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Stockholm accessible travel guide to disabled friendly holidays

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Stockholm accessible travel guide to disabled friendly holidays

For a great holiday in Stockholm

 

Travel here to enjoy the often mild weather and unique structure of the inner city which consists of 14 islands linked by bridges. Once here, explore the multitude of unique and traditional museums, cool open waters and historic buildings.

Let Handiscover help you discover this beautiful city by booking your accessible Stockholm holidays with us today.

Things to Do in Stockholm

ABBA: The Museum

Adress – Djurgårdsvägen 68, 115 21 Stockholm, Sweden
Website – http://www.abbathemuseum.com/
Immerse yourself in the history of Sweden’s most famous band, ABBA. This unique museum experience allows you to not only learn about ABBA but step into recreated scenes from the band’s history and even wear period costumes!

Lovers of the band and 20th-century history won’t want to miss this inclusive experience. Each exhibit is step free for full wheelchair friendly accessibility. Use convenient disabled parking on your visit and caregivers can also get in free.

Skansen

Address – Djurgårdsslätten 49-51, 115 21 Stockholm, Sweden
Website – http://www.skansen.se/en/kategori/english
Learn about historic life in Stockholm with this open-air museum and zoo. Make your way through 5 centuries of Swedish history in this museum started in 1891.

While here, you can watch demonstrations of traditional crafts by costumed characters, purchase handmade items in the gift shop and visit the Scandinavian animals in the zoo.

Skansen welcomes all visitors no matter their disability level and have adapted many of their buildings and cafes to provide wheelchair and disabled access.

Moderna Museet

Address – 111 49 Stockholm, Sweden
Website – http://www.modernamuseet.se/stockholm/en/
Explore one of the finest collections of 20th and 21st-century art at the Moderna Museet. A variety of permanent exhibits, interactive works, and rotating collections makes the Moderna an interesting visit at any time.

Good for all ages, the famous Monogram goat sculpture is popular with children and adults. Visit without worries at this adapted museum which includes barrier-free wheelchair accessible exhibits, disabled parking and wheelchairs for rent.

Accessible Accommodations Stockholm

Modern apartments and hotels offer remarkable comfort and versatility for all guests. Choose from our guide to determine the level of access you require then browse our available holiday rentals.

We offer accommodation options with such features as hoists and roll in shower to make your stay easier. Finally, book one of our accessible hotels, apartments, cottages or vacation rentals to start planning the Stockholm trip you deserve! Do not hesitate to contact via e-mail: booking@handiscover.com or on the phone:  +44 1550 400022 (UK)

Here are some wonderful examples in and around Stockholm. Wanna more choices? Contact us to make an enquiry. We will try our best to help you find the most suitable accommodation.

How to Get Around Stockholm

Stockholm is a wheelchair friendly city. The various transport systems make getting around Stockholm a breeze. Here are several ways you can choose to travel to Stockholm with a wheelchair.

1 Bus

All buses travelling in urban and suburban areas of Stockholm have floor level access and ramps, which helps you get on and off easily. Meanwhile, audio-visual digital information displays are also equipped with every bus.

In bus terminal and mostly used bus stops, you can find digital information displays and automatic service announcements. That sounds very cool! See the map and information about your ticket!

2 Metro

Famous for the world’s longest art gallery, Stockholm’s Metro must be the most time-efficient way for you to get around the city.

It is accessible and you can find the functioning elevator or escalator to reach the platform. Also, you can book the guiding assistance at all Metro Stations. Call 020 120 20 22 in advance for the book.

Please note that the ticket cannot buy by cash on board in Stockholm. Therefore, you need to buy it from SL Centers, SL app or underground ticket booths ahead. Failure to show a valid ticket will cause 1200 SEK penalty. Go to the SL website or download the app

3 Taxi

Apart from public transport,  both taxis and private cars are also widely available. Sverige Taxi offers two types of wheelchair accessible taxis. For more information, you can call them +46 (0) 20 – 20 20 20

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