Italy is renowned for beauty and sex appeal. Therefore, this attitude to life means that there are many strip clubs in Italy to choose from. Italy is not a huge stag party destination. It attracts more families and couples. As a result most of the clientele in strip clubs in Italy tend to be locals. There are, however, a number of military bases located here. For example, on the island of Sicily, there can be high concentrations of foreign military frequenting the clubs because of a NATO base on the island.
Gentlemen clubs in Italy run on the ‘Champagne system‘. There is the expectation for customers to buy the ladies drinks and bottles as well as buying private shows. There is one big difference between Italy and many other European cities that work on the Champagne system. This is the focus on feature performers and showgirls. It is a system that occurs a lot in countries such as the US, Australia and Canada but very rarely in Europe.
The showgirls, generally, already have a profile (often in the porn industry) and a lot of the club marketing will revolve around who is appearing next. Consequently, there are Italian agencies that will bring high profile performers from overseas to appear in Italian clubs. Club dancers will need knowledge of the Italian language in order to work in most places in Italy. Otherwise, they will struggle.
Prostitution is legal in Italy and often rife in the clubs. Even if there is no prostitution, per se, private shows in Italy can get a bit full on and there is the expectation from clients. As a result, dancing in Italy should be approached with this knowledge.
As the Gentlemen clubs in Italy are a little more extreme, there is a negative attitude to dancers. Religion has a huge impact in this country. A common thought process is, there is no differentiation between striptease and prostitution. This is likely to do with the fact that the lines can blur a lot in strip clubs in Italy.
Locations of Gentlemen clubs in Italy
Gentlemen clubs in Italy are very diversely spread across the country. The city with the highest concentration is, surprisingly, not Rome, the capital. It is, in fact, Milan, in the very north of the country close to the Swiss border. It is Italy’s second biggest city with half of Rome’s population at 1.3 million people. That, and slightly smaller tourist numbers than the capital, however, doesn’t stop Milan being the hub of the striptease industry in Italy.
- Blue Eyes
- Extasia Discotopless
- Foca Loca
- New Carrozzeria Club
- Pepenero (also in Riccione)
- Pupa Club
Finally, elsewhere in Italy:-
- Bodeno has Armony
- Brescia has Bulli and Pupe Lapdance
- Verona has Club Privé Bollino Rosso
- Campi Bisenzio has Excelsior Sexy Disco
- Castelplanio has Miami Sexy Disco
- Rottofreno has Monella Lap Dance
- Alba has Pinocchio
- Verzuolo has Piper Nightclub
- Rimini has Riche Monde
- Napoli has Rose My Club
- Torino has Samara’s
- Fasano has Showgirls