TOURS FOR HANDICAPPED OR PEOPLE WITH WALKING ISSUES
Some of our guides have more experience with a certain disability than others, due to their own personal circumstances. This is why we ask you to let us know in advance if you or someone in your party has some disability or walking issue, so we can choose the right guide for you.
Please be as specific as you can about your needs and capacities, so we can figure out what’s doable or not and how long is needed. The more we know about you and your needs before the tour, the more tailored and personal it’ll be.
SSPplus3 (New York City, NY, USA)
OUR RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PEOPLE ON WHEELCHAIRS OR WITH WALKING ISSUES
Barcelona is a quite wheelchair friendly city: adapted sidewalks, and even elevators in most subway stations. And while most tourist sites are adapted, some Gaudi sites include stairs that won’t allow you to reach certain areas (mostly rooftops) unless you can walk a flight of steps. In other cases, using a wheelchair requires a longer detour, and then more time is needed to cover what would be otherwise cover in 4 hours. In our chauffeured tours we use Mercedes Minivan with large trunks, so keeping your wheelchair there shouldn’t be an issue unless you are carrying luggage, in which case a bigger vehicle might be needed – please check with us first.
Also please note that our guides are neither trained nor legally allowed to push a client wheelchair.
Same applies for people with walking issues: our itineraries and timings are designed for people without issues. Please be specific about how long can you walk, how often do you need to seat, or if you can do short flights of stairs (around 15-20 steps each). This way we’ll be able to assess what’s doable and how long do you really need to cover your requested itinerary.
In some cases, it can be a better idea to rent a scooter than to walk. For some other itineraries, using a driver will be the way to go.
Debbie R (Kakur)
Mikeradman (Arizona, USA)
OTHER TRAVELERS LIKE YOU SAY:
Deborah and Richard Sasson
Harry Howell (Canada)
Shelley Kushner (USA)
Mamaducky (Boston, USA)
TOUR LENGHT: 4 hours
TRANSPORTATION: Walking & Taxi*
* Chauffeured option available, too
TOUR LENGHT: 5 to 8 hours
TRANSPORTATION: Mercedes car or van for the ride, then walk in Montserrat
TOUR LENGHT: 8 hours
TRANSPORTATION: Mercedes car or van for the ride, then walk at the sites