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Accessible getaways abroad: Accessible Milan

Visitors to Italy are spoiled for choice when it comes to great getaways and city breaks. From the spectacular historical sites of the capital to the great art galleries and museums of Florence, the country is endlessly fascinating.

Milan is a city that is sometimes overlooked, however. So, for this latest in Quingo Scooters’ series of getaways across Europe, we head to the north of Italy and discover a city renowned for its fashion houses (and its great coffee). Here is our pick of some of the best accessible attractions and experiences in the city of Milan.

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Accessible getaways abroad: Accessible Tallinn

The Estonian city of Tallinn might not be one of the best known capitals in Europe, but it is certainly one of the most beautiful. Packed full of historic buildings and with a UNESCO World Heritage site at its heart, Tallinn makes for an unforgettable getaway.

The great news is that many of its best sights are also fully accessible to those of us with different mobility needs. So, with that in mind, here is our pick of some of the best accessible places to visit in Tallinn.

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Accessible getaways abroad: Accessible St Petersburg

Russia’s old imperial capital is an incredible place to get a sense of the grand history of this remarkable country. From vast palaces and museums to parks, gardens and memories of its revolutionary past, this is city that has something for every visitor. The great news is that much of it is accessible to those of us who use mobility scooters.

So, here are just a few of the highlights of Quingo Scooter’s accessible getaway in St Petersburg, Russia.

Get lost in one of the largest art museums in the world

The statistics that swirl around the Hermitage art museum are mind-blowing.

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Accessible getaways abroad: Accessible Kraków

This is a beautiful city, steeped in history, right in the heart of Europe. With wonderful markets, great churches and some classic architecture to satisfy all tastes, the Polish city of Kraków should be on every traveller’s list. It is also a city that is very welcoming and accessible to visitors who use mobility scooters.

With that in mind, here are just a few of Quingo Scooters’ favourite sites across the wonderful city of Kraków.

1. Visit the main square

It’s hard to miss the Rynek Główny, or main square, right in the centre of Kraków.

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Accessible getaways abroad: Accessible Valencia

The Romans founded Valencia originally as a kind of retirement home for their bravest warriors. And it’s not hard to see why plenty of people would have fought hard to try and end up here.

It’s a beautiful, historic city and one of the oldest on the Iberian continent. It is also often unfairly overlooked, thanks to its noisy Catalan neighbour, Barcelona. So, here is Quingo Scooters’ take on the best things to do in the city of Valencia.

Gaze in awe at some incredible Gothic architecture

Valencia is a city built on trade and La Lonja, the silk exchange building from the late 1400s, is an excellent illustration of how wealthy it has been over the years.

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