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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

Through Rheinhessen without a care

For most people, holidays are the best part of the year. Everyone - including people with reduced mobility - wants their holiday to be as relaxing, restful and pleasurable as possible.

In Rheinhessen everyone can enjoy themselves to the full - especially if you appreciate typical Rheinhessen joie de vivre and warm hospitality. Here you can forget your cares and concentrate on enjoying the region's delightful tranquillity. Culture, glorious scenery, excellent wines and culinary specialities all make Rheinhessen a popular holiday destination.

The brochure "Rheinhessen - Barrierefrei 2005 - Unbeschwert durch's Land der 1000 Hügel" has detailed descriptions of all barrier-free holiday packages in Rheinhessen. It is in easy-read format and can also be read by partially sighted people using a screen and reading aid.

Further information and contact:
Rheinland-Pfalz Tourismus GmbH
Tel.: +49 (0) 261 915 200

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.