Outdoor Happiness

Soulfood & Outdoor experiences

Cruises and boat tours

Spend an unforgettable day at the sea. Pay a visit to a light house, see the seals of the Baltic Sea on a cruise in the outer archipelago or take a >

Dinner Cruise to Restaurant På Kroken

19.6, 3.7, 15.7, 29.7 and 5.8. The trip includes a boat trip from the Eastern Harbour in Hanko to restaurant På Kroken a lovely archipelago buffet >

Cruises to Kasnäs

Cruises on Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday during 22.6-7.8.2020 Departure from Hanko at 9am. Arrival in Kasnäs at 11.15am (11.30am if the boat stops >

Sea activities

Do you want to learn how to dive, go surfing or maybe try winter bathing? Here you can also find information about beaches, fishing and rental boats.

Winter swimming

Winter swimming refreshes the body as well as the mind and is also a proven health activity. You can feel the effects of winter swimming even after >

Hanko national urban park

The Hanko national urban park was established in order to protect the Spa Park and the Puistovuoret rocks, the unique environment along Bulevardi and >

Pike’s Gut

“The Guest Book of the Archipelago” – a unique attraction! A narrow strait located directly off the coast between two islands, Tullisaari and >

Boating

Traveling to Hanko by boat quickly reveals that the town is the perfect headquarters for when you desire great harbour services, and for both short >

Itämeren Portti

Itämeren Portti is an equity-based marina and guest harbour. The harbour is located at Smultrongrundet, directly outside the Eastern harbour in >

HSF Marine

In the marina, we have room for 220 boats. We have 31 boat slips that are bookable in advance from the online booking system and 120m of pier >

Hangonkylä Harbour

The harbour is located 3 km from the town centre, on the northern side of Hanko near the archipelago. The harbour is Hanko’s biggest marina for >

Gunnarsörarna

Would you like to find an island to spend the night on right on the outskirts of the archipelago? You will live one with nature, get up with the >

Finlands kitesurfing mecca

In addition to that, Hanko is situated on a headland, so whatever the direction of the wind, there will always be a beach where you can kitesurf. The >

Guided Sea Kayaking tour

A guided sea kayaking tour is the perfect way to enjoy the nature in Hanko. Your experienced local guide gives you an introduction to kayaking before >

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 >

Pike’s Gut and Gustavsvärn

Gustavsvärn is the best kept part of a four-part fortress on an islet outside of Hanko. The fortress was built by the Swedes in the late 18th >

Cruises to Bengtskär

The tallest lighthouse in the Nordics, Bengtskär, rises a majestic 52 meters above sea level. If you want to experience the magnificent view, you >

Lappohja Beach

This beautiful long beach is located between Hanko and Tammisaari. It is perfect for sunbathing and long walks all year around.

Vedagrundet

A great place for hunting seashells and watching kite surfers.

Märsan

Diving tower with three levels.

Silversand

Silversand is a small beach on the north side of the Hanko cape next to the camping area. Here you can take a plunge into the sea in the evening, and >

Restaurant Hangon Portti

Take a short ferry trip from the Eastern Harbour to the little island called Smultrongrundet, and you will arrive to the southernmost restaurant in >

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 >

Beachlife

Hanko is the sunniest place in Finland, if not in the whole Baltic Sea area, and it offers beach experiences for everyone.

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 >

Hangöby

In Hangonkylä there is a bathing hut suitable for people with disabilities. The hut is in use during the summer months. Next to it is a small sandy >

Slaktis

Slaktis is a shallow, small beach situated in the western part of the Hanko cape. The water is often very warm, and the afternoon sun is potent. >

Tulliniemi Beach

The Tulliniemi beach is windy with beautiful sand dunes. The first part of the beach, that lies directly beneath the parking lot, is reserved for >

Bellevue

Bellevue is a shallow and calm beach located east of Plagen. There are three beach huts and a portable toilet. Pro tip! The water in Kolaviken can be >

Plagen

A perfect beach for families with children. The beach is shallow and child-friendly, and there is a unique water carousel in 50-60 cm depth. When the >

Sea kayaking tour

Are you looking for nature activities? Take a guided sea kayaking tour in Hanko’s beautiful waters.

På Kroken

The fisherman family Ekström´s cosy fish and shellfish restaurant På Kroken (Eng. “Hooked”) is located in the idyllic Hangonkylä Harbour. >