Year-round Hanko

Year-round Hanko is truly a unique blend of calmness, refreshing moments in stormy weather, a genuine small-town feel and the beauty of the outer >

SaariTours

Hanko with a professional guide – understand what you see An entertaining and informative tour in Hanko with a buss A war historical package with >

Design PURO Casa & Shop

Design PURO Casa & Shop – interior design shop on Vuorikatu 15-17, Hanko. This lifestyle store is open year round.

Tvärminne zoological station

Explore the Baltic Sea snorkling or book a fun and educational quiz about the Baltic Sea. Or how about a sauna night in good company? This and much >

SE-action

Need help planning activities? SE-action provides different types of program for groups. Get in contact with them and plan a fun day in Hanko.

Fenix ohjelmapalvelut

Need help planning activities? Fenix ohjelmapalvelut provides different types of program for groups. Get in contact with them and plan a fun day in >

Outdoor Happiness

Outdoor Happiness is specialised in outdoor activities and provides different types of program for groups. How about a fun day outdoors in Hanko?

Villa Maija

Villa Maija is a historic villa built in 1888, which has recently been completely renovated for accommodation. We offer authentic villa life in Hanko >

Breakfast buffet in Villa Tellina

Enjoy a tasty breakfast and stunning views. Breakfast is served daily 8am-10am 6th June-15th August 2023, 12€.

15 reasons to visit Hanko all year round

Hanko is magical all year round. Come enjoy various activities and unique cultural experiences. Pick and choose from the list of recommendations >

Regatta SPA Hotel breakfast buffet

Start your day by enjoying a delicious and varied breakfast buffet in good company! From the hot dishes at the breakfast table, you will find many >

B&B Korsman breakfast buffet

B&B Korsman offers breakfast on weekends in autumn and winter also for non-stayers. Weekend breakfast service is available until the end of May. >

Hotel Bulevard’s breakfast buffet

Start the day off right with a delicious breakfast! Hotel Bulevard’s breakfast buffet is served on weekdays 6.30 am-9.30 am and on weekends and >

The Old Bank on Bulevardi

Are you looking for an inspiring and unusual creative meeting space for a day or two? Architect Ernst G. Hedman designed the Bank on Bulevardi for >

Wallis` Hanko

Wallis is a brand new karaoke bar at the heart of Eastern Harbor! Wallis serves their customers until the wee hours of the morning, investing in good >

Jaidan Oy

Lovely good mood food by the Eastern harbour of Hanko. In addition to cafe, tea and savoury bites, Jaidan offers a changing menu over the summer.

Graniittilinna Pop Up Stores

Graniittilinna opening hours: 16th June-13th August Mon-Sat 11am-6pm and Sun 11am-14pm. In summer there are 9 pop up stores in the premises of >

Varikko Vacancier

Varikko Vacancier is a summer shop in Tellina, selling life-style products. Open: Mon-Sat 11-19, Sun 11-14

Stranden Bar & Kitchen

A restaurant located in the idyllic Eastern Harbour. The restaurant serves lunch and á la carte, and has also a café and terrace. Opening hours: >

Hotel Boat Sesta

Hotel Boat Sesta is the newest edition of accommodation in the East Harbor of Hanko – right where the action is. The hotel boat’s cabins >

Starfloating Hanko

Float in freedom. Relax. Feel the sea with all your senses. Starfloating is a maritime adventure. It offers you the chance to experience a highlight >

Oysters & Fish

Oysters & Fish – the new seafood restaurant in the Eastern Harbour. The cozy restaurant welcomes you to taste delicious combinations of >

B&B Korsman

B&B Korsman is the perfect place for throwing parties for the family, arranging different types of Corporate events and organizing for example >

B&B Korsman

Bed & Breakfast Korsman welcomes you to a cozy stay in one of the freshly renovated rooms, in a unique house from the 1930s. B&B Korsman >

Hairdressers

In need of a cut or dyeing of your hair? Maybe a completely new hairstyle? Hanko offers a great variety of hairdressers!

Kafe 51 bar

The hostel Kafe 51 bar is open all year round. It’s located in the north side of town. Food is available on order and alcohol beverages are >

Kotilaituri

Nordic interior design and lifestyle shop with merchandise for your home, also an assortment of clothing and fingering yarn. Opening hours: click >

Nöjen Vin & Öl

This beer-and wine-restaurant serves tasty finger-food in a cozy environment. Open all year round. Opening hours: nojen.fi

Hanko Brewing Company

This brewery and bar is located in the idyllic Eastern Harbour. Opening hours: hankobrewing.com

Hanko Events

Hanko Events is your local party planner. Planning to throw a beach party? This and much more is organized by Hanko Events.

Villa Hima VINTAGE & RETRO

Interior showcased at Graniittilinna in Hanko. Both new and old items.

By bus to Hanko

Hanko-Karjaa-Hanko More information here. Hanko-Helsinki-Hanko More information here.  

Restaurant Origo

This restaurant, known for its roses and candles, seafood buffet and locally grown food, has an elegant atmosphere. Closed. Opens again in spring >

Hangon vohveli (Hanko’s waffel)

In Hanko’s waffel there are sweet waffels (gluten free and lactose free), coffee and cold drinks for sell. In addition you can buy >

Orienteering by bike

Orienteering by bike in Hanko 15th September-31st May. Find all controls and figure out the word from the letters on the controls. Get your map and >

Kino Olympia – a rare treasure

Sink down into a soft dark red velvet seat, and you will be transferred back in time to Hanko in the 1940s. Kino Olympia is a real pearl amongst >

Kotipizza Hanko

It is possible to eat at the restaurant or order as take-away. Kotipizza also has a HotStop station at Itäsatama (East harbour), to where you can >

By Bike with Leena

Experience Hanko with Leena Immonen, in an unique way by bike: Cycle tour visiting Hanko artists Let your guide take you to three artists’ studios. >

Guided bike tour to meet Hanko people

What kind of people live in Hanko? Who loves the wide horizon, the nearness of nature, the special light, the city-peasant -life in a small town, >

Guided bike tour to guide’s favorite places

There are a ziljon pic-nic places in Hanko, the sea surrounds us from three sides, and there are so many favorite places. Which of these shall be >

Cycle tour visiting Hanko craftsmen

A purser made of an old book, a soft as a breeze quilt, a beautiful rug, a coaster made of wood with a Hanko picture, an ancient, totally renovated >

Cycle tour visiting Hanko artists

Learn about Hanko through its artists. The horizon, the sea and the special light are art in themselves…Come and look at magnificent works on >

Charter a SARGO 28

We offer charter trips for small groups from Hanko to east and west. The destination can be, for example, Högsåra, Kasnäs or Ekenäs. Every >

Padelton Hanko

The popularity of Padel world-wide and in Finland is exploding – and for a good reason! The game is full of energy, has a strong social factor and >

Hanko Saunas

Are you planning a traditional sauna evening with co-workers, friends or family? Here you have options for every occasion. Please don’t >

Hanko Bowling Hall

Bowling is a suitable hobby for people of all ages and fitness levels, which you can play alone, with a group or your whole family. It’s rather a >

Golfstudio / simulator

1-4 persons can play at once in the golf simulator. We have SkyTrak launch monitor with The Golf Club 2019, where you can play on more than 170 000 >

Arrival to Hanko

Stay for a day, a weekend or a week. Hanko offers you something new every day!

The Wonderful Winter in Hanko

The deep rustle of the wind screathing in your ears through a thick beenie, waves bigger than life and calm streets balancing out your mind´s quelms >

Christmas in Hanko 2023

Welcome to enjoy Christmas in Hanko! Visit cozy cafés and restaurants for delicacies. Do your Christmas shopping in idyllic local stores and on >

Coco Hanko

Terrace/restaurant in the Eastern harbour. Closed, summer season 2023 has come to an end.

Off season program

Hanko offers fun and exciting activities also during the off-season.  

Winter Olympics

Divide your group into teams and this amusing Olympics can begin. Sports include building a mini ski-jumping hill, racing miniature (finger-size) >

Tour Skating on natural ice

Everyone can go trip skating – both beginners and those with experience – enjoy marvellous winter landscapes and the freedom of skating! Your >

Alpine Curling

Alpine curling is an old-age game that can easily be played on a natural ice surface. Who has the best throw? Who’s handling tactics? >

Snowshoe Walking on ice or along the beach

Snowshoes are a fun and easy way of moving around in nature in winter – on sea ice and in the forest – whatever the weather. Explore the >

Bed & Breakfast Villa Aurora

Bed & Breakfast that also offers guide- and photograph services. There are seven double rooms, of which there are garden or park view. All rooms >

HSF – Bar & Kitchen

On the Upper Terrace of Love, in addition to cold drinks, you will enjoy breathtaking views and, of course, love. Closed. Summer season 2023 has come >

Outdoor Happiness

Soulfood & Outdoor experiences

Rent a kayak

Single kayak 2 hours: 40 €, 6 hours: 50 €, 24 hours: 60 € Tandem kayak 2 hours: 50 €, 6 hours: 60 €, 24 hours: 70 € Prices include a >

Trail biking basics and guided tour in Hanko

Suitable for everybody interested in learning more about trail biking. During the basics you learn to control the bike (position, braking, balance) >

Guided Nature Tour: Nature Quiz about Hanko

What does a soft-shell clam look like? Do you know the Oyster catcher? A fun and educating nature quiz for the whole family. The quiz focuses on the >

BYPIAS

BYPIAS is a concept of comfy fashion. Seeking sun and good vibes. Eco Friendly.

Eastern Harbor’s summer shops

The cute summer shops in the Eastern Harbor are open from midsummer until the schools starts in August. Here you will find top brands and rare >

Shop all year round

The unique shops in the town center serve you all year round.

Eat and drink

Eat well in the restaurants of Hanko, each with its own story. In hardly any other small town is there such a versatile selection of restaurants as >

Hanko Tourist Office

Did you know that the tourist office is open all year? Don’t hesitate to contact us whenever you want, and we will be delighted to show you a >

Hanko Water Tower

The tower stands 65 m above sea level, and there is a fantastic view in all directions over the cape of Hanko and the Baltic Sea. The tower is 48 >

Wild herb walk

Head off on a wild herb walk together with a group and an experienced guide and get access to naturally growing herbs! Get to know the most common >

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.

Sjöberg’s farmshop

In the traditional small henhouse located in the village of Täktom there are about five hundred beautiful chickens prancing around in their brown >

Hanko Greenhouse

Vegetables, eggs and plants.

Accommodation

Hanko is the ideal holiday destination for people who love life! Spend the night in a modern boutique hotel, a wooden villa or even a prison >

Camping Silversand

The Silversand camping site is located by the sea, about 4 kilometres from the town centre. The camping has its own, gorgeous beach! The area >

Private accommodations

Villa by the sea, apartment near the beach, cottage by forests and fields… Accommodation is provided in old villas, wooden houses, apartment houses >

Hangon Tenniskerho (The Tennis Club of Hanko)

Tennis is a part of the summer in Hanko. Besides the yearly Tennis week there are also other competitions organized in here. Tennis has a long >

Café Konttori

Hanko Granite Castle is situated in the Eastern Harbor.  

Cafés and food bars

The small cafés and bakeries sell delicacies ranging from sandwiches to sugar-sweet pastries all year round. The various pizza and burger places, >

Wellness in Hanko

Take care of your body and mind while on vacation.

Regatta SPA

Regatta SPA is a unique spa resort which combines the seaside atmosphere of Hanko and the varied services of a luxury spa to form a special >

Have a massage on your holiday

Small and cozy massage clinics that offer different treatments.

Beauty Salons in Hanko

Hanko’s beauty salons offers treatments according to you needs.

Merijooga

Merijooga offers a comprehensive selection of yoga styles for every level of experience. Workshops focusing on well-being is also on offer, mainly >

SE-Aktion

SE-Action’s programmes for groups cover a wide range, all from a relaxing moment by the open fire to eventful adventures.

Program for groups

Big thoughts often come when we least expect it.    

Hanko rental

Karting We can arrange racing events on the southernmost karting track in Finland, driving for individuals and also a chance to drive for the >

Beach volley

There are two beach volley nets in Hanko: one on the Regatta beach (at the end of Bulevardi) and the other one at the Plagen beach.

Frisbee golf

In Hanko you can play frisbee golf on courses in wonderful landscapes and varied terrain. You can borrow discs from the tourist office in exchange >

Guided photo excursion

Want to become a better photographer? Or find the best photo motifs in Hanko? By hiring a local photographer and guide, you can combine both wishes >

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 >

Culture

Hanko has had an active cultural life throughout its existence. The aesthetic environment feeds creativity.

Lookout Tower

The lookout tower with a great view over the Eastern Harbour, the Western harbour and the Baltic Sea.

Hanko Front Museum

The Hanko Front Museum is located in a culturally and historically significant place, where the border between Finland and Soviet union ran from 1940 >

Hanko Museum

The Museum of Hanko presents, researches and preserves the history of Hanko since 1909. The Museum of Hanko is located in the old factory facilities >

Driftwood artist

For 20 years now Pelle Lindström has been creating art from driftwood and recycled material. Right now he is highly topical with his trash art. >

Hanko Tourist Office

Here you’ll find souvenirs from Hanko and other fun stuff for all Hanko friends. Opening hours: click here.

Hanko Ideaco

Local and regional handicraft is sold in the shop in the Eastern Harbour during the summer. Also a pop up store for Christmas.

Locally produced food and products

Welcome to the archipelago, where you can taste our local and regional products. In our shops you can find delicious food items and souvenirs made by >

Eastern harbour’s evening market

Every summer you can enjoy the evening market in the Eastern harbor on Wednesdays 3-8pm.

Hanko marketplace

Open all year around: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 6.00 am to 1 pm

Eggs at Dawn and Dusk

– Eggs sell extremely well – I could sell even more, much more, says Nisse, who delivers to a couple of small businesses in Hanko in addition to >

SUP Station

Open daily 11-18

Alan’s café: exhibitions

Smaller, changing art exhibitions all year round.

The municipal library and gallery and artotheque

Changing exhibitions all year round in the gallery, and local art to rent and for sale in the artotheque. Further information on the webpage. >

Guided tours in Hanko

Make more of your trip to Hanko on a guided tour.  

The Orthodox Church

Because of the many Russian spa guests the Orthodox Church built in Hanko in 1895. The Church was designed by architect Barankejev. Spa guests also >

Architecture walk in Hanko

Hanko was established in 1874 as a result of Finland needing a winter harbour. The town grew at a rapid pace, and the all year round harbour combined >

In the footsteps of the emigrants

In 1880-1930 Hanko was the departure town for emigrants seeking a better life in America. There are still many places and buildings that are >

Life in Hangonkylä in the 1700s

The first population in central Hanko was found in the anchor place area of Kappelisatama. There were five houses in the village, and all men there >

The sights in Hanko

Take a closer look at Hanko and the sea life with the help of a knowledgeable guide. We will walk in the town center, become acquainted with the >

The Soviet military base in Hanko 1940-41

The Winter War ended with the Moscow peace treaty 3.13.1940 and Hanko was rented to the Soviet Union as a naval base for 30 years. The rental period, >

In the footsteps of Mannerheim

During this guided tour we will hear about the military leader and statesman Gustav Mannerheim and his presence in Hanko. In July 1919 Gustaf >

The tales of the Spa Park Villas

The Spa Park is a marvellous and unique chapter in the history of Hanko. The Hanko Spa was founded in 1879 and the villa quarters were developed >

Guided bus tour

Experience the unique nature and maritime atmosphere in Hanko during a guided sightseeing tour. The standard sightseeing tour lasts for 1,5 hours. >

Made in Hanko

You can buy lovely handicraft made in Hanko ranging from wollen mittens to wooden items.

Hanko Boat house

Boating services for cars and boats. Boat service and sale. Large selection of gear and spare parts. Mercury and Yamaha brand service and sale. Also >

Second Hand Shop

Opening hours: Mon & Wed-Fri at 12-16, and Sat 10-14.

Town Hall Art Gallery

Changing exhibitions all year round. Further information on the webpage.

Kirppis-Ankka

Opening hours: click here.

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 >

Tian Veranta Summer Shop

Beach life style summer pop-up shop in Casino.

Conference facilities

Think better in Hanko!

Lovikborg

Lovikborg offers conference and party facilities for 80 persons (located 14 km from the centre). Good parking facilities. In use only during the >

Hanko Casino

A restaurant for 500 persons and a conference room upstairs with a sea view for 40-50 persons. Open during the summer or according to agreement.

Hangethe Hall

A hall in the Swedish high school, equipment as agreed.

FolkiaCenter

Lecture hall with equipment, meals and arrangements for groups to order.

Björklid

Björklid offers facilities for different events and parties for about 70 persons (approx. 3,5 km from the centre).

Tvärminne Zoological Station

Welcome to our world of marine science! Tvärminne Zoological Station situated by the Baltic Sea at Hankoniemi peninsula in the south of Finland >

Brankis banqueting hall

Banqueting hall / party facilities, stage and club room for about 200-300 persons.

Vacation- and course centre Högsand

Temporarily closed! Lecture hall with AV-equipment for about 60 persons, group premises, lounge, restaurant and accomodation.

Studio Parkkonen

Education and conference room with equipment for about 20 persons. Wireless internet connection, kitchen.

Villa Anton’s

Education and conference room for 10-20 persons, catering and programme service to order.

Viking Motel

Conference and party facilities and a sauna for 21 persons. The motel is built and decorated with viking themes.

Regatta SPA Hotel

Regatta SPA Hotel arranges relaxing events close to the sea. The elegant and modern facilities provide a wonderful environment for meetings as well >

Conference facilities at the Town Hall

A conference hall with a stage and space for about 330 persons and a separate hall with kitchen for about 150 persons, equipment as agreed. The >

Shops and stores

Explore our cosy little shops. In Hanko you can find a large number of lovely shops, offering locally produced products as well as well-known brands. >

Zaida fashion store

Fabulous clothes to fabulous ladies. Check the opening hours here.

Kone Forum

Hanko’s home appliance store.

Team Sportia

We offer various sport gears for our active and sporty customers.

Anastasia’s Studio

Beautiful handmade Artisan Jewelry Opening hours Fri 16-18, Sat 12-15

Artisans of Hanko

Products made in Hanko by local artisans.

Möbel – Kaluste Rolle

Here you can find some nice furniture. Open: Tue-Fri 10-17 Sat 10-14 Sun 12-15

Goldsmith S.Lagerroos

The southernmost goldsmith’s shop in Finland. Here you can find beautiful Finnish designs, clocks, gifts and unique jewelry by Sture Lagerroos. >

Vonnes Interior

A cosy interior design shop with added services such as sewing and installation. We have a wide selection of fabrics, design textiles and gift items. >

Ulla-dress

Multi-brand store since 1954. Clothing and shoes for kids, teens and adults. Opening hours: click here.

Tian Veranta

Beachlifestyle boutique. Fashion and interior design. Private shopping possible! Shop online 24/7! Opening hours: click here.

Tian Kirja – Tia’s bookstore

Tian Kirja, located on Vuorikatu (shopping street) is open all year round. We have books, cards, office supplies and Nautical Charts. Opening hours: >

Petra´s Sinikulma

An old fashioned cosmetics- and gift shop, also offering natural cosmetics and eco-friendly detergents as well as a selection of locally produced >

Navy Blue Shop

A boutique of high quality leisure wear and shoes. You will find Hanko/Hangö collection, Parajumpers, North Sails, Sebago, Sail Racing, Holebrook >

Kapteenin Outlet

Disney related children´s clothing- and toy boutique. Opening hours: click here.  

Happy Flower

Happy Flower is a trendy flowershop with vintage charm. We also have products for the garden and giveaways. Opening hours: click here.

Ceia

Ceia´s dress shop on Vuorikatu serves women of all ages and you can buy anything from underwear to overcoats. Check the opening hours here.

Foto Art Deco

Foto Art Deco is a photo store with official passport picture -service, unique decoration and a gift shop. Equipment for artists, framing (by >

Anemone

Anemone is the oldest flower shop in Hanko and we serve you cheerfully and competently. Pretty bouquets and arrangements for every occurance; bride >

Cigale & Fourmi

A concept shop specializing in products for the home, beach and garden. We have a hand picked selection of products such as flower pots, lawn games, >

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 >

Team Challenge

Team Challenge is a perfect choice when you don’t want to break a sweat. Just take your mind of everyday routines and have fun with your >

Amazing Race Junior Adventures 

An action-packed race through urban environment, where you simply need to be the first team to cross the finish line. Before that you have to solve >

Frisbeegolf for groups

The goal is to get through the track with the least amount of throws as possible. The person with the lowest score wins. Every passage has a tee, >

City orienteering 

A fun way to get to know the interesting city of Hanko! Your group is divided into teams and each team is given a map. With the help of this and >

Teamwork

Team Track takes place at ground level and require effective teamwork. Typical tasks are Minefield (every member of the team has to cross the >

Team Rafting 

The ability of team members to cooperate successfully is tested as they construct a raft. Everyone is involved in designing and building their >

Downhill Racers Beauty Contest 

Using the materials provided, each team builds an impressive, head-turning downhill racer. Every element has to be built from scratch. First come >

Experience the southernmost point of Hanko

We take our bikes (6 km in total) to the southernmost peninsula of Finland and hike (6.6 km in total) all the way to the southernmost point of 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 >

Guided Forest bathing

During a forest bath you´ll get to experience the Finnish nature with all your senses. The qualified guide gently guides you to an overall feeling >

Rent a Jopo bike

Rent a bike and widen your views. You can follow the 19-km-long signposted bike route that goes around the whole town. Stop for coffee or lunch on >

Health services

General emergency number: 112 Medical helpline: 116 117 Sea rescue: tel. +358 (0)294 1000 Hangon terveyskeskus, Esplanadi 85, tel. +358 (0)19 2203 >

Maret 

Opening hours: Ravintola Maret

Hotel Regatta Lobby Bar

Cozy aula bar in Hotel Regatta. Opening hours: regattaspahotel.fi

Pub Grönan 

Pub Grönan is one of Hanko’s most legendary bars. Live music all year round! Opening hours: gronan.fi

HSF Marine Café

A cozy cafe in the middle of Eastern harbour.

Bar Komisar

A relaxed bar in Hotel Bulevard.

Trattoria Tennis Café

The Tennis club’s café and restaurant.

Beach Bar Plagen 

At Beach Bar Plagen you’ll find salads, finger food and good drinks. On the beach you will also find minigolf, padel courts, paddleboards and >

Golfkahvila (The Golf Café)

Enjoy a fresh cup of coffee with an amazing view. Tasty pastries, both sweet and salty. Opening hours: hangolf.fi

Wall´s 

Burgers in all sizes, pizza and escalopes. Opening hours: Wall’s Hamburgers

Mokkis Stop-In Grill

Här får du grillmat gjord med omsorg. Opening hours: Mokkis Stop-In Burger

Beurre Lunch & Catering

Opening hours: Beurre Lunch & Catering  

Oi Hanko

Delicious sushi and spicy Thai food! Finnish classic dishes also available. Come and try our authentic Pad Thai noodles, Tom Yam soup with seafood or >

Pizzeria Nadin

Opening hours: Pizzeria Nadin

Pizzeria Restaurant Milano

You get pizza and a lot more from Milano Opening hours: Pizzeria Milano

Mardo’s Restaurant & Pizzeria

Pizza and kebab. Also vegan options available. Opening hours: mardos.fi

Café Bakery Lillan

You can count on always getting freshly baked bread or delicious pastries from Lillan. Also delicious salads available at lunch time. Opening hours: >

Getting around in Hanko

Due to short distances you can easily get around Hanko by bike or on foot. Especially in summer, you can find many bike rentals. If you are in need >

Hanko Café

Pizza and lunch buffet. Opening hours: Restaurant Hanko Cafe  

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 >

Restaurants

Eat well in the restaurants of Hanko, each with its own story. The archipelago and the sea play a major role in many tempting menus. Fried flounder, >

Hotels, B&B, motels

Come here for a day or two to charge your batteries!

Beach Hotel Sjömansro

Sjömansro offers year-round facilities and accommodation for groups and private persons. Modern high-class facilities suitable for many different >

Folkia Center

A guesthouse on the northern side of the railway, near a park and a grocery store, providing accommodation of various levels. A large yard. For an >

Viking Motel

A motel built in Viking-style in Northern Hanko. There are 30 beds and a couple of four-person cabins. The motel has shared toilets and showers. An >

Bed & Breakfast Villa Garbo

Cosy Bed&Breakfast in the city center, near the railway station. Rooms of different standards, some of which have their own toilet, shower, and >

Bryggan

A cozy bistro in the eastern harbor, with one of Hanko’s sunniest terraces.

The dog friendly Hanko

Come to Hanko for a vacation with your best friend. Most of the town’s accommodations, restaurants and cafés welcome you and your dog.

Villa Solgården

Bed & Breakfast accommodation in a villa built in 1904. The villa is situated in the beautiful Spa park and modernized (2015) to meet a more >

Cafferie

A cozy lunch restaurant and café with a beautiful ocean view. Not serving lunch during high season. Opening hours: facebook.com/cafferiehanko

Alan´s Café

Alan’s Café is located in the center of Hanko, in an old charming wooden house. The café has a cozy atmosphere and always smells heavenly, as the >

Angkhanan Torikahvila

Thaifood and coffee spot on the town square. Open Mon-Sat 6-15.

Elvan Bistro

Elvan is a Bistro made with love. A restaurant where warm atmosphere and good taste meet. Opening hours: elvan-bistro.fi    

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 >

Pensionat Tellina & Thalatta

An idyllic villa on the seashore, near the amenities. Pensionat Tellina also includes Villa Thalatta. Rooms decorated in different styles, some with >

A guides recommendations

– Guided tours with their limited time seldom allow longer walks, but I can always recommend excursions on your own to some of my own favourite >

Beautiful pension of Hanko

– I feel deep pride and joy to be able to represent a bridge between the past and modern times. We need something soft, eternal and authentic >

Hanko Seaside

Spend an unforgettable day at the sea. Outside the coastline of Hanko you can find three magnificent lighthouses and many picturesque islands, that >

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. >

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 >

Hanko Casino

This restaurant is located in a beautiful old building in the historical Spa Park, directly by the sea. The restaurant opens in spring 2024.  

Hangon Makaronitehdas

(Hanko Macaroni Factory) Located in the Eastern Harbour, this restaurant specializes in fresh pasta, quality wines and champagne. Opens on Thursday >

Skiffer Hanko

A relaxed, marine meeting place by the Eastern Harbour in the heart of Hanko. We serve delicious “pizza slates” and sallads with carefully >

Bravas

Delicious classic and contemporary tapas dishes inspired by the traditions of Spain and Latin America. This restaurant with a nice sea view is >

Classic Pizza Restaurant

The story of this famous pizza chain began in Hanko in 1996. Today the restaurant has become a real classic. Opens on Thursday 9th May!

The House of the Four Winds

This legendary restaurant, located on beach cliffs, has a very interesting history, dating all the way back to the beginning of the 1900s. It has >

Golf

Hanko offers the longest golf season in Finland – the course is open for players from early spring sometimes even to December. A par 72 and 18 hole >

Sea kayaking tour

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

Hotel Villa Maija

Villa Maija with its decorative glass veranda is one of the Spa Park´s largest villas, dating from the 1880s. Ready-built in 1888, it was the >

Hotel Bulevard

Hotel Bulevard is situated in the former police station, directly in the town center. The hotel’s decor consists of Finnish timeless design >

Regatta SPA Hotel

Regatta SPA Hotel is a modern SPA hotel located in one of Hanko’s best spots. Regatta SPA Hotel has 48 unique rooms with all the amenities you >

På Kroken

The cozy restaurant/café På Kroken (Eng. “Hooked”) is located in the idyllic Hangonkylä Harbour. Open all year round. Opening hours: >

Brasserie Regatta

Enjoy taste sensations from the south of France in Hotel Regattas courtyard. An elegant brasserie with classic dishes made of season’s best >

Restaurant Makasiini

Restaurant Makasiini offers a relaxed, maritime living room for gourmets and those who enjoy idle life. And let’s not forget those who enjoy joyful >