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Accessible Rome
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. . General Accessibility
. To visit Rome by wheel chair is not easy due to the fact that usually the pavement is in "pavé" style, the side-walks are narrow, only main streets have slipways, too many cars parked anywhere, mainly on side-walks! An ablebodied companion could be usefull.

Public Transport System 
The Public Transport System in Rome is partially accessible and the accessibility level is increasing due to the Year 2000 Jubileum. New coaches with a special ramp to help people on a wheel chair are now available on many lines.
To get more detailed information about lines equipped by the new coaches you can contact the Public Transport System  Information Office in front of the main railwauģys station Roma Termini.

Underground line B: Partially accessible.

     Stazione Laurentana: Accessible and accessible WC
     EUR Piazza Stazione Fermi: Accessible and accessible WC
     EUR Palasport: Accessible and accessible WC
     Piazzale Val Fiorita: Accessible and accessible WC
     Viale Marconi: Accessible and accessible WC
     Via Ostiense: Accessible and accessible WC
     Piazza Vallauri: Accessible and accessible WC
     Piazzale di Porta San Paolo: Accessible and accessible WC
     Viale Aventino: Not accessible but with accessible WC
     Piazza del Colosseo: Not accessible but with accessible WC
     Via Cavour: Not accessible but with accessible WC
     Stazione Termini: Not accessible but with accessible WC
     Viale Castro Pretorio: Accessible and accessible WC
     Viale Regina Elena: Accessible and accessible WC
     Piazza Bologna: Accessible and accessible WC
     Piazzale Stazione Tiburtina: Accessible and accessible WC
     Via Monti Tiburtini: Accessible and accessible WC
     Via Pietralata: Accessible and accessible WC
     Piazza S. Maria del Soccorso: Accessible and accessible WC
     Via Tiburtina: Accessible and accessible WC
 
Underground line A: Not accessible
Bus 590:Accessible and scheduled minibus line.
It follows the same itinerary of the underground line "A". Each van can transport up to 8 people including 2 wheelchairs and it has a lift. A departure each 90 minutes, beginning at 06,00 in the morning. 

     Ottaviano, Via Lepanto: not fully accessible 
     Piazza Cola di Rienzo: accessible 
     Via Ripetta: accessible 
     Piazza Augusto Imperatore: accessible 
     Via Tomacelli: accessible 
     Largo Chigi: accessible 
     Via Tritone: accessible 
     Via Barberini: accessible 
     Via Orlando (Piazza Esedra): accessible 
     Stazione Termini (Railway station): accessible 
     Piazza S.M.Maggiore: accessible 
     Via E. Filiberto: accessible 
     S.Giovanni (p.le Appio): accessible 
     Piazza Re di Roma: accessible 
     Via Appia (Pontelungo): accessibile 
     Colli Albani: partielment accessible 
     Arco di Travertino: not fully accessible 
     Tuscolana (Via dei Quintili): very difficult access 
     Via Tuscolana: accessible 
     Via Tuscolana (Lucio Sestio): accessible 
     G. Agricola: not fully accessible 
     Cinecittą: not accessible

The telephone number  of  the "Ufficio Informazioni" (Information office) of the ATAC the transport company is: 06/46951.
In Rome are not available accessible taxis. Accessible Italy can provide on demand accessible vans with lift for transfers, sightseeings and excursions.

Museums
Fori Imperiali
Via dei Fori Imperiali
This large avenue runs from Piazza Venezia to the Colosseo. The area where the ruins are is lower then the road level and a look of the area is possible from the side-walk. Inside the area is not wheelchair friendly. A wheel chair user need an ablebodied companion to try. 

Colosseo
Piazza del Colosseo
Opening times: 09,00/16,00 Holidays and wednesday: 09,00/13,00
Use the south side entrance near the Costantino's Arch. There is a 8 cm step. At the entrance of the point of view there is an other 10 cm step. 

Santa Maria in Trastevere Church
Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere
Opening times: 07,00/13,00 & 15,00/19,00
At the entrance one step of 5 cm. Inside some of the chappels are not accessible. 

San Pietro Basilica
Piazza San Pietro
Opening times: 07,00/19,00
The entrance for wheel chair users is on the left side under the Bells' Arch (Arco delle Campane).
The inside is accessible. To visit the Popes'tombs there are 8 steps. To see the Treasaury there are 2 steps. 

Pinacoteca Vaticana
Viale Vaticano
Ph. 06/69883332 Fax. +39/6/69885061
Opening Times: Monday to Sunday 08,45/13,00 During summer: 08,45/16,00
Closed on Sunday eccept the last Sunday of each month.
Accessible. It has 2 parking reserved for disabled people. Wide lifts. Accessible WC inside.
The best time for a visit is Wednesday morning, less people due to Papal Audience. 

Musei Capitolini
Piazza del Campidoglio
Ph. 06/67102071
Opening Times: Tuesday to Sunday 09,00/13,30 17,00/20,00 Summer: Saturday 17,00/23,00
Closed on Monday
At the entrance 2 steps (18cm. each) and after the side-walk an other 15cm step. Inside there is a lift, with two steps in front. The lift is narrow 60x130 cm. The 1st floor is accessible. This museum has no accessible WC. 

Palazzo Barberini
Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica
Via Quattro Fontane 13
Ph. 06/4824184
Opening Times: Tuesday to Saturday 09,00/13,30. Sunday 09,00/13.00
Closed on Monday
At the entrance 3 steps (13 cm each) plus 3 others (18 cm each). The door of the lift is 70 cm large and there are 2 steps (15 cm each). First floor accessible by lift. No accessible WC. 

Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna
V.le Belle Arti 131
Ph. 06/3224152/3/4
Opening Times: Tuesday to Saturday 09,00/19,00 Sunday 09,00/13.00
Closed on Monday
The accessible entrance is in Via Gramsci 81. Inside is fully accessible except only the new wing (Temporary exibitions) and the '800 wing where there is a 13 steps stair. Inside the museum there is an accessible WC, too. 

Villa Doria Panphili Park
Via San Pancrazio
Opening times: From dawn to sunset.
The park is fully accessible. Tracks are flat and well paved (Not always). The itinerary shown by the arrow is the more friendly for wheel chair users. There are no accessible WC.

Hotel 
There are different accessible hotels in Rome; Accessible Italy is used to book the following hotels due to the fact they are really accessible, expecially the 4 stars hotel, and down town located. 
All these hotels have been used many times by our disabled Italian and overseas clients. 

4 Stars Hotel.
This hotel is down town located nera the main railway station Termini and near the main Public Transport System departure area.
It's a modern building, there are no architectonic barriers at the entrance, in the lobby and to reache the restaurant and bar. The hotels has up to 4 accessible double and twin rooms, all the accessible rooms have a roll in shower.

3 Stars Hotels.. 
We are use to book different 3 stars hotels all down town located.
All these hotels are withour architectoni barriers and the accessible rooms (1 or 2 in each hotel) are with roll in shower.

Religious guest houses.
These locations are generally simply and probably you'll find some steps but with an ablebodied companion these little problems can find a solution. In these hotels usually it's possible to have not only the breakfast but the main meals too. They are not down town located, but usually they are in quiet areas and they have a garden or a park.

Residence.
This residence is not downtown located, a car is needed. It has an accessible apartment (50 sq. meters wide including the bath room 5 sq. meters wide).
The accessible apartment has 4 beds (2 are divano beds) and it has a living room with cooking facilities (only for long term rentals), a sleeping room and an accessible bath room.
Central heating, air conditioned, telephone, color TV.
The bath room is adapted with equipped toilett, spacial bath tub with grabes and seat.
Inside free parking and accessible open air pool.

 These information are subject to change; please let us know all the corrections to the information provided, thank you!

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