THE CITY OF LIGHT
More than 300 days of sunshine per year
A VIBRANT CULTURE
A trip through history
10 minutes from the airport to the city centre
A GREEN ATTITUDE
A city that puts an emphasis on sustainability
Traditional Mediterranean cooking and avant-garde cuisine
GOOD VALUE FOR MONEY
A city that is accessible for any budget
AN IMPRESSIVE CONTRAST
Where history meets the future
A range of unique places and moments to enjoy
A safe city for sports and leisure
València is a candidate city for the XII Gay Games in 2026. In 2018 in Paris, the Gay Games welcomed 10,317 participants from 91 countries. The Games will celebrate their 40th anniversary in 2022, taking place in Hong Kong.
The Gay Games are an international cultural and sporting event that take place every 4 years, and is one of the most important cultural and sporting events in the world. Its main ethics are participation, inclusion and diversity.
First launched in 1982, the Games invite everybody to participate regardless of their sexual orientation, race, gender identity, sex, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, political beliefs, athletic or artistic abilities, age, physical challenges or state of health. The Games offer a safe environment for the LGBTQ+ participants and are open to anybody over the age of 18. Generally, around 10% of participants are not LGBTQ+, but are friends and family there to show their support.
Safe environment for LGBTQ+ participants and open to anyone over 18 years old.
Regardless of sexual orientation, race, gender identity, sex, religion, political beliefs.
Regardless of athletic or artistic ability, age, disability or health status.