Italy is not only beautiful, but a well-established favorite of many wheelchair travelers.
Imagine starting your day by gazing into the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Envision yourself exploring some the oldest and most beautiful cities in Europe, while experiencing the cuisine and culture that is world renowned. Visualize visiting the ancient ruins of Rome, admiring the Renaissance masterpieces of Florence, or taking a gondola ride in Venice. All of this and more is possible with PUSHLiving Travel’s wheelchair accessible classic Italy tour.
This summer (June 6-17, 2020), we’ll be taking a small group of travelers for an 11 day, all inclusive, private tour of Italy. We have reserved a fully accessible tour bus that will take us on our journey to the many sites and venues we have specifically selected to create a diverse and remarkable experience. All activities and 2 meals per day are also included. Join us for an exclusive tour of this amazing country. Tickets Available NOW!
DAY 1: Arrival in Rome! (June 6, 2020)
DAY 2: Rome – Tour of The Vatican (June 7, 2020)
Rome is the capital of Italy and one of the oldest of the world’s great cities holds ancient ruins and the micro state of Vatican City.
DAY 3: Florence (June 8, 2020)
DAY 4: Florence (June 9, 2020)
Florence is home to masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture such as Michelangelo’s “David”, and the Duomo, a cathedral with a terracottas-tiled dome.
DAY 5: Venice (June 10, 2020)
DAY 6: Venice (June 11, 2020)
Venice is a city built on more than 100 small islands with no roads, just canals.
DAY 7: Milan & Como (June 12, 2020)
DAY 8: Milan & Como (June 13, 2020)
Milan is Italy’s fashion and design capital, also known for high-end restaurants and shops.
DAY 9: Genoa / La Spezia / Portofino (June 14, 2020)
DAY 10: Genoa / La Spezia / Portofino (June 15, 2020)
Genoa is an under-the-radar city with delicious food and largely free of tourist crowds. In the old town stands the Romanesque Cathedral of San Lorenzo with its black and white-striped facade.
DAY 11: Cizitavecchias (June 16, 2020)
DAY 12: Departure – Rome Airport (June 17, 2020)
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
We have selected all four-star or better hotels and spas to accommodate our travelers, and we’ve booked only accessible rooms and bathrooms. All accommodations for our journey will be either exquisitely traditional or beautifully modern. We will dine in wonderful restaurants; carefully selected for excellent food, great atmosphere, or local color and characteristics.
We have also reserved a fully accessible tour bus that will take us on our journey to the many sites and venues we have specifically selected to create a diverse and remarkable experience. We will provide accessible transfers to and from the airport, and can provide you with any equipment necessary to enjoy all the activities of this pampered and relaxed trip.
On some occasions, we will also have a local guide for specific walking/rolling tours in cities, historical sites, etc. During our free time (or whenever we receive a special request), we will use our driver to accommodate if possible.
ACCESSIBILITY & SUPPORT
All the attractions on our itinerary have been researched and vetted by us and our local partners as accessible. The locations will have ramps and/or modified pathways to make them enjoyable for all.
We are keeping the tour group small so that we can easily maneuver through the locations, restaurants, and venues, while also giving plenty of attention to each of our guests. We will have a dedicated driver and a dedicated guide who both intimately understand how to make a trip accessible. They will prepare you beforehand to set you and your companions up for the best possible experience.
While new travel locations may not be perfectly accommodating for all disabilities, we must improvise and challenge ourselves in these new environments. Your host, Deborah Davis, is a manual wheelchair user and an experienced traveler who has built this trip to be as comfortable, relaxing, and concern free as possible. If you come with a great attitude, enthusiasm, and a desire to explore, we will overcome and embrace these new experiences together!
$ 8,150 USD per person for a double occupancy room (shared room)
$ 9,565 USD for a single occupancy room
Included in the price:
- 12 days / 11 nights
- Accessible transfers to and from the airport
- Accessible transportation for wheelchair passengers (“tie down” or transfers to seat option) and ambulatory guests in a tour bus to during the trip
- 2 nights in Rome
- 2 nights in Florence
- 2 nights in Venice
- 2 nights in Milan/Como
- 2 nights in Genoa/La Spezia/Portofino
- 1 night in Cizitavecchias
- Breakfast every morning
- One additional meal per day (lunch or dinner reservations)
- Guided tours and site visits as described
- Museum, garden, and other venue entry fees
- Ongoing support from the tour host and travel team to meet your needs
- Flight to and from Rome (FCO)
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses, equipment rental (please let us know if you have any special rental needs and we will arrange for you)
- Other meals and activities not mentioned (or in free time)
DEPOSITS & PAYMENT
Payment is accepted by MasterCard and Visa (credit or debit card), bank transfer, or bank check (from certain countries). An administration charge of 2.3% is levied against credit card transactions. We will provide a prompt invoice for payment.
A non-refundable booking deposit of 30% applies to all bookings, and it’s only on receipt of this deposit that the reservation is secured. The balance (70%) must be paid in full sixty days before the scheduled date of departure (or on the date of booking if the booking is made less than sixty days prior to the departure date).
If the balance is not paid by that date, PUSHLiving has the option to cancel the booking after communicating with the customer. Cancellation will be subject to a cancellation fee set out below. All prices quoted are valid for 30 days and may be subject to revision thereafter due to changes in availability or currency fluctuation.
Once booked and a deposit is paid, the price of your itinerary in the base currency (USD) is fixed and will not change. Price changes will also apply if there is an increase in VAT or taxes by the government on services provided.
The balance is due no later than April 16, 2020.
While preserving the overall quality, framework, and richness of the tour, we reserve the right to make changes to the program without notice to account for local events, climate conditions, and the like.
This tour requires a minimum of five travelers to be cost-effective.
If less than five travelers, we will make individual arrangements or refund the deposit.
MAKE YOUR RESERVATION!
Submit your request via email with your request at ContactUs@PUSHLiving.com. Please include your phone number and the quantity of people in your party in wheelchairs, and quantity of people without wheelchairs. You may also call us toll-free at (866) 269-8335, or buy tickets online here.
Once we receive your request, we will confirm your reservation within 48 hours. We will then communicate the details of the trip and discuss the accommodations of your specific mobility requirements to ensure your trip is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.
- Wheelchair Accessible Italy Tour – Join Us in a Country Loved by Wheelchair Travelers - January 6, 2020
- PUSHLiving Podcast #29: Recognizing a Need – Supplying Freedom & Independence with Kerry Renaud - December 10, 2019
- Disabled Entrepreneurs & The Power of Change - September 20, 2019
- PUSHLiving Ireland 2019: Day 11-14 Galway, Kylemore Abbey, and Cliffs of Moher - August 8, 2019
- PUSHLiving Ireland 2019: Day 8-10 Killarney & Ring of Kerry - August 7, 2019
- PUSHLiving Ireland 2019: Day 4-7 Waterford, Kinsale, and Cork - August 2, 2019
- PUSHLiving Ireland 2019: Day 2 & 3 Exploring Dublin - July 31, 2019