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Highlights Finland

  • Shopping in the state capital Helsinki
  • town houses and the cathedral in Turku
  • historical wooden houses in Oulu
  • Russian Orthodox men's monastery Uusi Valamo
  • medieval castle Olavinlinna in Savonlinna

Best Vacation Rentals in Finland

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Vacation Rental for 2 Guests in Northern Finland
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Northern Finland
Vacation Rental • 140 ft² • 1 Bedroom
(7 reviews)
25 km north of Kuusamo, lake Rukajärvi, small, comfortable log cottage, built 2012. Vuosseli (Eastern Ruka) 5.5 km, Ruka village (Western Ruka, Central Square) 6 km, Lake Rukajärvi 40 m, deep rock bottom beach. Wood heated sauna, the lower bed (120 cm),the upper bed (80 cm). Small kitchen/living room. Small log cottage situated by Lake Rukajärvi.Additional equipment: Rowing boat.Other distances: Oulanka National Park / Pieni Karhunkierros Trail 28km, Riisitunturi Fell 34km, Spa Kuusamon Tropiikki 23 km.Additional information: Well-equipped, cozy and small cottage for active travelers.Reserv...
from $67 / night
Vacation Rental for 5 Guests in Northern Finland
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Northern Finland
Vacation Rental • 592 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
(8 reviews)
250 km north of Rovaniemi, L.Saivojärvi 100 m (length 1 km, width 200 m), shore shared with owner’s other cottage, shallow, soft mud bottom, jetty, shore unsuitable for children, own boat. Log building 1991, renovated and extended 2012, living room/kitchen, 2 bedrooms with 2 beds in each. Upstairs (no door) 1 bed, sauna (electric and wood burning stove), washroom, open porch. Shore has grill tepee shared with other cottage. Completely renovated cottage at PALLASTUNTURI, with fells and national park on opposite shore of lake 300 metres away! Pallas and Raattaman Reitit -ski trail network 300...
from $97 / night
Vacation Rental for 6 Guests in Northern Finland
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Northern Finland
Vacation Rental • 926 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(7 reviews)
This charming, tastefully decorated cottage offers you the perfect escape from everyday life. Experience authentic Finnish cottage life with log walls, while enjoying modern amenities such as a well-equipped kitchen, comfortable bedrooms, and a cozy sauna.The cottage is located in a beautiful spot near pine forests, so you can enjoy a peaceful environment and beautiful views. Nearby Ruka is a skier's dream destination, Oulanka National Park offers stunning hiking opportunities, and in winter, nearby skiing trails are at your disposal.The cottage is suitable for families and groups of friend...
from $119 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Finland

$194for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
$232 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Finland

52%for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
60% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Finland

Enjoy the varied natural landscape

In Finland there is a very large selection of vacation rentals in the countryside, in the middle of a pristine natural landscape. The typical wooden construction of the buildings radiates a very special charm and a lot of cosiness. A vacation rental in Finland can be found either in one of the beautiful towns, by the sea and near the beaches, not far from the ski resorts or by the lake. In addition, you can use a vacation rental in Finland as a perfect starting point for walks through the surrounding region.

Great equipment for carefree holidays

If you rent a vacation rental in Finland, you will usually also receive your own sauna where you can really relax. In addition, the garden with barbecue invites you to watch the sunset. Many landlords will be happy to serve you breakfast in your apartment and pick you up from the nearest airport if you wish. You can often rent a bike, skis or boat from the accommodation provider.

Holidays in Finland

Location and orientation

Holidays in Northern Europe

The Republic of Finland, which has been a member of the European Union since 1995, is located in Northern Europe. The country borders on Russia, Norway, Sweden and the Baltic Sea. In the south it is bordered by the Gulf of Finland and in the west by the Gulf of Bothnia. Finland is also known as the "land of a thousand lakes" because of its numerous standing waters. The largest city in the country is the capital Helsinki. Other important cities are Tampere and Turku.

Get to know the regions of the country

Finland consists of several provinces and regions. The largest part of the population lives in Southern Finland, where the capital Helsinki is located. In western Finland you will find the big cities Turku and Tampere as well as the university city Jyväskylä. Thick forests and the Finnish Lake District characterise eastern Finland. Other regions are Central Finland with the technology city of Oulu and Finnish Lapland, which is characterised by the tundra and borders the Arctic Circle.

City view of Helsinki
City view of Helsinki

Travelers and Activities

Numerous offers for winter sports fans

If you want to go skiing or cross-country skiing on holiday, the best place to go is in the north of Finland. In Northern Lapland you will find the most famous winter sports areas Levi and Saariselkä. In addition, there are numerous ski trails and snowmobile routes throughout northern Finland. Ice hockey is also often played here and in winter ice skating on the frozen lakes or fishing in the ice.

Enjoy the bathing holidays in summer

Although the sea in Finland is quite cold, you can still find some beautiful beaches along the south and west coasts. The most beautiful beach of the country is the kilometre long beach Yyteri not far from Pori. Also popular are the sandy beaches of Kalajoki. Of course many lakes in the country invite you to swim and splash around.

Did you know there are a lot of crazy events in Finland? World Berry Picking Championships, Air Guitar World Championships and Mud Soccer are just a few examples!
Port near Helsinki
Port near Helsinki

Top 5 travel tips

1. Visit Helsinki

City tourists like to travel to the Finnish capital Helsinki, which convinces by its unagitated, relaxed atmosphere, its historical monuments and its manifold shopping possibilities. With about 620,000 inhabitants in the city and about 1.4 million citizens in the metropolitan region, Helsinki is the undisputed metropolis of Finland, whose capital it has been since 1812.

2. Admire culture in Turku

Turku, which was the capital of Finland until 1812 under Swedish rule, lies on the south-west coast of the country. The cathedral, the castle dating back to 1280 and many town houses with style elements from classicism and art nouveau are the reasons why many people interested in vacation rentals in Finland find their dream home in Turku and the surrounding area.

3. Experience the real north in Oulu

Oulu is the largest city in Northern Finland and the gateway to Lapland. If you are planning a trip to the "real north", you will be happy to choose vacation rentals in Finland in Oulu or in the small neighbouring town of Raahe, which is famous for its many historic wooden houses.

4. Once to the monastery of men

A fascinating experience is a visit to the Russian Orthodox men's monastery Uusi Valamo, which has opened more than most monasteries of this religion to the public and provides unique insights into the spirituality of this church and monastic life.

5. Olavinlinna Castle in Savonlinna

Savonlinna, a small town in south-eastern Finland, is a popular destination because of its 15th century Olavinlinna Castle. From here, excursions lead to the beautiful Saimaa lake area.

Things to know

Use the countless national parks for hiking and exploring nature

Nature lovers are in good hands in Finland. There are a large number of national parks here, most of which are open to the public. Most of them offer well-marked hiking trails, camping sites, shelters and information boards. The most important national parks in the south are Nuuksio and Liesjärvi, in the west Isojärvi and Lauhanvuori, in the north Bärenrunde and Lemmenjoki and in the southeast Koli and Linnansaari.

Do something for your well-being at temperatures of up to 120 degrees Celsius

Finland's most famous export article is certainly the Finnish sauna, which is one of the hottest. Because this sauna, which usually consists of a wooden hut or room, is heated to 70 to 120 degrees Celsius in order to really make the body sweat. Saunas can be found everywhere, even in Parliament. There's supposed to be about two million of them in Finland.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Finland

What is the average price for vacation rentals in Finland?

Last year, rentals in this destination had an annual average cost of around $200 per night.

When are vacation rentals cheaper in Finland?

]If you would like to get the most out of your money, the most budget-friendly months to visit Finland are May ($173 the average per night for accommodation), August ($174), and September ($176).

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Finland?

When booking a vacation rental in Finland, the highest prices are usually found in the month of January (with an average of $244 per night), followed by February ($237), and then March ($226).

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Finland?

When going on vacation to Finland, it is necessary to think ahead as 62% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.

When are more vacation rentals available?

Last year, the months with the most vacation rentals available of the year in Finland were November, October and May, with average availabilities of 65%, 63%, and 50%, respectively.

When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in Finland?

Vacation rentals in Finland reach their peak in demand in March, with an availability rate of 16%. The second most requested month is February, with 19%, and the third is July with 22%. During this period, the availability is very low (19%). It is therefore preferable to book early.

How many rentals are there in Finland?

In Finland we offer you an extensive catalog of around 7,900 properties, with options for all tastes, thanks to our 13 local and international providers.

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