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CATALONIA FOR ACCESSIBLE TOURISM

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CATALONIA FOR ACCESSIBLE TOURISMTOURISM FOR ALL”CATALONIA FOR ACCESSIBLETOURISMTOURISM FOR ALL”


CATALONIA FOR ACCESSIBLE TOURISMTOURISM FOR ALL”Since the end of the 1990´s, theEuropean Union has promoted a seriesof initiatives to contribute to thedevelopement of accessible tourism.The Catalan tourism sector has boostedthe accessibility of its services.


CATALONIA FOR ACCESSIBLE TOURISMTOURISM FOR ALL”AUDITBest practice


CATALONIA FOR ACCESSIBLE TOURISMTOURISM FOR ALL”BENEFITSBenefits of theCatalonia for Accessible Tourism – Tourism for All ProjectRecognise, through tourist promotionand marketing activities, those companies inthe different subsectors of the industrythat provide suitable conditions for peoplewith disabilities or reduced mobility.Ascertain the standards of accessibilityachieved by the tourist industry overallthrough an audit of the situation.Raise awareness and sensitivity amongtourist industry companies and local andprovincial authority officials aboutthe importance of taking accessibilityinto account when planning andimplementing tourist industry policies.Provide access to the use and enjoymentof tourist industry services to a large sectorof the population, a multi-client segment thathelps to extend the tourist season.


CATALONIA FOR ACCESSIBLE TOURISMTOURISM FOR ALL”AUDITSize and scope of the study6,315 tourist facilities, resources and services were auditedCultural heritage: 744Natural resources: 281 Transport: 193Accommodation: 5.097


CATALONIA FOR ACCESSIBLE TOURISMTOURISM FOR ALL”AUDIT19 Destinations for Accessible TourismThe 19 destinations were selected according to the standards of accessibility of their touristfacilities, resources and services for people with disabilities or reduced mobility.In some cases, the resources selected provided only basic services to enable such touriststo enjoy them, but they were nevertheless included due to their cultural or natural interest,etc., in short, as tourist sites of outstanding importance.


CATALONIA FOR ACCESSIBLE TOURISMTOURISM FOR ALL”AUDIT19 Selected destinations


CATALONIA FOR ACCESSIBLE TOURISMTOURISM FOR ALL”PROMOTION Guide and Websitewww.turismeperatothom.com/en/ Presentations Presence at trade fairs Fam / Press Trips


CATALONIA FOR ACCESSIBLE TOURISMTOURISM FOR ALL”LA MOLINA /LA CERDANYALa Molina, in the county of La Cerdanya, is a pioneer resort for adapted skiing.


CATALONIA FOR ACCESSIBLE TOURISMTOURISM FOR ALL”LA GARROTXALa Garrotxa is a county between the mountains and the plain. The landscape, originallyvolcanic, makes this area quite unusual and excellent for outdoor activities of all kinds.


CATALONIA FOR ACCESSIBLE TOURISMTOURISM FOR ALL”VIC - OSONAOsona is a county in the hinterland close to Barcelona. Its beauty, diversity and thequality of its landscapes, as well as its important cultural resources, make it highlyappreciated as a holiday destination.


CATALONIA FOR ACCESSIBLE TOURISMTOURISM FOR ALL”MONTSERRATMontserrat is a monastery and shrine where culture and spirituality converge in a uniquenatural environment.


CATALONIA FOR ACCESSIBLE TOURISMTOURISM FOR ALL”THE CISTER ROUTEAlong the Cistercian Route travellers can enjoy the charm of the Cistercian monasteriesthat link the three counties of La Conca de Barberà, Alt Camp and Urgell.


CATALONIA FOR ACCESSIBLE TOURISMTOURISM FOR ALL”GARRAF - SITGESEl Garraf is a county bathed by the Mediterranean. The cliffs, the jagged relief and thelimestone distinguish it from the rest of Catalonia.


CATALONIA FOR ACCESSIBLE TOURISMTOURISM FOR ALL”COSTA BRAVA /ALT EMPORDÀAlt Empordà is outstanding for the beauty of its coastline and the Catalan Pyrenees. Thepeace and quite of the countryside and the blue of the horizon view with the steep reliefof its coast and the coves which have made the Costa Brava world famous.


CATALONIA FOR ACCESSIBLE TOURISMTOURISM FOR ALL”MARESMEThe Costa del Maresme in the province of Barcelona has sports that are not to be missedwith a wide range of tourist attractions: recreation, beach, culture and sport.


CATALONIA FOR ACCESSIBLE TOURISMTOURISM FOR ALL”VALL DE BOÍVall de Boí, in the heart of the Lleida Pyrenees near Aigüestortes National Parc, is a veryspecial environment for enjoying nature and sport.


CATALONIA FOR ACCESSIBLE TOURISMTOURISM FOR ALL”CONTACTFor more information:www.catalunyaturisme.cominfo@katalonien-tourismus.deCatalonia Tourism FrankfurtDirector: Mrs. Montserrat SierraPalmengartenstr. 660325 Frankfurt am MainGermany

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