Destination guide

Travel to arty El Born

Take a holiday to El Born and enjoy the area's architecture, cathedral and art galleries. Well known for its cafes, museums and shopping, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions such as Palau de la Musica Catalana and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around El Born

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes El Born a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Carrer Montcada (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Barcelona Zoo (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • La Rambla (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Barcelona Aquarium (0.7 mi / 1 km)
  • Bubbleparc (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • CEM Maritim (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of El Born

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, El Born is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Barceloneta Beach (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Montjuic (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Mar Bella Beach (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Park Guell (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Umbracle (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Parc de la Ciutadella (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around El Born

The nearest airport is in Barcelona (BCN-Barcelona Intl.), located 7.9 mi (12.7 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Barcelona Franca Station or France Station to see more of the city. Catch a ride on the metro at Barceloneta Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay near El Born?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 546 holiday rentals near El Born. From 520 Condos/Apartments to 14 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near El Born for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to El Born?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in El Born:

  • El Barri Gòtic: 1,424 holiday homes
  • Dreta de l'Eixample: 2,321 holiday homes
  • La Barceloneta: 532 holiday homes
  • El Raval: 1,605 holiday homes
  • La Sagrada Familia: 1,031 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to El Born?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in El Born. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Carrer Montcada: 4,368 holiday rentals
  • Paseo del Borne: 4,366 holiday rentals
  • Santa Maria Del Mar: 4,466 holiday rentals
  • Barbier-Mueller Museum of Pre-Columbian Art: 4,468 holiday rentals
  • Barcelona Paseo de Gracia Station: 4,475 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around El Born listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in El Born?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 520 Condos/Apartments in El Born. Our other popular types of El Born holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 14 holiday houses
  • Studios: 516 holiday houses
  • Guest houses: 2 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in El Born?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 36 holiday homes with pool available in El Born. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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