The gay area is called L’Eixample, near the city centre. It is reached from either the Universitat or Urgell metro stations. Barcelona is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, with stunning architecture everywhere you look. In fact, many of Barcelona’s main attractions are within walking distance of the gay village. They also have the world’s best football team!
Gay Beach – Platja de la Mar Bella – Map
Barcelona Gay Events 2019
April 18th to 21st – Matinee Easter Weekend – Circuit festival – Web
April 18th to 21st – Barcelona Bear Weekend – Web
June 6th to 16th – Fire!! – International GLBT Film Festival – Web
June 28th & 29th – Pride Barcelona – Web
August 8th to 18th – Barcelona Circuit Festival – Web
August 9th to 13th – Girlie Circuit – Web
August 23rd to 25th – Barcelona Open – Gay tennis tournament – Web
Barcelona Annual Events
February or March – Mobile World Congress – World’s largest mobile industry gathering – Web
April 23rd – La Diada de Sant Jordi – Book & Rose Day – Wiki
May or June – Primavera Sound Festival – City-wide concerts – Web
June – Sonar – Dance & electronic music festival – Web
September – La Mercè – Street parades with gegants & capgrossos – Web
Axel Hotel Barcelona – Gay Hotel
In the center of the gay area, a favorite with gay visitors to Barcelona. The Axel hotel’s cutting-edge architectural designs create a liberal, cosmopolitan atmosphere. Go on, treat yourself! Make your stay in Barcelona extra special.
TWO Hotel Barcelona by Axel – Gay Hotel
Two Hotel Barcelona by Axel is located close to the gay district. It has a heated rooftop pool with a large solarium & hot tub. 24-hour reception. Free high-speed WiFi access throughout. Each room has air conditioning and a minibar.
Barcelona Top Attractions
Les Rambles – Very interesting walking street down the centre of Barcelona. But extreme pick-pocket warning!
Sagrada Familia – The 100 year construction Gaudí church – Web
Casa Batllò – Gaudí building on Les Rambles – Web
Casa Milà – Gaudí building on Les Rambles – Web
Park Güell – Gaudí designed park – Web
Magic Fountain – Fountain & light show to music – Web
L’Aquarium de Barcelona – Walk through aquarium – Web
Barri Gòtic – Barcelona old town, on the north side of Les Rambles.
Palau de la Música Catalana – Stunning concert theatre in Barri Gòtic – Web
Picasso Museum – Web
Joan Miró Foundation – Web
Palau Nacional & Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya – Web
Sitges – The gay mecca just down the road – Gay Guide
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, Iberia, Europe.
Last updated: April 18th. 2019