• Many people sitting on steps of the Rheinpromenade with views of the Rhine river and the skyline of the city of Düsseldorf.
    Staircase Burgplatz - Düsseldorf ©Düsseldorf Marketing & Tourismus GmbH
  • A wheelchair user with his escort on the MAINTOWER’s rooftop observation platform
    Main Tower - Frankfurt ©Tourismus+Congress GmbH Frankfurt am Main
  • The unique structure, created by the Iraqi-born star architect Zaha Hadid, was completed in November 2005 after four years of construction using state-of-the-art building materials.
    phaeno Science Centre - Wolfsburg ©phaeno, Klemens Ortmeyer
  • Picture of Rheinsberg Palace - Brandenburg
    Rheinsberg Palace - Brandenburg ©Linus Lintner
  • Man on a hand bike in front of the Lilienstein in Saxon Switzerland.
    Lilienstein – Saxon Switzerland ©TMGS, S Dittrich
  • While the only remaining city gate of Berlin formerly used to represent the separation of the city between East and West Berlin, since the Berlin Wall came down in 1989 the Brandenburg Gate has now come to symbolise German unity.
    Brandenburg Gate - Berlin ©visitBerlin – Scholvien

Where to go - BarrierFree

There are many wonderful places and attractions to visit in Germany and most, where possible, have taken the initiative to provide the facilities required for any traveller who might have restrictions, including mobility, hearing or vision impairment. With inventive solutions and technology at its disposal, the list of Germany’s most popular accessible destinations and attractions is constantly growing, with many more being featured on this site in the near future, so please watch this space.

A wheelchair user on the bridge Eiserner Steg, taking a photo of the Frankfurt skyline.

Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt am Main, the bustling metropolis in the heart of Europe, surprises the visitors with its exciting and unusual contrasts: Here, tradition and modernity, commerce and culture, activity and tranquillity are all harmoniously juxtaposed at your disposal.


Outside view of phaeno, designed by the star architect Zaha Hadid.

phæno

Discover the world in the phæno Science Centre Wolfsburg. See, feel, hear, try out and explore phenomena for yourself – that's phæno!


Many people sitting on steps of the Rheinpromenade with views of the Rhine river and the skyline of the city of Düsseldorf.

Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf captivates the hearts of people with its hospitality and a joie de vivre that is typical of the Rhineland.


Man on a hand bike in front of the Lilienstein in Saxon Switzerland.

Saxony

Saxony – this sophisticated region is famous for its cultural and historical sights, its picturesque landscapes and traditional craftsmanship as well as the modern history of manufacturing.


Family in the old town of Hannover following the “Red Thread” tourist trail

Lower Saxony

If you are looking for the ultimate German hospitality experience head to the holiday destination Lower Saxony where you will find everything you might need, including reliable service providers, checked and verified accessible accommodation providers, transport routes and countless leisure activities.


The Rhine meanders through a winding, wooded valley. Katz Castle sits on a slope.

Rhineland-Palatinate

There is no limit to the attractions of Rhineland-Palatinate for holidaymakers. A landscape uniquely defined by wine-making traditions, historic towns, an abundance of heritage sites, idyllic river valleys and breathtaking views of rolling mountains await you.


Lake Grienerick near the small town Rheinsberg. A family with a canoe passes Palace Rheinsberg, where Prussian king Frederic II spend his youth years. The palace is seen in the background.

Haus Rheinsberg – Brandenburg

Brandenburg is the region All Around Berlin. For many years Brandenburg has been committed to being an accessible holiday destination, opening the doors to nature and beautiful sights for everyone.


While the only remaining city gate of Berlin formerly used to represent the separation of the city between East and West Berlin, since the Berlin Wall came down in 1989 the Brandenburg Gate has now come to symbolise German unity.

Berlin

Berlin is constantly becoming more accommodating to visitors. The German capital already offers many ways to experience the city for those who rely on a BarrierFree environment due to physical impairment.


The landscape of the Thuringian Forest features wide-ranging mountain forests of spruces and mountain meadows full of flowers.

Thuringia

Where else in Germany can so many interesting things be found in such a small area?” Since Goethe - Germany’s most famous writer - no-one has managed to characterize Thuringia and its appeal more appropriately.


Logo of the Barrier-Free Destinations in Germany Association

North Germany

The “BarrierFree Destinations in Germany Association” is an official organisation which provides accredited information on the various ‘Barrier Free’ holiday regions and activities in Germany. In this section the association is recommending four BarrierFree highlights in Northern Germany, including East Frisia, the Ruppiner & Lusatian Lake Districts plus the historic city of Magdeburg.


Logo of the Barrier-Free Destinations in Germany Association

South Germany

In this section the Association of BarrierFree Destinations in Germany is recommending four BarrierFree highlights in Southern Germany, including the Eifel National Park, the Franconian Lake District in northern Bavaria, Saxony Switzerland and the incredible historic city of Erfurt.


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