Wheelchair Travel to Italy


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Accessible travel in Italy can be difficult but it doesn’t have to be. While Italy presents numerous accessibility challenges, there is almost always something you can do to make it work.

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Wheelchair Travel to Italy

  1. 1. Accessible Travel in Italy www.sagetraveling.com/italy-accessible-travel
  2. 2. www.sagetraveling.com At Sage Traveling, we want you to have the best accessible Italy vacation possible! That’s why we have conducted countless hours of research on Italy wheelchair travel. We have personally inspected accessible Italy hotels and offer numerous accessible Italy tours and personalized trip planning services including our famous Sage Accessibility Guides!
  3. 3. www.sagetraveling.com On this page you will find detailed accessibility reviews of Italy’s most popular tourist attractions, Italy accessible travel tips written by John Sage, accessible Italy vacation ideas, information on our accessible Trip Planning Services, and more!
  4. 4. www.sagetraveling.com 12 Wheelchair Travel Tips for Italy • Accessible travel in Italy can be difficult but it doesn’t have to be. • While Italy presents numerous accessibility challenges, there is almost always something you can do to make it work.
  5. 5. www.sagetraveling.com • Before your trip, educate yourself about the accessibility challenges you will encounter, and you’ll have a much easier trip with your focus on enjoying yourself rather than trying to navigate barriers. • These 12 Italy Accessible Travel Tips are the first step to make your trip easier and more enjoyable.
  6. 6. www.sagetraveling.com Italy Accessible Travel Advice • John Sage has traveled all over Italy in his wheelchair and has overcome the many challenges that Italy wheelchair travel presents, like cobblestones in Rome, Vaporetto (water buses) in Venice, ancient ruins in Pompeii, and the more wheelchair-friendly Herculeaneum ruins. • These detailed Italy wheelchair access reviews of the most visited places (and some best-kept secrets!) in Italy are the perfect way to start preparing for your accessible vacation!
  7. 7. www.sagetraveling.com City Accessibility Reviews Disabled Access Review of Florence Disabled Access Review of Rome Disabled Access Review of Venice Port Accessibility Reviews Catania Cruise Port Accessibility Civitavecchia (Rome) Cruise Port Accessibility Genoa Cruise Port Accessibility Livorno Cruise Port Accessibility Sorrento Cruise Port Accessibility Naples Cruise Port Accessibility
  8. 8. www.sagetraveling.com Attraction Accessibility Reviews Accademia Disabled Access Colosseum Disabled Access Doge’s Place Disabled Access Florence Duomo Disabled Access Herculaneum Disabled Access Leaning Tower of Pisa Disabled Access Pompeii Disabled Access Roman Forum Disabled Access St. Mark’s Basilica Disabled Access Uffizi Gallery Disabled Access Vatican Disabled Access
  9. 9. www.sagetraveling.com Keys to Success for Disabled Travel 11 Keys to Success for Florence 10 Keys to Success for Rome 10 Keys to Success for Venice More Accessibility Reviews Wheelchair Access on Venice’s Vaporetto Wheelchair Access at Venice Airport Getting Around Rome in a Wheelchair
  10. 10. www.sagetraveling.com Top Accessible Italy Vacations • These top 7 accessible Italian vacation itineraries include stays in Rome, Florence, and Venice as well as the Tuscan countryside! • Romance, art, wineries, beautiful Tuscan scenery, and some of the most interesting and well-preserved ancient history of any other European country—Italy really has something for everyone, and Italy wheelchair travel has never been easier with the help of Sage Traveling!
  11. 11. www.sagetraveling.com • Relax as you sip an authentic Italian cappuccino in Venice, marvel at Michelangelo’s David in Florence, step back in time as you visit ancient Roman ruins, or enjoy an accessible tour of a Chianti winery outside Siena. • On an accessible Italian vacation, your options are limitless!
  12. 12. www.sagetraveling.com Accessible Italy Hotels • One of the most frustrating things about traveling with a disability is arriving at your “accessible” hotel only to find that it’s not accessible after all! • John Sage has personally visited numerous hotels in Italy so you can rest assured that these proven accessible hotels will meet your needs, whether you’d like a roll-in shower hotel room in Florence, 5 star accessible hotel room in Rome, or even a budget accessible hotel room in Venice!
  13. 13. www.sagetraveling.com • We have also inspected hotel accessibility in Lucca, Pisa, Siena, and Sorrento. • All hotel reservations come with our Sage Accessibility Guides. Florence Accessible Hotels Lucca Accessible Hotels Naples Accessible Hotels Pisa Accessible Hotels Rome Accessible Hotels Siena Accessible Hotels Sorrento Accessible Hotels Venice Accessible Hotels
  14. 14. www.sagetraveling.com Accessible Italy Tours See Italy’s most popular attractions on one of these wheelchair accessible guided tours or cruise excursions with proven step-free routes.
  15. 15. www.sagetraveling.com • Your experienced, English-speaking guide already knows about the wheelchair ramps and lifts at the Vatican and the most accessible routes through Florence, so you can enjoy the sights without having to worry about Italy wheelchair access! • Our tour guides have been hand-picked to provide you the top Italy tourist experiences. Florence Accessible Guided Tours Naples & Sorrento Accessible Guided Tours Rome Accessible Guided Tours Sicily Accessible Guided Tours Livorno Accessible Shore Excursions Naples Accessible Shore Excursions Rome Accessible Shore Excursions Sicily Accessible Shore Excursions Venice Accessible Guided Tours Venice Accessible Shore Excursions
  16. 16. www.sagetraveling.com Italy Wheelchair Accessible Van Transfers • In many places in Europe, there may be only one or two accessible taxis or vans in the entire city! • It is important to book your wheelchair accessible transfers in advance because availability is limited.
  17. 17. www.sagetraveling.com • Water taxis in Venice are a great way for disabled travelers to get around and accessible vans in Tuscany will allow you to see the quaint towns, wineries, and beautiful Italian countryside from Florence. • Accessible van transfers are also available in Rome, Florence, Naples, Sorrento, and Livorno. For more information, contact one of our accessible travel specialists.
  18. 18. www.sagetraveling.com Wheelchair Rentals in Italy • To make your accessible travel in Italy easier, you may consider renting a manual wheelchair, electric wheelchair, or mobility scooter to use during your trip. • Sage Traveling can arrange for your rental wheelchair or scooter to be delivered to your hotel and waiting for you when you arrive! • Rental wheelchairs in Italy are available in Rome, Venice, Florence and elsewhere. • Contact us for more information.
  19. 19. www.sagetraveling.com Sage Accessibility Guides in Italy • Our Sage Accessibility Guides written by John Sage answer all of your questions about accessible travel in Italy. • Which Italy tourist sites are accessible? Which ones should you avoid? Where can I find accessible restaurants and shopping in Rome? How should I travel between tourist sites in Venice? • Each accessibility guide offers essential accessible travel advice that includes accessible itineraries, travel tips, maps, and much more! Capri Accessibility Guide Florence Accessibility Guide Genoa Accessibility Guide Naples Accessibility Guide Pisa Accessibility Guide Rome Accessibility Guide Sorrento Accessibility Guide Venice Accessibility Guide
  20. 20. www.sagetraveling.com Italy Accessible Trip Planning Services The accessible travel agents at Sage Traveling are experts on Italy wheelchair access, and will take care everything for your accessible vacation so you can make the most out of your trip to Italy!
  21. 21. www.sagetraveling.com Sage Traveling can provide: Florence Accessible Trip Planning Lucca Accessible Trip Planning Naples Accessible Trip Planning Pisa Accessible Trip Planning Siena Accessible Trip Planning Sorrento Accessible Trip Planning Tuscany Accessible Trip Planning Venice Accessible Trip Planning Rome Accessible Trip Planning 1) Accessible hotel recommendations & booking; 2) Accessible tours & transportation booking; 3) Pre-trip accessibility consultation; 4) Sage Accessibility Guides for your destination cities; and 5) Emergency assistance during your trip.
  22. 22. www.sagetraveling.com “At first when I chose you as our travel agency, I took a chance on you, and I’m very glad that I did. Everyone in our party, all five of us would defiantly use you again.” – Mark, Sage Traveling client who visited Italy Read more client testimonials
  23. 23. Call Us: 1-888-645-7920 We look forward to making your accessible dream vacation a reality! Contact us at info@sagetraveling.com www.sagetraveling.com/italy-accessible-travel