General Travel Information
ABOVE: Antwerp, Belgium is easy
to get around in by wheelchair or horsedrawn carriage.
Rick Steves' Easy
Book review: This 498-page book covers only
five destinations (Amsterdam, Bruges, London, Paris, and the Rhine), but it's
packed with useful advice for wheelchair travelers and slow walkers.
Access-Able Travel Source
Pick a country for information on airport accessibility, "equal
access" travel agencies, 24-hour medical care, and other services to
Camping in Europe
Danny Aendenboom's article was written in 1999, so do a Google search to confirm
details about the campgrounds that it describes.
Massimo Micotti and his local partner agencies can set you up with an accessible
cruise, hotel accommodations, a rental van, or a guided tour for up to 6
Since 1985, this travel agency in Pennsylvania has offered group tours and
independent programs for slow walkers and wheelchair travelers.
Barrier Free Travels
Candy Harrington's blog has "travel information for slow walkers to
wheelchair users." She's also the author of a book,
Global Access News
This may be the Web's most comprehensive source of information for disabled
travelers. It has some Europe articles and Web links.
Listings from the Stockholm-based Institute
on Independent Living include European houses and apartments.
Accessible Travel Pages
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Need a car in Europe?
guarantees the lowest rental
rates for standard cars, sports cars, SUVs, luxury cars,
chauffered sedans, and RVs. Its Web site also has driving information
for 38 countries.
you live outside the EU, a
Peugeot tourist lease can be cheaper than renting.
Minimum driver age is 18, there' s no upper age limit, and rates include
Short-term car leasing.
Traveling by train?
has schedules, maps, and guides for 50+ European railroads. (Residents
of North and Central America can buy tickets and rail passes
From Europe for Cruisers:
Travel and cruise news:
Europe for Visitors Blog