Hanko stories

Yrjö Sahlstedt

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 spots

Visit Hanko

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. Recycled art

Visit Hanko

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 direct

Robin Lindqvist

Finlands kitesurfing mecca

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

Dick Forsman, ornithologist

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 shores
– 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 between the