Discover our local Gay Naples Guide and insiders’ recommendations, for best gay bars, clubs, restaurants, museums, monuments, shopping …
Naples is one of Europe’s most fascinating cities.
It is one of the oldest cities in Europe, its history extends over more than twenty-eight centuries.
Naples is a Baroque jewel of the Mediterranean due to its resistance to modern temptations.
For centuries Naples has drawn people from all over the world in search of culture, fun
It is an ideal destination for a romantic weekend, with plenty to explore, endless beauties to discover, and hidden jewels to uncover.
The city center is compact, and getting around is easy as most of the sights are contained within a small area.
You can easily explore walking around on your own, or with a friendly local who can show you around
Moreover, the city is inexpensive compared to West European or American standard, so you can have a great time there without breaking the bank.
The historic center of Naples is one of the largest UNESCO World Heritage town centers.
The city’s cathedral, Duomo San Gennaro, is packed with beautifull frescoes.
Other main monuments include Cappella Sansevero Royal Palace, a Castel Nuovo, Pio Monte della Misericordia, Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano, or Palazzo Reale di Capodimonte.
The National Archaeological Museum of Naples is a museum mainly devoted to classical antiquity that brings together one of the largest Greco-Roman collections in the world.
The Secret Cabinet houses various ancient erotic works, mostly from Pompeii and Herculaneum.
Long censored, the department authorized visits in 1971 under certain conditions.
Completely refitted a few years ago, the collection finally opened to the public in 2000.
Hence, it is a perfect place to consider how perv, liberal and imaginative ancient Romans could be.
It is certainly the biggest collection of ancient c*** in the world
Don’t miss it, you will have a lot to tell and impress your friend when you come back home. They will admire your sudden interest in ancient history.
Take your time walking and admiring the old city, crammed with astonishing baroque churches, elegant palaces, historical districts, remarkable museums, exquisite gardens, parks, and such …
After a full day of touring, take a break and enjoy your time in the trendy area of the port, packed with creative restaurants, hipsters cafés, art galleries, antique shops, and young designers stalls.
The gay area in Naples
Naples hosts a small inclusive gay scene as the majority of clubs, bars and cafes are known to have a warm and friendly atmosphere.
Piazza Bellini is a good starting point to discover the gay bars and cafes of Naples.
Even if the gay bars are not as numerous, the atmosphere is friendly and gay locals are very welcoming with tourists.
Same as other major cities, Naples’ gay bars and clubs are extremely packed on Friday and Saturday nights.
Naples’ most significant event of the year is the Napoli Pride, held each July.
Unique museums, lovely walks in the Baroque city, gay bars and trendy restaurants, Naples is a perfect destination for a cultural or festive weekend getaway while traveling alone, with friends or with your beloved one.
Finally, Naples is strategically positioned when visiting Italy, as it is only a few hours drive by car or train to make your way to fascinating and gay-friendly cities such as Rome, or going north to Florence, Turin, Venice, Padoa, or Bologna.