Plough through the pristine snow and over the frozen lakes on a traditional dog sledding experience in Val d’Isère. Learn how to control and manoeuvre the huskies on a guided tour through the magical, quiet wilderness of the forested areas. Throughout your journey you will be able to appreciate the beautiful mountainous scenery and crisp fresh air. If you would prefer a less physical option, you can sit back, relax and enjoy the winter wonderland around you while the guide takes charge of navigating the sleigh for you.
Dog sledding is a truly unforgettable and very popular winter activity that is well worth experiencing when you are staying in Val d’Isère. Full day and half day excursions are available throughout the year but make sure you book up a few days in advance to ensure that you do not miss out on this fantastic opportunity.
The dogs love running around in the cold air and can often cover an impressive 30 to 60 km a day at 10km an hour. Depending on what type of excursion you choose, some rides include a delicious evening meal in a typical alpine restaurant. This is a brilliant activity for the family to get up close with the great French outdoors.
Whatever you decide to do during your ski holiday in Val d’Isère, you are sure to find a huge range of other activities to choose from to experience with groups of friends, families and couples. Dog sledding is a truly thrilling and unforgettable experience for all and is especially fitting for any non-skiers. You will be able to create unforgettable memories with your loved ones while being guided through the wintery forest trails of the Alps by man’s best friend. It is a great way to keep the kids entertained in the evenings after a long day on the slopes.
If you are looking for the best central accommodation in Val d’Isère stay at Chalet Hotel Le Val d’Isère. The hotel are just a stones throw away from the hustle and bustle of the vibrant village and create a friendly and welcoming atmosphere for all.
Located in the centre of the village, you are surrounded by fabulous restaurants, bars and cafes during all hours of the day. Work up an appetite during a full or half day dog sledding outing and relax over a tasty meal at one of the local restaurants within the surrounding area. For more information on other things to do in Val d’Isère visit the Mark Warner resort guide page.