Europe

Destinations

The Most Beautiful Village in France

The Tourist Office, ‘Tourism and the Disabled,’ aims to provide accessibility for everyone in the Hérault region. Spearheaded by the

Versailles, France Wheelchair Accessibility

If you are on holiday in Paris, France for at least a week it is well worth visiting and taking

Canary Islands Tenerife International Airport

The Canary Islands are a popular holiday destination for many people. Due to their amazing climate year-round, the Canary Islands

The Helix, Kelpies + Nearby Attractions in Scotland

The Helix is a community outdoor green space with interesting artwork and attractions located in the town of Falkirk, Scotland,

Switzerland Public Transportation

All European cities may look similar with the splendid architecture and fine cuisine, but they sure differ in their transport

Ireland Wheelchair Accessible Public Transportation

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Fontainebleau, France Wheelchair Access

For those interested in visiting incredible landscapes and magnificent castles in France, the Seine-et-Marne region is an ideal choice. Located

Scandinavia Wheelchair Friendly Travel Countries

While the northern lights may be the reason most people consider the Scandinavia region when they think of locations for

Renting Adaptive Vehicles in Europe

Adaptive and wheelchair accessible car renting is rising in Europe as accessible tourism grows and takes shape across the continent,

Berlin, Germany Travel Tips

Travelling can be a nightmare if you are wheelchair bound. A lot of extra planning unfortunately is still needed especially

Europe Handicapped Toilets + Elevators

Having a universal key to unlock a wheelchair accessible bathroom or elevator in Europe will improve your trip. Many times,

Amsterdam Travel: Wheeling & Transportation

Wheeling Amsterdam Bikes, cobblestones, and steep bridges in Amsterdam? Yep, you can count on it, but there are ways to

Getting around Paris with a Wheelchair

When planning my mum’s (Barbie) visit to Paris, France, what worried me the most was how we were going to

Carlisle, Cumbria, England: Getting Around

Wheelchair Rentals When getting around Carlisle, Cumbria, it depends what you want to do and where you want to go.

Germany Transportation + Wheelchair

Whether you are a resident of Germany or just visiting, it’s important to know what your accessible transportation options are

Toilets & Changing Areas: Carlisle, Cumbria England

Most accessible coffee shops and chain pubs, like Weatherspoons, Walkabout, Nando’s, Costas, Nero & Pizza Express also have accessible toilets.

Local Paris Experiences & Places

Paris, France  is a wonderful city to visit in every season. If you don’t mind the crowds and heat, then

Carlisle, Cumbria, England Attractions

Carlisle is the only city in Cumbria, the most North Westerly County in England. It is a small city, but

Czech Republic, Prague Accessible Tour

Bezbatour is the only travel agency in the Czech Republic that is specialized primarily in accessible traveling. Moreover, every accommodation

Capri, Italy: Wheelchair Access Travel Tips

This article is based on a day trip to Capri we took from Naples in May of 2014 and, to

Rome, Italy: Wheelchair Accessible Travel Tips

When I found out my brother had decided to do a destination wedding, I was jazzed: a joyous excuse for

Malta Island off Italy: Wheelchair Travel Tips

Malta off the coast of Italy is a fast-growing tourist destination for European travellers. The country joined the EU in

Naples, Italy Complete Wheelchair Access Guide

This article was constructed based on trips to Naples, Italy in 2014, 2012, and 2006. Naples, Italy is blessed with

Copenhagen, Denmark: Accessible Travel Tips

I went to Copenhagen (CPH) to visit a friend for New Years, but there are many reasons why CPH is such

Italy Train Travel: Wheelchair Access

This article on Italy train travel is based on trips we’ve taken in 2014, 2012, 2009, 2006, 2005 and 2003. 

Dining & Entertainment: Carlisle, Cumbria, England, UK

When it comes to dining out or having a bite at a cafe, all of the chain restaurants, such as

Southern Spain Accessible Property for Rent

Casa Brazos Abiertos in province of Córdoba in Andalucia, southern Spain was awarded superior status because of the quality and the

Spain: Madrid + Barcelona Travel Tips

Local travel company, BCN Accestour   General Tips Hotels: We highly recommend using BCN Accestour for accommodations. Having them make reservations

Salzburg, Austria Accessible Travel Tips

Salzburg in Austria has a picture-postcard setting.  The city lies next to a river in a valley in the Alps,

Rome, Italy: Family Favorites for Travel

Tyler and I loved Rome! We wanted to see Rome, Italy because of the things we had learned about Roman

Paris, France: 10 Access Travel Tips

Our family traveled to Paris, France for the first time. We were there for only a couple of days but

Music for All: British Accessible Venues

How British Music Festivals Are Gearing Up To Be More Accessible For Wheelchair Users The Brits often refer to the

Spain: Top 7 Accessible Destinations

Spain is becoming increasingly prepared for accessible tourism–tourism for everyone. Enormous efforts are being made to eliminate barriers and providing

Hotel Quirinale in Rome, Italy

Hotel Quirinale is located in a central location to most of Rome’s attractions. The Coliseum is about 15 minute walk

Sicily Resort off the Coast of Italy

This SICILY RESORT off the coast of Italy is ta 4-star European resort designed to provide a holiday that is

Eurostar + Eurail Train Travel by Wheelchair

Our European grand tour by train began at the London Gatwick Airport where we took a city train to the

Hotels in Carlisle, Cumbria England

Budget hotel chains such as Travelodge, PremierInn and Ibis have several hotels in Carlisle, and all of them offer wheelchair

Access at Stonehenge in the UK of Great Britain

I grew up with a father who LOVED watching Stonehenge documentaries, so when I went to England the first time,

Pompeii, Naples Italy Archaeological Site Access

This article is based on a day trip to Pompeii we took from Naples in 2012.  We also went to

Rome, Italy: Complete Travel Guide

This article is based on our trips to Rome in May/June of 2014 and 2012 with our friends Chris McCloud

Trip to Munich Bavaria, Germany

Munich Bavaria is a beautiful wealthy first world town. Everything is thought out and of course “in ordnung” (in order).

Travel in Germany: Accessibility and Barriers

Germany has always been a country that I have always wanted see since I can remember. I have been a

Berlin, Germany Accessible Tour and Attractions

(Sponsored Content.) Berlin is the capital city of the Federal Republic of Germany and with its 3.4 million inhabitants it

Residenza Farnese Hotel in Rome, Italy

The hotel Residenza Farnese is a great little place located in the middle of Rome, Italy.  Within walking distance to every

Access Barriers to Public Transportation in Denmark

I tried to use the bus for the first time. There is a manual ramp at the back door. I

Greece Accessible Tour: Holiday and Vacation Fun!

(Sponsored Content.) The archaeological sites and places of historical interest are integral part of the country’s identity, as they connect

Ideas for Travel in Ireland with a Wheelchair

Cead mile failte (a hundred thousand welcomes) from Ireland, a great destination with plenty to see and do for a

Prague: Visiting + Touring

(Sponsored Content.) Bezbatour is the only travel agency in the Czech Republic focused on accessible traveling. We offer our services to

Travel Lisbon, Portugal has Accessibility Challenges

I visited Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, with a friend of mine for a few days. Lisbon is possible to

Sicily, Italy Adventure by Wheelchair

Travelling has always been a big part of my life. So it is no wonder, that after leaving the hospital

Wheelchair Traveling in Barcelona

Welcome to Barcelona! In 1992, for the first time in their history, the Olympic and Paralympic Games were held in

Montpellier, France + Wheelchair Tips

  Hello everybody! We are Rudy and Julien, from Lyon, France. We enjoyed a one-week holiday in Montpellier, the most

Croatia, Eastern Europe Accessible Hotels and Resorts

Below is a list of hotels and resorts in Croatia, which have 2-5 accessible rooms per property. Accessible features include

Italy, Sicily Travel: Accessible Tour

Situated at the southern tip of Italy in the Mediterranean, Sicily is a diverse island of extremes. Its history stretches

A Swiss Alps Adventure: Accessible Travel Tips

Four parts of the Swiss Alps exist within Switzerland: Schweizer Alpen (German), Alpes suisses (French), Alpi svizzere (Italian) and Alps

Accessible Transportation Around London

London’s Underground (The Tube) transportation system is the oldest railway in the world. The other public transportation systems available that

Visit the Birthplace of Shakespeare in the UK

Stratford-upon-Avon is set in the beautiful Warwickshire countryside, on the banks of the river Avon.  It is 22 miles south

Accessible Tours in Italy

Accessible Tours throughout Italy TUSCANY TOUR Tuscany is an enchanting place, especially wrapped in autumn colors, when the countryside is

England’s Top 5 Accessible Beaches and Nearby B&Bs

Britain has over 10,000 miles of coastline and plenty of fabulous sandy beaches to explore, but these 5 great beaches

Spainish Villa Rental on Lanzarote Island

(Sponsored Content.) Off the coast of Spain is a small and very unique island called Lanzarote with a Spanish Villa for

4 Wheelchair Accessible Attractions in Scotland

It’s been in the news a lot recently with the recent referendum on independence, but people often forget that Scotland

Take a Trip to Birmingham in the UK

As a cultural melting pot, Birmingham is becoming one of the most popular cities to visit in the UK. When

Accessible Travel in Croatia: Guides & Tips

Croatia is an Eastern Europe country that hugs the Mediterranean turquoise coastline. Many cities are making access improvements for travellers

Top Accessible Places in Italy to Visit

Italy is one of the most visited counties in the world, and with so much to do and experience, it

Accessible Italy? Yes we can!

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Paris, France Accessible Tips and Attractions

Paris is the capital city of France and its biggest town but it is also the world’s number one tourist

Glasgow, Scotland: Accessible Travel Tips

Glasgow is not Scotland’s Capital City but it is its largest and most cosmopolitan city which provides the traveller with

Adaptive Outdoor Activities in Austria for the Disabled

The name Freizeit-PSO stands for “Freizeit Para Special Outdoor Sports” because we want to approach people that are physically and

Rent a Wheelchair Accessible Bus for Europe Travel

The Jumbulance is Europe’s luxury coach and ambulance in one, designed to accommodate disabled travelers and their parties.  Two of these

Palmer’s Lodge Hillspring in London

I made my first trip to London where I stayed at the Palmers’ Lodge Hillspring which is located in Willesden.

Barcelona, Spain Wheelchair Tips

Barcelona, Spain has long been seen as a wheelchair friendly travel destination. So how wheelchair and scooter friendly is Barcelona? The

Venice, Italy: Wheelchair Travel Tips

Handicapped, wheelchair accessible travel to Venice, Italy is about so much more than just finding a hotel.  Many disabled tourists

The Great Outdoors for Wheelchairs in the UK

A trip to the United Kingdom is probably incomplete without enjoying some of the wonderful unspoilt landscapes, and there is

Rome, Italy Accessible Travel Tips

The eternal city is not famous for its accessibility, but a lot of work has been done in the last

3 of the Best Wheelchair Accessible Destinations in the World

Travelling the world is a must-do for people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds, and usually, the restricting factors are

Europe Cruise: Holland, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Finland & Russia

Looking for a wheelchair accessible European Cruise?  If so, a Scandinavian Itinerary may be the one for you to begin

Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa in Iceland is Accessible

The Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa in Grindavik, Iceland is one of Iceland’s biggest and unique attractions with about 400,000 visitors

Cruise: France, Italy + Spain

The Liberty of the Seas is the second biggest ship in the world, just behind the Oasis of the Seas

My Trip to Paris, France in a Wheelchair

The overnight flight from Houston Intercontinental airport took 8 hours 45 minutes, and left town at 3 pm central standard

Iceland: Accessible Travel Tips

When arriving at the Keflavik Airport (about 50 km or 31 mi from Reykjavik) the surroundings may seem like you

Visit the Kensington Palace in London, England

No visit to England would be complete without a visit to a palace, and Kensington Palace is a good choice

Road Trip from the UK to France

Contemplating your next adventure? Traveling by car from the UK to France you will discover some beautiful sights and landmarks

London Wheelchair Accessible Attractions

London is filled with accessible royal parks and gardens. The Regents Park is one royal park and a visit to

Top 25 Accessible Experiences in Italy

On my first visit to Italy with my wheelchair, I visited the places that I had always heard about: Milan,

Rent a Wheelchair Friendly Apartment in Rome, Italy

(Sponsored Content.) This wheelchair accessible apartment is located in the heart of Rome, Italy just an easy five-minute walk

Accessible Villa in Portugal for Rent

(Sponsored Content.) Just outside of Loulé, Portugal in a town called Alto do Relógio is a wheelchair accessible hotel that

Salzburg, Austria PDF on Wheelchair Travel

The city of Salzburg in Austria has created a detailed wheelchair access guide to attractions, transportation, hotels, and more.

Berlin was Surprisingly Wheelchair Accessible

In 2004, my friend Nicole and I decided to go to Berlin, Germany for 10 days during our spring break. 

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