Please search through our guide by filling out the field below and click on Search the guide.

Choose language
Svenska | English

Tourist-Barcelona.com
SunSun this weekend?
Barcelona weather forecast


Torre Agbar
- 142 m high
office building in Barcelona.
Architect - Jean Nouvel
----------------------------

Do you have questions or ideas?
Send us an E-mail.


Sitemap
Browse through all the information we've published on Barcelona.
-----------------------------

Privacy Policy
© 2010 tourist-barcelona.com
-----------------------------

 

 
Barcelona neighbourhood guide - guide to El Born, La Ribera

You are here: » Barcelona » Neighbourhoods » El Born


El Born
Passeig del Born



El Born, also known as La Ribera


Much of the beautiful gothic architecture in Barcelona can be found in the small neighbourhood of El Born, situated east of Ciutat Villa, on the other side of the busy street Via Laietana.

El Born is known for its bohemian style with many cafes, restaurants and small design boutiques. In recent years, El Born has become one of the most fashionable neighbourhoods in Barcelona.

The street Carrer de l'Argenteria is the artery of the neighbourhood that provides life to the smaller streets. It ends at the square known as Santa Maria del Mar where the mighty Cathedral with the same name rises. On the other side of the Cathedral we find Passeig del Born, a suitable place to stop for a Mojito given that the street is packed with cocktail-bars.

For culture and arts in El Born, visit Picasso Museo on Montcada Street. Every year, this museum is visited by over 1,1 million people.

El Born is only a 10-minute walk away from both Las Ramblas and the beach.



Accommodation in El Born

El Born is a very beautiful neighbourhood in old Barcelona with its bohemian atmosphere and a wide range of restaurants and cafes. This is the ideal place for those who want to combine city life with lazing on the beach.

Our favourite hotels and apartments in El Born:

Hotel Eurostars Laietana Palace 4**** 
Hotel Parc Hotel 3***
Apartments Arkupe Apartments (apartments)         
Apartments
Decimononico (apartments)
Hostel Hostels in El Born

Search for more hotels in El Born   


Learn how to book accommodation at the best price
We have put together a 3-step Guide for accommodation in Barcelona where we explain the different types of accommodation available and how you can get the best rates.
 



Popular attractions  in El Born
(Click a link for more information)

Museo Picasso
Museo de Xocolate
Shopping
Barcelona Zoo
Cafés and restaurants



Map of Barcelona's neighborhoods

Click to enlarge (opens in new window)

Learn more about Barcelona's different neighborhoods. Click the links below or visit our guide where you will find brief descriptions on every neighborhood.
 

Barceloneta Ciutat Vella/Gòtic
Eixample El Born
El Raval Gràcia
Les Corts Sagrada Familia
Sant Martí Sants-Montjüic
Sarrià-St. Gervasi Vila Olímpica





The latest from Barcelona.
Do you want to see a movie this weekend?
2014-08-20

Most movie theaters in Spain show movies dubbed in Spanish but Verdi in Gràcia is a great exception. All movies are in original language with Spanish subtitles.

Cine Verdi
FC Barcelona announced this year s squad
2014-08-19

in yesterday s annual Camper match that this year was played against the Mexican team Leon. Barça won 6-0 with goals from Messi, Neymar (2), Munir (2) and Sandro.

Beer in Barcelona?
2014-08-01

After you have had enough cava and wine, it might be nice to try a tasty beer. La Cerveteca is an amazing bar and the boys serve beers from all over the world and for a good price. If you are not sure which one to choose, they let you try first. It is fun and it is delicious. The bar is located right next to El Correos (the main post office)

La Cerveteca
Map
Illa Fantasia - Parc Aquatic
2014-07-23

Did you know about Illa Fantasia, the big water park in Barcelona? Park is open from 10 – 19 every day until September 11th.

More info
Where in Barcelona would you like to stay?
2014-07-22

Do you want to stay close to the beach or in the city center? We can help you choose the neighbourhood that matches your wishes.

Barcelona neighbourhood guide
Festa Major del Poble Sec
2014-07-21

Every year each "barri" in Barcelona holds a festival, promoting the neighborhood. This event is called Festa Major and this week it is Poble Secs turn. Catalan traditions, food, dances and much more.

Poble Sec
Top Squares in Raval
2014-07-16

Raval is one of the central districts in Barcelona. This part of the city underwent many changes in 1992 when Barcelona hosted the World Olympics. Today Raval can proudly claim to be one of the most vibrant and cultural neighborhoods in the city.

More about Raval
Jazz nights at La Pedrera
2014-07-15

During the summer months you can listen to jazz concerts on the rooftop of Gaudís La Pedrera (Casa Milà). Whooookam will perform Thursday-Saturday this week.

Full program
Read more about La Pedrera
Balloon Festival in Igualada
2014-07-11

Summer is here and the festivals are relentless. While the running of the bulls and the saint, San Fermin is being celebrated up in Pamplona we fly balloons here in Catalonia. The festival is the largest of its kind in Europe. Igualada is about 4 mil outside Barcelona.

European Balloon Festival
How can you see most of Barcelona in only 2 days?
2014-07-09

With the hop-on-hop-off bus! A 2 day ticket cost 35 € per person.

More about Barcelona hop-on-hop-off
Outdoor cinema during July on the Montjuïc mountain
2014-07-07

Movies are shown every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 22:00. All the movies are shown in their original language.

Sala Montjuïc
See photos from Sala Montjuïc
Barcelona Harley Days
2014-07-04

Today and throughout the weekend, Barcelona will once again turn into the Harley Davidson capital. The main event is the flag parade where more than 15 000 motorcycles cruise through the center of Barcelona.

Barcelona Harley Days
Wine and Jazz this weekend in Vilafranca del Penedès
2014-07-04

Over the weekend, the annual Wine and Jazz Festival is being held in the wine capital Vilafranca del Penedes, 50 km outside Barcelona. Wine, Cava, good food and Jazz of course.

Vijazz 2014
Summer sales in Barcelona shops
2014-06-30

The summer sales in Barcelona starts tomorrow in Barcelona. Shopping!

Shopping Barcelona
Barcelona Gay Pride Festival 2014
2014-06-27

The Pride Festival is on this week in Barcelona. The highlights will happen this weekend with the "Foam Party" at Reina Maria Christina on Friday morning and the main parade on Saturday.

Visit the website for more information




Follow us on facebook and don't forget to "like us"!
Follow us on Facebook
Relax a few days in the nice village of Sitges.
Search hotels and apartments in Sitges
Let us guide you to the best squares (placas) in Barcelona.
We tell you about our favourites in Barcelona!
Miró, Picasso, Dalí and Tapies. Here you find our favourites.
From Miró museum you have an incredible view!
Summer in Barcelona equals party and fiesta!
Street Festivals in Barcelona.
Cool postcards and other design from Barcelona!
Different Souevenirs from Barcelona in Urbarna.
Visit the holy mountain just outside Barcelona.
Experience Montserrat!
We have the guide to all Barcelona's beaches!
Barcelona beach guide
Visit Camp Nou and FC Barcelona!
A night on Camp Nou is an incredible experience
Join us when we visit Barcelona's markets
Food markets in Barcelona
In May each year Barcelona organize Formula 1
Missa inte Formel 1 cirkusen
Sant Jordi the 23rd of April each year in Catalonia
Sant Jordi and the dragon
Follow us on facebook and don´t forget to "like us"!
Följ oss på Facebook
Dream yourself away in the beautiful and mystical Labyrinth Park.
An unknown Jewel



 



        Check in

Check out

Hide advanced search


1 stjärna


2 stjärnor2 stjärnor


3 stjärnor3 stjärnor3 stjärnor


4 stjärnor4 stjärnor4 stjärnor4 stjärnor


5 stjärnor5 stjärnor5 stjärnor5 stjärnor5 stjärnor

 

   Hotel Facilities:

Family Rooms
Non Smoking
Fitness Centre
Spa & Wellness
Outdoor Pool
Indoor Pool
WiFi / Wireless Lan
Pets Allowed
Parking (fee required)
Rooms for Disabled


Reserve online, pay at the hotel