Tapion taival Trail is located on the east side of main road 73 (Joensuu - Lieksa - Nurmes). Polvikoski which is at approximately the halfway point of the trail is about 50 km from the centre of the town of Ilomantsi. Ilomantsi is 72 km from Joensuu and 102 km from Lieksa.
The directions for driving to Tapion taival Trail are the same as those for going to the Koitajoki Area.
By Public Transportation
The Koitajoki Area can not be reached by public transport. The closest you can get by public transport is to take a coach (www.matkahuolto.fi) from Ilomantsi to Hattuvaara, which is 10 km from Polvikoski. This coach only travels on school days. There are coaches daily from Joensuu to Ilomantsi.
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