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Eurotrotters - 2013 Tour - An Accessibility Initiative of Jaccede, France

13/05/2013 | 0 comments

eurotrotters logoIn Autumn 2013 two volunteers from Jaccede, the Eurotrotters, are coming to Europe to spread the accessibility message and create a human platform for exchange to complement the virtual tools offered by Jaccede to all people with limited mobility and concerned citizens.

Starting out from Jaccede's home base in Paris, Marie and David, volunteers at, will crisscross Europe from 9th - 22nd September 2013; sometimes by plane, or by car, train or boat but always by wheelchair.

David will visit Brussels, Amsterdam, Berlin and Copenhagen, while Marie will go to Barcelona, Madrid, London and Dublin.

In each city they will meet like-minded organisations and individuals and invite all interested parties to take part in information-gathering and awareness-raising activities, using Jaccede Mobile to break down barriers and create links, whilst experiencing different approaches to disability and accessibility.jaccede eurotrotters 2013 map of europe

Organisations taking part in these actions will:

  • be part of a European, dynamic network for accessibility;
  • share data on accessibility in a large number of cities;
  • benefit from Web visibility: Eurotrotters website, Jaccede website, Facebook and blog;
  • be part of a community based on a positive philosophy, social innovation, diversity and solidarity.

How can you get involved?

  • Overnight hosting in your town
  • Transfers to and from airport/station
  • Joining the Eurotrotters in their activities on the field, and inviting your contacts and members to take part
  • Spreading the message through local media and social networks, with an emphasis on local involvement.

Claire Baker - Project Manager

About J'accede was founded in 2006 with one cause at the heart of its actions: accessibility for everyone.

The main goals of are:

  • share information about accessibility;
  • promote accessible places;
  • raise awareness amongst the public;
  • carry out united actions from the grassroots, involving those people directly affected by the issue.

Jaccede Accessibility Guide, Website and App.

jaccede mobile app imageSince its launch in 2006, has spear-headed an online, collaborative guide of accessible places which any Internet user anywhere in the world can consult and contribute to with the aim of providing essential information about the accessibility of public places.

Today, offers information on more than 27,000 places of leisure, culture, public services, shopping, etc...

The guide is free of charge, available on the Internet (, Iphone and Android and is used by 25,000 visitors a month (to download it: Already available in English and French, the full app and database is soon to be released in German and Spanish.

Read more about The Eurotrotters tour and's Accessibility Guide by downloading the PDF documents in the right-hand panel.

ENAT Member is an Associate Member of ENAT

Link to Jaccede's ENAT Directory entry.




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General Information

Submitted by: Ivor Ambrose
Language(s): EN | FR
Start Year: 2013
End Year: 2013
Acronym: Eurotrotters 2013
Countries: Belgium | Denmark | France | Germany | Ireland | Netherlands | Spain | United Kingdom


Date published on the web: 13/05/2013

Target Group(s)

Consumers / travellers / tourists | Non-governmental organisations | Organisations of disabled people | People with disabilities | Policy makers /Decision makers / Government | Professionals and professional bodies | Public administrators / Authorities | Students | Tourist venue owners / managers | Travel agents | Travel companions, personal assistants | Volunteers | Wheelchair users


Accessibility auditing | Accessibility information, access guides | Accommodation services | Airlines and air transport | Architecture, design and planning | Assistive Technologies | Attractions | Buildings and facilities design, maintenance | Caf├ęs, restaurants, bars and pubs | Customer relations | Disability, disabilities, technical aids | Ferries and maritime transport | Food and drink | Information and Communication Technologies | Location-based services | Management of tourist venues and attractions | Photography, film and video | Publishing | Special services for disabled visitors | Suppliers of equipment | Tourist information services | Transport services