Destination guide

Travel to lively Joensuu

Enjoy the area's opera, culture and churches and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Joensuu. This city's forests, baseball games and parks draw many visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Joensuu

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Joensuu is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ruusupuisto (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Botanical Gardens (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Lake Kitsan (24.1 mi / 38.7 km)
  • Lake Syrjan (26.2 mi / 42.2 km)

Transportation options to and around Joensuu

Fly into Joensuu (JOE), the closest airport, located 22.9 mi (36.9 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Joensuu Station.

Where to stay around Joensuu?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 50 holiday lettings near Joensuu. From 42 Houses to 8 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Joensuu is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Joensuu?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Joensuu. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Joensuu Station: 25 holiday homes
  • Joensuu Art Museum: 25 holiday homes
  • Asia: 44,451 holiday homes
  • Russia: 1,381 holiday homes
  • Scandinavia: 25,715 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Joensuu! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Joensuu?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Joensuu with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Lieksa: 100 holiday lettings
  • Juuka: 123 holiday lettings
  • Kitee: 42 holiday lettings
  • Polvijärvi: 35 holiday lettings
  • Rääkkylä: 37 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.