Gay Paris

May 2nd. 2016

Gay Paris Travel Guide

Le Marais Gay ParisThe main Gay Paris scene, is in Le Marais and is reached via the Hotel,Rambuteau & Chatelet metro stations. Le Marais is one of Paris’ main localities for art galleries. Following its rehabilitation, the Marais has become a fashionable district, home to many trendy restaurants, fashion houses, and hype galleries. The neighbourhood has experienced a growing gay presence since the 1980s. They are mainly concentrated in the southwestern portion of the Marais. Paris will host the Gay Games in 2018.


Gay Events in Paris 2016

May 4th to 8th. 2016 Fierté Ours Paris Paris Bear gathering Details
May 13th to 16th. 2016 Paris Tournament Popular gay sporting event in Paris Details
May 14th. 2016 Circuit Pre-Party Dance Party Details
May 21st. 2016 Beardrop Bear Party Details
May 26th to 29th. 2016 Paris Fetish Paris fetish gathering Details
May 27th. 2016 Players Dance Party Sportswear fetish party Details
June 4th. 2016 We Party Bang Bang Dance Party Details
Expected to be in June 2016 Marche des Fiertés Paris Paris Gay Pride Details


Recommended Gay Friendly Hotel

Hotel Jules and Jim - Gay ParisHôtel Jules & Jim

Very Gay Friendly Hotel
In the heart of Le Marais, this modern hotel is surrounded by two paved courtyards and has views of the roofs of Paris. Each air-conditioned and soundproofed room has free Wi-Fi, an iPod station, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. Guests can enjoy a wine or home-made cocktails at the hotel’s bar or on the terrace and courtyard with an outdoor fireplace.

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Getting from Paris Airport to Le Marais

From Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, take the RER train to Chatelet (Approx. €10). Then, depending on where you’re staying, walk, take a taxi or the metro Line Metro line 1 (direction Chateau de Vincennes) to Hotel de Ville, Saint-Paul or Bastille. A taxi would be your best bet though, at just a few euros to anywhere in Le Marais from Chatelet.
A taxi from the airport to Le Marais will cost you about €70.