Helsinki, Finland's capital and largest city, offers a variety of activities for holidaymakers. Booking your holiday home here means you can be a part of this lively, historical and intriguing city from a bright and modern apartment. Apartments tend to be compact but utilise space effectively, with an open-plan layouts and views over looking the sea.
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Finding a property that includes a pool shouldn't be too difficult in Helsinki. A few of the accommodation options provide one on offer. Additionally, more hotel rooms have pools than any other type of property. They are an excellent choice if you go in a group of 3, as that is the number of people they can accommodate on average. You could also choose a holiday letting with a pool near the water, which is the case for nearly all of the lettings on offer there. Holidaymakers who are looking for a pet-friendly property will find Helsinki suitable, as many holiday rentals are pet-friendly. If this is a top requirement for you, check the apartment rentals in Helsinki. This is the most pet-friendly type of accommodation there. If you prefer to stay central, a few of the pet-friendly lettings are less than 2 kilometres away from the city centre.
The Weather in Helsinki
You can see our climate diagram above. July is the warmest month in Helsinki, with average daily maximum temperatures of 22°. January is the coolest month, with the average minimum temperature falling to -8°. The rainiest month is November, while the driest month is May.
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Tuck into Finnish cuisine
Eating out is easy in Helsinki, and there is plenty of choice whether you want Japanese, Indian, Italian, or something more traditional. Finnjavel, located near the city centre and right by the sea, is a great choice is for traditional Scandinavian food, much of which is also locally sourced. Its menu features traditional Finnish dishes such as salmon soup from the Kainuu region. The majority of restaurants will provide vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options with no fuss.
Visiting Helsinki with children
Childhood and education are famously well-valued in Finland, and activities available for families travelling to Helsinki demonstrate this. Helsinki Zoo and the Science Centre are two of the most popular attractions with for both locals and visitors.
The zoo is centrally located, while Heureka Science Centre is around 30 minutes' north of the city centre by public transport. SEA LIFE Helsinki features everything from sharks and piranhas to crabs and octopuses. It also features regular exhibitions and hands-on activities that the little ones will love.
World exploration from your Helsinki home
Given its location on the sea, Helsinki is a great base for further exploration. Day cruises are available to the nearby cities of Stockholm in Sweden and Talinn in Estonia. Staying within Finland is just as good, however, with the small medieval town of Porvoo just an hour's drive from the city.
Guided tours and organised trips can be booked regularly. For an outdoor adventure, you can also travel to Nuuksio National Park, where you can canoe, hike, bike and climb.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to rent a holiday home in Helsinki?
Prices for holiday accommodation in Helsinki start at £16 per night.
How many holiday homes are available to book in Helsinki?
April is the time of year with the highest amount of Apartment rentals and Private rooms available in Helsinki, so you'll find plenty of great holiday deals during this month.
What is the most popular holiday home amenity in Helsinki?
The top three amenities our customers choose for holiday rentals in Helsinki are internet, TVs and balconies/patios.
How many holiday homes are on offer in Helsinki?
Holidaymakers looking for accommodation in Helsinki will be pleased to know that there are 1,190 options on offer, with prices starting from just £16 per night.
Am I allowed to bring my pet when staying in a Helsinki holiday home?
Finding accommodation in Helsinki for you and your dog is definitely possible, with 513 pet-friendly holiday homes available.
What's the best time of year to travel to Helsinki?
Book your Helsinki holiday in May or April to avoid a washout; these are the months with the least amount of rain.
Can you get discounts on holiday lettings in Helsinki?
You can find brilliant bargains on holiday lets in Helsinki with prices for accommodation starting at just £16 - and HomeToGo has launched a range of filters that make it quick and simple to discover the best offers. If you don't have set dates for a trip, make use of HomeToGo's flexible dates technology to quickly locate lower cost time periods and find savings of as much as 54%. In addition, HomeToGo's 'distance from' filter makes it easy to uncover hidden gem holiday homes in lower-price, under-the-radar locales with good proximity to the area of your choice, whether that's the coastline, a swimming lake, winter sports area or town centre. Start your search as soon as possible to make the most of a wide range of offers and top discounts - and do so without worries by clicking on HomeToGo's 'free cancellation' filter when searching for holiday accommodation.
What are the pros of booking a holiday letting in Helsinki with HomeToGo?
From increased privacy away from the crowds to more space in which to chill out with your family, friends or partner, holiday rentals in Helsinki provide many advantages. HomeToGo surfaces real reviews written by previous guests, and searching is safe, easy, and hassle-free - so with 1,190 lettings from 19 providers in the region, you're guaranteed to discover the perfect place to stay with the amenities and features you need in Helsinki.
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