LGBT Madrid

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In recent years Madrid has become a top destination for LGBT travellers, and it’s easy to see why. Not only is it a first-class tourist and cultural destination, it's also a fun, friendly and tolerant city where diversity is a defining feature of everyday life. The Madrid Pride festivities, regarded as some of the best in the world, are a good example of this. Wherever you’re from and whoever you love, Madrid loves you.


World Pride Madrid 2017

In 2017, Madrid is the international capital of diversity with the celebration of the great world LGTB Pride festival (23 June-2 July 2017).

Fun and information for the whole family, fostering diversity (Puente del Rey, Madrid Rio. 24 Jun-2 Jul).

Eminent speakers will discuss inequality and discrimination affecting the LGTBQI collective (Cantoblanco Campus. 27-29 June).

Chueca is a favourite district with the LGBT community worldwide


Follow these hot tips from our specialised blogger Enrique Cortés

Get ready because Madrid's legendary nightlife is back and better than ever. 

It may not be quite as warm anymore, but that's never an excuse not to hit the bars in Madrid.

Check out this list of Pride-friendly accommodation and get booking!

Whoever you fall for and whoever you love, Madrid loves you! 

LGTBI events

A new edition of the Madrid International Lesbian, Gay and Transsexual Film Festival (October - November 2017).

The largest electronic music festival featuring some of the best artists of the decade. (WiZink Center. 13 May).

The biggest European gay rugby championship is coming to the capital (Polideportivo Municipal de Orcasitas. 28-30 April).

Family fun to foster respect for diversity (Amusement Park. September).


Make your way up to the observation deck of the former transmissions tower and enjoy a stunning view of the city.

Download this app for a tour of 24 masterpieces hanging in the Prado, the Thyssen-Bornemisza and the Reina Sofía museums.

Sit back and take in the city's top sights on board our hop on hop off bus, equipped with audio guides in 14 languages.

  • Check out this ultimate guide to Madrid, a top LGBT travel destination.

    LGBT Madrid Guide (PDF)
  • Find out why Spaniards tend to eat later than the rest of the continent, when it's traditional to munch on a "saint's bones" and where you take in a flamenco show with a drink or a meal

    Eating in Madrid (PDF)
  • Eating in Madrid
  • Take a peek at our selection of the most important events taking place this year and start planning your next visit!

    2017 Events Calendar
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