Destination guide

Friendly Scandinavia will entice you

The northern lights and glaciers provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Scandinavia. This city's skiing, golfing and coffee shops attract many visitors, as does its welcoming and walkable location. For a bit of culture, visit Munch Museum, Oslo Opera House or Viking Ship Museum. 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 Scandinavia

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Travellers enjoy Scandinavia for its skiing, golfing and taking an adventure tour. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Scandinavia a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Are Bjornen Children's Ski Area (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Are Ski Resort (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Are Cable Car (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Trillevallen Ski Resort (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Are Golf Club (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Nulltjarnarna Lake (22.9 mi / 36.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Scandinavia

Travellers enjoy Scandinavia for its northern lights and glaciers. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Scandinavia. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Froa Mines (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Helgesjön (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Are Beach (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Tannforsen Waterfall (18.7 mi / 30.2 km)
  • Nulltjarnarna Lake (22.9 mi / 36.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Scandinavia

The nearest airport is in Ostersund (OSD-Are), located 39 mi (62.7 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Järpen Station, Undersåker Station and Åre Station are the main stations in the area. You can see more of Scandinavia by jumping on the metro at Vestli T-Bane, Stovner T-Bane or Rommen T-Bane.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Scandinavia?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 38,152 holiday rentals around Scandinavia. From 31,269 Houses to 4,896 Condos/Apartments, 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 Scandinavia is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Scandinavia?

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

  • United Kingdom: 93,627 holiday rentals
  • Edinburgh: 2,055 holiday rentals
  • Denmark: 22,543 holiday rentals
  • Copenhagen: 703 holiday rentals
  • Isle of Skye: 380 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Scandinavia! 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 Scandinavia?

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

  • Edinburgh: 2,055 holiday homes
  • Copenhagen: 703 holiday homes
  • Isle of Skye: 380 holiday homes
  • Inverness: 970 holiday homes
  • Glasgow: 510 holiday homes

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Scandinavia?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Scandinavia are:

  • Riga International Airport (RIX): 226 holiday houses
  • Glasgow Airport (GLA): 691 holiday houses
  • Palanga International Airport (PLQ): 47 holiday houses

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

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

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

  • Dunbar Station: 541 holiday rentals
  • Magaharthy Beach: 127 holiday rentals
  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,139 holiday rentals
  • Pentland Hills Regional Park: 2,119 holiday rentals
  • Thingvellir National Park: 109 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Scandinavia 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.

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