Finland is the Land of the Midnight Sun, and many saunas. Are you browsing and trying to decide where you will be staying on your holidays? Privately-owned vacation rentals are a popular alternative to holiday lodging in a hotel. Will you be travelling solo, with a companion or are you planning to get together with a group of friends? There are suitable vacation rentals with the amenities and conveniences of home. With its many inlets, islands, lakes and forests, Finland offers an unspoiled land for nature lovers.
On a winter’s night, you may see the Northern Lights dance their magic colours across the sky when you visit the Finnish Lapland. A reindeer sleigh ride or a husky-dog tour
is possible here. Or, rent a snowmobile for that burst of speed and for a slower pace, strap on a pair of snowshoes. Lakeland is cottage country. Stay in privately- vacation rental accommodations. Owner Direct Vacation Rentals offers cottages and cabins and other styles of holiday home accommodation.
An apartment rental in a villa by the seaside in the Coastal Region and Archipelago brings you close to a day of fishing, boating, kayaking or windsurfing
. Stop at a charming café and then join a guided tour of the Suomenlinna maritime fortress – an UNESCO World Heritage site - on the islands off the coast of Helsinki. Step into the wild side at one of the oldest zoos in the world, and be introduced to animals from the arctic tundra, or the tropical rainforest, at the Helsinki Zoo. Walk on the promenade
with other tourists and locals at Esplanade Park in the heart of Helsinki. Perhaps you will be here to take in one of the many events hosted at the park. You can attend a workshop at the Ateneum Art Museum
where you can also view over 20,000 works of art.
A thrill for children of all ages happens when riding the roller coaster at Linnanmäki Amusement Park
. Children can get in on the cultural past when they take part in the interactive Vintti workshop at the National Museum of Finland. A transparent tunnel lets you step into the underwater world at Sea Life.
A cathedral that is over 150 years of age is one of the Neoclassical buildings found at the Senate Square, along with the Government Palace, the National Library, and the oldest stone house in Finland.
Be immersed in the Finnish way of life in days gone by at the open-air museum in Seurasaari. A modern take on a natural form, the walls of the Temppeliaukio Church are natural rock, and is a popular venue for concerts. The largest Orthodox church in Western Europe
is found in the Katajanokka district of Helsinki, and was completed in 1868.
For countryside accommodation for your holiday home, Owner Direct Vacation Rentals
has a variety of vacation rentals: cottages and cabins - or condo rentals in a bustling city. On a skiing holidays with friends stay in a chalet rental or a condo rental for your vacation rental accommodations.