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Holidays in Finland

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Finland Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Finland hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your Finland trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page.

Top hotels in Finland

Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel, Helsinki
Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel, Helsinki
4 out of 5
Ruoholahdenranta 3, Helsinki
The price is AU$161 per night from 30 Oct. to 31 Oct.
4.3/5Excellent! (1,371 reviews)

"Goid sized room, well appointed The only issue I had was with the quilt which was 2 x single and not a double."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar. 2020

Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel, Helsinki
Marski by Scandic
Marski by Scandic
4 out of 5
Mannerheimintie 10, Helsinki
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$141 per night from 27 Nov. to 28 Nov.
4.4/5Wonderful! (529 reviews)
Great Location , Nice Hotel

"The location can't get prime than this hotel in Helsinki , right in the centre , near Central Train station, property is having almost 300 rooms. The from desk lady was very friendly and helpful. Very courteous staff. I got room on the -1 level which was very unusual for me as first time I stayed ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul. 2020

Marski by Scandic
Clarion Hotel Helsinki
Clarion Hotel Helsinki
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$199 per night from 27 Nov. to 28 Nov.
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,542 reviews)

"Everything went well. Polite receptionist, great lobby area."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jul. 2020

Clarion Hotel Helsinki
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Finland Holiday

Stretching into the distance of Europe’s far north, Finland is a nation with unforgettable culture complemented by jaw-dropping scenery. Start with fabulous museums and inspiring architecture in the capital, Helsinki , before discovering the beauty of Finland’s sprawling national parks. Unearth an Arctic way of life in Lapland and search for the remarkable northern lights.

Far removed from the more frigid regions, Helsinki is a bustling haven of art and design. See the museums of the Kamppi dDistrict, along with superb structures, such as Temppeliaukio Church and the graceful Kamppi Chapel . Take a boat cruise around the bay to explore some of the more than 1050 islands.

From that modern metropolis, take a 5-hour drive northeast to the outer wilderness of Linnansaari National Park. Rent a kayak and spend days exploring serene Haukivesi Lake and its many islands. Camp in complete isolation with only seals and ospreys for company.

More adventures are waiting in the northern regions, particularly Lapland. Kemi at the far end of the Gulf of Bothnia features the world’s largest snow castle. Drop by to admire the frozen walls, doors and floors or stay a night in the icy hotel. The town itself is charming, with a deep-water harbour and a traditional icebreaker taking visitors out for rides.

As you continue north, enjoy enthralling insights into Arctic history at the Arkitkum in Rovaniemi and check in with the elves at Santa Claus Village.

The winter sports centre of Saariselka, 155 miles (250 kilometres) north of the Arctic Circle, is a scenic place to end your trip. Get into the festive spirit with a reindeer ride and conclude your journey in style beneath the mesmerizing aurora borealis (northern lights).

Finland lies between Sweden to the west, Norway to the north and Russia to the east. Fly to the main international airport in Helsinki or Tampaere farther north and Turku to the west. Food generally involves steaming pasties and fried meats, with anything involving reindeer also popular.

Finland captures the imagination with mystical icy wonderlands and exciting modern cities.

Frequently asked questions

Q: Should I book a car while on holiday in Finland?
A: If exploring the beautiful landscapes around the region of Uusimaa or elsewhere is your main aim this holiday, renting a car is a wise move. With our handy guide to Cheap Car Hire in Finland, you can grab the keys to a great ride and travel through the countryside whenever you like. If you’re looking at spending almost all your time in the cities of Helsinki or Tampere, public transportation (or ride-sharing) is an excellent way of getting around town.
Q: Which airports can I fly in to for a holiday to Finland?
A: When arranging your stay in Finland, start your travel itinerary near one of these major international terminals:
  • Helsinki (HEL-Vantaa): 5,506 international flights per month.
  • Turku (TKU): 181 international flights per month.
  • Mariehamn (MHQ): 85 international flights per month.
Q: What are the most popular types of hotels for a holiday to Finland?
A: Zip up your luggage and make yourself comfortable at one of the terrific apartments. They’re one of the most commonly booked options. Hotels, cottages and villas are also plentiful in Finland.
Q: What does a Finland holiday booking with Expedia include?
A: As much or as little as you like. You can reserve a hotel, car or flight. You can also simplify things by bundling together any combination of these. Why not add in some experiences and activities in Finland to top it off?
Q: What is the best way to save money on my holiday to Finland?
A: Expedia works hard to help you nab the best deals. So, when you combine your Hotel, Rental Car and Experiences, you know you’ll save a pretty penny. Organise your getaway with us and hit the ground in Finland with some extra money in your pocket.
Q: What are the best things to do in Finland?
A: If you’re staying in Helsinki, there are loads of things to explore. Helsinki Cathedral, Finlandia Hall and Senate Square are some that should make their way onto your to-do list. Next stop, Tampere. During your stay here, put aside some time to see Sarkanniemi, Tampere Art Museum and Tampere Cathedral. And if your final stop is Turku, we’d suggest making time for Port of Turku, University of Turku and Viking Line Terminal.