Accessible tourism

THE TOURISM AND HANDICAP BRAND

The Tourism and Handicap logo aims to provide reliable, descriptive and objective information on the accessibility of tourist sites and facilities taking into account all types of handicaps and to develop a tourism offer adapted and integrated with the generalist offer.

The State Brand Tourism and Handicap : More

THE APPROACH OF THE TOURIST OFFICE

As part of our efforts to obtain the Tourism and Handicap brand, we are putting in place various tools available to our visitors:
-Staff trained to care for people with disabilities
-Personalised help on demand
-Braille documentation
-A magnetic loop
-A suitable website
Tourism and Handicap Brand Reference: Christelle GRZYB

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Parking near the Tourist Office
The Tourist Office is located at 1 Pier Cléon Griolet near one of the entrance gates of the city (Clock Gate) on Marx Dormoy Street (pedestrian area): people with reduced mobility can move freely.
Parking spaces are reserved. Only people with the European parking card are allowed to park there
-Parking Place des Doctors Dax (city centre)
-Parking Alley Frédéric Mistral
-Parking Place de la République

Open and adapted sanitary facilities:

Salinelles Road near the Vidourle Car park (300m from the Office)

TO EACH HANDICAP OUR SERVICES

Hearing disability
Each counsellor can provide the information in writing.
Hearing aid system (magnetic loop and amplifier offered at reception)

Mental handicap

Documents are categorized by theme, detectable by large pictograms
Help from the personalised reception staff offered on demand

Motor handicap

Easy-to-walk inside
Lowered home counter
Help from the personalised reception staff offered on demand

Visual handicap

Double front door equipped with alertness strips
Guide dogs are accepted
1 booklet in Braille: circuit of the medieval city of Sommières (on loan)

Professionnal labelled Tourism and Handicap

Professionals who are labelled in the Brand Tourism and Disability in the Gard :

Hotels labelled

Accommodation and rentals labelled

Sites labelled

Tourism office

Phone number: 04 66 80 99 30
Email address: accueil@ot-sommieres.fr

Opening hours
October to May :
Monday- Friday: 10:00 – 12:30 / 14:00 – 17:30 – Saturday: 10:00 – 12:30
(November-March: closed Monday afternoon)
June to September : Monday – Saturday: 10:00 – 12:30 / 14:00 – 18:00
Sundays and public holidays (July and August): 10:00 – 13:00