Gay Country Rank: 20/193
Barcelona is home to some of the most exciting gay circuit parties on the face of the planet. If that does not whet your appetite, then perhaps you need to check your pulse, as that is just the tip of the iceberg. Barcelona offers the gay traveler a wide range of clubs, after parties, bars, gay owned restaurants and accommodation, and much more. All of this takes place in a city that has gorgeous weather year round and offers some of the most handsome and built guys on the face of the planet. Barcelona is a city rich in culture. It is a diverse community that prides itself on being accommodating and inclusive. It is definitely a city that you will want to add to your ‘must do’ list!.
The main gay area of Barcelona is l'Eixample or Gay Eixample, but let's start at the beginning. The first thing is the street that everyone has heard about in Barcelona, Las Ramblas. This street runs from the port to the center, ending just a few blocks from the gay district, and Barcelona's best street performers are famous. What will surprise you pleasantly is the very friendly and eager to help that is the people in a city of this size.
At dusk is when Barcelona really begins to live. After a hot day, the handsome ones go outside to play !. The Gay atmosphere of Barcelona has a lot of life and style, but remember that in Spain does not eat until 10pm, bars do not start until midnight and discos do not open until 3am, so I sleep a little before leaving because, you will be Out all night to drool for the beautiful Catalans.
The Ensanche (in Catalan and officially L'Eixample) is the name given to the second district of the city of Barcelona, which occupies the central part of the city, in a wide area of 7.46 km² that was designed by Ildefonso Cerdá.
It is the most populated district of Barcelona and of all Spain in absolute terms (262,485 inhabitants) and the second in relative terms (35,586 hab / km ²). In the district of Ensanche is where you can find some of the most famous roads and squares of Barcelona, such as Paseo de Gracia, Rambla de Catalunya, Plaza Catalunya, Diagonal avenue, Aragon street, Gran Vía de The Cortes Catalanas, the Balmes street, the San Antonio round, the San Pedro round, the San Juan promenade, the Sagrada Familia square, the Gaudi square, The Plaza de las Glorias Catalanas and the Francesc Macià Square.
Also in the Ensanche you will find many places of tourist interest and citizens such as the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, Casa Milà, Casa Batlló, the National Theater of Catalonia, the Auditorium of Barcelona, Monumental Bullring, Casa de Les Punxes, as well as numerous cinemas, theaters, restaurants, hotels and other places of leisure.