Hotel Mondial Berlin

The Hotel Mondial is on West Berlin’s famous shopping & entertainment street, the Kurfürstendamm. It is described as a “barrier-free hotel” and has excellent accessibility throughout, with a hoist into its own heated swimming pool. https://www.hotel-mondial.com/default.aspx?lang=en

Blog Post: 10 Wheelchair Accessible Cities

Spin The Globe’s 2019 blog post: ’10 Wheelchair Accessible Cities You Should Visit in 2020′ highlights ten cities from around the world. https://spintheglobe.net/dir/2019/12/26/accessible-cities-2020/

Around Germany

Accamino German accessible tour operator offering accessible city breaks, river cruises and roundtrips https://www.accamino.de/en/

Around Germany

We are a tour operator for incoming and outgoing travel specialized on accessible tourism. https://www.accamino.de/en/

Tour Operator

Equalitas Vitae: Spanish provider of accessible tourism but with lots of useful information about accessible hotels, accessible transport accessible activities et cetera. The information is in Spanish but the language can be changed to English or French on the upper right hand side of the page. https://www.equalitasvitae.com/en/guia/internacional.php  

Around Germany

Accessatlast.com ‘making life accessible’ accommodation options for this country https://accessatlast.com/accessible-accommodation-in/germany  

Euros key

The Euros Key is a system that gives you access to more than 10,000 public toilets and showers, in different European countries (currently mainly in Germany and Austria). http://www.eurosleutel.nl/

Around Germany

Reisen fur alle (German language Tourism for All) searchable database of listings verified by trained accessibility team featuring accommodation, restaurants, entertainment, leisure, sport and transport. Also has a fantastic filter by equipment features. https://www.reisen-fuer-alle.de/zertifizierte_angebote_249.html

Around Germany

2015 article Disability Horizons: Are these the most accessible, responsible accommodations in the world?, https://disabilityhorizons.com/2015/11/are-these-the-most-accessible-responsible-accommodations-in-the-world/

Trier

Trier Tourismus und Marketing GmbH Barrier-free Trier comprehensive database of toilets, parking, free city tour, restaurants, scooter and powered chair hire, hotels and other accommodation options https://www.trier-info.de/home

Oktoberfest

Comprehensive information about getting to and around Oktoberfest for visitors with disabilities https://www.oktoberfest.de/en/information/service-for-visitors/disabled-access-at-the-wiesn-a-volksfest-for-all

Munster

Münster (German) city searchable database for accessibility information with accommodation, transport and eating plus other tourist services. https://www.muenster-barrierefrei.de/

Heidelberg

Tourist information (in German) for Heidelberg with a very straightforward search facility for accessible venues http://www.heidelberg.huerdenlos.de/index.php?id=980

Frankfurt

Frankfurt barrier-free Frankfurt brochure, accessible guided city tours, barrier free sightseeing attractions, transport et cetera https://www.frankfurt-tourismus.de/en/Frankfurt-for/Travellers-with-handicaps

Eifel

Eifel Barrierefrei (German) searchable database of various accessible options in and around this location http://www.eifel-barrierefrei.de/

Dresden

Access City Award 2014 Dresden, Germany – Special Mention for Information and Communication Technology http://web.archive.org/web/20151012064252/http:/ec.europa.eu/justice/events/access-city-award-2015/files/access-city-award-2014-brochure_en.pdf

Cologne

2017 DH article: have you ever considered Cologne (Article written by a non-wheelchair user but some useful information) https://disabilityhorizons.com/2017/05/disability-and-travel-have-you-ever-considered-cologne/?+Horizons+RSS-Email&utm_term=0_75cf3532a8-5d15e1ca31-308157133

Brandenburg

Barrier-free Brandenburg searchable database of accommodation, leisure activities and eating and drinking options https://www.barrierefrei-brandenburg.de/en/home/

Rheinsberg

2016 article Visitor review of the Haus Rheinsberg https://www.hippocraticpost.com/innovation/engineering-solutions-michael-schumacher/

Hamburg

2016 thewheelchairbackpacker (French language) travels to Hamburg 24h a Hambourg http://1000decouvertes4roulettes.com/2016/03/24h-a-hambourg/

Hamburg

2015 thewheelchairbackpacker (French language) visits Hamburg during a tour of Europe http://1000decouvertes4roulettes.com/2015/08/europe-on-wheels-d-bratislava-20-jours-html/

Dusseldorf

2017 The Trawheeler (Greek language but with the translator to any language available on right hand side below FOLLOW ME options) blog post about a visit to Düsseldorf http://thetrawheeler.com/dusseldorf-ala-ellinika/

Dusseldorf

2017 The Trawheeler (Greek language but with the translator to any language available on right hand side below FOLLOW ME options) blog post about the MMM in Düsseldorf http://thetrawheeler.com/dusseldorf-transport/    

Aying

2015 accessibilityreviews blogs about Brauereigasthoff Hotel, Aying, Germany https://accessibilityreviews.org/2015/08/18/brauereigasthoff-hotel-aying-germany/

Dachau Concentration camp

2016 wheelchairtravel.org blog post:Wheelchair Access At Dachau Concentration Camp, Munich https://wheelchairtravel.org/wheelchair-accessible-tour-of-dachau-concentration-camp-munich/

Munich Airport

2015 accessibilityreviews blogs about accommodation near the airport https://accessibilityreviews.org/accessible-holidays/

Munich

Wheelchair travel.org’s complete destination accessibility report of Munich https://wheelchairtravel.org/munich/  

Wheelchair services

Visit Berlin’s list of Wheelchair Service and Resources https://www.visitberlin.de/en/wheelchair-service-and-resources

Deutsch red cross

Breakdown Service for wheelchair users in Berlin https://www.drk-berlin.de/angebote/alltagshilfen/hilfsmittelcentrum.html

Around Germany

barrier free destinations in Germany We are the Barrier-free Destinations in Germany Association. We have made it our mission to create magical holiday experiences for as many people as possible. And some of Germany’s most beautiful towns, cities and regions have joined us in our quest. https://www.leichter-reisen.info/en/

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Barrierefreie Urlaubswelt (German) website provides information on accessible accommodation and allows you to book your stay right away https://www.barrierefreie-urlaubswelt.de/

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Accessible Airports information from Germany.travel https://www.germany.travel/en/ms/barrier-free-germany/what-to-know/airports.html

Around Germany

BarrierFree Germany Official Site with loads of really useful information on where to go, how to book, want to know what to do https://www.germany.travel/en/ms/barrier-free-germany/start/barrier-free-germany.html?gclid=COjt1fq14tMCFc2_7QodXuoAxg

Around Germany

Barrier-free travel oficial tourist informatio   https://www.germany.travel/en/barrier-free-travel/barrier-free-travel/barrier-free-travel.html

Around Germany

countryreports.org Disability Access In Germany https://www.countryreports.org/travel/Germany/accessibility.htm

Train stations

The website brokenlifts.org gives you information about whether lifts on the Berlin U- and S-Bahn stations are working or out of order. This way, you have plenty of time to plan an alternative route through Berlin. http://brokenlifts.org/

Tour route

A free tour Exploring Berlin’s Neighbourhoods by Wheelchair visit this page to find the full tour details https://www.visitberlin.de/en/exploring-berlins-neighbourhoods-wheelchair

Toilets

2017 The Mobidat association has provided you with an (PDF) overview of Wall City Toilets (a brand of single user public toilets) The toilets are arranged by district and are listed with the user fee. https://www.visitberlin.de/system/files/document/wall_city_toileten.pdf

Public transport assistance service

For those who cannot travel alone, more than 20 Berlin mobility help services are at hand to help. They offer older and disabled people assistance and pushing aid, such as collection from the airport, bus station, train station or transfer or excursion and shopping trips. http://www.berliner-mobilitaetshilfedienste.de/

Public transport

The Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (Berlin Transport Company) apps (BVG, S-Bahn and VBB), will also help you with accessible connections and public toilets close to the station. They also provide information about construction sites. https://sbahn.berlin/en/

Public transport

The Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (Berlin Transport Company) apps (BVG, S-Bahn and VBB), will also help you with accessible connections and public toilets close to the station. They also provide information about construction sites. https://www.bvg.de/en/Travel-information/Mobile

Parking

(German) There are approx. 1,300 public disabled parking spaces available in Berlin. You can use them with the special parking permit for disabled people (condition: contains the code aG or BI in the disabled person’s pass). https://www.myhandicap.de/mobilitaet-behinderung/behindertenfahrzeuge/behindertenparkplatz/

Accommodation

2016 25Hours Bikini Hotel, Berlin 3 BBS Ticks https://bluebadgestyle.com/venue/25hours-bikini-hotel-berlin/

Accessibility

2016 article 6 of the World’s Most Disability-Friendly Travel Destinations from GOODNET https://www.goodnet.org/articles/6-most-disabilityfriendly-travel-destinations  

Accessible city app

The accessBerlin App from visit Berlin.com visitors with limited mobility will find it even easier to explore Berlin! The app’s map shows various suggested routes across the city with, for example, accessible attractions and sights. https://www.visitberlin.de/en/accessberlin-app

Accessible city

Visit Berlin search of ‘wheelchair’ listing accommodation, bars, restaurants, theatre, swimming pools, guided tours and more! https://www.visitberlin.de/en/search?keys=wheelchair

Accessible city

2017 Culture trip article:Accessible and Disability-Friendly Travel Destinations Around the World this article lists 15 places all around the world that are great for different accessibility reasons: Berlin, Germany; Seattle, St. Simon’s Island (Georgia), US National Parks, Disney World (Florida), Hanauma Bay, Hawaii, San Diego (California), Legoland (Florida) USA; Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom; Sydney, Australia; Montréal,…

Around Germany 4

toegankelijkopreis (Belgian wheelchair user) tips for visiting Germany https://www.toegankelijkopreis.be/land/duitsland  

Around Germany 3

wheelchairtraveller.org reviews activities and hotels in Germany http://www.reisenmitrollstuhl.de/en/

Around Germany 2

Wheelchairtraveling.com resources, reviews, guides, and tips from over 100 writers worldwide about accessible travel http://wheelchairtraveling.com/category/europe/germany/

Around Germany 1

(Spanish-language but with translation available in Google Chrome) Siller@s Viajer@s various blog posts about visits to locations throughout Germany https://www.sillerosviajeros.com/portfoliosets/viajes/

Train station

2016 The Geordie Traveller From Berlin to Poland – taking the scenic route https://thegeordietravellerblog.wordpress.com/2014/12/23/from-berlin-to-poland-taking-the-scenic-route/

City Bus tour

2017 Wheelchairtravel.org blog post: 13 BEST WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE HOP-ON HOP-OFF BUS TOURS The two leaders in this arena are Big Bus Tours and City-Sightseeing, with accessible buses serving wheelchair travelers in more than 50 cities across 6 continents. While not every city has a 100% accessible fleet, most buses do have a wheelchair accessible ramp…

Berlin visit

2016 Simply Emma:GUEST POST: 5 MUST-SEE THINGS IN BERLIN, GERMANY http://www.simplyemma.co.uk/guest-post-5-must-see-things-in-berlin-germany/

Berlin Visit

2016 Spin the Globe’s Top 10 Wheelchair Accessible Cities You Should Visit in 2017 http://spintheglobe.net/dir/2016/12/30/268/

Accommodation

2016 The Geordie Traveller Accidentally booking a night at a gay hotel https://thegeordietravellerblog.wordpress.com/2016/03/17/accidentally-booking-a-night-at-a-gay-hotel/

Accessibility report

Wheelchair travel.org’s complete destination accessibility report of Berlin https://wheelchairtravel.org/berlin/

Accessible City

2017 Article: Barcelona, Singapore and Berlin: World’s best cities to travel if you’re disabled http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/world-best-cities-for-disabled-accessible-wheelchair-tourists-holidays-travel-barcelona-singapore-a7511571.html  

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/

Koblenz, Germany

2011 (SATH article: Koblenz, Germany beautiful UNESCO town located on the confluence of the Rhine and Mosel rivers.http://sath.org/koblenz-germany