Athens

Day and night, ancient and modern, fun and culture, food and wine, Greek men ...

Why:

Enjoy one of the top Greek all-year gay destination, a vivid gay city which offers numerous options for any demanding gay traveller. Have fun, live the culture, visit the sights and admire the statues underlining the beauty of the human body, enjoy the sunny days, the beaches and its exquisite cuisine. Enjoy the long Greek nights in bars and clubs, dancing and flirting with other handsome Greek men until early morning in a city which never sleeps. Last but no least enjoy various city-break escapes, since Athens is the best hub for many other Greek gay destinations.

Top Features:

  • Gay nightlife
  • Entertainment
  • Flirting
  • Sightseeing
  • Shows
  • History, art & culture
  • Shopping
  • Beaches
  • Cuisine

When:

  • Anytime of the year

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With equal measures of grunge and grace, Athens is a heady mix of history and edginess. The magnificent Acropolis, visible from almost every part of the city, is the hub around which Athens revolves. This temple city, built in the 5th century BC, serves as a daily reminder of Greek heritage and the city's transformations. All over the urban basin, rooftops and balconies lean toward the landmark, a block of milky marble on a steep hill.

Athens is not only Acropolis, but also its streets, bars, taverns, beaches, museums, history, people and its energy! It is a perfect destination for those who want to have fun. You can always find something to do, especially near Monastiraki, Plaka, Gazi or Thisio, with a magnificent view of Acropolis. Athens is also known for its night life. Here the people go out every day from dusk till dawn. Taking in Athens’ nightlife is one of the best ways to see what modern Greece is all about. Although the clubs attract a lot of tourists, there are still plenty of hot spots that attract locals too. And, guess what, we will take you right there! In fact, hitting the town isn’t reserved for the Greek youth only, it’s something all ages can enjoy. Greek clubs open late, so make sure you grab a bite in one of many restaurants and taverns throughout the city.

All the gay stories about the ancient Greeks, combined with sunny climate and fascinating history, have turned Greece into a major gay destination. Athens is the center of gay life in Greece and a magnet for gays from all over the world. The city has the highest concentration of gay bars and clubs, designed to satisfy even the most demanding taste. Few kilometers further, you will also find lovely beaches ideal to have a break from the city. Gazi is a popular neighborhood where you’ll find plenty of gay and gay-friendly venues. Over time, it has become slightly less gay-focused as it has become gentrified, but if you are a first-time visitor, it’s still the place to start.

Some of our reasons why Athens:

  • Full of monuments of the famous ancient Greek civilization, one of the oldest and biggest in Europe
  • Democracy, Theaters, Museums and Olympic Games
  • Food and Drinks
  • You are in the right place to have fun
  • Sea, sea and sea
  • Men
  • You are close to everywhere: day trips are so easy!

In many ways, Athens is at the heart of Greece. In order to truly understand the country as a whole, you really need to spend some time here. And we will make it happen for you. Let’s escape together!