Honkilahti has active village communities in the vicinity of Koskeljärvi and Pyhäjärvi lakes. A lively village school, a wide range of sports activities, increasing remote work opportunities and the nature surrounding the residential areas attract new residents to the area.

Honkilahti is a lively and flourishing countryside

Honkilahti area is beautiful countryside, where the abundance of local farms guarantees quality food on the table. The villages belonging to Honkilahti are Auvainen, Haveri, Honkilahti church village, Koskenkylä, Komoinen, Lellainen, Löyttylä and Mannila. Honkilahti was an independent municipality before it joined Eura in 1970.

The villages consist mostly of detached houses with well-kept gardens and stunning farms. The proximity of the lakes makes for a pleasant life. The transport connections are quite good. For example, the center of Eura is about 20 kilometers away, which takes only 15 minutes by car. Honkilahti is also close to big cities: Rauma is about 40 kilometers away and the trip to Turku and Pori takes about an hour.

Children from the villages in the Honkilahti area can start their primary education at Honkilahti school, which is right in the center of the area, in Koskenkylä. There are also two day cares for small children. The nearest church is in Honkilahti church village (kirkonkylä), being true to its name. This church is also an interesting destination for tourists.

Services, local food, tourism, and sports for everyone

The villages of Honkilahti have a long agricultural history, old buildings and a good spirit. Honkilahti is proudly old-fashioned, for example, in the way that everyone is greeted on the street, but new winds have also brought optical fibre networks to the area.

Many people are able to work remotely and, through online shopping, mail is delivered to your door, even from abroad. Thanks to uncongested roads, both public and commercial services are within easy reach, both from the centre of Eura and from neighbouring towns.

Sieravuori Holiday Center is full of experiences for tourists of Honkilahti. Here you will find a camping site, an event venue, and a huge number of activities from water sports to forest adventures. In Sieravuori you can go paddling, play frisbee golf, try many other sports and enjoy the wilderness on the Sieravuori outdoor trail (in Finnish). Another trail where you can experience wonderful Finnish nature is the Koskeljärvi nature trail (in Finnish) on the shores of Lake Koskeljärvi.

You can read more about different areas and life in Honkilahti on Honkilahti’s own website (in Finnish).

Neighborhood features

Natural environment
near the lake
by the fields
next to a forest
by the riverside
parks nearby

Building types
detached houses
terraced houses
wooden houses
holiday homes

Built environment
peaceful countryside
residential area
vacation homes

Area has
nature conservation area

Articles about neighborhoods

Price level in the neighborhood info

Housing sales prices

Below average
Average price in Turku: 2090 €/m2
The price level is indicative.

Neighborhood residents info

Primary life situation

working 40 % students 6 % retired 38 % under 14 years old 15 % others 7 %
% of residents

Housing types

home ownership 93 % renting 5 % other types of housing 2 %
% of housing

Average age of the residents

48 years
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75 km to the Center of Turku
40 km to the Center of Rauma