Many hotels provide specially adapted rooms for those with mobility problems of suffering from allergies. Some hotels also have technical aids to enable those with limited mobility to take part in activities like swimming or riding.
Visit the website of Equality (in Swedish) to find hotels adapted for travelers with disabilities.
In the Accessibility database you can find information about the physical accessibility of stores and restaurants, within public service as well as outdoor areas and other destinations.
Public transport staff is usually available to help disabled travellers to board and disembark if notified in advance. Swedish Railways’ trains have special lifts and seats for passengers using wheelchairs. Special seating areas are provided for passengers suffering from allergies.
All stations and most trains are non-smoking. On night trains, all bedding is made from synthetic materials. Furred animals are not allowed in couchettes or sleeping compartments, apart from guide dogs. Most street crossings have audible indications to advise visually impaired pedestrians when it is safe to cross.
Read more about accessible public transportation in Stockholm.
Travelling in Skåne / Malmö region
Wheelchair rental is possible throughout the country. Please contact the regional/local Hjälpmedelscentral before your visit.
Disability friendly restaurants in Stockholm (in Swedish)
Disability friendly restaurants in Gothenburg (in Swedish)
Disability friendly resturants in Malmö (in Swedish)
Information can also be found at the Accessibility database online.
Cinemas, museums, theatre
A guide to accessible cinemas, museums, theatres and libraries in Stockholm
can be ordered from Kultur- och Idrottsförvaltningen in Stockholm
Tel: + 46 (0)8 508 00 000
Cultural walking tours for disabled people
”Kulturpromenader för personer med funktionshinder" by Elena Siré och Sten Leijonhufvud. Things worth seeing in Stockholm. The book is written in Swedish and English in the same copy. Order from Elena Siré.
Tel: + 46 (0)8 85 73 85
For more information about skiing for disabled people, please go here
For information on accessible travel in the Stockholm archipelago, click here
For more information on how to book from the UK, click here