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Italy Gay Summer Party 2018

Italy Gay Summer Party: The Party Event of the Summer is Back!.

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After last years’ success , Italy Gay Summer Party 2018 is back. Bigger, better and with even more fun. This year from 31 August to 2 September Italy Gay Travels will host a sensational weekend of events in sunny Southern Italy! Join a select group of avid gay travellers basking in the sunshine and beaches of Gallipoli, Puglia.

Italy Gay Summer Party 2018 is a 3-day event packed with fun, sun, laughs and Prosecco, obviously!

Italy Gay Summer Party is held in the heart of Salento, the Southeastern-most tip of Italy, in the so called Italian Ibiza, Gallipoli. Amazing food, Caribbean like sandy beaches, hot boys and friendly locals: what else do you need? Have a look at the full program of the event and book your event pass now!

Why not discover Salento and the rest of Puglia with Italy Gay Travels? Treat yourself! Book the Sensational Luxury Food and Wine Tour of Salento, 3-8 September 2018.

Italy Gay Summer Pride Sunset AperitifSunset Aperitif over Gallipoli Bay

Il Bastione Bar, Riviera Nazario Sauro, 28

Friday 31 August, 19.00

Join us in the afternoon for a delectable aperitif – dinner and 2 drinks of your choice over the enchanting bay of Gallipoli. Il Bastione bar is perfectly located to watch the sun set over the bay, with great company. We have selected an exclusive spot where we can all mingle and drink whilst tasting local appetizers and getting to know each other.

From here we can take a stroll around the beautiful historic centre of Gallipoli, discovering all the nooks and crannies. We then will make our way to the new town, a short 10 minutes’ walk from the Old Town . For those wishing to continue, we will head to LED, the gay bar in Gallipoli where you can drink and mingle with the local talent.

Italy Gay Summer Pride Boat PartyGallipoli Gay Boat Party

Meeting Point: Gelateria Calo’, Corso Roma 121

Saturday 01 September, 15.00

On Saturday afternoon the Gallipoli Gay Boat Party sets sail. Join up to 60 local and international men from all over the world for an unforgettable boat party packed with sun and fun! Italy Gay Travels will charter a boat in the port of Gallipoli and drift around its beautiful bay. You can jump on and off at will and swim in its turquoise waters. There will be a welcoming glass of Prosecco followed by white wine or soft drinks and light appetizers. The boat ride will last around 4 hours. DJ beats will be playing while Italy Gay Travels hosts this fun filled boat ride: remember to bring your speedos and sunscreen 🙂

Italy Gay Summer Pride Matador DinnerMatador Al fresco dining – Italy Gay Summer Pride Official Dinner

Matador Restaurant @ Picador Village, Sp 289 Località Fontana Gallipoli/Taviano, 73057 Taviano LE, Italia

Saturday 01 September  – 21.30

Join Italy Gay Travels for an Al fresco dining experience like no other! With the finest selection of grilled meat available, your mouths will be drooling with the smell of local Bombette and sausages. Now now boys, there’s plenty to share for everyone. There will be vegetarian options available also as well as fresh salads and vegetables. Beer and wine is included.

Italy Gay Summer Pride Picador Village Official Party2018 Official Party

Picador Village, Sp 289 Località Fontana Gallipoli/Taviano, 73057 Taviano LE, Italia

Saturday 01 September  – 23.30

After dinner, collect your VIP pass and walk over to Picador Village. Here you will have access to all areas, including select VIP only areas. The Official Summer Party will take you from 80s Italian Pop to DJ Beats. This will be a sensational party, all held outdoors in this incredible venue. Singles feel free to flirt with the locals who will be more than willing to get to know you. You get 2 free drinks with the entrance ticket also.

Boogie the night away with Italy Gay Travels. Transport to and from Gallipoli is included.

Italy Gay Summer Pride Sunset PartyLido Pôr do Sol Sunset Party

Lido Pôr do Sol, Litoranea Per Santa Maria Di Leuca – Baia Verde Gallipoli

Sunday 02 September, from 16:00

Join in on the fun at Lido Pôr do Sol, a beautiful beach Lido on the sandy beaches south of Gallipoli. Those who come early will get free deck chairs, sun lounges and parasols, available for our guests from the morning. Just mention Italy Gay Travels at the entrance for the freebies.

From 4pm the music will pick up a notch and the Sunset Beach Party will start. You can throw dance moves in the sea to your hearts content! Picture yourself immersed in the golden sandy beaches whilst sipping on cocktails. Forget Café Del Mar, this is the real deal.

Italy Gay Summer Pride Kayak ExperienceOptional Kayaking in the wild port of Porto Selvaggio

Meeting Point: Gelateria Calo’, Corso Roma 121

Friday 31 August, 9.30am

Join in the fun for a few hours in this protected nature reserve north of Gallipoli. You will set off from Santa Caterina and head towards an exclusive beach in the wild reserve. Please make sure that you can swim, oh and bring along your sunscreen 😊.

You need not have any experience as a short briefing will be given, please ensure that you can swim and are comfortable in the water. Spaces are limited so book with us at your earliest convenience. Please email us on if you would like to book a spot.

€20 per person, around 4 hours including a stop off at the beach to swim and relax.

Please email us at your earliest convenience to notify if you would like to take part in the Summer Party at Feel free to email us for any other information regarding the program or for any advice on getting around. We are also happy to advise you on places to stay as well as other activities that you can do including sightseeing and cooking classes. All events/dinners/parties are both in Italian and English.

The closest airport is Brindisi which has connections to many destinations. You can also fly to Bari which is a little further but has many connections.