Holiday homes abroad

Here follows a list of some different facilities in Europe that are either run by the respective country’s visually impaired organization or that we know work well for the visually impaired. Contact the respective holiday home for information and booking.

Hurdal syn- og mestringssenter
 is only a 30-minute drive from Oslo Airport Gardemoen in Norway. There are opportunities for activities here in both summer and winter.
address: Hurdal vision and coping center,
Östsidevegen 101, 2090 Hurdal, Norway.
phone: +47 63 98 80 00

Dronningens Ferieby
 by the sea outside Grenå in Jutland in Denmark. All the holiday homes are furnished down to the smallest detail with consideration for the disabled and of course the visually impaired are also welcome here.
Address: Dronningens Ferieby 1, 8500 Grenå, Denmark.
phone: +45 87 58 36 50

The birdsong center outside Fredericia in southern Jutland is specially designed for the visually impaired and disabled.
Address: Fuglsangcentret, Dansk Blindesamfund, Söndermarksvej 150, 7000 Fredericia, Denmark.
tel: +45 76 20 21 00.

Aura Hotel Ostseeperlen in Boltenhagen, Germany. Fantastic location directly by the sea between Lübeck and Rostock and with a promenade into the community itself.
Address: Aura Hotel “Ostseeperlen Boltenhagen” Strandpromenade 53,
239 46 Ostseebad Boltenhagen, Germany.
tel: +49 38825 3700

Centro Le Torri
 in the village of Tirrenia 18 km outside Pisa in northwestern Italy. Located in the pine forest 200 meters from the sea and a mile-long sandy beach.
Address: Le Torri, Via delle Orchidee 44,
560 18 Tirrenia (PI) Italy. tel: +39 50 322 70 or
+39 50 323 06

Windermere Manor Hotel
 in the Lake District. Here there is the opportunity for peace and quiet and for activities such as hiking, cycling etc.
Address: Windermere Manor Hotel, Rayrigg Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1 JF,
United Kingdom.
tel: +44 1539 445801

Cliffden Hotel  in Teignmouth, England’s south west coast by the sea and close to the centre. The area is known for its mild climate and red sand beaches.

Address: Cliffden Hotel, Dawlish Road, Teignmouth, Devon, TQ14 8TE, United Kingdom.
tel: +44 1626 770052
email: .uk

Lauriston Hotel  in Weston-super-Mare, this holiday home is also by the sea with beautiful gardens. A few minutes walk to the shopping center.
Telephone +44 1934 620758

On the Greek island of Zakynthos there is the small cottage village of Daphnes, which is run by a Swedish-Greek couple. Nice for families with children. tel: +30 6945 585017

In Spain, there are a number of well-accessible hotels with good service for the visually impaired in several locations. By the sea, there are hotels on the Costa Brava, Costa de la Luz, Costa del Sol and on Menorca. There are also several hotels in the big cities of Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia. For information and booking of all Ilunion hotels +34 902 90 41 11.

The Polish Visually Impaired Organization owns Eden, a Health and Rehabilitation Center in Ciechocinek in northern Poland.
Address: ul. Słońska 15, 87-720 Ciechocinek, Poland.
tel: +48 54 283 60 82, +48 54 283 62 10