With a warm climate, Spanish tapas, clothing-optional beaches, a plethora of cultural offerings, and a well-established, friendly LGBT community, Barcelona is a year-round LGBT destination. Antinousis a gay and lesbian bookstore in the Gothic quarter, selling comics, travel guides, DVDs, and more. And La Federica is a new LGBT-friendly bar in Barcelona with a retro-modern decor, mean cocktails, and an excellent tapas spread — not to mention the cute, bearded bar staff behind the counter.
As well as having some of the hottest men you'll ever see, it also has some of the best gay parties we've been to, from the famous Madrid Pride, to Barcelona's Circuit festivals. Unlike on Airbnb, you know your host is gay, avoiding any nasty surprises when you check in. It is also a great way to meet gay locals and discover the underground gay scene.
I have been the boss of a Sicilian street food take away for years. Moreover, from Bologna, you can quickly reach a lot of exciting tourist destinations in a few hours by train or bus such as Modena, Firenze, and even Venezia. Milan and Rome are not that far either if you take a speed train.
As for a young gay couple, regarding both night life and low budgetwhich city do you suggest us to visit in Italy? Our visit will be between August and September for 4days. We're looking for a night-active city with nice scenes during the day.
The legislation provides for a uniform age of consent for heterosexual and homosexual relations of 14 years 16 years if a person with a certain authority towards the minor is involved. On 11 Maythe Italian parliament finally passed the Civil Partnership Act, after Catholic politicians from almost all parties made many attempts to thwart it. The law brought the rights of homosexual partnerships close to heterosexual marriages.
The country is still highly influenced by the Catholic Church, however no one can deny its rich history, excellent sense of fashion, delicious cuisine and totally hot men. What's surprising is that even though Rome's gay scene has remained the same maybe, a little worse than the previous years, more and more less known towns and villages around the country seem to develop a gay scene. Nevertheless, Italy had always been a favorite destination for the global gay and lesbian markets, and we don't expect it to change in the near future.
Ah, Venice, the grand city of canals and romantic waterways. This floating city resides on the water in Italy and stretches across several small islands in the northeastern quadrant of the country. Compared to many other Italian cities it is considered to be much more subdued in terms of noise and chaos, but Venice is still a city bustling with activity. Here is a place where the gay traveler should truly feel at home away from home.
Looking for the most gay-friendly cities to visit on your next trip? We asked the top LGBT travel bloggers from around to world to recommend the cities and destinations they really love. And with so many amazing Pride festivals taking place this summer, now is the perfect time to travel and connect with like-minded adventurers.