Book barrier free holiday accomodation in Spain
Barrier-free travel in Spain
Spain is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Tourists are able to become acquainted with the cultural diversity, the beautiful nature and the numerous ways to relax. Booking a barrier free holiday home in Spain means that you will able to enjoy the holidays on the Iberian Peninsula without worrying about accessibility issues.
Barrier-free holiday homes in Spain
Tourism in Spain is adapting more and more to the needs of visitors with disabilities, so that in most regions you can rent a barrier-free and accessible apartment. People with mobility concerns and wheelchair users can easily use these accommodations. An accessible apartment is often at ground level and has ample space for movement and wide doors. If there are several floors, these can be reached by a lift or a special stair lift, for example. Also handles and wheelchair accessible showers are usually part of the inventory. Many of these holiday accommodations also have special features such as a terrace, a barbecue area, a disabled parking space or a pool with access lift.
Enjoy the beach and nature with a Spanish barrier-free holiday home
Especially in summer, the Spanish beaches are a popular destination. An accessible holiday home near the beach often has ramps that allow you to reach the beach by wheelchair directly from the property. Elsewhere in Spain there are wheelchair-accessible beach areas with drivable promenades, ramps and bathing chairs. In addition to the beautiful beaches, the Spanish nature is very versatile; it extends from the high mountains, the Pyrenees, in the north of the country over the various coastal regions to the 14 national parks. The latter offer more and more accessibility, making wheelchair travel easier. For example, the Catalan National Park can also be visited by car, and the Teide National Park on the island of Tenerife offers special guided tours for the disabled. In addition to Teide impress the cities of Adeje, Playa de las Américas, Santa Cruz de Tenerife or Puerto de la Cruz.
City trips with your accessible accommodation
Many Spanish attractions are already largely designed for a holiday with a wheelchair: standard equipment includes, for example, stepless, wide entrance areas or ramps as well as disabled toilets. In cities like Madrid, Valencia, Zaragoza and Salamanca handicapped accessible city tours are offered. Famous sights are also accessible to people with reduced mobility or disabilities, such as the Plaza de Oriente with the Royal Castle and the National Museum of Prado in Madrid, the Cathedral and the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, the El Pilar in Zaragoza and the restored medieval city wall of Avila. In 2011, Avila was even recognized as a disabled-friendly city by the European Network for Accessible Tourism. In many Spanish theaters, cinemas and sports stadiums there are also special places for wheelchair users. Not only the Spanish tourist attractions, museums, nature parks and holiday apartments are often handicapped accessible in the holiday regions, also many restaurants, transport and shops offer accessibility. But not only Spain offers mobile comfort, but also Italy, France and Denmark.