Discover our local Gay Athens Guide and insiders’ recommendations, for best gay bars and clubs, restaurants, museums, monuments, shopping …
Founded more than 7000 years ago, the Greek capital, which concentrates almost half of the country’s population, is a City unfairly ignored on the road to Mykonos or Santorini.
This City is the birth place of a powerful and refined civilization, that is at the heart of Western culture.
The perception of homosexuality that predominates today in the Western world is in big part a result of this ancient Greek heritage.
Greece, like Ibiza, has other monuments to show that its titanic nightclubs.
Chaos and beauty
Between chaotic traffic, some ugly architecture, and scorching heat, for sure you will fall in love with Athens at
For 3,000 years the Acropolis and the Parthenon have remained the most important monuments of the City. A week-end in Athens would not be complete without a visit to the admirable Museum of the Acropolis
Sculptures, vases, jewelry and other objects from the ancient period are displayed along comprehensive explanations of Athens’ history and artistic traditions.
Discover Ancient Greeks, our queer ancestors
Everywhere in this Museum, beautiful naked warriors with virile and lascivious poses reflect the ambiguous manners of the time.
Hardly hit by the crisis in the last ten years, Athens has been able to renew itself, and nowadays it is the real epicenter of gay life of the country.
Gazi, the gay district of Athens
The post-industrial district of Gazi has become the heart of the Athenian youth and of the gay community. This is the place where you can meet the descendants of the beautiful naked Greeks gods that you saw earlier at the Acropolis Museum.
Dozens of gay bars, clubs, and saunas are here to help you to spend a great and exciting week end.
Gay Bars in Athens
Gay Clubs in Athens
Gay Sauna in Athens
Cruising and Fetish Clubs in Athens
Of course, Athens is strategically positioned to visit Gay Greece, as it is only a few hours ride by car, train or boat to visit other fascinating and gay-friendly places such as Mykonos or Thessaloniki. You could fly as well to nearby Cyprus or Istanbul.