ABOUT HANKO

Hanko beach in summer

Hanko, Finland

At the southernmost tip of mainland Finland, Hanko is blessed with a picturesque coastline and temperate climate. Known for its sunshine, pure fresh air, sandy beaches, rugged rocky shores and lush forests, Hanko is one of Finland’s most popular destinations.

Hanko is renowned for its high class restaurants and fine cuisine, attracting world class chefs and food connoisseurs to the area. The town is the proud host of many festivals and weekend events throughout the year. A remarkable range of leisure and recreational activities is available to guests across the seasons.

The city has a long and interesting history, having been a frequent battleground in years gone by, a popular spa resort for Russian nobility in the late 19th century, and the port of choice for emigrants on their journey to the New World.


You can discover what Hanko has to offer in our Explore Hanko pages and on the Tourism Hanko website. Talk to our friendly staff about the many possibilities, let us take care of the details, so you can sit back and enjoy Hanko.