Sea Horse Week

Sea Horse Week is one of the biggest events in Hanko every summer. The competition lasts almost a week per summer, Wednesday–Sunday. There are >

Birdwatcher’s Hanko

Our versatile nature can also be observed in the birdlife. About 270 bird species are spotted yearly on the cape of Hanko.

3 Animals in Hanko

Learn more about the nature and you will enjoy your time in the nature even more.   Flounder, Platichthys flesus The flounder spends the largest >

3 Birds in Hanko

The versatile nature in Hanko can also be observed in the birdlife. About 270 bird species are spotted yearly on the cape. Did you know that the >

Hot Spot for birdwatchers

In the early spring, March and April, one can see lots of migratory birds, when the rest of Finland is still in hibernation. The best spots are the >

3 Mussels on the beach

Take a walk on the beach and gather stones and mussel shells that have floated ashore. Do you recognize three of our most common mussels and how they >

Svanvik

Svanvik is an open and shallow bay, where great amounts of seabirds and wading birds gather during migration. The bay is particularly popular among >

Högholmen

The nature trail of Högholmen invites you to take a magnificent walk. First the path will lead you through a pinewood, then over some sand dunes out >

Seal Safari to the outer archipelago

Take a trip to the outer archipelago to see the grey seals living in the Baltic Sea. There are over 12 000 grey seals and with a bit of luck you can >

The wildlife in Hanko

Take a walk on the beach and gather stones and mussel shells that have floated ashore. Do you recognize three of our most common mussels and how they >

The nature of Hanko

The water sparkles from three directions on the compass, and nearly all roads lead to the Sea. In Hanko the season is right now.

Lighthouses and islands

Outside the coastline of Hanko you can find three magnificent lighthouses and many picturesque islands, that you can reach by your own boat or by >