Gay bars, clubs, saunas and events in Barcelona

Most bars in Barcelona are located close to each other, in an area often called "Gayxample". It is close to metro Universitat. You find here most bars, some saunas and clubs. There are not so many restaurants in this part of town.

Barcelona gay nightlife starts very late. This also includes the bars. Tourists usually go out a bit earlier and can be found in Punto BCN. The spanish guys don't show up before midnight or later. 

Bacon Bear Bar

Bacon Bear Bar is a Barcelona  gay bar for bears and their admirers.

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Bacon Bear Bar
C. de Casanova 64
Barcelona
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Dmen's

Dmen's is a large gay bar right in the middle of Gayxample in Barcelona. The young crowd is dancing on mostly Spanish songs. Many guys bring their jumpy faghag. 

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Dmen's
Carrer del Consell de Cent, 257
Barcelona
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wed - thu20:00 - 02:30fri - sat20:00 - 03:00sun20:00 - 02:30
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Gingin gay bar

Small young gay bar in the Gayxample. The bar gets busy at Spanish hours: in the weekend after midnight.

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Gingin gay bar
Carrer d'Aribau, 40
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mon - sun17:00 - 03:00
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La Chapelle

Small but cosy bar with reasonable prices and kind staff. They have a very small terrace outside, with a view of all people entering Punto Bar.

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La Chapelle
Muntaner, 67
Barcelona
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mon - sun16:00 - 02:30
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Moeem Barcelona

Popular gay bar. Often packed in the weekend.

Gets going from Thursday evening, really busy Friday and Saturday night after midnight.

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Moeem Barcelona
Carrer de Muntaner, 11
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mon - sun18:00 - 03:00
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Museum Retro - Museum

gay bar with nice guys

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Museum
C. de Sepúlveda 178
Barcelona
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fri - sat00:00 - 03:30
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Nightbarcelona

Only men bar, no code, with dark room, cabins, glory holes, voyeur room. Mixed ages, house and electro music, nice space stone decorated, with a large bar, in the heart of the gay district. Photo exhibitions bi-monthly and porn premiere every Wednesday.

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Nightbarcelona
Diputació 161
Barcelona
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People Lounge

A smooth and relaxing atmosphere, window posters from some of the great plays and musicals from Broadway adorned the walls with subdued lighting comfortable sofas and barstools.

The music ranging from jazz and blues to all-time favourites from the 50s 60s and 70s.

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People Lounge
Carrer de Villarroel, 71
Barcelona
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Punto BCN

The gay bars in Barcelona get going very late. An exception seems the be Punto, which gets busy earlier (around 11 pm), also with many tourists who are not used to start the night that late. The bar is very spacious and light. Wide mix of people around, especially tough and bearded guys.

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Punto BCN
Carrer de Muntaner, 63
Barcelona
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The Moon Night Club - The Moon Bar

Gay bar in Barcelona with a Caribbean feeling. 

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The Moon Bar
Carrer de Muntaner 6
Barcelona
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El Cangrejo del Raval

Small gay dance bar south of Ramblas, so not so near the other gay bars. Popular drag shows at midnight. As in the sister club Cangrejo Eixample the music ranges from Spanish and international pop music from the 70s to today.

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El Cangrejo del Raval
Carrer de Montserrat 9
Barcelona
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fri - sat23:00 - 03:00
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Barceona gay nightlife starts vey late and only in weekends it gets busy. For the Saturday Salvation or Martins is the place to go. On Sundays the gay tea dance is very popular.

Metro

Metro is the most popular gay club in the Gayxample. That is the gay neighbourhood so close to the gay bars. On weekdays usually only one area is open, but in the weekend both of 2 areas are open to the dancing public. One room has dark electronic dance music and the other one plays popular and Spanish music. The club is men only and has a cruisy darkroom.

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Metro
Carrer de Sepúlveda, 185
Barcelona
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Arena Madre

Arena Madre is a small gay club. The crowd is young, and they often bring their girlfriends. The club is still mostly gay, probably because of the big darkroom and the erotic shows during the week.  

This place gets going very late, after 3 at night.

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Arena Madre
Carrer de Balmes, 32
Barcelona
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Believe Club

Believe Club is a bar club venue in the Gayxample, with drag shows, performances, bingo, karaoke and just dance nights. Get busy mostly at Spanish hours (is very late).

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Believe Club
Carrer de Balmes, 56
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mon - thu23:00 - 06:00fri - sun21:00 - 06:00
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El Cangrejo

Large gay dance bar in the L'eixample gay area . El Cangrejo plays the best Spanish Pop Music together with all the well known hits of the 70s and 80s.

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El Cangrejo
Villarroel 86
Barcelona
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Gay sauna

Casanova gay sauna

Casanova is one of the most popular gay saunas right in the heart of Gayxample. A bit small though and therefore very crowded when the clubs close at Saturday and Sunday morning.

This sauna is open 24/7. The sauna has very few cabins which are all occupied. It's harder to find a free cabin than a sexy guy! The steam room is very dark.

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Casanova gay sauna
Carrer de Casanova, 57
Barcelona
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Sauna Condal gay bear sauna

The gay bear sauna of Barcelona. Open 24/7. 

The sauna features a dry and wet sauna, a whirlpool, a bar, and private cabins.

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Sauna Condal
Carrer Espolsasacs, 1
Barcelona
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Sauna Galilea

Gay sauna on 600m2 on 4 floors. 21 cabins. Free internet

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Sauna Galilea
Carrer de Calàbria, 59
Barcelona
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Thermas gay sauna

Sauna with a lot of rentboys. 

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Thermas gay sauna
Diputación 46
Barcelona
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The stories about the Barcelona saunas are mixed. At least the guys are very hot! Some saunas are frequented by rentboys.

Berlin Dark

Berlin Dark is a gay cruise club for lovers of naturism, fight and contact sports, leather, rubber and other fetish and S&M practices. Dress code for special parties.

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Berlin Dark
Passatge de Prunera 18
Barcelona
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BoyBerry

BoyBerry is a new concept of leisure, a multiconcept shop, cruise club.

A videoclub with the biggest amount of gay themed movies, at the best prices. A sexshop with your “must” items for your most enjoyable and pleasurable relations, dildoes and other materials.

You can get access to a private zone, for just 6 euros for a daily pass, and just the half for people till 27 years old, and 4 free till 22 years old.

At boyberry you’ll find a free access internet and wifi, a cabins area with the hottest movies we’ve got and their gloryholes, a big cruising zone with its labyrinth, and a chillout area where you can relax, have a beer or a coffee, or a cigarrette.

We offer you all the information you need on parties, pubs, interesting places to visit… anything on the gay life of this city and what’s going on, as well as free passes and discounts for parties and discos.

This place is famous for its friendly atmosphere, the cleanliness, andits young audience.

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BoyBerry
Carrer de Calàbria, 96
Barcelona
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ClubOpenMind - Open Mind

Great location is you like gay fetish and cruising. Open Mind is by far the best in Barcelona in its kind. Well equiped, spacious, hot guys. For Spanish norms the dress code is strict, but if you are used to more northern dress codes ...... Membership needed (1 day, 2 weeks, 1 year so bring ID for membership and entry to club) New location, close to the original one.

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Open Mind
Aragó, 130
Barcelona
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thu - sun23:00 - 08:00
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New Chaps

One of the most frequented leather bars in town, but not many men in real leather or anything. Sunday afternoons are popular. With video and dark room.

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New Chaps
Avinguda Diagonal, 365
Barcelona
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Gay dance parties

Gay events

Atlantis all gay cruise Barcelona on Oasis - Oasis of the Seas

All gay cruise by Atlantis Events on the Oasis of the Seas, capacity 5500 guests! The ship will sail from Barcelona . Ports include:
Barcelona, Spain
Palma de Mallorca, Spain 
Provence (Marseilles), France
Florence/Pisa (La Spezia),Italy 
Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
Naples (Capri), Italy
Barcelona, Spain

What is it like?

Atlantis cruises attract mostly gays, and usually a few lesbians. Average age range is about 27-50, some younger and some older guys. The concept is all about making everybody happy, day time entertainment at the pools, have nice dinners with (new) friends, see fun shows in the theatres, and 1 or more parties till the sun comes up. Some of the parties have themes (whiteparty, classic disco, tropical etc), and most of the guys really dress up for those. Watch the Youtube video to get an impression. Many also decorate their cabin doors.

Barcelona hotels and information

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Circuit Festival

Circuit Festival is one of the most popular international gay & lesbian events, supported by famous party promoters Matinée Group Barcelona.

With a Circuit Beach, a special Waterpark Day,13 parties for party men and party women, 30.000 international visitors, top DJ's from all over the world and lots of - sunny - fun!

Hotels and apartments for Circuit Festival

With so many guys visiting and summer holidays many hotels get fully booked early. Make sure to book your hotel or apartment in advance. See our hotel page and map for recommendations and advice on where to stay.

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Circuit Festival
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  • 6 - 16  Auglink icon
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Gay Pride Barcelona

The gay pride of Barcelona, with the main parade on Sunday and party afterwards.

The setting for this parade will be Barcelona’s carrer Sepúlveda and the Avinguda Maria Cristina, at the foot of the Palau Nacional.

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Various locations
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  • 26 - 27  Junlink icon
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Matinee Easter Weekend

Matinee throws in an Easter Weekend with international top DJ's and party brands like We, The Week, Devotion and MegaWoof!

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