Barcelona - Vibrant Gay European City

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Barcelona is a very busy city. Tourists are flocking to this gay city whether it’s for business, shopping, or to enjoy the exciting nightlife. Barcelona has a lovely, welcoming atmosphere with hot weather by the shimmering Mediterranean Sea. Imagine enjoying the European gay scene by the sparkling waves, absolutely fantastic!


Barcelona is one of the most popular gay attractions in the entire world. There is always something to do here. If you’re into sight-seeing, you can check out the “Sagrada Familia” Basilica, “Park Guell”, or take a walk through “Arc de Triomphe” area. They are all a one-of-a-kind experience to see!


If you’re here for the pristine Mediterranean beaches, the beautiful gay beach “Mar Bella” is one of the best in the city. This gay beach is riddled with nudists, sandy shores, and a sense of freedom! Mar Bella is very close to the “Poblenou” Metro Station. It’s only a 10-minute walk, so it’s very easy to get there! If you get hungry or thirsty, this gay beach has tons of bars and restaurants close by. It also has a lovely promenade that starts at one end of the gay beach and ends at the other. It’s a great walk through to see the local places and attractions.


When you’re ready to go on a shopping spree, “La Rambla” is the place I would recommend. It is quite famous and is great to walk around. There are tons of restaurants nearby with gorgeous terraces to enjoy the views of Barcelona. Most gay travellers would come here during the day before heading to Barcelona’s popular gay clubs.


The central gay area of the city is Eixample. It’s filled with tons of gay clubs, bars, and saunas. Its Spanish ambiance is to-die-for! Get ready for a night filled with life, fun, hot gay men, drinks, laughter, and an unbelievable time.


When you travel to any foreign city, make sure you keep an eye on your belongings. Barcelona can get very busy, so it’s best to be safe. Thankfully, nothing scary happened to me. So, you should be perfectly fine. It is known that there are people who try to sell tourists drugs on the streets, mostly during the evenings. Just be careful.


Barcelona is considered a city-break or a stop on the way to Sitges, a sunny, gay destination. It is only 30km away, so give it a shot!


Have fun chicos!

Recommendations

Hotels

Barcelona is one of the most popular gay destinations in Europe. It’s a very open-minded city when it comes to the LGBTQIA+ community. You really don’t have to worry about any of the accommodations here. Even if it is not a hotel that caters only to gay men, most of the hotels, hostels, and other accommodations are, automatically, labelled as gay friendly.


1. Axel Hotel Barcelona


A very popular gay hotel


2. TWO Hotel Barcelona by Axel 


Another great option for a hotel catering to gay men. 

Check out some of the useful websites below where you can your accommodations. The first link is one of the most popular gay accommodation platforms out there:

 

1. Misterbandb


2. Booking.com


3. Agoda


4. Hostelworld


5. Hotels.com


6. Expedia


7. Wotif


8. Hostelbookers


9. Lastminute


10. Kayak


If you need more help, please contact me!


Enjoy your time in Barcelona, one of the top gay cities in Europe!

Bars/Clubs/Saunas

I was pleasantly impressed by Barcelona’s gay nightlife. Of course, I was not surprised! This gay city has tons of gay bars, some are cruising bars, gay clubs, and gay saunas for you to check out. 


Check out the list below for an idea of what you can do:


1. Night Barcelona


2. BOYSBAR BCN


3. Moeem Barcelona


4. Plata Cocktail Bar Barcelona


5. Punto BCN


6. Sky Bar by Axel - Rooftop Bar Gay Barcelona


7. La Chapelle


8. Berlin Dark


9. ClubOpenMind


10. Arena Sala Madre


11. Priscilla Cafe


12. Brilli Brilli


13. Club Black Hole - Gay Club


14. The CLUB mykonos - Gay Club


15. SAUNA BRUC - Gay Sauna BCN


16. Sauna Gay Condal - Gay Sauna BCN


17. Sauna Gay Casanova - Gay Sauna BCN


Barcelona is filled with incredible vibes and a lovely gay atmosphere. 


Have fun!

Transport

Barcelona has one main airport with some great connections, both domestically and internationally. It is a popular gay destination, so the options are endless. It has connections with small and large European places as well.


Airport Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat is very close to the center of Barcelona, around 12km. It is also close to Sitges, a town with a lovely, gay beach.


There are other airports close to Barcelona. They are farther away and target mostly low-cost airlines. Check them out below:


1. Aeropuerto de Reus


 2. Aeropuerto de Girona


Below are some of the best airlines which connect Europe to the world:


1. British Airways - U.K National Airline


2. Lufthansa - National German Airline


3. Air France - National French Airline


4. KLM - National Dutch Airline


5. SWISS - National Swiss Airline


Some of the most useful sites to book flights are:


1. Skyscanner


2. Kayak


3. Lastminute


4. Momondo


5. Opodo


If you need more help, please contact me!


Have a safe journey!

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