El Derecho al Turismo Cultural de las personas con discapacidad

At the beginning of this century speak of the existence of the right to leisure should not be anything surprising since this law is a social achievement recognized in many important international declarations. As we begin the twenty-first century, Leisure is being increasingly recognized as an element of the quality of life of societies and individuals.

It is part of the defense and vindication of the right to leisure as it is enshrined within the Third Generation of Human Rights and as such are innate attributes of the human, that is, born with it and are inseparable from their condition of person. Based on these ideas, it would be necessary to justify the right to the tourism and cultural tourism by people with disabilities, but the reality is that this is not always so, since this right is not always guaranteed for all citizens.

This article, which intends to approach the concept of Right to Leisure, will approach the concept of law and its evolution, which includes the emergence of leisure as a human right. Continues to approach international agencies who have worked the right to leisure, from their different areas, focusing primarily on Culture and Tourism, to finally approach this reality in the context of the Spanish State. That is, present a brief analysis of international tourism and state regulations from the perspective of the disabled person, trying to show to what degree or extent international norms and state in the field of tourism has taken into account the constraints, demands and needs the tourist with all types of disabilities.