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Popular amenities for Helsinki vacation rentals

Stay near Helsinki's top sights

Helsinki Olympic Stadium75 locals recommend
Messukeskus Helsinki3 locals recommend
Aalto University7 locals recommend
Helsinki Cathedral210 locals recommend
Suomenlinna430 locals recommend
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma384 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Helsinki

  • Total rentals

    6.7K properties

  • Total number of reviews

    176K reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    1.4K properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    1.6K properties allow pets

  • Rentals with a pool

    60 properties have a pool

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    2.4K properties have a dedicated workspace

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Helsinki?

    Helsinki experiences warm summers with average highs around 70°F (21°C). Winters can be quite cold, with temperatures often dropping below freezing. It's also worth noting that the city is known for its long daylight hours in summer, and shorter days in winter, ideal for winter sports.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Helsinki?

    In Helsinki, you can explore the unique design district, visit the impressive Ateneum Art Museum, or take a boat tour to the archipelago. You might also enjoy a traditional Finnish sauna experience, or ice skating at the Rautatientori Ice Park during winter.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Helsinki?

    Summer, particularly June to August, is a popular time to visit Helsinki, when temperatures hover around 70°F (21 °C). This season coincides with local events like the Midsummer Festival and Helsinki Pride. However, the city also has its charm in winter with events like the Lux Helsinki Light Festival.

  • What are the best places to stay in Helsinki?

    Kruununhaka, with its historic charm and proximity to the city center, is a popular area to stay in Helsinki. Kamppi is a vibrant district known for its shopping and dining options. Alternatively, Punavuori, a trendy neighborhood filled with design shops and art galleries, is also often recommended.

  • What are the best places to visit in Helsinki?

    Explore the Suomenlinna Sea Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for a glimpse into Finnish history. Visit the Helsinki Cathedral, a symbol of the city, or immerse yourself in culture at the National Museum of Finland. The Market Square is another spot to experience local life.

  • What are some hiking trails in Helsinki?

    Helsinki has a number of scenic trails for hiking. Central Park, spanning over 10 km, and Nuuksio National Park, located about 35 km from Helsinki, are ideal for nature lovers. Sipoonkorpi National Park, 25 km from the city center, is another wonderful spot to explore.

  • What are some family activities to do in Helsinki?

    Families can enjoy exploring the SEA LIFE Helsinki aquarium or the Helsinki Zoo, located on Korkeasaari Island. The Linnanmäki Amusement Park boasts fun rides and games. The Finnish Museum of Natural History also offers educational exhibits suitable for all ages.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Helsinki?

    A day trip to the charming city of Porvoo, 50 km east of Helsinki, is highly recommended. You might also enjoy visiting the serene Nuuksio National Park, or travelling to Espoo, a city known for its nature and modern architecture. Another option is Turku, Finland's former capital, located 165 km west of Helsinki.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Helsinki?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 2,390 vacation rentals in Helsinki featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

  • Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Helsinki?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Helsinki. Choose from more than 1,570 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.

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