Gay Country Rank: 40/193
In the bastion that is Eastern Europe lies Hungary. What a spectacular hidden gem for gays to visit. If you have never considered a visit to his region of Europe, now is the time. While the openness of Western Europe will not be found in Hungary, there is an emerging and vibrant gay scene developing in the cities throughout the country. There are numerous gay saunas, bathhouses, discos, and bars to partake in. While the gay rights scene has been slow in coming to Hungary, discrimination is no longer openly practiced, and gay travelers are free to check-in to hotels together and there are no recent reports of open hostility expressed towards openly gay couples or individuals. At night, traditional nightlife does heat up throughout the big cities of Hungary, and gay venues are no exception. There are new gay oriented businesses opening up all of the time, so be on the look out for those as well.