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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

Trips for wheelchair users in Hegau-Bodensee

The holiday region Hegau-Bodensee, located between the Swabian Alps and Lake Constance, between the river Rhine and Danube, has a unique character: the fortress ruin of Hohentwiel, for example (see picture) is the largest fortress ruin in Germany. Together with Germany´s highest vineyard, it is located on top of the most striking mountain of the Hegau region.

The catalog "Unterwegs im Rollstuhl", a special guide for the holiday region Hegau-Bodensee in Baden-Württemberg, consists of two parts. One part contains the description of holiday resorts and sightseeing attractions, the other part contains detailed information for tourists with disabilities. The catalog is available for five Euro.

Bundesverband Selbsthilfe
Körperbehinderter e. V.
Schauinslandstraße 39
78224 Singen
Tel.: +49 (0) 77 31 / 4 75 76
Fax: +49 (0) 77 31 / 95 59 17

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.