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Handiplage-Audioplage open for 2018 season

Handiplage-Audioplage open for 2018 season

By Staff Writer - July 4, 2018

The Handiplage and Audioplage beach at Larvotto re-opened for the summer on July 1 and is already welcoming people with disabilities and reduced mobility to help them enjoy the pleasures of swimming.

Handipage Audioplage 2018

The official inauguration took place on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 in the presence of Véronique Charlot, Director of the Department of Social Assistance, Elodie Koukoui and Mr Michael Fiori, in charge of accessibility and other initiatives related to disability in the Directorate, as well as Mrs Françoise Ragazzoni, President of the International Soroptimist Club.

The Handiplage-Audioplage beach is the result of a partnership between the Government and the International Soroptimist Club of Monaco. The site is free and accessible to all, from July 1 to September 2, 2018, without reservation or special procedures.

The pop-up facility has been in operation for 18 years and last year was used 600 times, using specially adapted equipment. The Mobi’Bus service for those with limited mobility stops and also picks up passengers at Larvotto.

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