A huge gay scene, fabulous sandy beaches and stunning historical sights make Barcelona one of Europe’s most popular gay destinations.
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Barcelona is home to one of the biggest and best gay scenes in the world. Most of Barcelona’s gay bars are spread out across the Eixample district – also known as the “Gaixample” district. You’ll find intimate, classy gay bars, hedonistic nightclubs, and action-packed cruise clubs. Barcelona also boasts year-round sunshine and a long strip of beaches along the coastline. Not least the gay-popular beaches, including Nova Icaria, San Sebastià & Barceloneta, and the Mar Bella nudist beach. You’ll see some of the most beautiful people on earth going about their business during peak season.
Sitges is Europe’s gayest town and it’s just up the road from Barcelona. Combining Barcelona and Sitges is one of the most popular twin-center itineraries for gay travelers. Sea, sun, amazing food, and endless eye candy. This really is one of the most charming parts of the world to explore. Barcelona is also packed with cultural landmarks, ranging from Gaudi’s great buildings to the Museum of Erotic Art.
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A Gay Guide to Eixample
In addition to being the heart of gay culture in Barcelona, Eixample is also a hub of shopping, entertainment, and nightlife, drawing countless gay travellers from across the globe every year.
Discover Gaudi in Barcelona
To this day, Sagrada Familia remains unfinished. It has to be the most famous unfinished building in the world. It will be completed, in theory, in 2026.
Just How Gay-friendly is Spain?
Spanish Secretary of State for Tourism was very specific. Spain wants to be the number one European, if not worldwide, gay holiday destination.
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Pride Barcelona 2021
| 19-Jun-2021 until 27-Jun-2021
One of Spain’s most popular gay festivals is Pride Barcelona. Bringing together the local LGBT comm...
Circuit Festival Barcelona 2021
| 06-Aug-2021 until 16-Aug-2021
Europe's biggest international gay dance parties and the highlight of Barcelona's gay calendar each year.
Dark Party - no lights, no clothes
Metro Disco BCN
Divine - lesbian night
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Club Black Hole
One of the best-known gay cruise clubs in Barcelona
Gay bar with go-go dancers, house music and shows.
Leading fashion shop for gay men.
Amos Tranque, a popular fashion brand located in the El Born neighbourhood in Barcelona. The shop...