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 Christmas markets.

Christmas events

Check out the Christmas events in Hanko by visiting our event calendar.

Sustainable choices

A climate-friendly Christmas

  • Don’t buy more than the necessary amount of food.
  • Use Finnish ingredients, including root vegetables, root vegetables and Finnish fish.
  • Christmas celebrations typically generate a lot of waste, including packaging and wrapping paper. Recycle waste correctly. Please use packages and wrapping paper more than once.

Energy-saving tips

  • Use LED lights. They have low power consumption.
  • Cook multiple Christmas dishes at once instead of heating the oven for just one dish.
  • Is sauna a part of your Christmas traditions? Enjoy the sauna, but please note that an electrical heater consumes a lot of energy, so please don’t heat it too much.

Sustainable and non-material gift ideas

  • Support local businesses.
  • Purchase services. How about a gift certificate for a massage?
  • Give the gift of time! Teach a afriend a new skill, participate in an interesting course together or treat them to a delicious meal.
Hanko is a charming place all year round and there are many places worth discovering. You can choose a historic theme for your walk or just go with the flow
In Hanko you can find several cosmeticians and different kinds of masseurs and therapists. You can also relax at the spa and take a swim in the Baltic

Made in Hanko

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.

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....

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.

The unique shops in the town center serve you all year