In the heart of an athlete's paradise, Riihikoski offers a perfect blend of sports, hiking, and cultural experiences.

Thriving community and quality services in daily life 

Residents of Riihikoski relish excellent services, great hiking destinations, and the charm of lively villages. Just a half-hour drive from Turku, the center of Riihikoski hosts essential facilities like the Riihikoski comprehensive school and a health center. A high school, located approximately 10 km away in the center of Kyrö, adds to the educational offerings.

Residential areas near the center boast a high density of detached houses, and spacious plots in the Mäkiäistenkangas residential area cater to those dreaming of building their homes. The Riihikoski area is dotted with identity-rich villages like Auvainen, Haveri, and Mustanoja, where residents enjoy the perfect balance of rural tranquility and lively village activities (for more details, refer to the Villages of Pöytyä [Kylien Pöytyä] brochure).

Sports, art and experiences in the national landscapes of the Aura River

Riihikoski is a true paradise for active people. The Haukkavuori Mountain Sports Centre (Haukkavuoren maastoliikuntakeskus), just a few kilometers from the center of Riihikoski, has a five-kilometer-long floodlit fitness track, the fitness stairs known as "Murder Hill" (Murhamäki) and a frisbeegolf course. In addition to Haukkavuori, outdoor enthusiasts can head to the Landscape Trail of Riihikoski (Riihikosken maisemapolku), which follows the Aura River.

Beyond outdoor pursuits, Riihikoski provides residents with a variety of leisure activities. For example, locals can enjoy numerous floorball tournaments as well as various ball games in the halls of the Kisariihi Sports Centre. There’s also a gym for weight lifters.

Culture enthusiasts will find delight in Riihikoski's old rectory, now a museum (Pöytyän museopappila), which features themed exhibitions, sculpture collections, and hosts numerous events, breathing life into the entire area every summer. Not to mention the Aura River tourist route (Aurajoentie) with its fascinating sightseeings and cultural experiences!

Neighborhood features

Natural environment
by the riverside
parks nearby
next to a forest

Built environment
residential area
business cluster
peaceful countryside

Building types
detached houses
terraced houses
low-rise apartment buildings

Neighborhood characteristics

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 45 % students 7 % retired 29 % under 14 years old 20 % others 8 %
% of residents

Housing types

home ownership 82 % renting 16 % other types of housing 3 %
% of housing

Average age of the residents

43,8 years
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40 km to the Center of Turku
55 km to the Center of Huittinen
85 km to the Center of Rauma