Top rated rentals — Helsinki
Destination guide

The theatrical city of Helsinki awaits you

Come and experience Helsinki and its museums, theatre scene and festivals. Travellers to this romantic city praise the shopping, restaurants and island views. Ateneum Art Museum, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art and National Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Helsinki

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Helsinki a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Allas Sea Pool (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Linnanmaki Amusement Park (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Helsinki Zoo (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Paloheina Golf (6.1 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Flamingo Entertainment Centre (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Vuosaari Golf (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Helsinki

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Helsinki is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Esplanadi (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Allas Sea Pool (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Kaivopuisto Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Winter Garden (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Hietaniemi Beach (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Sibelisu Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Helsinki

Fly into Helsinki (HEL-Vantaa), the closest airport, located 10.4 mi (16.8 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, Helsinki Central Station, Helsinki Koydenpunojankatu Station and Helsinki Pasilan Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can see more of Helsinki by jumping on the metro at Ylioppilastalo Station, Rautatieasema Station or Rautatientori Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Helsinki?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 529 holiday rentals around Helsinki. From 467 flats & apartments to 32 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Helsinki is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Helsinki?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Helsinki. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Etu-Toolo: 125 holiday rentals
  • Kamppi: 140 holiday rentals
  • Helsinki Cathedral: 500 holiday rentals
  • Ullanlinna: 51 holiday rentals
  • Punavuori: 140 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Helsinki! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Helsinki?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Helsinki with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Espoo: 496 holiday homes
  • Kirkkonummi: 116 holiday homes
  • Sibbo: 310 holiday homes
  • Loppi: 30 holiday homes
  • Vihti: 27 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Helsinki?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Helsinki. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Helsinki Cathedral: 500 holiday rentals
  • Helsinki Pitajanmaki Station: 502 holiday rentals
  • Finlandia Hall: 502 holiday rentals
  • The Maritime Museum of Finland (Suomen Merimuseo): 500 holiday rentals
  • Unique Lapland Helsinki Winter World: 502 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Helsinki listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.