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The level of Gay Acceptance in Greece has never been so high. Greeks seem to have progressed a lot the last few years and homosexuality is no longer a taboo theme to discuss.
The majority of the gay & lesbian rights have been granted to the local LGBT community including civil unions, military service & the right to change gender. There are also anti-discrimination laws.
The most popular gay destinations in Greece include Mykonos, Athens, Crete, Lesvos, Santorini and, to a lesser extent, Thessaloniki.
Mykonos is the island-beacon of the gay tourism. There is not a single gay traveler around the world who has not heard of Mykonos and it’s not weird at all.
Mykonos features an organized gay life including several gay venues like gay cafes, bars, clubs, cabarets, beaches and more while it’s the center of several gay parties, especially in Summer.
Athens welcomes thousands of Gay & Lesbian visitors throughout the year. Hosting gay bars, clubs, restaurants, saunas and everything that the traveler can look for when visiting a major city.
Crete is a popular destination for gay holidays in Greece with several gay beaches and myriad of gay-friendly hotels and resorts ranging from budget to luxurious options.
Lesvos has a more relaxed environment attracting mainly lesbian audiences. Everything in this island is gay-friendly and you will meet gay couples almost everywhere.
Santorini has the perfect setting for your gay honeymoon or romantic trips. It is packed with romantic activities to do while watching the sunset in Santorini is a once-in–a-lifetime experience.
Thessaloniki is a city that excels in architecture and style. Gay Life in Thessaloniki is much different from the other major gay destinations in Greece.
Athens, Mykonos, Crete, Santorini, Halkidiki and all major Summer destinations have one or more gay or gay friendly beaches, excellent for sunbathing, flirting and socializing.
In smaller islands gay beaches are not so common, however there you can find small, secluded beaches to enjoy the absolute privacy and sense of freedom!
The most popular online meeting platform in Greece is Planet Romeo, while Grindr and Scruff are the most famous gay mobile apps, with thousands of users all over the country.
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