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France highlights beaches, parks and a helicoper flight

France highlights

France is a very large country where you can enjoy the enormous lavender fields in the Provence, worlds’ beautiful castles and churches, but there is so much more.

And yes, of course, the Louvre. Mais oui!

Accessible beaches

The organisation Handiplage has created a detailed beach info guide where you can find 89 accessible beaches.

Although the website is in French, you can easily switch to English by simply using your mouse and rightclick anywhere on the page.

Aveyron

Located in South West France, Aveyron is a great destination for nature lovers.  Aurélie from I Wheel Travel, was a pilot for the day!

So here we are in the sky, flying above the Trou de Bozouls, Espalion, St-Côme d’Olt, Calmont d’Olt castle… We even see old lava flows. From the sky landscapes seem different and we can clearly see the horseshoe shape of Bozouls canyon. Take a look at it!

Read the entire story here

Eure-et-Loir

Chartres – Cathedrale de Chartres

 France highlights accessible travel
Cathedrale de Chartres
Access to the cathedral is possible for our visitors with reduced mobility, by an inclined plane located at the entrance to the royal portal. Wheelchair users can access all parts of the cathedral’s “ground” level open to visitors: nave, transepts, aisles, choir tower.

Loire-Atlantique

Nantes

The city of 100 gardens

Above and beyond its 100 garden oases, the City’s green fabric is exceptional, with a network of footpaths and cycle paths stretching for 50 km along rivers and tributaries, and converging in the heart of the city to form, what has become known as Nantes the ‘Green Star’.

The website has tons of information about gardens, parks, trees, plants. Events, tours, botanical courses. It is very well documented and has an extensive search menu.

46 parks have accessible toilets. You can book group tours, guided tours, absolutely a recommended highlight to visit in France.

Paris

Paris – the Louvre museum

 France highlights accessible travel
The Louvre

Paris – Basilique cathedrale de Saint Denis

Reserved parking spaces on Rue de la Légion d’Honneur, to be specified during reservation. Public car park ‘Basilica’ is accessible close by. An access ramp gives access to the nave. Adapted walkway with accompanying staff member leads to a lift to access the crypt. However, the chevet is not accessible. Toilets are adapted.
Assistance dogs welcome. Audio tour available.

Paris on the Seine or by ‘little train’

Boat tours

Accessible toilets at the pier, ramp access to the boat. Group bookings possible Morer information at Bateaux Mouches.

Another Paris

Discover the city of Paris in the ‘little blue train’. You can book the Royal Route, the Bohemian Route, the Academic Route, the Artist Route or the Elegant Route. Another Paris’ train was awarded by Les Trophées de l’Accessibilité.

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