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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.