Venice accessible travel guide to disabled friendly holidays

For a great holiday in Venice

Venice is unlike any other city on earth. Countless tales of Venetian romance and adventure are inspired by the city’s spectacular waterway network, complete with gondolas. Venice is also sinking, making it the perfect reason to hurry up and visit. You’re sure to come away with your own tales of Venice to cherish for a lifetime.

Venetian dream holidays, accessible to everyone

Venice rates high in many categories for ease of travel for travelers with disabilities. The cobblestones are relatively smooth, which makes mobility a more serene experience, and there are very few hills you’ll encounter in this historic Italian city. It is noted that more than fifty percent of the city is maneuverable for those in a wheelchair. Enjoy the Grand Canal while eating a triple scoop of gelato, and your cares are sure to be far away.

Incredible choice accommodations await you in Venice Italy

You will find a choice of apartments, hotels, long and short term rentals offered in every price range. Often you can find great accommodations on the ground floor, making mobility very easy for persons with a disability. A word of caution though – many of the hotels in Venice are only accessible by the many necessary bridges dotted across the city’s canals. Before committing to any lodgings, call ahead to ensure that your requirements can be met.

Venice attractions for people with disabilities

The two most popular attractions in Venice are wheelchair accessible – St. Mark’s Basilica and Doge’s Palace are both wheelchair friendly and sites not to be missed!