Accessible Antwerp

Everyone is welcome in Antwerp. As a city we attach great importance to the accessibility of public buildings and public transportation, and the parking opportunities for people with disabilities. Here is some useful information for preparing your visit.

Accessible Antwerp

The City of Antwerp has always taken the lead in terms of accessibility. We have added special times in Grote Markt, which make life much more pleasant for the blind and the visually impaired. Or how about our visitor centre in Grote Markt, which has wheelchair access? Pop in to plan your visit.

Explore Antwerp

Antwerp is a city with a history. Which is why it also has narrow alleys, cobbled streets and historic dwellings. Some of the museums and restaurants also are more difficult to access. But most museums and attractions are open and accessible to everyone. Many restaurants, hotels and museums in Antwerp have special facilities for wheelchair users and the blind or the visually impaired. Here is a handy overview.

Or discover our wheelchair-accessible tourist routes with a minimum of assistance. These interesting, attractive routes connect a number of Antwerp’s highlights and incorporate plenty of nice pit stops to help you get the most out of your trip to our city on the Scheldt.

Useful links

These websites and apps help you plan your visit to Antwerp. 

On wheels (only in Dutch)
This app will tell you which restaurants, bars, sanitation, parking spaces, hotels and so on have wheelchair access. You can download it from the App Store and Google Play.

Meer Mobiel (only in Dutch)
Meer Mobiel allows you to search for adapted transportation in your neighbourhood and gathers all the information about adapted transportation in Flanders, your rights as a user and possible financial concessions.

Visit Flanders 
This website contains plenty of information for planning your day trip or trip in Flanders according to your specific needs and wishes.

NMBS guide for passengers with reduced mobility
This guide for passengers with reduced mobility informs you about adaptations to the services of the NMBS to facilitate your train journey.

HogeNood App
The HogeNood app on your smartphone will point you to the nearest accessible sanitation.

WheelMate App 
WheelMate has been developed to find clean, wheelchair accessible sanitation and parking spaces for people with disabilities.

Any questions? Contact Visit Antwerp

Contact Visit Antwerp with all your questions about our city’s accessibility. We will gladly help you.


Elisabeth Verwaest


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