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Summer Day in El Born Barcelona

Barcelona's El Born district is a vibrant fusion of past and present, an area where narrow medieval lanes intersect with the dynamic buzz of a modern city. El Born is brimming with fascinating sites and culinary delights, offering an authentic taste of Barcelona's cultural richness. Here's a guide to the highlights of this area:

El Born

Start your day by stepping into El Born district in Barcelona; it’s like stepping into a vibrant tapestry of history, culture and modernity. El Born is also the pulse of Barcelona's urban culture, humming with indie boutiques, bohemian art studios, trendy cafés and some of the city's most visited tapas bars.

El born

El Born - Barcelona

Brunch & Cake

Kickstart your day at Brunch & Cake, a cafe renowned for its creativity and respect for breakfast. This is not just a café but a spectacle of culinary creativity. Their impressive range of offerings includes beautifully plated dishes filled with colourful, fresh, and locally sourced ingredients. Their attention to detail, from presentation to flavours, creates a brunch experience like no other.

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Brunch & Cake - Barcelona

Brunch Cafe

Moco Museum Barcelona

Next, feed your curiosity at the Moco Museum Barcelona, a space that resonates with the pulse of contemporary art.The museum showcases iconic works by celebrated modern and contemporary artists and rising stars, such as Warhol, Basquiat, Banksy, Kusama, Kaws, and many more. Explore digital immersive art that will stimulate all your senses, and get to know NFT art, as Moco Museum has been the proud host of Europe’s first dedicated exhibition spaces to the NFT phenomenon since 2021. As a beacon of creativity, the Moco Museum stands as a testament to Barcelona’s vibrant and ever-evolving art scene.

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Kaws Room

Moco Museum Barcelona

Moco Museum Barcelona


Moco Concept Store

Adjacent to the museum, the Moco Concept Store extends the immersive experience into the realm of retail. A stone's throw away from the Moco Museum, the Moco Concept Store is a treasure trove for art lovers and collectors. Here, visitors can purchase exclusive, limited-edition items and art pieces that embody the spirit of the contemporary art scene. From clothing and jewellery to books and prints, the concept store extends the museum experience, allowing visitors to take a piece of Barcelona's thriving art culture home with them.

Moco Concept Store

Moco Museum Barcelona


Carrer Montcada

After a nice museum experience, walk down Carrer Montcada and you'll find a charming street lined with gothic palaces and the unmistakable buzz of local life. The architecture here provides a glimpse into the city's mediaeval past, with beautifully preserved façades and intricate details.

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Carrer Montcada - Barcelona

El Xampanyet

Time for tapas? Stop by El Xampanyet. This iconic tapas bar embodies the soul of Barcelona's culinary scene. Named after its homemade sparkling wine, 'Xampanyet,' the bar offers a wide selection of delicious, traditional tapas alongside a glass of bubbly. The charm of El Xampanyet lies in its tiled walls, vintage décor and the lively chatter of locals, making it an essential experience for any foodie visiting Barcelona.

El Xamanyet

El Xampanyet - Barcelona

El Xamanyet

Parc de la Ciutadella

Up next, take a breather at Parc de la Ciutadella, the green lung of Barcelona. This sprawling park, complete with a stunning fountain, serene lake, and ample green space, provides a peaceful retreat for locals and visitors alike. Whether you choose to rent a rowboat, marvel at the diverse flora, or simply lounge on the grass, the park is an oasis of tranquillity.

Pare de la Ciutadella 1

Parc de la Ciutadella - Barcelona

Mercat de Santa Caterina

Immerse yourself in the city's vibrant flavours at Mercat de Santa Caterina. A feast for the senses, Mercat de Santa Caterina is a vibrant hub of food and culture. Beneath its colourful, wave-like roof, visitors can explore a multitude of stalls offering everything from fresh produce and seafood to gourmet cheeses and cured meats. This is the place to immerse yourself in local cuisine and experience the buzz of a traditional Barcelona market.

Mercat de Santa Caterina

Mercat de Santa Caterina - Barcelona

Passeig del Born

A walk down Passeig del Born offers a glimpse into Barcelona's vibrant nightlife with its hotspots for shopping, dining and drinks. The pedestrian-friendly street is lined with boutique shops, trendy cafés and lively bars. Whether you're browsing for unique fashion finds, savouring a café con leche, or dancing the night away, Passeig del Born embodies Barcelona's vibrant spirit.

Passeig del Born

Passeig del Born - Barcelona

El Born Centre Cultural

Don’t forget to include El Born Centre Cultural in your adventure. This cultural centre is a portal into Barcelona's rich history. Beneath its modern exterior, El Born Centre Cultural preserves archaeological remains dating back to the 1700s. Visitors can explore the preserved ruins and learn about the city's history through informative displays. The cultural centre also hosts rotating exhibitions, workshops and other cultural events, making it a dynamic space for learning and engagement.

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El Born Centre Cultural - Barcelona

Bar Brutal

Wrap up your day at Bar Brutal, a lively wine bar and eatery serving natural wines and innovative dishes. The bar boasts a comprehensive selection of organic and biodynamic wines, which can be paired with their innovative, locally sourced menu. The bar's electric atmosphere, fueled by the neon lights and eclectic decor, adds to the unique dining experience.

Bar brutal

Bar Brutal - Barcelona

Bar Brutal

Embarking on this journey will surely give you a taste of Barcelona's diverse appeal, from its art and history to its enticing food scene. A day spent in this enchanting city promises to be filled with unforgettable moments, painting a vibrant picture of life in Barcelona.

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