Destination guide

Take in the riverfront beauty of Oulu

Take a holiday to Oulu and enjoy the area's entertainment, museums and opera. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and riverfront, this romantic city won't disappoint. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Oulu

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Oulu is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Oulu Market Square (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Mannerheim Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Oulu Beach (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Oulu

Fly into Oulu (OUL), the closest airport, located 6.4 mi (10.3 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is OULU.

How many holiday rentals are available around Oulu?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 49 holiday lettings around Oulu. From 23 flats & apartments to 14 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Oulu? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Oulu. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Oulu Beach: 71 holiday lettings
  • Mannerheim Park: 71 holiday lettings
  • Oulu Market Square: 70 holiday lettings
  • OULU (Station): 70 holiday lettings
  • Oulun Energia Areena: 70 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Oulu listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Oulu?

Yes, of course. offers 23 Flats in Oulu. Our other popular types of Oulu holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 24 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 11 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Oulu?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 42 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Oulu. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.