LGBT Travellers

Homosexuality is legal in Italy and well tolerated in Milan, but a little less so in other towns. Overt displays of affection by homosexual couples could attract a negative response in smaller towns. There are gay clubs in Milan but otherwise pickings are slim. For more information:

Arcigay ( National organisation for the LGBTI community. ( Website featuring LGBT news, feature articles and gossip. ( English-language site produced by, featuring information on everything from hotels and events, to LGBT politics and rights.