LGBT Madrid

  • Palacio de Cibeles con bandera arco iris

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.


Chueca is a favourite district with the LGBT community worldwide

Each year, around two million people take part in one of the most famous LGBTI festivals worldwide (19 Jun-8 July).

Check out this short guide to Madrid, filled with top events and practical information about one of the world's leading LGBTI travel destination.

Shopping, culture, good food, the latest trends and entertainment are guaranteed in this cutting-edge neghbourhood.

LGTBI events

17 years after opening in London’s West End, the musical featuring music by the great Sir Elton John arrives in the Spanish capital (Nuevo Teatro Alcalá. Tuesdays to Sundays).


Follow these hot tips from our specialised blogger Enrique Cortés

Pick up the museum's excellent audio guide for a queer-themed tour of its collection.

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

One of the most hip and diverse neighbourhoods that make up contemporary Madrid’s rainbow belt. 

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

  • From one of the largest Royal Palaces in Europe to Real Madrid's stadium, discover the city's most popular sights and attractions.

    Madrid Top 10
  • A short but fascinating introduction to the city’s main museums which boast an important cultural heritage encompassing most European styles

    Art in Madrid Guide (PDF)
  • Art in Madrid Guide
  • 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


Make your way up to the observation deck for stunning views of the city.

Climb on board and discover the city in a panoramic format.

Come back to Madrid and enjoy many exclusive offers.