Category Archives: Quingo Scooters

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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Accessible getaways abroad: Accessible Madrid

In the latest of our new series of blogposts on accessible getaways in Europe, we’re heading to Madrid. For such a beautiful city, so rich in history, art and culture, it is surprising how often it is overlooked by visitors to Spain, who are drawn to the beaches or to Barcelona. But Madrid is a wonderful city to explore: and the great news is that there are plenty of different accessible sights that are perfect for those of us using mobility scooters.

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Accessible getaways abroad: Accessible Oslo

We hope you’re enjoying our new series of blogposts on the best cities in Europe to enjoy on your mobility scooter or wheelchair. This time, we’re heading to one of the most accessible cities in Europe: Oslo. It is a modern city with a long and ancient history, and it is just perfect for a few days away. It is certainly a place that has a lot going for it for the scooter user, not least an easily accessible public transport system and many different accessible sites to visit.

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Accessible getaways abroad: Accessible Amsterdam

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.

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