Barrier-free tourism in Ottostadt Magdeburg

Accessible tourism in City of Otto

Magdeburg is working to get ever more accessiblean promotes its'  proud to call itself Ottostadt. Magdeburg is 1,200 years old, making it one of the oldest cities in Germany's eastern federal states.

Rollstuhlkfahrer vorm Westportal des Doms © Andreas Lander
Rollstuhlfahrer im Kloster ©
Magdeburg Barrierefrei © Andreas Lander
Tastmodell ©
Tastmodelle im Zoo ©
Zoo barrierefrei ©
Zoo Streichelgehege barrierefrei ©

Lead by the motto “otto for everyone” Magdeburg aims to lift as many existing barriers as possible. Thus, many sights are now easily accessible by people with mobility impairments. 

Magdeburg is a city of the short distances: Market, Elbe, Cathedral and Gründerzeit Quarter are within a few minutes walking distance. Magdeburg’s public transportation (Magdeburger Verkehrsbetriebe, MVB) is adjusted to people with reduced mobility. Many stops are at ground level, the MVB’s personnel is trained to help you with your needs.

Pay attention to the adjacent pictograms on our website, they provide information on accessibility.

Zugänglich für Gehbehinderte     Eingeschränkt zugänglich für Rollstuhlfahrer    

Magdeburg is part of the network "Barrier-free travel destinations in Germany" since 2011. The lively exchange with other cities and experts contributes to the continuous improvement of the accessible offers and the service for persons with reduced mobility.

Our (German) brochure "otto für alle" bundles barrier-free tourism offers in the city of Magdeburg, from the city tour through suitable accommodation to cultural and leisure activities.

Mobility Scooter Rental

You want to join the Public Walking Tour but you're no that a good walker anymore? We offer a tour with rented mobilty scooters.
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