Paris is not know for its accessibility, but the city has made an effort to improve not only access, but information about accessibility and navigating public transportation. There are now a number of services in place to help ensure your travel around the city is safe and easy, although some advance planning may be required. InfoMobi […]
It isn’t easy retrofitting a medieval walled city to an international destination for special needs travelers, but Ávila has surpassed expectations by making almost every historic monument available to all visitors. This includes the intact 2.5 km ancient wall surrounding the city, which is the symbol of this region of Spain. Ávila is more than […]
The historic city of Mulhouse in the Alsace region of France, near the German and Swiss border, has created a 3 km city tour in which every institution, museum, store and restaurant is completely accessible for special needs travelers. The city defines accessible as available to those in a wheelchair, with sight, hearing or cognitive […]
One of the pleasures of visiting the Cote d’Azur is passing a leisurely few hours dining with your feet in the sand – or close enough to enjoy it without having to worry about the peskiness that comes along with it. The problem for those who are in a wheelchair or have trouble walking is […]
Here are 10 accessible interesting tourist sights recommended by VisitEngland, the country’s tourist information bureau. 1. Museum of London Get under the skin of London, from club-wielding Neanderthals to the Carnaby Street fashionistas of the sixties. The museum details the various transformations and tribulations thrown at London over the centuries. Perfectly positioned alongside the old city […]
Carrie-Ann Lightley from Tourism for All UK wrote an article about the top 10 accessible attractions in the UK. 1. Eden Project The Eden Project has won awards for its accessibility, and it’s a wonderful, year-round facility that’s packed with things to do and learn. The project prides itself on providing a great experience […]
While not always easy to manage, it is possible to enjoy the beauty and serenity of Provence while navigating with a disability. Provence is known for its beautiful scenery, its rose wine that goes down so good on a hot summer day and it’s charm. Come and see it all.
Nice is a beautiful city with plenty of things to do. Mont Boron is accessible and a great place to visit. It’s accessible, although the exit of the elevator is tight on top.
If you’ve dreamed about visiting the French Riviera but were dissuaded by the lack of accessibility, start planning your trip. Two years ago, my wheelchair-bound father could only navigate the streets of Antibes if he had help, and beaches were impossible to access. In the past year, however, the village has made it a priority […]