Gay Athens has become a 'thing' the last years, with more and more
travelers choosing to visit it every year. Gay life in Athens
cannot be described as intense, however, it's very organized and beautiful. Even though there is still a little conservatism prominent in the city, the locals are actually very friendly and welcoming people
. The local gay community is active and open, so there is naturally a developed gay scene in Athens
The gay life of Athens is always active
and the destination has, generally, a calm weather
, making a good option any time of the year
. The best period to visit Athens
, though, is from March to Late June and from September to Late November
, when the weather is the best, without being too hot or too cold
. The gay bars and clubs of Athens get especially crowded
during the summer months!
, you will find a wide range of gay bars, clubs, cafes, and gay cruising hotspots
while in St. Irene you will find a couple of hot gay venues like Rooster or Flex Sauna
. The gay clubbing scene of Athens is pretty developed featuring several gay clubs
scattered through the city, though the majority of them are concentrated in Gazi area
. Popular gay clubs in Athens are Sodade2, Apartment, Shamone, Moe, Fou Club and S-Cape.
There are several gay beaches nearby Athens
, filled with gay people and cruising is pretty popular, so you should note that before visiting. Limanakia Beach
is surely the most popular gay beach near Athens, attracting gay crowds even during winter. Other popular gay beaches in Athens are Asteria Beach in Vouliagmeni
, Kineta Nudist Beach Area
, and Varkiza Gay Beach.
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