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 >

Outdoor Happiness

Soulfood & Outdoor experiences

Rent a kayak

Prices for kayak rentals 2020: Single kayak 2 hours: 40 €, 6 hours: 50 €, 24 hours: 60 € Tandem kayak 2 hours: 50 €, 6 hours: 60 €, 24 >

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 >

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 >

The Water Tower

The Water Tower is open daily during the summer. The tower stands 65 m above sea level, and there is a fantastic view in all directions over the cape >

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 >

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

The trip includes a boat trip from the Eastern Harbour in Hanko to restaurant På Kroken a lovely archipelago buffet and 1,5 hours to enjoy the >

Cruises to Kasnäs

Cruises 2021 to be confirmed. Departure from Hanko at 9am. Arrival in Kasnäs at 11.15am (11.30am if the boat stops at Hitis). Departude from Kasnäs >

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, >

Regatta SPA

The new 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 >

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.    

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.

Disc golf

You can borrow discs from the tourist office. There are three disc golf tracks in Hanko. Contact the tourist office for further information.

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 >

Lookout Tower

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

The Water Tower

The tower stands 65 m above sea level, and there is a fantastic view in every direction over the cape of Hanko and the Baltic Sea. There is a lift to >

Hanko Front Museum

The renewed museum presents the history of the Hanko Front during the years 1939 to 1941, when Hanko peninsula was occupied by the Soviet Union.

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. >

Conference facilities

Think better in Hanko! The charming South of Finland is made for creative meetings – would you like to have your meeting in an old wooden villa, in >

Sjömansro

Dining hall, training and meeting facilities for approx. 70 persons. Sauna (and another one by the sea) for 10-15 persons.

Lovikborg

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

HUS (Hangö Udds Segelsällskap rf)

A pavilion of the local yacht club for about 120 persons. Directly by the sea, a separate sauna.

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 (classrooms), 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

Two lecture halls with AV-equipment for 40-70 people, several smaller meeting rooms, room with a fire-place, sauna by the sea, dining room and >

Brankis banqueting hall

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

Vacation- and course centre Högsand

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

Smörmagasinet

Two different meeting rooms: Triton for 20-30 persons and Expressen for 25 persons. OH, flap chart, Wlan. Beamer to order. Party room for 200 persons.

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

We would like to make arranging an event as easy as possible for you. The conference facilities are set in the landscape of Hanko’s sandy beach, so >

Hotel Villa Maija

Conference facilities with equipment for 20 persons.

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 >

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 >

Bar Komisar

A relaxed bar in Hotel Bulevard.

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 >

Holiday & Course center Högsand

Seaside accommodation for groups (min. 15 persons), 20 km from Hanko. 50 beds with toilet/shower in the room, 50 beds with shared toilet/ shower. >

Hostel Sjömansro

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

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 >

Bryggan

A cozy bistro in the eastern harbor.

Cafferie

A cozy lunch restaurant and café with a beautiful ocean view.

Bistro Elvan

Elvan is a Bistro made with love. A restaurant where warm atmosphere and good taste meet. Open: Wed.-Fri. at 16-22, Sat. at 11-22, Sun. at 11-15

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 >

Hanko Casino

This restaurant is located in a beautiful old building in the historical Spa Park, directly by the sea. The restaurant will open again in May 2021.

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 season in Finland, the golf course is often open for players from early spring to December. Par 72 and 18 hole green >

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 centre. The hotel’s look and décor has been inspired by known >

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 >

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

This classy restaurant specializes in genuine tastes from the archipelago. The host, Nixu Knichter, and his team have a deep passion for food, and it >

Makana

A modern summer restaurant situated in one of the old warehouses in the Eastern Harbour.