• German Rail Intercity Express Train - Deutsche Bahn
    German Rail Intercity Express Train - Deutsche Bahn ©Deutsche Bahn
  • 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
  • The King Seaways, one of two vessels on our Newcastle to Amsterdam route.
    The King Seaways - DFDS ©DFDS
  • Picture of Rheinsberg Palace - Brandenburg
    Rheinsberg Palace - Brandenburg ©Linus Lintner
  • Accessible German Airports - Lufthansa
    Accessible German Airports - Lufthansa ©Jens Goerlich
  • 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

What to do – BarrierFree

When visiting Germany you will truly be spoilt by the amount of accessible tourist attractions, unique sights and activities. Since hosting the 2006 World Cup and the Women’s World Cup 2011, Germany has since gained a world class reputation for friendliness, efficiency and German Gemütlichkeit (cosy and warm hospitality) and on that note, Football fans could enjoy a Bundesliga match in any of our impressive World Cup stadiums. For foodies, visitors are spoilt for choice, as Germany is second in Europe for the amount of Michelin Stars awarded to its restaurants. For a pampering and rejuvenation treat, you can visit any of our 350 approved spa and health resorts.

Wheel chair user exploring the nature in Hainich National Park via the treetop trail

Feeling Fearless? Accessible activities to excite and inspire you.

Did you know? While Germany has long offered accessible holidays to cities, to cultural centres, musical events and world famous Christmas markets, did you know that in Germany, you can try accessible skiing, cycling for the blind, explore scented gardens or jump on a jet ski? You can delve deep into a coal mine or feel on top of the world in Frankfurt’s famous “Main” tower? These are just a few of the activities to be discovered in Germany, fully accessible, open to all and waiting for you to explore.

Fortess Königstein

Top Accessible Tourist Attractions

Germany has an incredible array of tourist attractions; fundamentally, the majority of sights are accessible to all. With our research, help and suggestions we hope to point you to some of the most interesting wheelchair friendly attractions, opening the barriers to a wide selection of possibilities and unusual ideas, such as visiting medieval fortresses, botanical gardens, national parks or even seemingly the impossible, such as enjoying a forest view from a tree top level.

Caravan and car driving through a sea of yellow flowers.

Camping in Germany

Fancy exploring Germany independently with either a motorhome or camping gear and your own vehicle? Campsites in Germany offer natural settings with all modern comforts. There's a pitch for every style of camping holiday allowing you to explore Germany at your own pace and many are fully accessible with amenities including power hook-ups, TV connections and various essential facilities.

Football game of the club Hannover 96 in the AWD Football Arena in Hanover.


Football is without doubt the number one spectator sport in Germany, it is a way of life and having won the world cup three times it is very much part of German culture. To make a point, Germany built 7 brand new stadiums for hosting the 2006 FIFA World Cup, refurbishing many others.

People enjoying food and wine in a garden.

Food & Wine

Have you heard of the proverbial German phrase ‘gemütlichkeit’? So often a feature of eating and drinking in Germany, it can be difficult to explain (a general translation would be ‘cosy’), but you won't go far wrong if you think of good food, good company, a drink or two and plenty of time to enjoy it all! Here’s our guide to researching restaurants in Germany and the type of food and drink you can expect to find once you’re there.

Exterior of the Toskana Therme Bad Sulza


Germany does you good! Spas in Germany have been a tradition since roman times and all towns starting with the title “Bad” (which mean ‘bath’ or ‘bathe’) are officially classified as a spa town or health resort.

BarrierFree Travel Route:
Dresden, Erfurt & Saxony
BarrierFree Travel Route:
Berlin & Brandenburg