Some orthopaedic shops and healthcare providers in Mestre and Venice offer a wheelchair hire service (with fee), especially useful for tourists with motor disabilities who wish to visit Venice with a lightweight wheelchair.
The wheelchairs available for hire are foldable and of a manual type.
It is advisable to book the service about 10 days in advance.
See addresses and telephone number
ITINERARIS WITHOUT BARRIERS
The itineraries without barriers are intended as suggestions for visiting the city of Venice, despite the fact that the city’s particular characteristics cause many obstacles. Some of them have been pointed out by disabled persons residing in the city and by their family members, who want to make this information, acquired in their everyday lives, available to everyone.
See all the itineraries (available in Italian only)