Paris, a gay friendly city par excellence

Planning a trip to Paris with your partner and still wondering whether it is a gay friendly city as they say? Well, you don’t have to worry! Paris, the world capital of romance, is an open and tolerant city towards gays. It was the first European capital to vote for an openly gay mayor, Bertrand Delanoë, who was elected in 2001.

The city itself and the people are very open and tolerant. You won’t be frowned upon while holding hands,  kissing and displaying affection in public, don’t be too sloppy! From beginning to end, you’ll enjoy your journey with your couple to the utmost.

For the accommodation, you can search the net before your arrival and you’ll definitely find many gay hotels which can be a bit expensive or cheap. However, if you want to experience more privacy during your stay you better opt for a vacation rental. Paristay, for instance, features all types of  rental in the different 18 arrondissement and with all the necessary equipment to meet your most demanding needs.


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Paris has countless gay and lesbian bars, cafés and restaurants. Though the vest majority of the capital is gay friendly, the Marais district. is the mainstay of gay and lesbian life in Paris.

Among these numerous bars and cafés, Open café, Banana café, café Cox, Le quetzal, 3W Kafé are the most renowned for hosting gays and lesbians, their easy access as well as the quality of their service.

When it comes to clubbing you an never be run out of choice. Paris is bubbling with night clubs all of which are gay friendly and many are mostly attended by gays and lesbians. Whatsoever you choose to spend your night in The tango, Club 18, Scream or Queen  you’ll spend a night of a life time drinking, dancing, flirting and screaming in a crazy ambiance. Just Come Out and Party!

Wait, this is not the end! After such a crazy night, you’ll definitely need some time to relax, pamper your senses and enjoy Paris in a new way. Mixed and gay Saunas are so common. You have the choice between Atlantide Sauna  and Gym Louvre Paris.

As we have mentioned above, all Paris is gay friendly, but if you’re looking for the main gay attractions stick to the Marais district where you can find as well numerous apartments for rental.

Stop hesitating and start your journey in the city of love with your BF or GF!