• 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
  • Man and woman strolling along the Rheinuferpromenade in their wheelchairs
    Man and woman strolling along the Rheinuferpromenade in their wheelchairs ©Düsseldorf Marketing & Tourismus GmbH
  • Man in a wheelchair in front of the art sculpture showing the history and development of the city of Düsseldorf.
    Monument of grant privileges of Düsseldorf ©NatKo
  • Man in a wheelchair taking pictures of the beautiful panoramic views the Rhine Tower in 168 meter has to offer.
    View from the Rhine Tower over Düsseldorf ©NatKo

Düsseldorf without barriers

Düsseldorf was again voted 6th place with regards to the worldwide quality of life ranking. And for good reason! Its flair is world-famous, its narrow streets are vibrant and the multifaceted cultural scene produces spectacular events and exhibitions. The state capital of North Rhine-Westphalia holds many highlights for all tastes and interests in store and welcomes every guest by providing the necessary information as well as a great barrier-free offer.

Barrier-free guided tours

Düsseldorf Media Harbour

Explore Düsseldorf without any obstacles, in sign or plain language or in a very descriptive way – the guides in Düsseldorf are specially trained and make you familiar with the city without barriers. Visit the world-famous Altstadt (Old Town) with its rich history and its 260 bars and restaurants, the legendary Königsallee – one of Europe’s most luxurious shopping boulevards – or the spectacular MedienHafen (MediaHarbour) during your individual guided barrier-free tour.

Website and brochure “Düsseldorf without barriers”

Düsseldorf Rhine Tower

The “Düsseldorf without barriers” brochure and the website www.duesseldorf-barrierefrei.de contain verified and relevant information about arrival and parking, accommodation and dining, tourist information offices and activities, sights and sightseeing as well as contact details for daily services. All the information shall help you before your trip and while you’re in Düsseldorf to make your visit into a carefree, unique experience.

Tactile City map

Düsseldorf Tactile City map

Tactile city maps on Rathausplatz and Königsallee are a special service for blind people and those with visual impairments. You can explore the city by touch, using these miniature bronze models of the historical Altstadt (Old Town) and the luxury shopping boulevard. Discover these districts with your hands and find out about the attractive boutiques on the Königsallee, where the Radschläger monument is situated and many more.

Tourist Information Offices

Düsseldorf Tourist Information

Access to the Tourist Information Offices at the main railway station and in the Altstadt (Old Town) is barrier free, and the offices feature a low-height counter area. The employees have been specially trained to meet the target group’s needs, and can help you with booking a room in one of the 14 inspected hotels, registering for the four barrier-free guided tours, and many other services.

We wish you a pleasant stay in Düsseldorf.

Please feel free to contact us at any time if you have questions or comments:

Düsseldorf Tourist Board
Phone 0049 211 17 202 0
Fax 0049 211 17 202 3230


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