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European Cities have a major role to play in delivering good access both to their own citizens with disabilities and to tourists of all ages and abilities.
Many European Cities are working to build their reputations as accessible, liveable cities that offer a warm welcome to all visitors.
Here, at the Accessible Cities Home Page, ENAT will publish the profiles of those cities that wish to showcase their achievements and good practices.
These are Europe's Accessible Cities, setting new benchmarks in their continual efforts to improve accessibility.
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The European Award for Accessible Cities was launched in May 2010 by the European Commission and has now run for two editions.
The third edition of the competition opened on 22 May and entries may be submitted until 5th September 2012.
See the following page for details: http://www.accessibletourism.org/?i=enat.en.news.1341
The award is given to the city that:
- has demonstrably improved accessibility in fundamental aspects of city living:
- the built environment and public spaces;
- transport and related infrastructure;
- information and communication, including Information and Communication Technologies (ICT);
- public facilities and services.
- is committed to continued improvements in accessibility in a sustainable way;
- can act as a role model and encourage the adoption of best practices in all other European cities.
As such, the competition covers accessibility in the everyday lives of city residents, as well as for visitors tourists.
To see last year's winners, go to the webpage of the Access City 2012 Award ceremony, with photo, videos and downloads.
ENAT applauds the Commission's European Access City Award and encourages ENAT Members and cities everywhere to take an active part in the competition.
These ENAT pages are not officially connected with the European Commission's Accessible Cities Award. City profiles shown here should not be construed as representing the views, opinions or recommendations of the European Commission.
ENAT is not connected with or responsible for the European Access City Award.
While ENAT endeavours to verify the correctness of all information submitted to these pages by its members, ENAT does not guarantee and cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage caused by the use of such information.
ENAT members can add their city profiles here.
Tourism Information Offices and Municipal authorities are invited to create their own profile page describing their good practices in accessibility. The target audience of the profile page can include residents, visitors, disability organisations, businesses, educators, researchers and other public authorities.
Profile pages can include text, links to municipal and tourist websites and a rich variety of content such as photos, Google maps, videos, file downloads, etc.
A city authority can create its own Accessible City profile page using a simple template and the easy-to use Content Management System. For more complex pages, authors can send material by email to the web editor.
For further details or if you have any questions, please contact the ENAT Secretariat.
Before you start you may like to view the Demo Page at the bottom of the following list of cities.
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17/01/2012 City of Salzburg, Austria
The City of Salzburg is located on the banks of the Salzach River, at the northern boundary of the Alps. In December 2011 the city won the EU Access City Award for 2012. 0 comments
17/01/2012 City of Ávila, Spain
The City of Ávila, Spain, won the first EU Access City Award in 2010. As a tourist attraction it is especially known for its well-preserved medieval city walls and many heritage sites. Ávila is a member of the "League of Historical and Accessible Cities", a project established by the European Foundation Centre. 0 comments
17/01/2012 City of Turin, Italy
Turin (Torino) is the capital of Italy's north-western region of Piedmont (Piemonte). Geographically located at the cross point of the Po River and the Dura River, the city is surrounded by the snow-covered Alpine arch, which offers an impressive backdrop. With a population of 909,000 inhabitants, which reaches 2.2 million people in the wider metropolitan area, Turin is a major business, industrial and cultural centre. 0 comments
17/01/2012 City of Mulhouse, France
Mulhouse, a city of 112,000 inhabitants, is located between the Rhine river and the Vosges mountains, close to Germany and Switzerland. It offers unique attractions and quality of life to visitors and citizens alike. 0 comments
17/01/2012 City of Lucca, Italy
Lucca is a city of approximately 85,000 inhabitants in Tuscany, Italy. It is renowned for its Renaissance-era walls, houses, towers, churches, Renaissance palaces and 19th-century little piazzas. 0 comments
17/01/2012 City of Viborg, Denmark
With its 35,000 inhabitants, the city of Viborg is one of Denmark’s oldest cities, dating back to 900 AD, as well as an important administrative centre. 0 comments