From Disability Horizons.
With the sunny weather and summer well and truly on its way, it’s time to start planning your holiday. So to help you prepare, we’ve asked Susie, who runs wheelchair travel reviews and resources website wheelchairworld.org, to give us a run down the top five accessible cities to visit if you use a wheelchair.
We all know that even though, in many countries, accessibility is the law, the implementation of it can be inconsistent and weak. It means that accessibility is often only granted to a few government buildings.
While some countries have good overall levels of accessibility – the UK and US are examples – accessibility in one place does not guarantee that there will be the same standard of accessibility in the next place in that country. For example, if you visit the Catalonia region in Spain you will find great accessible cities, such as Barcelona and Valencia. But this is not a blanket guarantee for all cities throughout Spain.
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