General Navigation Company on Lake Geneva (CGN)
Wheelchair access is generally possible but depends on the number of passengers and ship size. Toilets for the disabled are available on all vessels except on the “Rhône”, the “Col-Vert” and the “Général-Guisan”. Persons in a wheelchair should contact the CGN for more information:
Online download of the route tables of the official timetable of Switzerland, which includes most regional and national railway, bus and ship lines. A list of the city and local transport lines (without timetables) is also available.
Transport Handicap VauD (THVD)
The specialized drivers of THVD perform transport around the clock and 7/7 by advance booking for any type of transport (therapy, school, business or leisure). The vehicles are adapted for wheelchairs. Non-medicalised transport in a lying position can also be organised.
Transport tailored to individual needs for persons with reduced mobility, including for leisure, in the whole of French-speaking Switzerland, around the clock and 7/7. A person can be transported from their home to their destination and accompanied throughout the activity or appointment.
SweetMobil is based in Gland. It offers, among other things, a transport service for persons with a disability, with or without a wheelchair. The company has two vehicles equipped with an automatic elevator that can accommodate up to three wheelchairs as well as two smaller vehicles to transport a person in a wheelchair with an accompanying person. It takes the customer from their home to the destination, for all types of transport.
WC-Guide is the largest directory of public toilets in Switzerland. The directory was created based on lists provided by the districts, Eurokey (see the corresponding page) and Internet users. A filtering system allows you to display only the toilets that accessible to persons with disabilities.
OK:GO helps Swiss tourism service providers to gather and publish information about the accessibility of their offerings and services. This makes it easier for disabled people, senior citizens and families with small childen to make travel plans. Everyone benefits!
More information: https://en.ok-go.org/
Download the app: https://www.ginto.guide/en
Association Handiconcept in Villars Gryon
This association provides technical and human assistance so that people with disabilities can enjoy dynamic activities in any season, individually or with the family. You have the choice among many services: articulated ski chair, uniski, dualski, paragliding, ski-bob, skiing in tandem, helicopter flights, all-terrain armchair, customised walks.
C&G - Hotelspitex - assistance and care at a hotel
The Foundation Clair & George is a holiday intermediation service to facilitate hotel stays throughout Switzerland for persons with reduced mobility and in need of assistance and care during their stay. It makes the bookings, coordinates the desired assistance and care services on site and resolves problems linked transportation and auxiliary means. This service is free.
Youth hostels without barriers
The website of the Swiss Youth Hostels offers, throughout Switzerland, 32 youth hostels (out of 51) with barrier-free rooms at a small price. Some of these youth hostels enjoy a very good location. On the website, go to “Filter” and check “Barrier-free rooms”.
Emergency numbers around the clock
Vital emergencies for adults and children
Non-vital emergencies for adults and children
Tel: 0848 133 133 (telephone centre of the on-call doctors in the canton of Vaud)
Medical university polyclinic (PMU)
Located near the CHUV, the PMU represents a centre of reference for internal and general medicine. It provides first-aid medicine and emergency medical care, round the clock and 7/7.
Rue du Bugnon 44
021 314 60 60
Medical university polyclinic, medical service of the Flon quarter (PMU-Flon)
Set in the heart of Lausanne, the PMU-Flon medical service provides first-aid medicine and emergency medical treatments, 7 days a week from 7 AM to 9 PM from Monday to Saturday and from 9 AM to 7 PM on Sundays and bank holidays.
Les Mercier A Building,
Voie du Chariot 4
021 314 90 90
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