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Private Day Trip by Helicopter to Valaam Monastery from St Petersburg
"Visit Valaam Monastery the most important religious site in Russia. 9:30am: - Pickup from your hotel and transport to the airport with a professional driver 10am: - Set off from Pulkovo airport for the 1-hour flight by helicopter to Valaam. You’ll pass"""Experience the amazing Valaam Archipelago beauty on this day trip by helicopter from St Petersburg. There is no faster way to get Valaam Island than by helicopter! You'll fly over one of the most beautiful cities in the world - St Petersburg also known a Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral Nikolsky skit founded in the XIX century and enjoy a lunch in a local dining room at the Valaam Monastery. This Monastery has been granted many rights and privileges by various emperors and priests and was once the center of power in the region solidifying its place in history."
From $1,299.00
 
St Petersburg Private Custom Day Tour
"Your private tour guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel holding a sign with your name on. Afterwards you will discuss what you will going to see. You can then set off for your tour and let your guide fill you in with all information possible. so that you do not have to wait in the line (admissions however not included in the price). As much as you can decide what you want to see here are some highlights that you should not miss: Church on the Spilled Blood St Isaac's cathedral Peter and Paul Fortress Hermitage Yusupov palace
From $150.00
 
Peterhoff Grand Palace and Parks Early Entrance to Grand Palace
"Peterhof or “Peter’s Court” dates back to 1715 and is a former summer residence of the Russian Tsars. Most famous for its stunning golden fountains the palace grounds house several buildings and parks – the Grand Palace (“the Russian Versailles” now a vast museum of lavish rooms and galleries) Monplaisir (Peter’s outwardly more humble villa) the Grand Cascade (the centrepiece of the palace grounds with over 140 fountains)
From EUR160.00

More Things to Do in Joensuu

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sauna & ice swimming

When you are in Joensuu, you certainly have to go ice swimming. It sounds really cold, but it is very nice to do. Afterwards, you can warm up again in the sauna and when you have again too warm, you...
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Botnia, botanical greenhouse

This is not something we usually do at our trips- go to garde.. I don´t actually remeber why we went there, but it was a interesting place, and it was worth of visiting!Even my husband like it....
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Eating, drinking and nightlife in Joensuu

Small Finnish - English restaurant/bar/nightclub vocabularybaari = barklubi = clubyökerho = nightclubkahvila = cafepikaruokala = fast food restaurantgrilli = grillruokaravintola =...
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Local art museum

Joensuu Art Museum is located in the very centre of the city, in an old school building that is impressive sight from the market square (see picture). The building itself is quite sight itself, being...
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Pielisjoki river cruise

In the summertime you can take a part to a river cruise in Joensuu. You see the town from a different view and also can enjoy peaceful riverside life ;) And of course you can have a beer or two if you...
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Wooden Joensuu

In Joensuu (like in many Finnish towns) lots of old wooden houses were destroyed in 60's and 70's when the town wanted everything to be new (and ugly, that's my opinion ;) )Fortunately you can still...
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Ilosaarirock

If you ask me, Ilosaarirock is by far the best music festival in Finland. I was there in July (along with 20 000 other people) and really enjoyed myself. The weather couldn't have been better, the...
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For children: Sinkkola Farm

You can see some good old domestic animals in the middle of Joensuu, too. Sinkkola Farm in Noljakka is open during summer (Tue-Thu and Sat-Sun 10 a.m - 6 p.m.) and there is no entrance fee.
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Sauna view

This was our view coming out of the sauna, heading for the pier for a freezing cold plunge...................
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'The city train'

In the summertime you can jump on the train and have a sightseeing tour of Joensuu. It was very nice!
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cloudberry

"cloudberry's Joensuu Page"
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maartenw

"Sauna & sunsets"
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empbu

"Joensuu from the air!"
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"Northern Carelia offers summer cottages"
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"My Joensuu"
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