Gay Barcelona Guide

Barcelona is famous for having a vibrant gay scene and a culture favoring freedom and diversity. The city has been a pioneer in fighting for the rights of the LGTBI community since the 1970’s.

Pride Barcelona 2016

The 9th edition of Pride Barcelona takes place from June 28th to July 9th and gives voice to the TRANS* collective, which is the main topic of the event. This year’s festival also features a new location and longer route.

Axel Hotel

Axel Hotel Barcelona opened in July 2003 and is part of the first chain in the world focused on the GLBT community. Founder Juan P. Julià Blanch created Axel to be cosmopolitan and tolerant, a place where the gay scene and diversity would be highly valued.