The coolest neighborhoods in Barcelona will charm you with their unique architecture and laid-back vibes. In a city that’s already overflowing with delicious tapas and bubbly cava, these neighborhoods stand out as incredible places to stay, eat and party.
El Born is a neighborhood of narrow streets, where sleek boutiques and fresh juice shops seem to pop up every week. It is home to thePicasso Museum, where you can find the best of the painter’s Barcelona period, andEl Xampanyet, the best place to chill and drink cava., one of the best tapas places in the city, is right across from El Xampanyet. Pile up a dozen delicious toothpick-spiked pintxos and sample them all. You pay based on the number of toothpicks you collect.