Category Archives: Accessible Routes

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 Athens

Once one of the most important cities of the ancient world, Athens is obviously still a huge draw for those of us with a passion for history. From the Acropolis itself to the Temple of Hephaestus, there are plenty of incredible historical sites to keep you busy.

But the modern city of Athens is also about a lot more than just the ruins of the past. Great food, wonderful museums and galleries (many of which are accessible) and friendly people make this a great getaway.

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Accessible getaways abroad: Accessible Prague

Situated right in the heart of Europe, the beautiful city of Prague has to be on any list of great European getaways. Historic churches, secret gardens, an imposing castle, fascinating museums and beautiful bridges: Prague has it all. For many years, the city was not the most accessible for travellers with different mobility needs, but happily the situation has improved considerably in recent years. So, here is our guide to visiting the very best sites in Prague for those of us who use a mobility scooter.

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Accessible getaways abroad: Accessible Stockholm

We’re visiting the capital of Sweden, Stockholm, in our latest blogpost on great European getaways. This island city is an architectural wonder, full of bridges and beautiful old buildings. It is the perfect accessible getaway: quiet, cultured and packed with fascinating sites. And, as you might expect from the country that is obsessed with sound, simple and easy to use design, much of this great city is accessible to those of us who use a mobility scooter or a wheelchair.

So, with that in mind, here are our picks of some of the best sights to visit in Stockholm.

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Accessible getaways abroad: Accessible Reykjavik

For this latest in our series of blogposts on great accessible European destinations, we head to Reykjavik. This small but perfectly formed capital city is a fascinating place, full of rich experiences and an endlessly fascinating history. The scale of the city makes it an easily accessible place to explore too: nothing is ever too far away. Of course, the one slight issue is the weather, but in common with most northern European countries (excepting maybe the UK!) the authorities are generally good at clearing the pavements of snow.

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