Valencia, LGBTIQ+ friendly

Surely you know Somewhere over the rainbow, that song that tells of a magical place on the other side of the rainbow where the sky is blue and the dreams you dare to dream come true. Well, you're in luck!
You've come to an open city, one that is full of vivid, sun-drenched hues, and a zest for life. If you already know it, you have doubtless experienced this. If it's your first time, give yourself the pleasure of diving in headfirst, and make the city your own. It is a tolerant place that embraces the colours of diversity like few others.
In Valencia the red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple flag flies proudly. Valencia is the city that understands. Will you join us?


Ready to enjoy a thousand delights in an inclusive and tolerant place. Do you need reasons to come? Here they are:

The Mediterranean climate and light

Mediterranean light is at its best here, and sunny weather is a constant all year round.

Joy in the air

Here you can enjoy both the day and the night to the fullest. You will enjoy your experiences "a la luna de València" (“in the Valencian moonlight”).

An ideal size

Cosmopolitan and traditional at the same time. And an ideal size. You will be able to get around the city centre on foot.

Valencia, a diverse city

Diverse, open, and welcoming, Valencia is proud to be a city that is tolerant and sensitive to all its visitors.


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Tips for restless culture vultures
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Foodies, welcome to the flavours of the Mediterranean
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Going shopping in Valencia, a huge variety
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Day or night, Valencia is the city with infinite plans
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Kilometers of nature and fun
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Massage & Spas

Valencia, host city for the 2026 Gay Games

Valencia is proud to be an inclusive and diverse city, which is why it has been chosen to host the Gay Games XII from May 25 to June 7, 2026, an international sporting and cultural event whose basic principles are participation, inclusion, and self-improvement.


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This is the doyen of clubs of this type in València. Samarucs offers dance, fitness, football, swimming, quidditch, running, rowing, taekwondo, theatre, tennis, beach volleyball and volleyball. Its Samaruc Dones section has managed to make LBT+ sportswomen more visible, encourage greater female involvement in the different sections and increase the number of club members.
Samarucs Samarucs
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This club offers a full programme of disciplines: cycling, kayak-polo, swimming, quidditch, running, hiking and volleyball. They also organise family sports and leisure activities.
Dracs Dracs València


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Jocs Taronja
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Gay Games

with children

gradas del estadio de fútbol Mestalla
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Mestalla Forever Tour


Global Running Day 2023
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The Trinidad Alfonso Foundation promotes "Global Running Day"

Health & Wellness

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Take part in the accessible runs of Valencia


Trofeo S.M. La Reina
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H.M. The Queen Trophy at the Yacht Club


Máster European Cup València
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The Masters’ Hockey European Cup is coming to Valencia


Open 3x3 L´Alqueria Basket
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L'Alqueria del Basket Open 3x3


Copa Davis
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The Davis Cup in Valencia


Corredores en la 15k nocturna frente al Palau de les Arts
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The nighttime 15k for 2023 is here


salida Media Maratón
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Valencia Half Marathon Trinidad Alfonso Zurich


Moto GP
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Moto GP Grand Prix of the Valencian Community 2023

LGBTIQ+ friendly venues

Destiny has brought you to a city that never sleeps. Discover the best nightlife venues that fly the rainbow flag.
Are you ready to boogie?​​​​​​​



Cómic Café

Calle Sueca, 33.
A pleasant place with a large terrace where you can watch the world go by... Very busy at weekends.

Pub La Seu

Call Centelles, 40
This atmospheric cocktail bar offers a delicious Agua de València.

La Boba y el Gato Rancio

Calle Cuba, 59
This stylish gay café-bar stands out for its open-air terrace. For a quiet night out.

Barberbirborbur Club

Mossèn Femenia, 15
Fun and gay-friendly dance club with DJ.

Picadilly Downtown Club

Tomassos, 12
Dance area with a diverse crowd and a casual atmosphere. Dance to the best indie, pop, rock, and disco hits.

Planet Valencia

Sueca, 63
The girls' bar par excellence. A perfect option for a drink in a relaxed atmosphere.


Café Trapezzio

Plaza del Músico López Chávarri 2
Gay-friendly café with a large terrace in the heart of the historic district of El Carme.

Cross Meeting Bar

C/ Juan de Mena, 7
A late-night bar for mixed age groups. Occasional live entertainment.

Café de las Horas

Conde de Almodóvar, 1
Combines old palatial stables with a baroque design in a cosmopolitan atmosphere. Cocktails, teas... and homemade cakes.


The Muse

Ruaya, 48
Music and drinks. For that last-but-one drink, or one for the road, before finishing off at Deseo 54.

Deseo 54

Pepita, 15
This is the LGBTi+ disco par excellence. Two atmospheres: international house and pop and commercial music.


Fetish Morning's Social Club

Sant Vicent Mártir, 386
Popular after party for the LGBTI+ crowd. Despite its name, it is not a fetish club. Mixed ages.


Avda. Maestro Rodrigo 13
Mediterranean cuisine restaurant with musical performances and drag shows during dinner time.
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A selection of short and feature-length films with themes based on the different realities of sexual, gender and family diversity. In addition to screenings, this film festival organises parallel activities, such as writers' meetings, poetry recitals and workshops for children.
INFO Mostra la Ploma Festival
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Valencia celebrates with Mediterranean noise, joy, and commitment the big day for asserting the rights and equality of those who make diversity their life choice. A big parade runs through the city’s main streets city and is followed by a festival until dawn. Come and join in!
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Do you want a protest T-shirt with great designs? Contact the Moscas de colores project and you can buy them. In this way, you will be supporting a local project that promotes sexual diversity and works on several fronts. On the one hand, it tries to raise awareness through the 42 illustrations on offer. On the other hand, it is working on the launch of an LGTBi+ encyclopaedia with more than 2200 entries.
INFO Coloured Flies
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Colours al cercle is a project of the Museu Valencià de la Il-lustració i de la Modernitat, the Valencian Museum of the Enlightenment and Modernity, better known as the MuVIM, a different centre, which serves to organise a cycle of LGTBI+ events in Muviment, the museum's terrace. The diversity cycles are held every Tuesday afternoon.
INFO Colours at the cercle


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10 Essential places to visit
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Valencia Areas & Neighborhood
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A city for little tourists