Top LGBTQ Travel Destinations 2019

Are you a self-proclaimed wanderluster on the look out for the next up and coming destination complete with a vibrant culture and a thriving LGBTQ community?

Well, look no further because we’ve put together our expert list on the top LGBTQ travel destinations to make your travel planning that little bit easier!

Read on for our list of the top LGBTQ travel destinations 2019:

Berlin

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Heaving with rich history, stunning architecture and a great up and coming LGBTQ scene – the city of Berlin easily earns its place on the top LGBTQ travel destinations 2019.

Check out the Brandenburg gate, take in the striking artworks at the East Side Gallery and after a long day of exploring, pop into Möbel Olfe for a craft beer or to Blond for a cocktail and an exhilarating drag queen show.

Cape Town

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With a celebrated and vibrant community, Cape Town is always top of the list for anyone on the look out for an exotic LGBTQ adventure.

Once Table Mountain and the Cape of Good Hope have been explored and experienced, why not try out Beefcakes Burger Bar for a drag show?

If you plan on visiting Cape Town in December – try out the Mother City Queer Project, considered one of the ultimate gay costume parties in Africa.

Amsterdam
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With its vibrant culture scene and picturesque streets, the capital of the Netherlands is a truly unique destination.

Home to Europe’s first ever gay bar, Amsterdam boasts some of the most welcoming LGBTQ areas along its famed canals. Picture quirky clubs, renowned drag queens and everything in between.

Copenhagen
Top LGBTQ travel destinations 2019

As the host of WorldPride 2021, Copenhagen is renowned for being a LGBTQ friendly city.

Once you’re finished exploring the Tivoli Gardens and indulging in Danish pastries, head to Warehouse9; a performance space famed for its performance art and activism or make your way to Club Christopher to dance the night away.

Barcelona
Top LGBTQ travel destinations 2019

The spectacular city of Barcelona is renowned for being a city committed to diversity.

Known for its art and architecture, be sure to check out the Casa Milá and snap an Instagram at Park Guell.

Fancy a relaxing day in the sun? Pack your beach bag and make your way to Mar Bella beach!

Rio de Janeiro
Top LGBTQ Travel Destinations 2019

Often referred to as ‘the city of contrasts’, Rio de Janeiro is defined by its breath-taking beauty and its glorious LGBTQ scene.

Explore the colourful streets of Rio, head to a pool party in Barra, top up your tan at the beach of Ipanema or grab a caipirinhas in the flamboyant venue of Le Boy.

Montreal

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Home to the famous Cirque de Soleil, the Canadian city of Montreal has a colourful narrative that not only invites, but celebrates the LGBTQ community.

If you’re visiting during the month of October, check out their Black and Blue Festival – an electronic festival that raises both awareness and money for HIV/AIDS.

Another area worth experiencing is the famed ‘Gay Village’ with it’s eccentric bars and after hour clubs.

Tel Aviv

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With Israeli governments promoting LGBTQ equality for more than a decade, it should come as no surprise that Irael’s Tel Aviv has gained a reputation for being one of the top LGBTQ destinations.

Take a walking tour and discover more about Tel Aviv’s LGBTQ history, grab a drink in Evita – one of Tel Aviv’s oldest gay bars or go for a swim along Hilton beach.

And there we have it: the top LGBTQ travel destinations 2019!

Looking for more travel advice? Check out our other blog posts or get in contact with your local TMB clinic.