Alicante Wheelchair Accessible Walking Tour
This wheelchair accessible Alicante walking tour gives you a wonderful overview of the best highlights of the city. Enjoy a memorable visit to the incredible St. Barbara’s Castle and explore the fascinating Old Town firsthand, including the Town Hall and Co-Cathedral.
Begin your wheelchair friendly tour of Alicante by meeting your private tour guide at your centrally located hotel. From here, you will head out out on a leisurely stroll to the foot of Mount Benacantil. Here, you will use an elevator to climb the picturesque mountainside. At the top, you will enjoy an interior visit to the historic St. Barbara’s Castle. Centuries old, the bastion was the scene of many historic wars, romances and exiles. Escorted by your private tour guide, you will unveil the interesting history here and you will also have a unique opportunity to enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views from 166 meters in the sky. Have your camera ready!
Following the visit to the Castle, you will be continuing your tour with time of exploration in the Old Town. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the city center as you admire ancient buildings and architecture, narrow old streets, and classic homes with flowered balconies. Along the way, you will also see the notable Town Hall and Co-Cathedral.
The Alicante Wheelchair Accessible Walking Tour features:
- Step-free and curb free tour route designed with wheelchair users in mind.
- Bathrooms with wide stalls for wheelchairs on the route
- Guided interior and exterior exploration of landmarks
- Barbara’s Castle
- Old Town Alicante
- Town Hall and Co-Cathedral
This Alicante Wheelchair Accessible Walking Tour received an accessibility rating of three stars, out of five because the walking/rolling portions of the tour avoids steps and stairs. Additionally, your tour guide is experienced in touring with disabled guests and their family and accessible restrooms are present along the route. It did not receive a higher rating because it does involve approximately 2 miles of walking/rolling.
During your visit to St. Barbara’s Castle your tour guide will lead you using wheelchair accessible routes.
A long ramp leads to the elevator below the caste and ramps have been installed throughout the site to help wheelchair users navigate the site.
In the Old Town, the route used is mostly flat and smooth. You will experience very few mild cobblestoned areas that shouldn’t pose any major issues. Accessible restroom stops are also present along the route.
Both the entrance to Co-Cathedral and Town Hall have accessible options that are ramped for easy access.
Tour duration: 3 hours
Cost:1-2 people EUR 375, 3-4 people EUR 425.
* €50 off if booked as part of an accessible cruise & excursions package.
Maximum number of people on the tour: 8 people.
Days of the week the tour is offered: Every day.
Meet-up time: 9 or 10 AM
Meet-up place: Centrally located Alicante hotel.
Entrance tickets: Not included. You can expect to pay EURO 7 per person at the Hogueras Museum and EUR 3 per person at St. Barbara’s Castle.
Tours run rain or shine.
Not included: Snacks, meals and gratuities
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