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.… Read more
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.… Read more
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.… Read more
We hope you’re enjoying our new series of blogposts on accessible getaways in Europe. For this post we’re heading to a city that is becoming increasingly popular for visitors from across the world, and with good reason. Although (like Rome) Lisbon is famous for its seven hills and its cobbled streets, it is still a surprisingly accessible city to get around for those of us who use mobility scooters and wheelchairs. Here is our accessible guide to the best that the Portuguese capital has to offer.… Read more
In the latest in our new series of blogposts on the most accessible cities in Europe, we are visiting a place that has an obsession with all forms of wheeled transport: Amsterdam. It’s a city that loves bicycles, so as a consequence it is no surprise that it is also a fantastic destination for those of us who use a mobility scooter or wheelchair to get about. Add in an extensive and accessible public transport system and the fact that it is one of the flattest cities in Europe and you can see why it makes for the perfect accessible getaway.… Read more