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Accessible Mediterranean Shore Excursions and Tours

The 20+ counties that border the Mediterranean Sea are sure to impress you and leave you with travel memories you’ll cherish forever! While there can be significant accessibility challenges due to the nature of the ancient sites and attractions in the Mediterranean, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a smooth, worry-free, memorable vacation.

With our accessible shore excursions in the Mediterranean, you are in good hands; our tours are well researched and proven accessible!  Explore medieval towns, cosmopolitan cities, fairytale villages, picture-perfect sights, ancient history and culture, and savor cuisine. Browse our Mediterranean excursions below and let us help make your Mediterranean vacation the best you’ve ever had!


Alexandria     Dubrovnik Koper Naples Split
Argostoli Egypt Kotor Nice Taormina
Ashdod Ephesus Kusadasi Palermo Toulon
Athens Florence La Spezia Palma Valencia
 Barcelona French Riviera Livorno Port Said   Valletta
Cannes Genoa Marseilles Rome Venice
Catania Israel Messina Salerno Villefranche
Capri Istanbul Monte Carlo Santorini  
Civitavecchia Izmir Montenegro Sicily  
Corfu  Katakolon Mykonos Sorrento  


I am just writing to say THANK YOU  for organising a wonderful tour of Ephesus.  We had a great cruise on P & O Oriana and the highlight must be the tour to Ephesus.  The tour guide picked us on time and we had him exclusively with his driver.  What a guy, full of interesting knowledge and so helpful. We got there early which was great as we had the place to ourselves which was very different when we left. There was only 2 people in the  amp i-theatre which was great so it was magic standing there in 2015 and seeing things from centuries ago. We will certainly recommend your organisation to friends” – Barbara Turner  (UK)


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Alexandria Accessible Cruise Excursions

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.


Argostoli Accessible Cruise Excursions

Argostoli-accessible-cruise-excursionsIf 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.


Athens Accessible Cruise Excursions

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.


Ashdod Accessible Shore Excursions

3.1Visit 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.

Barcelona Accessible Cruise Excursions

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.

Corfu Accessible Cruise Excursions

island-of-corfu-accessibleYou 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!

Dubrovnik Accessible Cruise Excursions

Untitled-1Visit 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!


Egypt Accessible Cruise Excursions

egypt-accessible-tours-and-excursionsVisit 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!

Ephesus Accessible Cruise Excursions from Kusadasi or Izmir

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.


Florence & Tuscany Accessible Cruise Excursions from Livorno or La Spezia

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 GimignanoLucca, Volterra, and Siena. 

French Riviera Accessible Cruise Excursions (Monaco, Villefranche, Nice, & Cannes)

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!

Genoa Accessible Cruise Excursions

image001When 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!

Israel Accessible Cruise Excursions

3.1Visit 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 Accessible Cruise Excursions

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. 

Katakolon (Ancient Olympia) Accessible Cruise Excursions

katakolon-ancient-olympia-accessible-cruise-excursionsVisit 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!

Koper Accessible Cruise Excursions

Choose one of these 3 full-day accessible shore excursions from Koperkoper-accessible-tours 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) Accessible Cruise Excursions

kotor-montenegro-accessible-cruise-excursionsKotor, 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!

Mykonos Accessible Cruise Excursions

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, Capi, Salerno and Sorrento Accessible Cruise Excursions

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.

Palma de Mallorca Accessible Cruise Excursions

palma-de-mallorca-accessible-ToursThe 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.

Rome Accessible Cruise Excursions (including Civitavecchia)

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!

Santorini Accessible Cruise Excursions

1The 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!

Sicily Accessible Cruise Excursions

accessible-sicily-cruise-excursionsAccessible 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!

Split Accessible Shore Excursions

At over 1700 years old, Split is one of the oldest cities in the Dalmatian region! Several attractions in the area are wheelchair accessible, including two UNESCO World Heritage Sites—Split and the neighboring city of Trogir.



Toulon & Marseilles Accessible Cruise Excursions

marseilles-accessible-shoreIf 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.

Valencia Accessible Cruise Excursions

Article - Valencia Accessible Tours & Excursions_html_m1b6d4ec4Enjoy 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!

Valletta Accessible Cruise Excursions
Private Accessible Valletta Walking TourValletta is the picturesque capital of the Island of Malta in the Mediterranean Sea. Its rich architectural history, associated with the Knights Hospitaller who once ruled the city, dates back to the 16th century, and the city itself is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Venice Accessible Cruise Excursions

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), Casablanca (Morroco), Chania (Souda, Crete), Copenhagen (Denmark), Dover (London), Gibraltar (UK), Haifa (Nazareth, Sea of Galilee), Heraklion (Greece), Katakolon (Olympia), Koper (Slovenia), Kotor (Montenegro), La Spezia (Tuscany), Le Havre (Paris), Malaga (Spain), Nafplion (Greece), Palermo (Sicily), Palma de Mallorca (Palma Majorca), Portofino (Italy), Rhodes (Greece), Saint-Tropez (French Riviera), Southampton (London) and Tenerife (Canary Islands)



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