Gay Spain travel guide
Spain is the most popular gay holiday destination of Europe. Madrid and Barcelona are perfect cities for a weekend break, with museums, sight seeing, shopping and extensive gay night-life in the weekends.
Ibiza is the perfect island for a party week, many of the big party brands travelling around the world started in Ibiza.
Gran Canaria is another Spanish island, this one has nice sunny weather almost all year long and is very popular among gays.
Other beach towns are Sitges, close to Barcelona, Benidorm with many English gay boys visiting every summer, and Torremolinos in the south of Spain.
- 9 - 12 AprMatinee Easter WeekendBarcelona
- 29 Apr - 3 MaySleazy MadridMadrid
- 29 Apr - 4 MayDelice DreamTorremolinos
- 30 Apr - 3 MayInternational Bears Week International bear week Sitges
- 6 - 16 AugCircuit FestivalBarcelona
- 7 - 17 AugMad Bear Beach Party WeekendTorremolinos
- 31 Aug - 6 SepBenidorm Gay PrideBenidorm
Barcelona is a very popular gay tourist city. It has the famous Segrada Familia church by Gaudi, the other Gaudi buildings and the spectacular Park Guell with beautiful views on the city.
The gay night-life is extensive, but mostly taking place in the weekends. The bars and clubs start late, as the locals have their dinner only around 10 or 11 PM. There is also a gay beach in Barcelona itself.
The famous and popular town Sitges is only 40 minutes away by train. It has several gay beaches and a busy gay nightlife as well.
30 gay events, bars, clubs, parties, saunas etc listed on Nighttours - 630 hotelsvisit Barcelona
Sitges is a beach town 40 minutes by train from Barcelona. It has 2 gay beaches (one nude), and many gay bars, clubs, and restaurant. This is one of the most popular gay beach destinations in Europe. The party goes on every night of the week in high season in summer (in contradiction to Barcelona, which is more focussed to the weekend).
25 gay events, bars, clubs, parties, saunas etc listed on Nighttours - 80 hotelsvisit Sitges
Madrid is the capital of Spain and is a very beautiful city. Their gay pride is one of the biggest in Europe. The gay night-life is concentrated in the area Chueca, which is right in the center of the city. There are many gay bars, clubs and gay saunas. The night-life is happening on Fridays and Saturdays mostly.
35 gay events, bars, clubs, parties, saunas etc listed on Nighttours - 445 hotelsvisit Madrid
Ibiza is the party island close to Barcelona. You can fly there or travel by boat. The island is famous for it's massive parties. Ibiza town is a very nice old town, with nice restaurants, terraces and small gay bars. The big parties are usually more mixed.
15 gay events, bars, clubs, parties, saunas etc listed on Nighttours - 55 hotelsvisit Ibiza
Gran Canaria is a Spanish island west of Africa. Playa del Ingles in Maspalomas at the south side of the island is a very popular gay destination for decades.
It has nice warm weather almost all year long. There are about 40 gay bars, clubs, restaurants and saunas. Most gay venues are located in the Yumbo Centrum.
40 gay events, bars, clubs, parties, saunas etc listed on Nighttours - 305 hotelsvisit Gran Canaria
Valencia is the 3rd biggest city of Spain. You can compare it a bit with Barcelona, old buildings combined with modern architecture and a beach next to the city. Valencia is way less touristic, but they are working on that. The gay night life is only happening in the weekend. It is a great city for a weekend city trip.
3 gay events, bars, clubs, parties, saunas etc listed on Nighttours - 165 hotelsvisit Valencia
Benidorm is one of the biggest European beach destinations. It has also an extensive gay scene, with about 30 gay bars all located close to each other in the Old Town. It is is very popular by English tourists.
20 gay events, bars, clubs, parties, saunas etc listed on Nighttours - 150 hotelsvisit Benidorm
Torremolinos is a small beach town in the South of Spain. In the weekend many Spanish guys from the cities nearby come there to party. It has many gay bars and clubs. Visiting Torremolinos is great in combination with Granada and Sevilla for example.
15 gay events, bars, clubs, parties, saunas etc listed on Nighttours - 95 hotelsvisit Torremolinos
3 gay events, bars, clubs, parties, saunas etc listed on Nighttours - 95 hotelsvisit Alicante
Granada is a beautiful historic city in the south of Spain. The Alhambra is a world famous attraction. In summer it can be too hot, so best to visit is spring or autumn. Make sure to book your Alhambra tickets in advance, you really can not miss this one. There are a few gay bars in Granada.
1 gay events, bars, clubs, parties, saunas etc listed on Nighttours - 210 hotelsvisit Granada
2 gay events, bars, clubs, parties, saunas etc listed on Nighttours - 160 hotelsvisit Palma de Mallorca
Sevilla is a beautiful city in the south of Spain. There are many historic buildings, museums etc. The gay night-life happens mostly in the weekends. In summer it can be very hot here, if you are not used to that try to avoid to travel then. Sevilla makes a great combination with Granada and Torremolinos for example.
4 gay events, bars, clubs, parties, saunas etc listed on Nighttours - 255 hotelsvisit Sevilla
Tenerife is the largest of the Canary islands. It has only a few gay places. So this one is more suitable for total relaxation.
1435 hotelsvisit Tenerife