Gothenburg accessible travel guide to disabled friendly holidays

Gothenburg was the winner of the 2014 European Access City Award. Awarded to a city that offers easier mobility and most major attractions are accessible.

Founded in 1621 the city is the largest Nordic port city. It’s known for its vintage theme park, seafood, and café culture. Gothenburg is an archipelago consisting of 20 small islands.


Universeum – Play leads to learning at the largest science center in the Nordic region. There are animal and nature exhibits too. In addition technology and experiments, that lead to a hands-on learning experience. Suitable for the young and old.

Liseberg – Vintage Amusement Park. This park offers rides, attractions, performances, and food. Accessible parking is available. Special Guest Services will help you plan your visit according to disability. They also have a special pass if you require an attendant at all times.

Konstmuseet – One of Northern Europe’s finest art collections. Take a walk through time as you view the various works . From the Masters to contemporary artist you can see it all. The building is fully accessible to the disabled.


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There are several methods of transportation such as trams, buses, boats, and trains. Each of these forms of transportation is specifically accessible to those with a disability. Trams include lots of signage and the middle carriages are usually the easiest to access. Most of the boat docks have gangplanks for wheelchairs. Trains equipped with special lifts and seating. The city also offers travel planners who can help you plan your trip.