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Spain accessible travel guide

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Capital – Madrid | Currency – Euro |  Timezone – GMT +1

Spain

Welcome to Spain, probably the greatest holiday destination on the planet.

Here’s why: it’s cheap, it is statistically Europe’s sunniest, it has many of the world’s must-visit cities & greatest ancient sites and the food is delicious.

FEATURED: Accessible Spain Travel

  • Over 500 accessible hotels
  • Local experts and reviews
  • Custom made tours

Visit their website to find your favorite hotel, book day tours and more.

Accessible Spain Travel seeks to provide less mobile travellers with the very best accessible Spanish vacation experiences.

Our inspiration stems from a keen passion for the country combined with the firm belief that limited physical abilities should not restrict today’s traveller in enjoying the same experiences as their able bodied companions. Our mission is to assist letting anyone visit the best of Spain, regardless of any accessibility need.

We seek to accomplish this mission in 3 ways:

  1. Provide disabled access reviews so that travelers with mobility issues can know what to expect
  2. Ensure that every element of the holiday journey is successfully addressed
  3. Create the most exciting and accessible experiences possible for all of our clients

Viajeros sin limites

A high quality website with a large video database on Youtube and Vimeo. In Spanish and English.

Andalusia

Read about Andalusia in the south and the international vibe in Barcelona. There are so many reasons to visit Spain, so many in fact, that it may actually be difficult to decide where to go!

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Barcelona tip by Alan

Parc Ciutadella – fully accessible, full of art and happy vibes!

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Read all about the gorgeous region in southern Spain: Andalusia

Andalusia Guide

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Mezquita Mosque–Cathedral of Córdoba

Andalusia has it all: best climate in Europe, great beaches, food to die for, stunning historic sites like the Alhambra and La Mezquita, pretty white villages, a fascinating history, beautiful nature, full of Spanish traditions and, last but not least, very friendly people.

How accessible is Andalusia for visitors with a mobility impairment?

Over the last few years they have put a lot of effort in making the region more accessible. Plenty of accessible beaches (with facilities). You can also travel fairly easy by public transport.

Although Andalusia has a large number of ancient cities that may appear inaccessible due to their monuments and abundance of hills, don’t feel discouraged. There are more and more initiatives in Spain that guarantee cultural tourism by providing adapted routes and transport, specialized services, adapted facilities, etc..

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What is the Top 3 Accessible Must see/Must do in Andalusia for disabled travelers?

1) Visit the Golden Triangle Granada, Seville and Cordoba. You can visit the Alhambra (partly accessible but definitely worth the visit), the Royal Alcazar and La Mezquita Mosque-Cathedral.

2) Go on an accessible bike trip on one of the Greenways in Andalusia.

3) Try one of the top products from Andalusia: extra virgin olive oil, jamón iberico and sherry while you are visiting or joining one of the famous Andalusian Fiestas and Ferias. By far the best way to get to meet the locals.

Some advice for travelers who are interested in visiting Andalusia

Bare in mind that there can be really hot summers over here, so July and August are not the best months to visit the region, unless you want to spend your holiday in and around the pool or at the beach.

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Sardines at the beach Malaga Spain

You should also be aware that you need to book tickets well in advance for certain popular sights and monuments (like the Alhambra in Granada). It is best to plan and book as much as you can before you get out here, to prevent disappointments and to ensure that your required services are guaranteed.

Travel Guides

Get your free accessibility guides for the Andalusia highlights here.

ATO Travel Sheets – Free Download 

Travel Sheets – Download here
(Download the English version here)

Visa – all information on applying for a visa to Spain you find on this website.

Language – the official language is Spanish. In tourist areas people know also English.

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Spain hotels

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