Gay & Lesbian Travellers

Homosexuality has been legal in Croatia since 1977 and is tolerated but not widely accepted. Public displays of affection between same-sex couples may be met with hostility.

Gay venues are virtually nonexistent outside Zagreb. However, many towns on the coast have an unofficial gay beach – usually a rocky area at the edge of the nudist section.

  • Zagreb Pride ( Usually held on the second Saturday in June.
  • Split Pride ( Also in June.
  • LORI ( Lesbian organisation based in Rijeka.
  • Dating apps Grindr ( and Planet Romeo ( are very popular with local gay and bisexual men.