Neitijärvi ("Lady Lake") in the Ruunaa hiking area, Lieksa

Lieksa is a town in North Karelia, at the eastern shore of Lake Pielinen.

Get in

By car

Lieksa is 90 km from the nearest major city Joensuu, and you can drive there in a little over an hour.

By public transportation

Lieksa is connected to Joensuu by local train and bus.

By ferry

In the summer you can cross Pielinen by car ferry (site in Finnish only, click on "Autolautta" and scroll down to "MF Pielinen reittiliikenne" for prices and schedules) .

Get around

Many of the attractions listed here are off the beaten track and only accessible by car.


Entrance to Paateri church



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