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
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
For the fourth in our series of blogposts on accessible getaways abroad, we head to Berlin. The German capital is one of the most fascinating cities in Europe: rich in history, art and culture. It also very accessible for those of us with different mobility needs. So, here is Quingo Scooters’ guide to just a few of the best accessible sights in Berlin.
The spectacular Charlottenburg Palace was home to the Prussian royal family for hundreds of years, and today it is one of Berlin’s most popular attractions.… Read more
As the days warm up and the weather improves, there is nothing better than getting out and about in the great British countryside. The UK’s forests and woodlands are wonderful at this time of the year, and the great news is that some of the best of them are also largely accessible to those of us using mobility scooters. So, with that in mind, here is Quingo Scooters guide to some of the best accessible woodland trails in the UK.
Haldon Forest Park, Devon
You really are spoiled for choice at Haldon Forest Park.… Read more