Paris Accessibility Guide by John Sage

Which Paris tourist sites are accessible? Which should you avoid?  

How should you travel between the tourist sites?  By metro, by bus, or by taxi?  Where are the cobblestones and hills to avoid?

Where can you find accessible restaurants and accessible shopping?

Accessible itineraries, travel tips, maps, and more.  More than 100 pages of essential accessible travel advice written by John Sage.


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The Table of Contents listed below is for a Paris accessibility guide we put together for a for a previous client visiting Paris.  The Paris Accessibility Guide is included with our Paris accessible trip planning services.


Paris Accessibility Guide Table of Contents

Reservations     5

Tours    9

Boat Tour          9

Bus tour            10

Transportation   11

Taxis in Paris    11

Town Car Service in Paris (no wheelchair ramp)   11

Accessible Van Rental in Paris   12

Bus Accessibility           13

Tourist Map       16

Paris Neighborhood Accessibility           17

Right Bank Neighborhoods        18

Sacre Coeur / Montmarte Neighborhood 18

Near the Arc de Triomphe (9th arrondissement)   19

South of the Arc de Triomphe (16th arrondissement)       20

Champs Elysées & East of Arc de Triomphe (8th arrondissement)           21

Louvre Neighborhood (1st & 2nd arrondissements)         22

North of Marais Neighborhood (3rd arrondissement)       23

Marais Neighborhood & North of Notre Dame (3rd & 4th arrondissements)           24

Left Bank Neighborhoods          25

Eiffel Tower and Trocadero Neighboorhood (15th and 16th arrondissements)       25

Between Eiffel Tower and Les Invalides (7th arrondissement)       26

South of Les Invalides (7th arrondissement)        27

Musée d’Orsay and Rodin Museum Neighborhood (6th arrondissement)   28

Latin Quarter and St. Germain Neighborhood (5th & 6th arrondissements)            29

Luxembourg Gardens Neighborhood (5th arrondissement)           30

Ile-Saint-Louis Neighborhood (4th arrondissement)          31

Tourist Attractions: Monuments      32

Eiffel Tower Accessibility           32

Arc de Triomphe Accessibility    36

Panthéon Accessibility  38

Tourist Attractions: Museums     39

Louvre Museum Accessibility     39

Orsay Museum Accessibility      46

Rodin Museum Accessibility      50

Pompidou Centre Accessibility  54

Musée Marmottan Monet Accessibility    57

Musée Marmottan Monet Accessibility    57

Carnavalet Museum Accessibility           60

Les Invalides Accessibility         63

Orangerie Museum Accessibility 67

Jewish Art and History Museum Accessibility      72

Jacquemart-André Museum Accessibility            75

Tourist Attractions: Churches     77

Notre Dame Cathedral Accessibility        77

Sainte-Chapelle Church Accessibility      80

Sacré-Coeur Basilica Accessibility          84

Outside of Paris            88

Versailles Palace Accessibility   88

Getting from Paris to Versailles in a Wheelchair  99

Accessible Restaurants 104

Rue Cler Neighborhood 104

Place des Vosges         105

On Rue de la Harpe Street         106

On Gregoire de Tours Street      107

Shopping          108

Services           108

Services           109

Wheelchair and Scooter Rentals 109

Oxygen Rental  109

Pharmacies in the Left Bank       110

Pharmacies in the Right Bank near the Louvre     111

Local Hospitals (some of these are actually clinics)         112

French Accessibility Phrases     113


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