If you are on a limited budget and feel you can’t leave Paris without tasting duck, Au Petit Sud Ouest is the perfect stop. A few blocks from the Eiffel Tower, the small, family-run restaurant serves two things: duck and foie gras. The restaurant is wheelchair accessible and has an accessible, spacious toilet. Warm and […]
History lovers will appreciate the castle that the French monarchs from Louis VII to Napoleon III used as a summer home. Plush and ornate, the chateau is surrounded by a thick forest that the kings would use to hunt game and relax near the fresh springs. Just 55 km (34 miles) south of Paris, the chateau […]
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 […]
Tucked away from the areas swarming with tourists in July and August is a quaint, completely accessible breach paradise just a few miles from Nice on the French Riviera. Villneuve Loubet has created a small haven from the crowds that tend to gravitate to Nice, Antibes and Juan les Pins ignoring this perfect board-walked […]
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 […]
On a recent visit to Lake Cassien in the Var region of France, I saw a fisherman pull a beautiful 8 pound Carp out of the water. He held it up, took a picture with it and tossed it back into the lake, as is required by the catch and release credo that locals follow. […]
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 […]
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.