If you’re looking to travel but you feel hindered by a disability or illness, fret not – there are actually plenty of destinations around the world renowned for how easy it is to explore. Travelling is a popular hobby around the world, and there isn’t any reason you should be missing out.
Here are just six places renowned for their accessibility, which you should consider visiting.e
If you’re the type of traveller keen to learn more about the history of your destination, you’d be hard done by finding anywhere better than Rome. With countless sights to discover within the city, from the ruins of the famed Colosseum to the Vatican City, where the Pope addresses the nation and the world, you may be surprised to discover just how easy it is to see it all.
It’s also a great city for food – Rome is renowned for its carbonara, hearty and rich in its taste. If you’re looking for a holiday full of culture and history whilst remaining accessible, Rome should undoubtedly be your first choice.
Head to Sydney if you’re wanting a truly exotic kind of getaway. Warm all year round, with some of the most hip and exciting districts in the entirety of Australia, Sydney really is a city that should be at the top of your bucket list – and, best of all, it’s extremely accessible.
Make sure you take some time to see the sights, from the Harbour Bridge to Sydney Opera House – despite their popularity they’re yet to lose any of their appeal. Grab a cup of coffee whilst you do it, too, as Sydney is renowned for its authentically delicious beverages.
You may not have considered the UK as the ideal holiday destination, but think again – London is one of, if not the biggest and most diverse capital city in the world, with unparalleled accessibility which means no area is off limits to anyone.
Consider seeing the renowned sights, such as the Shard – the tallest building in the entire of the country and the EU – and the London Eye, as well as the more historically valued attractions including the Tower of London. The diversity of the city makes for very unique cuisine, too, from Chinatown to Camden. You’re spoilt for choice in almost every way when in London.
For a balance of sun, culture and sights, Barcelona is your best bet. The ramblas offer a relaxed, feel-good vibe, with chain stores adjacent to authentic Spanish shops and cafés, and you won’t have to go far to find historically significant sights along the way.
From the Casa Milá to the famed La Sagrada Familia, still under construction after over 130 years, it truly is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. As an added bonus, the locals are almost overwhelmingly friendly – don’t be afraid to stop and ask for help if you need to.
It’s definitely an unexpected destination, but Singapore, whilst being one of the world’s most accessible cities, is also very worthy of a visit. It’s surprisingly luxurious – the sights here are all spectacular, from the sprawling Gardens by the Bay to the majesty of the city’s National Gallery – and offers plenty of unexpected excitement you perhaps would not have anticipated.
There’s a lot of natural beauty to be discovered in Singapore, too. The night safari and the Bukit Timah nature reserve are two such places where you’ll be able to discover just how diverse this underrated city truly is.
Recommended as one of the world’s most accessible cities, and with an eclectic and unique blend of culture and history, Berlin is quickly becoming the perfect destination for travellers from all over – and with its great accessibility, you should be flocking there too.
Be sure to visit Brandenburg Gate, built over 250 years ago and still standing strong to this day. There’s plenty of other beautiful sights in the city to be discovered too, from Berlin Cathedral to the hipster East Side Gallery. There is a significiantly hip vibe in Berlin you’ll pick up on, evident through the more niche and underground parts of the city – you’ll be tasting craft beers and specialty coffee throughout your trip.
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