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Southern Spain Accessible Property for Rent

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Casa Brazos Abiertos in province of Córdoba in Andalucia, southern Spain was awarded superior status because of the quality and the accessibility of the property. The one-level home includes access to a private pool with hoist, terraces perfect for Alfresco dining, lowered light switches, windows, wide doorways, and more. For guests who may need medical attention there is a 24 hour Health Centre in the Iznajar Village nearby. We also work closely with a Blue Badge Mobility who will deliver any specialist equipment you may need to the house. [Not a valid template] The house sits on its own 5...

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Spain Travel Tips for Madrid and Barcelona

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We spent five days in Madrid and four in Barcelona, returning for a last day in Madrid before coming home.  We highly recommend these cities as a travel destination!  They were both very accessible and easy to get around.  We used a local travel company, BCN Accestour, and they were EXTREMELY helpful!   General Tips Hotels: We highly recommend using BCN Accestour for accommodations. Having them make reservations in hotels in both Madrid and Barcelona alleviated a lot anxiety! Note that hotels make an assumption that, if you’re disabled, you will require separate beds.  If you are a couple and want one bed...

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Tour Top 7 Accessible Destinations in Spain

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There are numerous monuments, museums, nature areas, accommodations, and restaurants offering services and activities that are partially or totally accessible in Spain. Spain is becoming increasingly prepared for accessible tourism–tourism for everyone. Enormous efforts are being made to eliminate barriers and providing access to cultural and natural resources, creating standards for transport as well as building and urban planning. Book your accessible tour anywhere in Spain with BCN ACCESTOUR. Visit bcnaccestour.com or email info@bcnaccestour.com. [Not a valid template] #1 BARCELONA Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia and the home of Gaudi architecture. It is definitely is a very interesting...

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Advice for Traveling around Barcelona, Spain in a Wheelchair

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Welcome to Barcelona! In 1992, for the first time in their history, the Olympic and Paralympic Games were held in the same city, at the same venues and the same Olympic Village, free of architectural barriers and with adapted transport. In 1995, Barcelona organised the European congress “The City and People with Disabilities” and the exhibition “The Transformation of Barcelona: Improving the Accessibility of Urban Space.” The city’s hosting of the 2004 Forum of Cultures marked a turning point in communicative accessibility. In 2010, Barcelona was a finalist in the European Commission’s “Access City Awards.” Barcelona wants to be...

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Villa on Lanzarote Island of Spain is Accessible

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Off the coast of Spain is a small and very unique island called Lanzarote, famous for its wild beauty and dramatic geological landscapes. Surrounding this island you will find beaches of every color – from white, to golden to black beaches – everything from small coves to long, stretchy beaches.  All the houses are white with blue, green or brown doors and windows, representing the elements. The island is a favorite place for many Europeans to vacation to because of its incredible natural beauty and the charming character of the people and places you experience. Located near the attractions of...

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Barcelona, Spain Wheelchair Access Guide

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  Barcelona has long been seen as a wheelchair friendly destination. So how wheelchair and scooter friendly is Barcelona, Spain? The answer is that there is more good than bad.     Book an accessible tour of Barcelona, Spain. Send us your details. Streets and Sidewalks On the plus side are the chair friendly street surfaces which in general are well maintained and by and large flat in the main tourist areas. An exception is Passeig de Gracia, (a main street that’s very clean and well maintained with some of the higher end of the market shops, tapas bars...

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A Cruise to France, Italy & Spain

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The Liberty of the Seas is the second biggest ship in the world, just behind the Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas. It measures an impressive 339 meters in length, has  6500 m2 in surface space and has the capacity to transport 5700 people (4300 passengers and 1400 crew members). Saturday: Barcelona, SpainThe ship left at noon from Barcelona’s harbor and for one hour access to the cabin is not possible. So with this time try to eat something and to get to know a bit the ship, which has 15 floors! The Windjammer dining room...

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