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BSK (Bundesverband Selbsthilfe Körperbehinderter e. V.)
Federal Association for the Disabled
Postfach 20
74238 Krautheim/Jagst
Tel.: +49 (0) 62 94/68-110
Fax: +49 (0) 62 94/9 53 83

Allergy-free holidays in the Allgäu mountains

The higher located villages of Oberjoch and Unterjoch, which both belong to the Bavarian town of Bad Hindelang, are regarded by allergy specialists as safe havens for people proned to allergies. Here, people affected by allergies will find such facilities as the "Deutsche Allergie-Zentrum" (German Allergy Center), allergy-free hotels or inns and special clinics. "Santa Maria", a rehabilitation clinic, has been enormously extended over the last few years. It is a special clinic for young people and children and even houses a school for its patients.

Please call +49 (0) 83 24 / 8 92 15 in order to book your vacations in the Allgäu mountains last minute. Also, the internet offers a comprehensible booking service, which takes into account individual requests for holiday planning, such as location, type of accomodation, board and activities.

Am Bauernmarkt 1
87541 Bad Hindelang / Oberallgäu
Tel.: +49 (0) 83 24 / 89 20
Fax: +49 (0) 83 24 / 8 05 58


Travel Without Barriers

Wheelchair passenger, link to Deutsche Bahn's website for passengers with disabilities The Deutsche Bahn (German railway) offers transportation service to the disabled. You can book this in advance using an individual hotline (+49 (0) 18 05 / 512 512) from Monday through Friday, from 8am to 12pm, and Saturdays from 8am to 2pm. Germany also has 385 railway stations which have lifting aides or mobile ramps. Under certain prerequisites, the disabled and their escorts travel by train free-of-charge or at reduced rates. You can find more information in the extensive brochure "Information for Disabled Travelers", available at all DB ticket counters or by ordering directly on the Internet. Check the Deutsche Bahn website for their services for the Handicapped.  

The Lufthansa AG Air Travel Without Barriers Service should be booked in advance - if possible at the same time as making the flight reservation. For further details see or ask your local travel agent. Alternatively, contact Lufthansa on +49 (0) 18 03 / 803 803 with your specific enquiries.