Things to do in Batalha, Portugal

2021 Simply Emma’s travel guide: ‘9 Wheelchair Accessible Things To Do In Batalha, Portugal’. https://www.simplyemma.co.uk/wheelchair-accessible-things-to-do-in-batalha-portugal/

PORTUGAL/SPAIN – TUR4all Accessible Tourism App

PORTUGAL/SPAIN – TUR4all Accessible Tourism App

TUR4all is an Accessible Tourism App covering Portugal and Spain, with information on accommodation, bars, restaurants, wineries, tourism offices, monuments, museums and cultural centres, beaches, recreational areas, city tours …destinations and experiences. TUR4all is free and available for both Apple and Android devices. https://www.tur4all.es/es/aplicaciones-moviles/app-tur4all

Villa Batalha Hotel – Accessibility Review

2020 Simply Emma’s blog post: ‘Villa Batalha Hotel | Wheelchair Accessible Hotel in Batalha, Portugal’. https://www.simplyemma.co.uk/villa-batalha-hotel-wheelchair-accessible-hotel-in-batalha-portugal/

Madeira Information & Accessibility Review

2020 article by Madeira Acessivel By Wheelchair published on the AccessAdvisr website.  It’s full of information about Madeira including wheelchair access on the island. https://accessadvisr.net/place/view/55407

Vila Galé Ópera – Lisbon Hotel

2020 Simply Emma’s blog post: ‘Vila Galé Ópera | Wheelchair Accessible Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal’ is an accessibility review of the hotel. https://www.simplyemma.co.uk/vila-gale-opera-wheelchair-accessible-hotel-in-lisbon-portugal/

Algarve Apartments

Abletoholiday offer three accessible self-catering apartments in the Algarve, complete with pool and hoist, courtesy WAV and airport transfers. Themed holidays, excursions, crafts, etc., can be arranged. https://www.abletoholiday.co.uk/

Seable Holidays

Seable are a social enterprise tour operator organising accessible holidays and adventures for disabled people including wheelchair users. https://seable.co.uk/holidays-for-disabled-and-wheelchair-users/

São Miguel Island, Azores – Accessible Tours

2020 Disabled Access Holidays offers tours of São Miguel Island, the largest island in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores. https://www.disabledaccessholidays.com/disabled-holidays/disabled-accessible-resorts/Accessible_Tours-Tours-In-Azores.asp

Properties with Pool Hoists

Enable Holidays’ blog post lists holiday properties that include a pool hoist: ‘Top 5 Accessible Properties with a Pool Hoist for 2020’. https://www.enableholidays.com/top-5-accessible-hotels-with-a-pool-hoist-for-2020

Madeira Tours and Travel Services

Madeira Acessivel By Wheelchair offer sightseeing tours of Madeira for people with reduced mobility. They can provide an off road wheelchair to enable access to the levadas and other nature walks. Airport and port transfers are also available. https://www.madeiraacessivelbywheelchair.com/index.php  

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/

Azores

azoresforall.com travel company offering services and activities for both locals and tourists, with or without special needs. Know more. https://azoresforall.com/en/

Porto 2

Visit Portugal.com’s information about accessible tours in Porto https://www.visitportugal.com/en/content/porto-accessible-tour

Lisbon metro

Accessibility station map for Lisbon Metro https://www.metrolisboa.pt/viajar/mapas-e-diagramas/

Faro

Visit Portugal.com has information about an accessible tour in Faro https://www.visitportugal.com/en/content/faro-accessible-tour

Lisbon 2

2014 Ta-da.org.uk tourism abroad-disabled access ability visits LisbonTa-da.org.uk tourism abroad-disabled access ability visits Lisbon https://www.ta-da.org.uk/lisbon-portugal

Lisbon

2019 Disability Horizons article Top 10 accessible attractions in Lisbon https://disabilityhorizons.com/2018/07/top-10-accessible-attractions-in-lisbon/?utm_term=2019-03-14  

Assisted accommodation

Spokes is a fully wheelchair accessible location but it also offers 24-hour trained assistants (carers), for individuals with particular needs. https://www.spokesalgarve.com/

Accommodation 3

Wheelchair Friendly villa in the Algarve As Casinhas http://algarvewheelchairholidays.com/

Accommodation 2

Welcome to this beautiful wheelchair friendly Villa in the Algarve http://algarvewheelchairholidays.com/

Accommodation 1

Renovated in 2004 to create purpose-designed accommodation for wheelchair users https://accessible-property.org.uk/property/view/38943.htm?retail_type=holiday&start=0&max=30

Beaches Algarve

AlgarveUncovered,.com list of accessible beaches https://www.algarveuncovered.com/beaches/

Algarve

Accessible beaches in the Algarve http://algarveaccessibility.com/Algarve_accessible_beaches.php

Beaches

Meravista’s list of accessible beaches in the Algarve https://meravista.com/en/algarve/information/explore/accessible-beaches-in-the-algarve

Madeira accessible travel guide

Portugal Madeira accessible travel guide to disabled friendly holidays from handiscover providing not only sightseeing tours , Bird, Dolphin and Whale Watching Tourbut also accommodation options for hoists, roll-in showers, widened doorways, or step-free access. https://blog.handiscover.com/content/destinations/portugal/guide-to-accessible-holiday-accommodation-in-madeira-disabled-holidays/  

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/

Porto

Visit Portugal.com’s information about accessible tours in Porto https://www.visitportugal.com/en/content/porto-accessible-tour

Faro

Visit Portugal.com has information about an accessible tour in Faro https://www.visitportugal.com/en/content/faro-accessible-tour

Porto

2016 thewheelchairbackpacker (French language) 3 blogs relating to a visit to Porto http://1000decouvertes4roulettes.com/2016/05/je-reviendrai-au-portugal/

Lisbon

2014 Ta-da.org.uk tourism abroad-disabled access ability visits LisbonTa-da.org.uk tourism abroad-disabled access ability visits Lisbon https://www.ta-da.org.uk/lisbon-portugal

Lisbon

2019 Disability Horizons article Top 10 accessible attractions in Lisbon https://disabilityhorizons.com/2018/07/top-10-accessible-attractions-in-lisbon/?utm_term=2019-03-14

Accomodation

Spokes is a fully wheelchair accessible location but it also offers 24-hour trained assistants (carers), for individuals with particular needs. https://www.spokesalgarve.com/contact-us

Accomodation

Welcome to this beautiful wheelchair friendly Villa in the Algarve https://algarvewheelchairholidays.com/

Beaches

AlgarveUncovered,.com list of accessible beaches http://algarveaccessibility.com/Algarve_accessible_beaches.php

Beaches

Meravista’s list of accessible beaches in the Algarve https://meravista.com/en/algarve/information/explore/accessible-beaches-in-the-algarve

Travel Agency

Can Be Done UK based travel agent offering destinations that have suitable infrastructure. https://www.canbedone.co.uk/destinations/

Travel Agency

AccessiblEurope born in 1995 when we entered the field of accessible tourism. Tours in most European countries active 2017 http://www.accessibleurope.com/

Travel Agency

Enable holidays – UK based travel agent “your number one disabled holiday specialist” https://www.enableholidays.com/Destinations

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/es/guia/internacional.php

Taxis

Wheelchair Accessible Holiday Taxis https://www.wheelchairaccessibleholidaytaxis.com/

Hotels around Portugal

Native Hotels – We are a group of journalists, developers and professionals of tourism specialized in promoting accessible tourism https://www.nativehotels.org/en/

Accomodation around Portugal

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

Train Travel in Portugal

Official Portuguese train line (Comboios dePortugal)’s advice for special needs passengers https://www.cp.pt//passageiros/en/passenger-information/Special-needs-customers

Around Portugal

2013 Disabled World’s Disability Travel: Europe for the Disabled information from 2013 https://www.disabled-world.com/travel/europe/

Disability Access In Portugal

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

Driving in Western Europe

Welcome to the European Union and European Economic Area (EU /EEA) section of the FIA Guide for the disabled motorist the FIA Guide for the disabled motorist using Parking Permits, Cards and Placards http://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/europe/europe.htm

Around Portugal

toegankelijkopreis (Belgian) tips for visiting countries around Europe in your wheelchair Portugal page https://www.toegankelijkopreis.be/land/portugal

Around Portugal

2018 wheel:life magazine article: Our Top 5 Accessible Summer Vacation Destinations Chicago, Illinois; Vancouver, British Columbia; Sicily; Slovenia; Portugal; http://www.wheel-life.org/our-top-5-accessible-summer-vacation-destinations/

Caravanning around Portugal

wheelgotravelling.info’s blog about travelling around Portugal In an adapted caravan or motorhome http://www.wheelgotravelling.info/CaravanTravels_Portugal.html

Around Portugal

AccessAdvisr has reviews for this country https://accessadvisr.net/browse/

Around Portugal

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

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

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