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 features

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)
How to get there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 527 vacation rentals near El Born. From 504 Condos/Apartments to 11 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near El Born for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in El Born:

  • Gothic Quarter: 1,377 vacation rentals
  • Dreta de l'Eixample: 2,316 vacation rentals
  • Eixample: 2,495 vacation rentals
  • La Sagrada Familia: 1,058 vacation rentals
  • Vila de Gràcia: 1,326 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to El Born?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in El Born. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Paseo del Borne: 4,405 vacation rentals
  • Las Ramblas: 4,420 vacation rentals
  • Barcelona (YJB-Barcelona-Sants Train Station): 4,547 vacation rentals
  • Catalunya en Miniatura: 5,154 vacation rentals
  • Placa de Catalunya: 4,298 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in El Born?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 504 Condos/Apartments in El Born. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in El Born include:

  • Houses: 11 rentals available
  • Studios: 506 rentals available
  • Bed & breakfasts: 3 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in El Born?

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

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