In Paattinen, one can enjoy the peace of the countryside, yet within a half an hour drive from the services in the center of Turku. The village community is close-knit and nature is ever-present in residents’ life.

Paattinen is the largest district of Turku in terms of surface area, and it is located around 20 kilometers from the center of Turku. The area ends at the northern Kuhankuono hiking route, which is a part of Kurjenrahka National Park. There is a border post shared by seven municipalities (Aura, Masku, Mynämäki, Nousiainen, Pöytyä, Rusko and Turku). Paattinen is a former independent municipality and includes several villages.

Paattinen is primarily scarcely populated and suits those who want enjoy their space in a peaceful area with lots of nature. There are mostly idyllic farmhouses and newly built townhouses in the area with few row houses in the center of Paattinen. The price level is moderate compared to the average prices in Turku.

Paattinen has basic services such as a school and a grocery store. In addition, there is a community house (aluetalo) with a youth center, gym and swimming pool. Despite the distance from the city center, you can take a bus to Paattinen. There is a residents’ association Paattisten seura in the area.

Do you yearn for peaceful rural living and being part of a village community?

Neighborhood features

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

Building types
detached houses
terraced houses
newly built
holiday homes

Built environment
peaceful countryside
residential area
vacation homes

Area has
national park

Area is

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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 46 % students 7 % retired 28 % under 14 years old 19 % others 9 %
% of residents

Housing types

home ownership 89 % renting 8 % other types of housing 2 %
% of housing

Average age of the residents

43 years
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20 km to the Center of Turku