Destination guide

Travel to artsy El Born

Take a vacation to El Born and enjoy the area's architecture, cathedral and art galleries. Well known for its cafés, museums and shopping, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions like Palau de la Musica Catalana and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, 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 vacation home and experience everything that makes El Born a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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)

Transportation to and around El Born

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

If you're traveling 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 around El Born?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 474 holiday lettings near El Born. From 448 Condos/Apartments to 12 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near El Born 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 accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in El Born:

  • Dreta de l'Eixample: 2,209 holiday homes
  • Sant Gervasi - Galvany: 987 holiday homes
  • Fort Pienc: 1,068 holiday homes
  • L'Esquerra de l'Eixample: 1,070 holiday homes
  • Vila de Gràcia: 1,270 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals 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 accommodations near great places in El Born. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Woman and Bird Sculpture: 4,327 holiday lettings
  • El Masnou Ocata Station: 4,599 holiday lettings
  • British School of Barcelona: 5,099 holiday lettings
  • Parc del Forum: 4,412 holiday lettings
  • Barcelona-Sants Station: 4,423 holiday lettings

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 448 Condos/Apartments in El Born. Our other popular types of El Born holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 453 self catering accommodations
  • Bed & breakfasts: 4 self catering accommodations

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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