Well-known for its iconic Catholic church buildings, can Barcelona actually be a vacation spot for LGBT+ travellers? Completely!
Previous to visiting Barcelona, I didn’t know an excessive amount of in regards to the metropolis and its tradition. Nonetheless, I used to be acquainted with town’s historic relationship with Catholicism, with well-known websites corresponding to La Sagrada Familia and Parc Güell.
Can a metropolis with such deep spiritual ties be a welcoming surroundings for the LGBTQ+ group? To reply that query, Christian and I made a decision to take a seat down with Juame Vidal of Visit Barcelona and Eloi Morte, the Director of Pride Barcelona. They took us to restaurant known as FOZ, a neighborhood eatery within the coronary heart of Barcelona’s homosexual district. Whereas indulging in some scrumptious native delicacies, we discovered that over 50,000 individuals marched on this 12 months’s Pleasure Barcelona. I’ve positively received Barcelona marked down as a metropolis I have to re-visit…
Nonetheless, probably the most fascinating factor we discovered about Pleasure Barcelona is that it attracts a lot of native LGBTQ+ individuals. Juame and Eloi emphasised that the LGBTQ+ group in Barcelona could be very shut, and the LGBTQ+ tradition as a complete is a basic a part of Barcelona’s attraction as a journey vacation spot.