11 Keys To Success For Wheelchair Accessible Travel To Florence


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Sage Traveling provides list of 11 Keys to Success for Wheelchair Accessible Travel to Florence that will help disabled visitors to get the most out of their trip.

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11 Keys To Success For Wheelchair Accessible Travel To Florence

  1. 1. 11 Keys to Success for Wheelchair Accessible Travel to Florencewww.sagetraveling.com/Florence-Handicapped-Accessible-Travel-Keys-to-Success
  2. 2. Handicapped Accessible Travel to Florence• To get the most out of your accessible trip to Florence, you’ll need to travel smart.• Because Florence is covered with cobblestones and has hills on the south side of the city, you’ll need to make sure you use accessible routes to get between tourist sights.• Florence has great accessible experiences to offer, and the Keys to Success below will help. www.sagetraveling.com
  3. 3. 1. Florence with a View• When you see views of Florence in movies and TV shows, its almost always shot from Piazzale Michelangelo.• John Sage’s overview video above was filmed at Piazza Michelangelo.• The magnificent overlook is on the south side of the river on a hill, and disabled tourists will need to take a taxi or bus to reach it.• Make sure youre there an hour before sunset! www.sagetraveling.com
  4. 4. 2. Santa Croce Church• While many tourists only visit the Duomo because its the most prominent and centrally located church in Florence, the most interesting Florence church interior is found in the Santa Croce church.• Its the burial place of the most famous of Florences historical figures and has a wheelchair entrance on the left (north) side of the building (shown in the photo on the right). www.sagetraveling.com
  5. 5. 3. Florence Accessible Walking Tour• Florence is home to one of the top walking tours in all of Europe.• The entire fascinating history of Florence can be told by visiting several buildings in the very center of Florence, and slight modifications to the route allow it to be step-free. www.sagetraveling.com
  6. 6. 4. Accessible Travel to Florence and Beyond• Florence is the top city in Tuscany, but there is so much more to see.• A side trip to Pisa, Siena, or one of the Tuscan wineries is a must-do event on your trip! www.sagetraveling.com
  7. 7. 5. Dov’è un bagno handicappato?• Know where the accessible bathrooms are located in each neighborhood before you get there.• Youll be able to spend more time visiting tourist sites (and eating gelato!) instead of searching for a bathroom. www.sagetraveling.com
  8. 8. 6. Buy something on Ponte Vecchio• Looking for an experience that youll always remember?• Buy some jewelry on the wheelchair accessible Ponte Vecchio and youll forever have something to remind you of your amazing trip to Florence! www.sagetraveling.com
  9. 9. 7. It would be a Pitti to miss the Palace• The Pitti Palace is located across the river from the other major tourist attractions, and its a shame that many Florence tourists miss it.• Its one of the most opulent palaces youll find in Italy, and its accessible by an elevator. www.sagetraveling.com
  10. 10. 8. Be sure that you are staying in a truly accessible hotel• To make your trip as comfortable as possible, make sure that your Florence wheelchair accessible hotel room has all the accessibility features you need.• You may want to also make sure that there is a step-free entrance that doesnt require going through the trash room (which was the case at one of the hotels we visited). www.sagetraveling.com
  11. 11. 9. Don’t overpay for a hotelSome accessible hotels in Florence cost over 500 euro a night, but you canfind several accessible hotel options that are under 150 euro per night. www.sagetraveling.com
  12. 12. 10. Accessible Shopping• Florence has several areas for accessible shopping including a couple of outdoor markets.• Be sure you build in time (and money) to pick up some Italian fashion. www.sagetraveling.com
  13. 13. 11. Just in caseKnow where the pharmacies and clinics are located, particularly near youhotel, before you get to Florence. www.sagetraveling.com
  14. 14. We look forward to making your accessible dream vacation a reality! Call Us: 1-888-645-7920 Contact us at info@sagetraveling.comwww.sagetraveling.com/Florence-Handicapped-Accessible-Travel-Keys-to-Success