Description

Quite an accessible route from the car park next to the Information Office in Calle San Pelaio Bide Nagusia. The kerbs have been reduced and you can reach the seaside promenade from the car park via a cycle path. The seaside promenade is paved with granite paving stones, which facilitates wheelchair transit.

Highlight

  • Coastal seascape

How to get here

By bus (Bizkaibus); A3518 Bilbao-Munguia-Bakio A3527 Bilbao-Mungia-Bermeo By car; the BI-2101 road that leads to the town of Bakio, the beach is right beside the town centre.

Route

Bakio (Biscay)

Section 1

From Txirrikaldeko Bidea car park to the beach

Suitable for people with reduced mobility (PRM)

Route totally free of complications that begins at Txirrikaldeko Bidea car park. The ground is compact, asphalted and mostly with large-size cobblestones that do not hinder wheelchair access. Sidewalk edges are sloped at zebra crossings and have tactile paved surface. Beach access zone is for pedestrians only.

Description of the section and its accessibility level

Section length
1,00 km
Pavement
Asphalt, cobblestones and wood
Obstacles

Equipment for receiving the external resource on the section

Is there reception equipment on the section?
Yes
Outdoor space: Parking areas and access to equipment
How close is it to means of transport?
There is a Bizkaibus stop next to Benta Tourist Office.
Is there a parking area?
Yes
Parking. Are there any minimum dimensions for adapted vehicles?
Yes
Is there any adapted access?
Yes
Are there slopes at the entrances?
No
Are the access slopes suitable for people with reduced mobility?
Yes, with no required assistance from third parties
Are there railings and/or handrails?
Yes, with no required assistance from third parties
Is there an equipment entrance sign next to the access, and is it adapted?
No
Is the access properly signposted to guide users?
Yes
Pavement type
Asphalt, Concrete, Paving stones
Indoor space: General features
Does the front door have a pre-landing?
No
Are the access slopes suitable for people with reduced mobility?
Yes, with no required assistance from third parties
Is there a modulated radio frequency or magnetic loop somewhere in the room?
No
Are there bathrooms, and is at least one of them accessible by transfer?
Yes
Personal care area
Are there personnel trained in accessibility in the facilities?
No
Do staff wear name badges or equivalent to show their communication skills with people with disabilities?
No
Rest zone
Is there a rest area at the reception?
No
Store
Is there one or more stores at the reception?
No
Children’s area
Is there a children’s area at the reception?
No
Exhibition room
Is there an exhibition room at the reception?
No
Exhibition Hall
Is there an exhibition hall at the reception?
No

Interpretive equipment

Are there trails on the section?
Yes
Access
Is there lighting at night?
Yes
Minimum accessible connection between parking spaces, if any, the start of the obstacle-free trail
Yes
Is there an adequate slope to allow circulation without assistance, with personal assistance or with technical assistance?
Yes, with technical assistance
Parking spaces reserved for vehicles used to transport disabled people according to current regulations. At least 5% of the total spaces
Yes
Parking signage, if any, with the International Accessibility Symbol on the floor and/or on walls
Yes
Informative poster at the start of the trail indicating the length, route, difficulty, duration and slopes by sections
No
Path start sign positioned no higher than 195cm
No
Itinerary
Vertical start signage
No
Compact, non-slip and with no projections along their entire length, allowing wheelchair transit
Asphalt, cobblestones, wooden planks
2 m. paved trails with non-deformable and non-slip material, with a different texture and different from the rest
Yes
For floors with planks, the spacing between the planks is no more than 1 cm, with occasional narrowings of a maximum of 90 cm
Yes
The route is more than 150cm wide, with occasional narrowings of 90cm
Yes
Minimum clearance height of 220 cm
Yes
Rest areas
Yes
Urban furniture (fountains, dispensers...) arranged along the pedestrian route to provide sound orientation
Yes
Guiding partition and/or tactile foot signs to draw attention to an important feature
Yes
Islands with a minimum width of 150 cm to facilitate two wheelchairs passing each other
No
Is there an adequate slope to allow circulation without assistance, with personal assistance or with technical assistance?
Yes, with staff assistance
Tree branches do not obstruct the route at below 2.20 m
Yes
Cycle touring lane
Does the section have a cycle touring lane?
No
Lookout and observatory
Is there a lookout or observatory on the section?
No

Educational Facilities

Nature classroom
Is there a nature classroom on this section?
No

Recreational facilities

Is there a recreational area on this section?
No
Access
Is there an adequate slope to allow circulation without assistance, with personal assistance or with technical assistance?
No

Beaches

Is there a beach on this section?
Yes
Beach parking
Signage consisting of a general information monolith at the accessible beach area entrance
No
Parking spaces reserved for disabled people
Yes
Access ramps connecting to the walkways
Yes
Beach information
Walkways which virtually reach the shore
No
WC, changing rooms, showers and footbaths adapted
No
Parasols with an area for disabled people
No
Amphibious chairs and crutches
No
The possibility to practice adapted sports
No
There is a NOVAF machine (a type of adapted vehicle)
No
Bathing assistance staff
No
Visual and audio devices for people with sensory disabilities
No
Are there buoys and nets?
No
Are there identification bracelets?
No

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