Sex tourism is an industry that spans the entire globe and brings in billions of dollars annually. Men and women of all sexual orientation participate in sex tourism and one of the most popular destinations for sex tours is Europe. Owing to technological advances, cheaper travel options and the internet, Europe’s sex tourism industry is bigger than ever.
Since Europe is a very diverse continent, the sex tourism industry is also diverse there; the sexual services in one country may differ drastically from the other.
Practically every country in Europe has some sort of sex tourism industry; nevertheless, some destinations attract more people than others. Listed below are the top eight countries in Europe, which are suitable for sex tourists –
In addition to Caviar and Vodka, Russia has become well known for its women in the recent times. Ever since the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990’s Russia’s economy has been on a low, and this has led to the rapid growth of the sex tourism industry. Most of Russia’s sex tourism industry is focussed in St. Petersburg and Moscow. Recent estimates suggest that there are as many as 150,000 sex workers in these two cities alone. The girls in Russia are very diverse and there are plenty of choices for tourists. Apart from native girls, most sex workers come from countries such as Ukraine, Estonia, Azerbaijan, and Uzbekistan among others.
The safest way to find sex tours in Russia is by searching for escort websites usually masked as massage parlours, strip clubs or saunas. Although both prostitution and organised sex tours are illegal in Russia, they still take place due to very lax laws. Also, since sex tourism makes up a large portion of Russian economy, authorities turn a blind eye on it.
Amsterdam is the hub of all kids of sex tourists. De Wallen is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Amsterdam. You can find prostitutes of all sexual orientations here. Prostitution is legal in Amsterdam, and prostitutes are required to register themselves.
There are peep shows, sex theatres, and you can also visit Erotic Museum. There is a ProstitutionInformationCenter to help you. It is a very busy place, and that puts off many European sex tourists.
Ukraine is one of the largest countries in Europe and also one of the poorest. It features as one of the world’s major exporters of prostitutes who work all over the world. Sex tourism in Ukraine is popular since it is way cheaper than upscale escort services offered in other parts of Europe and America. Estimates suggest that more than a quarter of the country’s women have worked as workers at one point in their lives due to extreme poverty.
Ukraine is very close to Turkey and Italy, and therefore the most frequent visitors are from there, seeking ‘fun’. Most of the sex workers in Ukraine are women, girls and even minors. Though there are severe escort services of having intercourse with minors, it is practiced nonetheless. A small percentage of men are also available for homosexual sex in Ukraine. Prostitution is illegal in Ukraine but laws and legislations regarding the sex industry are unregulated and ignored.
Bulgaria is a favoured destination for both male and female sex tourists. It is favoured not only because of its sexual services but also because it is a beautiful country with a lot to offer to its visitors. In fact, it is considered as one of the top male sex tourism destinations in the world.
Unlike other countries in Europe and around the world, prostitution is legal in Bulgaria; however pimps and brothels are illegal. The most favoured destination for sex tourists in Bulgaria is Sunny Beach. There are several thousands prostitutes based in Sunny beach. There are also a range of strip clubs and many resorts for female sex tourists too.
Sex tourism is a massive industry in CzechRepublic. It has a very low prevalence of HIV/AIDS amongst its sex workers, unlike other sex tourist destinations like Thailand or Caribbean. More than 800 brothels are operating in CzechRepublic.
Prostitution is legal in Czech Republic, but pimps and brothels are illegal. The age of consent is 15 for both homosexual and heterosexual relationships. Having sex with children will get you eight years of imprisonment.
The most popular sex tourist destination is capital Prague with about 200 brothels. Other popular regions are Northern Bohemia, and western Bohemia.
There are a large number of websites offering sex tours. It is important to follow the local rules while in this country. Always make sure to use protection while having sex with the sex workers.
Prostitution is legal in Hungary. It is also much cheaper than many countries. Capital Budapest is the sex capital of Hungary. There are diverse array of strip clubs, cabaret, and sex shops here.
The legal age of consent is 14 years for all sexual orientations and genders. Having sex with children may land you in jail for 5 years and further punishment from your own country. Websites are the best way to organize the sex tour of this country.
Iceland is more hospitable during summers. Prices of prostitutes are somewhat higher here. The plus point is that this country is not overly crowded. It also appeals to gay and lesbian communities. People here are very open about sexuality and sex is not a taboo here. The sex industry here is not in your face and is mostly concentrated around the capital Reykjavik. Prostitution is illegal in Iceland.
It is one of the top sex tourist destinations of Europe. It is particularly popular with the British tourists. Prostitution is legal in Latvia. Majority of sex industry is based in capital city Riga. There are a number of strip clubs, massage rooms, and brothels here. Prostitutes cater to all sorts of tastes and sexual orientations.
Internet is the easiest way to organize sex tours. High rate of HIV positive cases amongst sex workers means you should take all precautions.