We had the pleasure of meeting and walking Lucca – a lovely 5 year old Labrador.
Luccas walking adventures for the day were exploring Øer with a 9km walk taking in the beaches, forests and the many walking paths on offer.
We started with a walk all the way along Øer strand (beach), running, sniffing and paddling in the sea. At the far end of the beach is an area where Lucca can run free from her leash, splashing through the water and playing in the sand (around the 2km mark on the maps – see the picture gallery).
Lucca is such a clever girl – her recalls back to me were perfect both from whistles and by calling her name. She also always made sure I was within sight.
Heading away from the beach, we decided to walk over toward the slusen (around the 3.5km mark on the maps – see the picture gallery) where some great well-kept walking paths start and that run all the way around Øer ferieby (holiday town). We walked down one side, stopping at the steel sculptures where Lucca had another quick swim.
Taking the paths across the fields, we were back to the main road where we decided to head down another grass path which was a long, straight walk back to the beach (around the 5km mark on the maps – see the picture gallery). With some sniffing and exploring, we were soon back splashing in the water and running along the sand.
Lucca is such a clever girl – her recalls back to me were perfect both from whistles and by calling her name.
Making our way back home, we decided to explore the newly redeveloped Øer stien (around the 7km mark on the maps – see the picture gallery) where new wooden bridges have been constructed to allow easy access over the swampy areas. With a quick detour toward Øer ferieby and through the forest paths, we soon made it back to the road where we headed back home.
So 2 hours and 9km later, we had finished our exploration of Øer.
The paths, forest walks and beaches are great dog-walking areas and I highly recommend anyone to explore this surprisingly quiet route.