Set off on a journey around the most charming and artistic neighborhood of Barcelona known as El Born. Explore its rich and fascinating history and get to know centuries old traditions of Catalan people.
The walk will cover El Born's must-visit sights and attractions. It will start at one of the centers of Barcelona’s cultural life – the Picasso Museum. Santa Maria del Mar Basilica will take you back in time through the period of the Roman Empire to the Spanish Civil War. Next, you will walk along the vibrant medieval avenue of Passeig del Born where you can enjoy tapas with a glass of cava.
El Born Centre de Cultura i Memòria will reveal the heritage behind the old town of Barcelona through its archaeological dig. You will learn about the courage and bravery of El Born people during the Siege of Barcelona in 1714 and discover the origins of the Catalan independence movement. After that, relax in the shades of Parc de la Ciutadella with its breath-taking Cascade Fountain.
The tour ends at the Palau de la Música Catalana – a true masterpiece of Catalan modernism created by Lluís Domènech i Montaner.