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Val Gardena Gay Guide

A guide to help you find the best hotels & places in Val Gardena for Gay travellers


Val Gardena: Alternative Gay Holidays in the heart of Dolomites!

At the heart of the Dolomites, the stunning holidays resort "Val Gardena" stands out with its imposing mountainous landscape, outstanding skiing opportunities, and abundance of relaxation options. Even though it is not distinguished for its intense gay life, featuring limited night entertainment venues, Val Gardena has become an especially beloved destination for gay travelers.

Gay men who want to relax and unwind in nature frequent Val Gardena with their families or partner. So, in case you are searching for a place to take a break from the city's intense rhythms, you needn't search any longer, cause you found the best one and it's none other than Val Gardena

The city is gay-friendly and a beautiful place to visit, making it easy for gay couples to travel around the area. The destination is much better for couples due to the plethora of things to do, especially compared to the lack of gay nightlife and places to meet other gay guys. The gay locals are not particularly prevalent, but you can find them on gay apps like Grindr. The best period to visit is either April or September to get the best weather and temperatures.

Best Gay Hotels in Val Gardena

Due to the size of Val Gardena, there aren't any gay-only hotels, but the gay-friendly population makes it easy to stay in any hotel for the inclusivity. Check out our Hotel Collections to find a suitable accommodation for you.

Best Gay Places to visit in Val Gardena

Val Gardena is an amazingly beautiful place in Italy that has stunning views and things to do. There aren't any gay-specific places but there are tons of places to visit with your babe. Seiser Alm is a mountain in Val Gardena with one of the top ski resorts in the Dolomites. The location is definitely more for active people who enjoy exercising on vacation. The Nature Reserve of Puez-Geisler is a cute reserve that lets you stroll along while looking at the greenery, trees, and flowers. There are mountains with blue skies and white clouds in the background that create a serendipitous feeling in the soul. Another natural activity is the Sella Pass Mountain that has a hike with scenic trees along the path. Be careful hiking here because it can get very cold, so you'll need to layer up. Ski resorts in Segovia are legendary, with adrenaline filled ski trails and powdery snow for epic snowpeople. Castello Wolkenstein is a castle for the important families in the area that are great for shelter against the harsh weather. The remains are picturesque, a perfect place for you to capture your next Instagram shot. In the summer, there's an Adventure Park that's made up of a high rope course and FLY line that lets you zipline down a portion of the course. The Adventure Trail is made up of fun stations across S. Cristia for an exciting adventure. There's also a Rose garden in Bulla that is actually the highest rose garden in all of Europe, and one of the largest with over 6,000 rose bushes. 

Book your hotel now to enjoy a serene gaycation to the adventure filled nature aspects of Val Gardena.

Gay Tips

Val Gardena is an ideal destination for relaxing gay holidays in Northern Italy. The LGBT acceptance is at pretty high levels & you will feel welcomed by the locals, who take hospitality very seriously.

The gay scene of Val Gardena is undeveloped, so there are not any exclusively gay venues like gay bars, clubs, or cafes. However, since it's a gay-friendly destination, the majority of the local venues in Val Gardena are gay-friendly.

 There are several gay-owned hotels and resorts in Val Gardena as well as throughout the whole region of South Tyrol.

Gay and lesbian couples and families visiting Val Gardena will enjoy the tons of activities and sports available in the area.

During winter, you can try ski in the Dolomites, rock climbing with your partner or even hiking. If you visit the area in the summer and go hiking, one thing is for sure, the landscapes will surely amaze you!

Travel Info

How to get there

  • By car
  • By train
  • By air
  • By bus

Move around

  • Buses
  • Taxi

Ideal for

  • Snow & skiing
  • Wellness & spa
  • Relaxation in nature
  • Snow & skiing
  • Mountain biking
  • Hiking
  • Mountain biking
  • Road trip
  • Performances & theaters
  • Couples holidays

Destination Type

  • Area

Average weather

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 What can I find in this Gay Travel Guide ?

Our Travel by Interest Experts have created this dedicated gay travel guide, to help you easily plan your next gay holidays and discover all the places you want to see and all the things you want to do. You can find here the top gay bars, gay events, and other gay hots-pots, as well as gay-friendly Hotels to stay!

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