Easy Access Europe
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Other features of Easy Access
Destinations are the main focus of Rick Steves' Easy Access
Europe, but the book also has an "Accessibility Resources and Tips" section
with relevant organizations and government agencies in the U.S. and Europe,
advice on air travel for the disabled tourist, and a handful of practical tips
(e.g., if there's no passenger lift in a museum, ask for a ride in the freight
The front of the guide has maps that show pedestrian-friendly
areas, "roll and stroll" routes, and a London Tube Access Guide for travelers in
To buy or not to buy:
Rick Steves' Easy Access Europe covers only five
destinations in Western Europe, but it offers a great deal of information on
each--including more details on accessibility than you're likely to find in any
other printed resource. If you're a wheelchair user or slow walker, and if you
plan to visit Amsterdam, Bruges, London, Paris, or the Rhine, Rick Steves'
Easy Access Europe will be a valuable addition to your travel-planning
library and carry-on bag.
Also see these
resources for disabled travelers at our "sites within a
site," Venice for Visitors and Switzerland/Austria for Visitors:
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