Blind or partially sighted visitors

Accessible Rhineland-Palatinate


Use all your senses to discover nature at the Klostermühle Herb Garden or on the Wild Trail in the Eifel National Park. The Rhineland‑Palatinate State Museum, the Simeonstift City Museum in Trier, the oldest city in Germany, and Hambach Castle, the cradle of German democracy, all provide insights into the history of Rhineland‑Palatinate, which goes back thousands of years. You can relax and recharge your batteries in the Vulkaneifel Therme, the only Glauber salt thermal spa in Germany, or get that seaside feeling in the salt cave at the Südpalz Therme.

All the tourist attractions below are accredited in accordance with the nationwide ‘Tourism for All’ scheme. They pay special attention to the needs of blind and partially sighted visitors, and there is detailed, verified information available on accessibility.

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There is a great deal to discover in Rhineland‑Palatinate: Fascinating natural landscapes, such as the breathtaking river valleys or the deep blue maars of the Eifel, all shaped by the forces of nature over thousands of years. The Hunsrück-Hochwald National Park is young by comparison but no less impressive. There are tremendous views from the Skywalk on the Erbeskopf, the highest mountain in Rhineland‑Palatinate at an altitude of 816 m.

You can experience thousands of years of history first-hand in Trier, the oldest city in Germany. A visit to the Stöffel Park or the Dinosaur Park provides a glimpse of times gone by.

For those looking for the healthy option, there are traditional spa resorts offering both inviting spa gardens and accessible spas and other health treatments.

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Südpfalz-Therme spa

Bad Bergzabern In the most southern part of the Palatinate, nestled between vineyards and the Palatinate Forest, Südpfalz Therme offers visitors a warm welcome.…

Bad Bertrich volcanic Eifel thermal spa

Bad Bertrich Covering two floors, the spa architecture, dominated by wood, glass and stone, creates a health and wellness experience in a dimension of its own.…

Historisches Kupferbergwerk Fischbach

Fischbach Experience mining in medieval times on the Nahe River, thanks to a modern and interesting guided tour of the copper mine. Europe’s largest medieval…

Wilder Weg im Nationalpark Eifel

Heimbach The “Wilder Weg” is a 1.6 kilometre-long nature discovery path in the Eifel National Park.

Historische Weiherschleife

Idar-Oberstein The last waterwheel-driven gemstone cutting mill on the Idarbach entertains its visitors with a worthwhile gemstone exhibition, multimedia show well…

Mittelrhein Museum

Koblenz Middle Rhine Museum Collections from prehistory, early history and the Roman era, mediaeval art; collection focuses on paintings from the school of…

Saar-Mosel-Bad

Konz indoor swimming pool

Kalmitbad

Maikammer Modern leisure and adventure pool with 1,750 sqm of water (heated), 4,000 sqm sunbathing area, 50 m swimming pool, non-swimmer pool, Springer Basin,…

Mainz State Museum

Mainz Due to the state's new regulation against the corona pandemic, the museum is currently closed (until April 25th 2021)200,000 YEARS OF CULTURAL HISTORY…

Nationalpark-Tor Höfen

Monschau At the National Park Gate in Höfen you will find a Tourist Information Centre, the exhibition on "A blaze of yellow daffodils and changing forests", a…

Hambach Castle

Neustadt/Weinstrasse In 1832, Hambach Castle became the "cradle of German democracy" (Theodor Heuß) and a demonstration of national unity and freedom...

Municipal Museum Simeonstift

Trier, Stadt Trier Adjoining the Porta Nigra is the 11th century Simeon's College (Simeonstift), residence of priests who read mass in the two churches of St. Simeon. …
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‘Tourism for All’: What’s the idea?

‘Tourism for All’ is a nationwide accessibility accreditation scheme. It has been developed over several years of collaboration and coordination with a range of stakeholder associations as part of the ‘Tourism for All’ project sponsored by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.

For the ‘Tourism for All’ certification, a specially trained inspector surveys the accessibility of a given site based on a detailed catalogue of criteria. The data is then viewed and evaluated by the federal testing body and detailed test reports are produced. These test reports give travellers an exact idea of what things are like before they set off, allowing them to make their own decisions as to whether the facilities are suitable for their needs.

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