Tourism and handicap

Created in 2001, the Label "TOURISME & HANDICAP" aims to provide reliable, descriptive and objective informations of accessibility of tourist sites and facilities taking into account the 4 types of impairments (hearing, mental, motor and visual) and develop an adapted tourism offer.

This assessment is based on some criteria related to architecture or to equipment, the quality of welcome and services. This label is given after validation by the departmental and national committees.

In return, the tourism professional sign a commitment charter for maintain the accessibility  for a period of 5 years renewable.

The Gardanne tourist office in Pays d'Aix obtained the certification "Tourism and Handicap" for the 4 types of disability in september 2023.

The Tourist Office is committed to offering the best services to all visitors :

► A home quality
► A trained and aware staff
► Suitable equipment
► A tourist documentation adapted and accessible to all
► A commitment to the community on the accessibility of the city and its services .

Download below the practical brochures published by the tourist office (click on images) :




You will find at the tourist office all that you will need during your visit:

• An automatic ramp
• An automatic door
• A lowered reception desk
• A suitable signage
• An espace confort
• A shop with southern flavors
• A magnetic loop amplifier
• A suitable documentation (Gardanne, Pays d'Aix and Bouches-du-Rhône)
• The understanding tools (slate, magnifying glass...)