DISCOVER ROME LGBT
In Rome there is a lively and lively gay life. The city is mostly safe and welcoming. There are many gay bars, discos, b&b’s, restaurants and beaches.
In summer there is an important gay event in Rome that lasts about three months and takes place over the weekend called Gay Village: a real village with restaurants, bars, shopping stands and dance floors with commercial and house music. Here as in several discos in the city are hosted major international DJs and the evenings are animated by beautiful boys and girls and cute Drag Queen.
The Gay nightlife starts in Gay Street located in Via San Giovanni in Laterano (opposite the Colosseum) where there are some gay friendly and b&b bars, restaurants and bars. Here you usually meet at the Bar Coming Out after dinner to chat with friends in front of the Colosseum and waiting for the right time to continue the evening in one of the gay clubs in Rome scattered in various parts of the city. On weekends, Rome’s Gay Street is filled with people from 11am onwards.
In summer the most important gay event, which attracts people from all over Italy and beyond, is the Gay Village with over 300,000 admissions per season: a large space, with restaurants – shops – dance floors (commercial and house music) and moments dedicated to culture, dance and music.
In Rome, in the district called Ostia, there are a series of beaches frequented by Gay & Lesbiche. These are all located in a stretch of the Roman coast of Ostia called “Capocotta”. The setting is very special because it is an area without buildings and surrounded by Mediterranean vegetation and long sandy beaches. Some of these beaches are nudist. Here you can find every kind of service, from the rental of deckchairs and sunbeds to the restaurant. In addition, in the afternoon are often organized aperitifs and parties on the beach and in the evening you can dine in the restaurants on the beach that enjoy a wonderful sea view.
Beach Oasis Naturist Capocotta: The Naturist Oasis of Capocotta is a free equipped beach where naturist practice is allowed. Here, in a clean and well maintained, you can rent umbrellas and deck chairs, lunch and dinner in the excellent beach restaurant. The beach is equipped with toilets, also for the disabled, a children’s play area, beach volleyball and assistance service for bathers. This beach is also popular with families with children and gays.
Seventh Heaven Beach: The Seventh Heaven is a free beach equipped located in Capocotta, recognizable by the great rainbow flags, where you can rent umbrellas and sunbeds. The beach is also equipped with a bar, restaurant, toilets. The Beach is very popular with the Young Girls and Boys Gay & Lesbian and is enlivened by music and evening events. Naturism is not allowed here