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VantaaFinland

This lively city has one of Europe’s best science parks, several excellent art museums and a range of festivals year-round.

Explore outer space and test the limits of physics in Vantaa at one of the country’s best science centers. Find out about the people who have populated one of the busiest regions in Finland for hundreds of years and admire superb artwork in the area’s excellent galleries and museums. Celebrate art, music, dance and even puppet theater at the city’s array of festivals.

You can easily spend a full day immersed in the superb exhibits, amazing games and enthralling shows of Heureka, great for both adults and children. Test your balance trying to walk the tightrope or step into the Science Park Galilei to discover the hundreds of different materials that make up the planet’s core. Look from earth out into the solar system at one of the planetarium shows and enjoy your favorite films in spectacular quality at the IMAX theater.

View the art works displayed at the Vantaa City Museum, a 10-minute walk north. Set inside an old railway station, the museum has a collection of more than 25,000 artifacts including historic farm tools and equipment. Don’t miss a display of photos that show how the city has changed from the 19th century to the present day.

For even more culture, make the 20-minute drive west to the Vantaa Art Museum. Along with works from some of Finland’s best painters, look for canvas pieces and sculptures from internationally renowned artists.

Following a day of culture, relax in one of the city center bars or select from a variety of restaurants for dinner. A full range of international cuisine is available, along with cozy local cafés.

Vantaa is just north of Helsinki, with regular bus and train connections between the two. Vantaa is also the site of the main international airport. Find many hotels here suited for all budgets.

Get out of Helsinki and enjoy some of the best entertainment in the entire region in Vantaa. Come in May to see locals celebrating their lifestyle during the Vantaa City Festival.

Where to stay in Vantaa

Top Hotels in Vantaa

Clarion Hotel Aviapolis
Clarion Hotel Aviapolis
4 out of 5
Karhumäentie 5, Vantaa, Uusimaa
The price is $101 per night from Feb 6 to Feb 7

Located in Aviapolis, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Finnish Aviation Museum and Jumbo Shopping Center. Flamingo Entertainment Centre is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (1,111 reviews)

"The staff at reception were very helpful and the room was really nice. I had my cats with me and it was nice to see there were food bowls and a little bed waiting for the pets. Breakfast was superb and all great with waiting staff wearing masks and social distancing being adhered to. All in all a ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Clarion Hotel Aviapolis
Hilton Helsinki Airport
Hilton Helsinki Airport
4 out of 5
Lentaejaenkuja 1, Vantaa
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $143 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23

Located in Aviapolis, this hotel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Finnish Aviation Museum and within 3 mi (5 km) of Flamingo Entertainment Centre and Jumbo Shopping Center. ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (1,620 reviews)

"I loved this convenient location right by the airport.And it was still quiet and peaceful place to sleep. My room also had a bathtub so that was nice. The restaurant has the good dinner choices so you don’t need to go in town to eat either."…"

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2021

Hilton Helsinki Airport
GLO Hotel Helsinki Airport
GLO Hotel Helsinki Airport
3.5 out of 5
Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, Terminal 2, Vantaa
The price is $139 per night from Feb 12 to Feb 13

Located in Aviapolis, this eco-friendly hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Finnish Aviation Museum, Flamingo Entertainment Centre, and Jumbo Shopping Center. Heureka ...

4.1/5Very Good! (969 reviews)

"Convenient. Most international fights from \Helsinki seem to leave early in the morning.. Having a hotel right at the airport is good. Place every clean and polite staff"…"

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2021

GLO Hotel Helsinki Airport
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Vantaa

Forenom ApartHotel Vantaa Tikkurila
Forenom ApartHotel Vantaa Tikkurila
3 out of 5
Väritehtaankatu 8, Vantaa
The price is $108 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29

Situated in Vantaa, this apartment building is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Heureka Finnish Science Centre and within 6 mi (10 km) of Flamingo Entertainment Centre and ...

4.4/5Excellent! (164 reviews)

"The property was very clean and entering with the code was good. The room was fine, and the kitchenette functional, and all we needed for the time. Although we did manage to find the hotel by going through the Tikkurila station, there were no signs in the station itself, and we had to ask a few people ..."…"

Reviewed on May 20, 2020

Forenom ApartHotel Vantaa Tikkurila
Hiisi Homes Vantaa Kaivoksela
Hiisi Homes Vantaa Kaivoksela
3.5 out of 5
Kaivokselantie 5 L, Vantaa
The price is $120 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25

Situated in Vantaa, this aparthotel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Myyrmanni Shopping Centre and 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Terveystalo Kaari Clinic. Hartwall Arena and Sello ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (11 reviews)
Hiisi Homes

"Erittäin siisti ja hyvä asunto"…"

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2020

Hiisi Homes Vantaa Kaivoksela
Spot Apartments Rajakylä
Spot Apartments Rajakylä
3 out of 5
Rajakyläntie 35, Vantaa
The price is $94 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25

Situated in Vantaa, this apartment building is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Fazer Experience Visitor Centre and within 6 mi (10 km) of Helsinki Vuosaari Hansa Terminal ...

4.4/5Excellent! (5 reviews)
Good

"Good value for money, good location. A bit too warm room and we didn't find a thermometer to twist it colder."…"

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2021

Spot Apartments Rajakylä
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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