Top Accessible Tours & Excursions in Europe
Finding truly accessible tours and excursions can be difficult in many destinations, however, that should not stop you from having the vacation of your dreams! Our travel services are carefully researched and proven to be accessible. At Sage Traveling, we offer dozens of accessible Mediterranean and Baltic cruise excursions, as well as other accessible guided tours throughout Europe. As a matter of fact, we offer more than 300+ different accessible tour options in more than 60 European destinations!
Below, you will find the links to our accessible tours and shore excursions. We highly recommend you book your excursions at least 2 months before your cruise to secure your accessible tours. They usually sell out far in advance – especially tours including accessible transportation.
“We have now returned from an absolutely amazing trip – largely due to the excellent arrangements made by Sage Traveling! …I will NEVER travel without Sage again and many able tourists we met on our cruise remarked that our tours were more comprehensive and informative than theirs were! All in all, I have been recommending your services to everyone who might need them. You made our holiday to be stress-free and highly enjoyable as well as being fascinating and exciting with the outstanding guides you provided. A heartfelt thank you for a holiday of a lifetime!” – Nadene, Mobility Scooter User
For more ideas and inspiration for your Mediterranean tours and cruise excursions take a look at my own personal Top 5 Accessible Tours in the Mediterranean!
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“All of the reservations that you made for us in Amsterdam worked out perfectly! Having you plan the logistics was a wonderful service. Our tour of Amsterdam was excellent. The guide is smart, knowledgeable, and very pleasant. Please let her know how much we enjoyed our time with her. The boat tour was also very good – we all enjoyed it a lot..” – Nancy, mobility scooter user
Ports of Call
There are several excellent accessible tours and accessible Baltic cruise excursions available to disabled visitors in Amsterdam. Half-day and full-day shore excursions that included round-trip wheelchair accessible transportation from the cruise terminal are a great way to visit the city during your cruise. If you’re staying in Amsterdam for a couple of days, you might also consider an accessible dinner cruise or a guided tour of the Red Light District!
If you are interested in seeing the traditional way of life on a Greek island, then this Argostoli accessible shore excursion is the perfect tour for you! Enjoy a traditional Greek meal, walk/roll along the seaside, and see the beauty of the Ionian Islands.
An accessible tour of the Acropolis is at the top of everyone’s list, yet many people don’t realize how much more Athens has to offer disabled visitors! An accessible Athens food tour or an accessible drive on the Aegean coast are other popular accessible tour options from Athens’ Piraeus cruise port.
How do you pick from all the accessible Mediterranean cruise excursion options in Barcelona? You have great beaches right in the city center; the medieval city center is more wheelchair friendly (with few cobblestones) than almost any other medieval city; great views are available from Mont Serrat and Mont Juic; and the Sagrada Familia is one of the most impressive and unique churches in the world. A morning accessible van driving tour combined with an afternoon accessible walking tour makes for a great day in Barcelona.
Disabled travelers in Bruges have many different options available to them when it comes to planning their trip. We have chosen the best 4 tours that include a licensed guide and stress-free sightseeing in this beautiful “fairy tale” town. The accessible cruise excursions are a great choice if you’re traveling to Bruges during your accessible cruise vacation—they include wheelchair accessible round-trip transfers from Zeebrugge!
You will see the Achilleion Palace, the villages of Kanoni, Paleokastritsa, and Lakones, the “Old Fortress” (Byzantine Castle), Saint Spryridon Church and much more on the Island of Corfu Accessible Shore Excursion. Enjoy the natural beauty and ancient history and mythology of the second largest Ionian Island!
Visit the “Pearl of the Adriatic” on the Croatian coast one of these accessible Dubrovnik cruise excursions. You’ll discover why it’s been called “heaven on earth” when you see the spectacular views on a panoramic accessible van tour or taste some local delicacies on a food and wine tour!
Visit the Great Pyramids, see the mysterious Sphinx, shop in a traditional Egyptian bazaar—anything is possible on an accessible tour or cruise excursion in Egypt! Accessible cruise excursions and tours in Egypt can be started from either Port Said or Alexandria, depending on which port you are sailing into. Round-trip transfers from the cruise terminal in an air-conditioned, accessible van with a wheelchair ramp are included, so you won’t have to worry about accessibility details and spend more time enjoying your accessible Egypt vacation!
Whether arriving at the port of Izmir or the port of Kusadasi, disabled cruise passengers will definitely want to visit the Roman ruins of Ephesus. The House of the Virgin Mary can also be visited during this accessible Mediterranean cruise excursion.
Ahhh…Tuscany. This beautiful region of Italy has so much to offer! You can spend your entire time in port visiting the magnificent Renaissance city of Florence or combine it with a visit to Pisa and a Tuscan winery. Our accessible Mediterranean shore excursion options also include visits to San Gimignano, Lucca, Volterra, and Siena.
The playground of the rich and famous, Monte Carlo has to be seen to be believed. On your accessible Mediterranean cruise excursion in Monte Carlo, you can either spend time visiting museums, yachts, gardens, the cathedral, and the palace; or you can take an accessible driving tour of the French Riviera coastline!
When most people think about visiting Italy, they think of Rome, Florence, Venice, and Milan. Few people think about visiting Genoa, but there really is so much Italian culture and medieval history to experience here, you don’t want to miss it! John Sage has personally selected these four accessible guided tours and excursions in Genoa that follow step-free routes and include wheelchair accessible transportation. Your certified, English speaking guide is familiar with the needs of disabled travelers and these proven accessible routes include all of the must-see attractions in Genoa!
Visit Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and the Sea of Galilee on your accessible Israel vacation! These 6 wheelchair accessible Israel cruise excursions visit sites like the Jewish Quarter, Western Wall, and Mount of Olives and include step-free routes. Accessible cruise excursions from Ashdod and Haifa include round-trip transportation in a wheelchair accessible van.
Istanbul is worth a trip entirely for itself, and disabled cruise passengers will have plenty to see with only one day in this ancient city. The Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque are the most well-known attractions, but our accessible Istanbul cruise excursions also visit gems like the Dolmabahce Palace, the Basilica Cistern, the Rumeli Fortress, and the Grand Bazaar.
Visit the ancient site of the original Olympic games by wheelchair accessible van on this 8-hour accessible Olympia shore excursion from Katakolon, Greece. If you are interested in ancient Greek ruins, then this accessible Katakolon shore excursion is for you! The archeological site you will visit on this tour includes the stadium (with start and finish line and judges’ seat still intact!), the Temple of Hera, the Temple of Zeus, and much more!
Choose one of these 3 full-day accessible shore excursions from Koper that visit the beautiful Slovenian coast by wheelchair accessible van. Each Koper accessible guided tour includes an English-speaking guide who is familiar with accessibility needs, as well as round-trip accessible transfers from the cruise terminal.
Kotor, Montenegro is one of the most well preserved medieval cities on the Mediterranean coast! If your accessible cruise vacation is stopping in the Bay of Kotor, you can choose one of these accessible driving tours that includes round-trip transportation in a van with a wheelchair ramp. Or if you’d prefer an accessible walking tour of Kotor, your licensed, English-speaking guide will show you the main attractions of the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site!
Your cruise may or may not spend the night in Mykonos which will determine whether or not your get to experience the beautiful beaches or the world famous nightlife! Our wheelchair accessible van excursions will ensure you get to see all the highlights of this beautiful island.
Naples may have more accessible tour options than any other Mediterranean port. You’ll need to choose carefully between the ruins of Pompeii, the more wheelchair-friendly (and equally impressive) ruins of Herculaneum, the beauty of the Amalfi Coast and the island of Capri, or the impressive sights in Naples. Accessible ferry excursions, accessible van excursions, and accessible walking tours are available from Naples or Sorrento.
The beautiful city of Palma de Mallorca is one of Spain’s best kept secrets. There’s great medieval architecture, an accessible beach, and excellent shopping in this coastal city. Choose from two accessible tour options that include a guided city tour and an accessible shore excursion. Wheelchair accessible transfers are available from the cruise terminal or your accessible hotel.
If you aren’t starting or finishing your cruise in Rome, you’ll have a lot that you want to see in a single day. Our accessible Mediterranean cruise excursions include full-day accessible van driving tours with visits to the Vatican, the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, the Spanish Steps, and the Trevi Fountain. Our accessible Rome excursions by train make this pricy port quite affordable!
The Greek Island of Santorini (officially, Thira) has some of the most beautiful, iconic Greek scenery you will ever see. Choose one of these wheelchair accessible Santorini shore excursions that includes a step-free route or uses a wheelchair accessible van. The full day accessible shore excursion visits several villages and the archaeological museum. If you would like the opportunity to taste some of Santorini’s world famous wines, the half-day accessible excursion includes a visit to an accessible winery! The panoramic accessible excursion focuses on the spectacular views from the rocky cliffs of this volcanic island in the Aegean Sea!
Accessible travel in Sicily is easy with the help of Sage Traveling! We have handpicked 7 accessible Sicily cruise excursions that are available from 5 different ports! These wheelchair accessible shore excursions of Sicily include an officially-certified, English speaking guide as well as round-trip transportation in a wheelchair accessible van. Whether you’re arriving in Catania, Messina, Palermo, Taormina, or Giardini Naxos, we can provide you with an accessible shore excursion that meets your needs and is full of lifelong memories!
Visit Stockholm—Sweden’s cultural, political, and economic hub. This lively city has a diverse cultural scene that includes over 1000 restaurants (8 of which are Michelin star!), over 100 museums, and 3 World Heritage Sites! Disabled travelers have several options when visiting Stockholm, and these four accessible guided tours and cruise excursions follow proven, step-free routes. Your knowledgeable, English-speaking guide in Stockholm is familiar with the needs of disabled travelers so you won’t have to worry about accessibility. You can choose a full day Stockholm accessible shore excursion that includes wheelchair accessible transportation, a shorter 3-hour accessible guided tour of Stockholm that touches on the must-see attractions of the city, or even an accessible driving tour of Stockholm!
Choose one of these accessible St. Petersburg shore excursions that include a licensed guide and wheelchair accessible transportation. Visit Peterhof Palace and its beautiful gardens, the Hermitage Museum, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, and many more of St. Petersburg’s must-see attractions! You won’t have to worry about accessibility or how to get from one place to the next because your experienced guide will be with you at all times.
If your accessible cruise vacation stops in Marseilles or Toulon, choose from 7 accessible guided tours that visit Aix, Cassis, Avignon, Arles, and more! Round-trip wheelchair accessible transfers from the cruise terminal are available and each accessible tour includes a step-free route. Marseilles is situated in the South of France on the Mediterranean, which makes it quite different from Paris and other cities to the north of France. The warm climate makes it a comfortable place to be most of the year, and it is officially France’s sunniest major city! Enjoy an accessible guided tour of Marseilles and the surrounding region of Provence that is rich with beautiful scenery and a diverse history of art and culture.
Enjoy Spain’s third largest city on one of these accessible shore excursions of Valencia, that include round-trip transportation from the cruise dock. Your knowledgeable, English-speaking guide has experience with the needs of disabled travelers and knows the best accessible, step-free routes through the city. See the highlights of Valencia such as the City of Arts and Sciences, the Valencia Cathedral, the Central Market (Mercado Central), the Plaza of the Virgin, and so much more!
All visitors to Venice have to be sure to get away from the tourist crowds in St. Mark’s Square and experience the authentic side of Venice. Our Venice wheelchair accessible boat excursions make it a breeze to visit multiple neighborhoods while avoiding all bridges!
In addition to the cruise excursions mentioned above, we provide accessible excursions in the following ports. Contact us to inquire about availability!
Almeria (Spain), Arrecife (Canary Islands), Cadiz (Spain), Cannes (French Riviera), Casablanca (Morroco), Chania (Souda, Crete), Dover (London), Gibraltar (UK), Heraklion (Greece), Le Havre (Paris), Malaga (Spain), Messina (Sicily), Nafplion (Greece), Palermo (Sicily), Portofino (Italy), Rhodes (Greece), Saint-Tropez (French Riviera), Salerno (Naples), Santorini (Greece), Sorrento (Naples), Southampton (London), Taormina (Italy), Tenerife (Canary Islands), and Villefranche (French Riviera).
Accessible Shore Excursions – Alexandria, Amsterdam, Argostoli, Ashdod, Athens, Barcelona, Berlin, Bruges, Brussels, Cannes, Catania, Capri, Civitavecchia, Copenhagen, Corfu, Dublin, Dubrovnik, Edinburgh, Egypt, Ephesus, Florence, French Riviera, Genoa, Helsinki, Israel, Istanbul, Izmir, Katakolon (Olympia), Koper, Kotor (Montenegro), Kusadasi, La Spezia, Le Havre, Livorno, Marseilles, Messina, Monte Carlo, Mykonos, Naples, Nice, Normandy, Palermo, Palma de Mallorca, Port Said, Rome, Salerno, Santorini, Sicily, Sorrento, St. Petersburg, Stockholm, Tallinn, Taormina, Toulon, Valencia, Venice, Villefranche, Warnemunde, Zeebrugge
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