The city of Joensuu stands in eastern Finland, 27 miles northeast of Helsinki. It's a road, rail and river communications centre and its airport stands seven miles to the northwest. Joensuu is the capital of the North Karelia region and visitors who hire a car here can explore the surrounding landscape of lakes and rivers. The attractions include the rural museum in a converted 18th-century granary at Eno, the gallery, chapel and restaurant at Hammaslahti, and the old restored miller's house at Koskenniskantie. The nearby Koli National Park is home to Joensuu's own ski resort in the winter.
Joensuu is a lively university city standing on the banks of the River Pielisjoki where it reaches Lake Pyhäselkä. It has a harbour that links to the sea via the Finnish lakes and the Saimaa Canal. If you hire a car in Joensuu you'll be able to visit the city's sights. The highlights include the city's art museum, botanical and butterfly garden, and the galleries and shops of the old artisan's quarter. The Bunker Museum is an intriguing look at Finland's role in World War Two. Look out too for a skyline dominated by the shapely towers of the city church, the tree-lined waterfront and the series of regular music festivals.
With a wide range of travellers passing through our locations every day, we've got a wide range of vehicles on offer to suit your needs - from smart executive saloons to compact family hatchbacks. ***
***Specific cars may not be available when booking
Please note that from 15 Nov to 15 Apr many cities are required by law to restrict the circulation to only vehicles equipped with snow chains or winter tyres. For a summary of the orders, please visit www.poliziadistato.it. To comply with the regulations, in specific locations subject to this requirement, vehicles are equipped with snow chains - the price is included in the rental charges through the cost of "Winterization Fee". At pick-up if you decide to bring your own snow chains or do not intend on driving on the roads subject to this requirement, you may decline the equipment by signing the appropriate release form. This change will be reflected in the rental charges. For more information on the fees, please click here. In all other regions, we recommend that you check before renting if your journey includes one of the roads subject to this requirement and therefore request the snow chains, if necessary.