route. It's essential not to disturb or chase wildlife during your outing.

Cozy Moments in the Cabin with Your Dog: After an action-packed day outdoors, nothing beats warming up in a comfy cabin. Many alpine chalets are dog-friendly and exude a cozy atmosphere. As snowflakes dance outside, the fire crackles inside. You can sip on some hot chocolate while your dog enjoys quality cuddle time. It's a golden opportunity to relax and appreciate each other's company!

During a winter cabin getaway with your dog, you are able to escape the outside world, take in the wintry beauty of the Alps, and invigorate yourself with outdoor activities. Whether you opt for a leisurely stroll, an invigorating snowshoe hike, or simply cozy moments in the chalet, the memories you create together will stay with you long after you've returned home. So pack your bags, bring your four-legged friend, and dive into an unforgettable snowy adventure!

Cozy Retreat: Why a Cabin is Perfect for Your Dog.

Looking to leave behind the city noise and relish some time in nature? A winter cabin vacation is the ideal choice—not just for you, but also for your dog

Peace and Space: The cabin is a haven of tranquility. No din of traffic, no nosy neighbors. Your dog will love it—plenty of room to play and rest, whether you fancy frolicking in the snow or cuddle time. Both are doable during a chalet vacation.  

Close to Nature: Right at your doorstep, nature calls—snow-covered meadows, fields, and mountains as far as the eye can see. Your dog is sure to enjoy roaming through the forests and digging in the snow. As for you? Take a deep breath of fresh air and forget all about the daily grind.

So why wait? Treat yourself and your four-legged friend to some unforgettable time in the snow. Comfort, freedom, tranquility, and nature—what more could you ask for?

Cabin or Hotel: Where to stay during a Winter Getaway with Your Dog?

In a cabin, you're the master of your own schedule. There's no need to adhere to set mealtimes or rigid rules. Instead, a holiday home offers privacy and ample space for both you and your dog to settle in comfortably. And let's not forget, nature is right at your doorstep! Flexibility is another big plus—head out on spontaneous nature excursions without having to consider other guests. At a hotel, in contrast, you're often tied to specific times and rules.

Hotels, on the other hand, provide amenities such as dining options in a restaurant and room service. But remember, hotel rooms are usually smaller, and you'll have to abide by those set dining and opening hours.

So, if freedom, space, and flexibility are what you seek during your winter vacation with your dog, a cabin is likely your best option. The Alps offer a wide range of dog-friendly chalets and cabins.

Bergeralm Chalets by ALPS RESORTS

FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions About Winter Cabin Vacations with a Dog

What should I pack for a vacation with my dog? What should I keep in mind?

On this page, you'll find a comprehensive list detailing the essentials you should include in your packing list for a dog-friendly vacation. Additionally, you will also find our packing list for stays in a holiday home very helpful.

Does ALPS RESORTS feature especially dog-friendly cabins or chalets?

Yes, indeed! You can filter dog-friendly resorts in our resort overview on our website or select the 'Pets Allowed' feature in our booking tool. When you check in with your four-legged friend at one of our ALPS RESORTS, you'll receive a Doggy Bag that includes

  • A dog blanket for the sofa
  • A roll of poop bags for walks
  • A treat package for those little puppy hunger pangs
  • A discount coupon
  • And a cotton tote bag.


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Verena Junger

Marketing Specialist at ALPS RESORTS

Millennial with a passion for solitary mountains and compelling stories, always on the lookout for exciting destinations and experiences.
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