Visited by 24.5 million people in 2018, Paris ranks as one of the world’s top tourist destinations. The city is one the the primary art and cultural centers on the European continent. The louvre Museum is the most visited art museum in the world, and is home to the Mona Lisa. Architectural marvels, including the Cathedral of Notre-Dame, the Sacre-Couer and the Eiffel Tower draw large numbers of tourists year-round, but especially in the summer months.

Art, architecture and culture are all elements of this world city, the largest in Europe. Cuisine is also an important component of what is often referred to as the continent’s city of romance.

This history buff will not be disappointed, with the city and nation’s past on full display in the museums and, particularly, at the Palace of Versailles. The history of the French Revolution and reigns of Louis XIV and Napoleon Bonaparte capture the attention of all.

Paris is filled with opportunities for wheelchair users to experience all that it has to offer. Most of the city’s popular attractions are wheelchair accessible to a large degree. Utilize this detailed accessible travel guide to plan your journey to one of the world’s most spectacular cities.

Guide Contents

Wheelchair assistance at Paris Airport.

Airport Accessibility

Paris-Charles de Gaulle is one of Europe’s most disability-friendly airports.

Wheelchair accessible attractions in Paris.

Attractions & Sights

People with disabilities gain free admission to the Louvre, Versailles, Musee de l’Orangerie, Musee d’Orsay and more.

Wheelchair accessible hotels in Paris.

Hotels & Accommodations

Many Western-branded hotels offer adapted rooms with roll-in showers.

Wheelchair accessible public transport in Paris.

Public Transportation

While the Paris metro is not accessible, city buses and RER trains are.

Wheelchair taxis in Paris.

Wheelchair Taxis

Accessible taxis with wheelchair ramps are easy to order in Paris.

Wheelchair accessibility of sidewalks in Paris.

Sidewalk Accessibility

The condition of sidewalks varies across the city, but most have curb ramps for wheelchair access.

Travel visa requirements for France.

Visa Requirements & Safety

France is a member of the European Union’s Schengen Area.