Travelers with Disabilities

Are you using a wheelchair and want to explore Prague and the Czech Republic? Send us your tour requierements. In the past, we have assisted many clients and organized special city tours.

General Advice For People On a Wheelchair
– The Czechs have made little effort to accommodate the needs of those with disabilities. The situations is slowly improving.
– There are few elevators or ramps for wheelchairs, and few beeping crosswalks for the visually impaired.
– TTD phones for the hearing-impaired are rare.
– In the cobblestone streets of downtown Prague, wheelchairs are almost unknown.
– 5* hotels (like Hilton and the Palace) offer barrier-free accommodations,
– Most stores, public transport, theaters, and restaurants are inaccessible to wheelchairs.
– For the most part, attractions don’t offer discounts to people with disabilities.There are exceptions, however, so always ask before paying full price.

The Prague Public Transportation
The following metro stations in the city center are accessible: Florenc, Hlavní nádrazí, Karlovo námestí, and Nádrazí Holesovice. For more information visit their website: http://www.dpp.cz/en/barrier-free/

Organizations Provide a Library of Accessible Travel Resources Online
– include MossRehab (www.mossresourcenet.org), the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB, tel. 800/232-5463; www.afb.org)
– resources for the blind or visually impaired that include information on traveling with Seeing Eye dogs; and SATH (Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality, tel. 212/447-7284; www.sath.org)
– Also check out the quarterly magazine Emerging Horizons (www.emerginghorizons.com).


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