Here's your must-have road map to 72 hours in one of the world's gayest destinations. Where to stay, eat, play and meet in charming Venice. Once upon a time, the Independent Republic of Venice made most Europeans blush a hot scarlet, attracting every queer writer, artist, and royal on the continent with its allowances for pleasure and sexuality. Nowadays, while plenty of LGBT folks still live and travel there, clearly defined gay locales are scarce, largely integrated into the Venetian urban geography.
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Ah, Venice, the grand city of canals and romantic waterways. This floating city resides on the water in Italy and stretches across several small islands in the northeastern quadrant of the country. Compared to many other Italian cities it is considered to be much more subdued in terms of noise and chaos, but Venice is still a city bustling with activity. Here is a place where the gay traveler should truly feel at home away from home. Be prepared to get lost in this romantic city as you take a trip back into history. In fact, there are so many art galleries that any traveler would be lost figuring out where to start.