LOUD & PROUD
A four-day, multi-arts festival celebrating queer music and culture (July 2-5).
LGBTQ+ collectives and pop-up parties
Fabulous, fantastical LGBTQ+ alternative clubbing
Lesbian bars in Paris
For casual drinks, to dance until dawn or have a brush with a local.
Centre Gai et Lesbien
A multifunctional support centre and library.
Paris cabaret guide
Boobs, bums, boas and bubbly.
Shopping for him and for her
Best shops for menswear
Chic for chaps.
Lingerie and erotica stores
Put some ‘Ooh’ into your ‘là là’...
The best Paris markets
Books, antiques, organic produce and much more.
English language bookshops
Lovers of English literature in Paris, read on...
Floors and floors of style.
Marais and Beaubourg area guide
One of the hippest parts of the city, in no small part due to its popularity with the gay crowd.
Independent cinemas in Paris
Catch the best of Paris’s fantastic film culture.
Romantic hotels in Paris
Exclusive love nests, luxury suites and quirky hideaways to suit all budgets.
Theatre on a budget
Seeking out plays in Paris, but put off by the Odéon's €32 tickets? Not all is lost.
The most romantic restaurants in Paris
Romantic evenings à deux, whatever your budget.