Athens Disabled Access and Wheelchair Accessibilitywww.sagetraveling.com/Athens-Disabled-Access
Athens Disabled AccessAthens provides world-class attractions for tourists to visit including theAcropolis, the Temple of ...
Unfortunately for disabled tourists, these buildings were not designedfor wheelchairs and have deteriorated over the centu...
Fortunately for disabled tourists, the Greeks have done a good job ofmaking these attractions as accessible as possible, a...
Athens has a long history and numerous historical ruins to visit, and anaccessible walking/rolling tour can help put every...
On these tours you will encounter some uneven ground at the Templeof Olympain Zeus and some cobblestones on the south side...
Wheelchair accessible sidewalk restaurants can be found on Syntagmasquare and throughout the Plaka neighborhood. Souvlaki,...
Disabled access at Athens tourist attractions varies depending on thelocation. At the most popular attraction in town, dis...
Disabled tourists should get there by having a taxi drive them up the hilland drop them off a the green gate. The nearby N...
The Temple of Olympian Zeus is located on the opposite side of theAcropolis and has wheelchair ramps to get from the entra...
Getting around Athens in a wheelchair can be challenging because ofnumerous areas with cobblestones or hills. Additionally...
The tourist attractions in Athens are somewhat spread out, anddisabled tourists may want to take taxis between locations. ...
On a positive note, disabled tourists will find that the metro system isperhaps the most accessible in all of Europe, with...
Few hotels have disabled access in Athens due to the old buildingsfound throughout the city centre. Many have a step or tw...
The presence of cobblestone streets, hilly sidewalks, and unevenground at the ancient ruins can make overall wheelchair ac...
 We look forward to making your accessible dream vacation a reality!                     Call Us: 1-888-645-7920          ...
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Europe Disabled Travel Advice, Accessible Tours Hotels, Accessible Holidays, Disabled Guided Tours By www.sagetraveling.com. With lots of hills and broken sidewalks, getting around Athens with a disability can be a challenge. Our disabled travel experts have researched accessibility in Athens first-hand, and our Athens accessible holiday packages make your trip to Athens easier than you ever thought was possible!

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  1. 1. Athens Disabled Access and Wheelchair Accessibilitywww.sagetraveling.com/Athens-Disabled-Access
  2. 2. Athens Disabled AccessAthens provides world-class attractions for tourists to visit including theAcropolis, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, and the Ancient Agora. www.sagetraveling.com
  3. 3. Unfortunately for disabled tourists, these buildings were not designedfor wheelchairs and have deteriorated over the centuries. www.sagetraveling.com
  4. 4. Fortunately for disabled tourists, the Greeks have done a good job ofmaking these attractions as accessible as possible, and all can be visitedby travelers with disabilities. At the numerous museums,Athens disabled access is generally quite good although steep rampsand small elevators do exist. www.sagetraveling.com
  5. 5. Athens has a long history and numerous historical ruins to visit, and anaccessible walking/rolling tour can help put everything in context.Standard group walking tours can be done by wheelchair users anddepart from the metro station under Syntagma Square. www.sagetraveling.com
  6. 6. On these tours you will encounter some uneven ground at the Templeof Olympain Zeus and some cobblestones on the south side of theAcropolis. Wheelchair users and other disabled tour participants willhave to separate from the group and use the elevator to get to the topof the Acropolis. Disabled tourists may prefer hiring a private guide fora Athens disabled accessible tour moving at a slower pace. www.sagetraveling.com
  7. 7. Wheelchair accessible sidewalk restaurants can be found on Syntagmasquare and throughout the Plaka neighborhood. Souvlaki, gyros, andpita bread are common and can be found in very affordablerestaurants. The popular greek liquor, ouzo, as well as numerous typesof wine are popular with locals and tourists alike. www.sagetraveling.com
  8. 8. Disabled access at Athens tourist attractions varies depending on thelocation. At the most popular attraction in town, disabled access to theAthens Acropolis is via an elevator on the north side of the hill. www.sagetraveling.com
  9. 9. Disabled tourists should get there by having a taxi drive them up the hilland drop them off a the green gate. The nearby New Acropolis Museumis fully wheelchair accessible and located just south of the Acropolis.The Ancient Agora is another excellent tourist attraction and containsfar more historical artifacts than the Acropolis. You can access it bygoing down a hill at its north entrance. www.sagetraveling.com
  10. 10. The Temple of Olympian Zeus is located on the opposite side of theAcropolis and has wheelchair ramps to get from the entrance to thecolumns. On the north side of town, a side entrance at the NationalArchaeological Museum provides a step-free entrance. Overall we gaveAthens a 5 star rating for the quality of sights and a 3 star rating for thequantity of sights. www.sagetraveling.com
  11. 11. Getting around Athens in a wheelchair can be challenging because ofnumerous areas with cobblestones or hills. Additionally, many parts ofAthens have broken concrete on curbs and in the sidewalk ramps atstreet intersections. www.sagetraveling.com
  12. 12. The tourist attractions in Athens are somewhat spread out, anddisabled tourists may want to take taxis between locations. This isparticularly true when visiting the National Archaeological Museumlocated on the north side of the city. www.sagetraveling.com
  13. 13. On a positive note, disabled tourists will find that the metro system isperhaps the most accessible in all of Europe, with nearly all stationshaving elevators down to the platforms. We gave Athens a 2 star ratingfor proximity of sights to each other and a 4 star rating for accessibletransportation. www.sagetraveling.com
  14. 14. Few hotels have disabled access in Athens due to the old buildingsfound throughout the city centre. Many have a step or two at theentrance and old bathrooms that are too narrow for a wheelchair userto enter. Disabled tourists should call hotels before their visit toconfirm the exact accessibility features. Alternatively, you can use adisabled travel agency such as Sage Traveling to arrange accessiblehotel accommodation in Athens. www.sagetraveling.com
  15. 15. The presence of cobblestone streets, hilly sidewalks, and unevenground at the ancient ruins can make overall wheelchair access inAthens slightly more challenging than other popular Europeandestinations. Nevertheless, Athens is a world-class destination visitedby many disabled tourists every year. www.sagetraveling.com
  16. 16.  We look forward to making your accessible dream vacation a reality!  Call Us: 1-888-645-7920 Contact us at info@sagetraveling.com www.sagetraveling.com/Athens-Disabled-Access

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