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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

Stuttgart without barriers from A to Z

With its vibrant cultural scene, magnificent parks and gardens, opulent palaces, churches, museums and theatres, Stuttgart attracts visitors from all over the world. Providing access for all is a high priority, and there is an emphasis on enabling all visitors to enjoy discovering the city.
The brochure "Stuttgart without barriers from A to Z" presents a selection of excursion destinations and places to visit that offer accessible services for people with disabilities. It has information about access to public transport, access to buildings, room layouts, services and assistance for people with reduced mobility. The same information is also available in PDF format on the internet. The printed version of the brochure also has a city centre map and a city tour.

The brochure (postage payable) can be ordered from:
Stuttgart-Marketing GmbH
Lautenschlagerstr. 3
70173 Stuttgart
Tel.: +49 (0) 711 22 28-240
Fax: +49 (0) 711 22 28-217

Have fun discovering Stuttgart without barriers.

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.