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A Wheelchair Accessible Guide to Strasbourg, France

Wheelchair Accessible Strasbourg, France

The capital of the Grand-Est region, the city of Strasbourg has an incredible historical heritage. Wheelchair accessible Strasbourg is renowned for its history and its art which make it an essential stopover during your visit to Alsace. European capital, it can be visited in many ways: on foot, by boat, aboard a small tourist train, by bus or by bicycle.

When you arrive in Strasbourg, you can go to the tourist office to receive the list of activities suitable for people with disabilities, also available here in PDF format.


The Big Island

The historic centre of Strasbourg, the Grande-Île has been listed in its entirety as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1988 and is predominantly pedestrianized.

You can find many monuments and tourist sites on the Grande Île, such as the Notre-Dame Cathedral and its district, the Maison Kammerzell, Le Palais Rohan, the Alsace Eurometropolis Chamber of Commerce and Industry as well as many Strasbourg squares.

As you explore the neighbourhood, you will have the opportunity to stop and taste in one of the many restaurants offering Alsatian culinary specialties.


The Notre-Dame Cathedral

A masterpiece of Gothic art, the Romanesque cathedral took more than three centuries to be built. Today it is considered a unique artistic achievement.


The Notre Dame Cathedral In Wheelchair Accessible Strasbourg


Outside, you can see hundreds of sculptures on the facade of the church, and during summer evenings a light set is on offer. The monumental organ and the Renaissance-era astronomical clock are gems that you will have the opportunity to discover inside the church.

The cathedral is accessible to people with reduced mobility on the north side.


The Neustadt

Located northeast of the Grande Île de Strasbourg, it is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Neustadt is the extension of the city of Strasbourg carried out by the German authorities during the period of the cession of Alsace-Lorraine. The Neustadt is a testament to German architecture at the end of the 19th century.

The European quarter

Neighbouring eight European states which are less than 500 km away, wheelchair accessible Strasbourg is a multicultural city located in the centre of Europe. The European quarter is the symbol of Franco-German reconciliation and the construction of Europe.


The European Quarter in Wheelchair Accessible Strasbourg


During your visit, you will be able to see the European Parliament where the Council of Europe is based, the Palace of Europe, the Palace of Human Rights, and others.

Accessible Accommodations

If you are planning to visit wheelchair accessible Strasbourg or any other city in France or elsewhere in the world. It is important to choose the accommodation that matches your needs. Handiscover has put together a wide selection of fully accessible, verified hotels and apartments for you. You will also find a great choice of prices among the thousands of accommodations offered.

Book the accommodation that suits your needs today with Handiscover! For any additional information or for any special requests, contact us via email our customer service, PMR and accessibility expert at: or by phone: +44 1550 400022 (UK).

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A Wheelchair Accessible Guide to the Futuroscope Park, France
A Wheelchair Accessible Southern France Travel Guide
An Accessible Guide to Paris, France: What to See and How to Get Around
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