ACCESSIBLE TRAVEL COMPANY – WHEEL THE WORLD

Travel company Wheel the World empowers disabled people to explore the world, offering accessible travel experiences across five continents – from scaling Machu Picchu to safaris in the Serengeti. They were awarded best Inclusive Tours in the Lonely Planet 2021 Best in Travel Awards. https://gowheeltheworld.com/

Louvre Museum – Virtual Tours

2020 The Louvre’s website includes virtual tours of the museum’s exhibition rooms and galleries, showcasing particular exhibits and artworks. A great resource in these travel restricted times. https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne

accor hotels

Accommodation from accor hotels however the site does not have a search function or photographs for wheelchair accessible rooms so you would need to phone to doublecheck https://wheelchairtravel.org/accor-hotels-are-winning-the-…/

Art history France tour from Travel for All

France, in Western Europe, encompasses medieval cities, alpine villages and Mediterranean beaches. Paris, its capital, is famed for its fashion houses, classical art museums including the Louvre and monuments like the Eiffel Tower. The country is also renowned for its wines and sophisticated cuisine. Lascaux’s ancient cave drawings, Lyon’s Roman theater and the vast Palace…

Visit Honfleur, Etretat and Yport in a Wheelchair

2020 blog post by I Wheel Travel on three places to visit in Normandy, France: ‘Visit Honfleur, Etretat and Yport in a Wheelchair’. https://www.iwheeltravel.com/en/visit-honfleur-etretat-wheelchair/

Wheelchair Accessible Apartments – Brittany

I  Need A Holiday Too offer a complete door to door wheelchair accessible holiday package to meet your needs and the needs of anyone who supports you at their wheelchair accessible apartments in rural Brittany. https://www.ineedaholidaytoo.com/brittany-france.html  

Museum of Photography Charles Nègre in Nice

2019 access review of Musée de la Photographie Charles Nègre in Nice, France.  The review includes several photos and is found on Euan’s Guide. https://www.euansguide.com/venues/museum-of-photography-charles-negre-nice-10619

Accessible Public Toilets in Paris

Sanisettes are a network of over 400 free, automatic, self-cleaning public toilets that can be found across the city of Paris. The toilets are wheelchair accessible. Most can be found near popular tourist attractions and the following website has a map of the network that can be downloaded. https://www.eutouring.com/map_public_toilets_paris.html

9 Accessible Airbnb Rentals

2019 Wheel:Life highlights 9 accessible Airbnb rentals around the world: UK, France (2), USA, Portugal, Finland, Spain, Italy, Australia. http://www.wheel-life.org/9-accessible-airbnb-rentals/

Access City Award

I have finally found the page that lists winners of the ENAT Access City Award for Europe! Even though most European countries have won the award as some point, it is useful information for planning travel. Previous winners of the Access City Award starting from 2017: 2017: The city of Chester (United Kingdom) was the…

Accessible When Travelling – Travel Information

A Belgian wheelchair user shares tips for visiting countries around Europe in your wheelchair including Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, active 2019. https://www.toegankelijkopreis.be/

Travel Agency – ‘Tourism for All’

AccessiblEurope was born in 1995 when we entered the field of accessible tourism. Our challenge is to provide travellers with special needs and limited mobility, the same selection of tourist services that any traveller would find in a travel agency. http://www.accessibleurope.com/

Tourisme & Handicaps database

Tourisme & Handicap database – world in a wheelchair.com warns: It’s a good place to start but I don’t depend on it as sometimes this label can be misleading: http://www.tourisme-handicaps.org/

Free public, self-cleaning toilets accessible to disabled people in Paris

Free public, self-cleaning toilets accessible to disabled people, in Paris, known as ‘sanisettes’: https://en.parisinfo.com/practical-paris/visiting-paris-with-a-disability/info/guides/practical-information-for-disabled-visitors/adapted-public-toilets/free-and-adapted-automatic-public-toilets-in-paris

UK based travel agent for disabled travellers offering destinations around the world (including France)

Can Be Done UK based travel agent offering destinations that have suitable infrastructure. That is to say that as well as offering accommodation with adapted/accessible rooms, the destination itself must have available accessible transport, and preferably options for clients to travel independently whilst on holiday. European destinations: Balearics, Belgium, Canary Islands, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark,…

UK based travel agent for mobility-impaired people (including packages to France)

Enable Holidays UK based travel agent provides ‘carefully assessed’ packages and bespoke packages to: Antigua (Caribbean), Argentina, Barbados (Caribbean), Belgium, Bulgaria, Canary Islands, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Dominican Republic (Caribbean), Egypt, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece and her Islands, Holland, Hungary, Ibiza, India, Italy, Jersey, Madeira, Majorca, Malta, Minorca, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Saint Lucia (Caribbean),…

Blog Post: Silleros travelers in Paris

(Spanish-language but with translation available in Google Chrome) Siller@s Viajer@s blog post about visit to Paris 2: https://www.sillerosviajeros.com/silleros-viajeros-en-paris-2/

Blog Post: Getaway to Paris with a wheelchair

(Spanish-language but with translation available in Google Chrome) Siller@s Viajer@s blog post about visit to Paris: https://www.sillerosviajeros.com/escapada-a-paris-con-silla-de-ruedas-2/

Disneyland Paris In A Wheelchair 2018 -3 blog posts

3 blog posts about a visit to Disneyland Paris 2018 wheelescapades blog post: Disneyland Paris In A Wheelchair (part one) – The Take Off, Disneyland Paris In A Wheelchair (part two) – I’m Here, Disneyland Paris In A Wheelchair (part three) – The Magic: https://wheelescapades.com/2018/06/16/disneyland-paris-in-a-wheelchair-part-one-the-take-off/

Handiplanet

Handiplanet is a French-based directory available both online or as a smart phone app and covers worldwide but has the majority of its listings in France. As of 2019 in France it covers: Paris Nantes Toulouse Cannes Bordeaux Nice Montpellier and globally it covers: Madrid Barcelona Berlin Lisbon New York London & San Francisco https://handiplanet.com

Handimap

France Location-based information and itineraries accessible to people with reduced mobility.handimap.org La ville accessible à tous: http://www.handimap.org/

Val Thorens: Snow sports with a disability

2015 thewheelchairbackpacker (French language) Le retour sur les pistes : Handiski à Val Thorens: http://1000decouvertes4roulettes.com/2015/01/le-retour-sur-les-pistes-handiski-val-html/

Landes with wheelchairs review

(Spanish-language but with translation available in Google Chrome) Siller@s Viajer@s blog post about visit to The Landes France: https://www.sillerosviajeros.com/las-landas-con-silla-de-ruedas-2/

Pont Aven – an inspirational arts town at the end of the world

2019 Disway blog post about the French town of Pont Aven in Brittany Pont Aven – an inspirational arts town at the end of the world: http://www.disway.org/en/blog/1-reports-from-ambassadors/266-pont-aven-inspirational-arts-town.html?fbclid=IwAR1HIve8pTjGsWv3lkA5umQYKiapbPAyN0kCi4cWq-ldf5UKGUnKyxb0hgE