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Hanko Film Festival
Local Events

Hanko Film Festival is an event not to be missed by film lovers.

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Hanko Baltic Sea Marathon
Local Events

The annual Baltic Sea Marathon october 1 2016 is the most southern marathon in Finland and enjoys many scenic routes.

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Surffibaari in Hanko Casino
Cafes & Food Bars, Clubs & Bars

Surffibaari is located inside Hanko Casino.

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Roxx Café Pub in Hanko
Cafes & Food Bars

Enjoy pub and homemade style food at Roxx. Sit outside on the terrace and enjoy the harbour view or stay warm and cosy inside.

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Wall’s Hamburgers in Hanko
Cafes & Food Bars

Wall’s Hamburgers first opened all the way back in 1980.

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Southernmost Point of Finland
Active, Guided Tours, Groups, Families

Take a walk along the Tulliniemi nature path and go to the southernmost point of Finland.

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Alan’s Café in Hanko
Cafes & Food Bars

Alan’s Cafe and Deli is ranked among the top 5 cafes in Western Uusimaa.

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View from Café Regatta
Cafes & Food Bars

Café Regatta is just around the corner from Hotel Regatta, although not part of the hotel.

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Hanko Photo Festival
Local Events

Hanko is a particularly photogenic part of Finland, and is home to many talented photographers.

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Le Petit Festival Hanko
Local Events

Le Petit Festival is an annual event shared between Dubrovnik, Croatia and Hanko.

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Boats Poker Run Hanko
Local Events

The Poker Run is a popular motorboat show, utilising a concept that started in America. 

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Fishing in Hanko
Active, Sea, Families

Hanko provides great opportunities for catching different species of fish in varying environments.

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View from top of the Water Tower in Hanko
Guided Tours, Groups, Families

Going to the top of the Water Tower is a must when you’re in Hanko.

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Beach Volleyball in net Hanko
Active, Groups, Families

You can play beach volley on the beach Regattaranta (at the end of the street Bulevardi) as well as on the beach called Tennisranta.

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Hanko National Urban Park walkway
Active, Walks, Guided Tours, Groups, Families

‘A national urban park may be established to protect and maintain the beauty of the cultural or natural landscape, historical features and social,

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Bird Watching Hanko
Active, Walks, Guided Tours, Groups, Families

For casual birdwatchers and professional ornithologists, Hanko is one of the top destinations in Finland.

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Cruise to Bengtskar
Sea, Guided Tours, Groups, Families

The tallest lighthouse in the whole of the Nordics, Bengtskär, is 25 km south-west of Hanko.

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View from machine gun nest on War History Walk
Active, Walks, Guided Tours, Groups, Families

Hanko has been the stage for many key battles in Finland’s history.

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Sauna in Hanko
Indoor, Families

If you haven’t booked a Comfort Sauna room, there are other saunas available in Hanko. 

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Gunnarstrand
Active, Groups, Families

Gunnarstrand is a small, attractive beach not far from the beginning of the Tulliniemi nature path, dotted with idyllic red beach huts.

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Night of Bonfires & Hanko Days
Local Events

Part of a long tradition, fires are lit on the last Saturday of August and contribute to the creating of a unique atmosphere during the Hanko Days

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Geocaching
Active, Walks, Families

Hanko is a great place for geocaching, with lots of varied terrain and dozens of interesting caches.

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Hanko Pride 2016
Local Events

Hanko Pride is a new annual event. Attendees can enjoy the program, fun atmosphere, beautiful views and happy faces.

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Horse Riding Hanko
Active, Groups

Hanko is a popular and interesting place to ride. There are stables and a riding school available.

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Raseborg Castle on the way to Hanko
Active, Walks

When travelling to Hanko there is the opportunity to stop at the Raseborg castle ruins.

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Hanko Sea Kayak Gathering
Local Events

The Hanko Sea Kayak Gathering offers workshops, technique clinics and excursions during an intensive three day period.

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The Storm Tower in Hanko
Active, Walks

Take a walk to The Storm Tower, located on the cliffs above SteelStudio gym in Kuningattarenvuori, Western Harbour.

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Movie Cinema Kino Olympia
Indoor, Groups, Families

If it’s a rainy day or you fancy something relaxing, head on down to Kino Olympia, just a few minutes walk from Hotel Regatta.

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Player at Scandinavian EB Championships
Local Events

The Scandinavian EB Championship is an International Tennis Federation event, attracting players from across Finland and around the globe to Hanko’

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The Monument of Liberty in Hanko in winter
Active, Walks

Hanko has many historical relics and monuments, including the Monument of Liberty.

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Sleepyhead Day
Local Events

The traditional Sleepyhead Day has its origins in Hanko’s past, when the city was a popular spa resort.

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Emigration Monument in Hanko
Active, Walks

Hanko was the place where over 250,000 Finns left their homeland on their journey to the New World.

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SeaHorse Week in Hanko
Local Events

SeaHorse Week attracts the top national riders for the annual show jumping competition.

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Outside Hanko Museum
Indoor, Groups

Hanko Museum was opened in 1971. It presents the town’s interesting history, and with many different exhibitions throughout the year.

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Cards at Hanko Bridge Week
Local Events

Hanko Bridge Week attracts players from all around the country.

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Tank at Hanko Front Museum
Indoor, Groups

The Hanko Front Museum presents the history of the peninsula during the Second World War, when the town was occupied by the Soviet Union.

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Match at the annual Hanko Tennis Tournament
Local Events

Hanko has long been a destination for tennis players. The amateur tennis competition in summer is the highlight of the calendar.

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Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hanko as seen from the Water Tower
Walks

In many photographs of Hanko you will see the majestic Evangelical Lutheran Hanko Church.

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Violin performance at Hanko Music Festiva
Local Events

The Hanko Music festival brings classical music and jazz to Finland’s southernmost city.

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Photography Tour in Hanko
Active, Walks, Guided Tours

Hanko is a favorite location for Finnish photographers. It’s many stunning landscapes make for great photographs. 

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Sailing boats at Hanko Regatta
Local Events

Hanko Regatta is one of the largest sailing events in Finland, attracting many hundreds of boats. It has been held every year since 1945.

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Water Tower during Architecture Walk in Hanko
Walks, Guided Tours

Hanko possesses a surprising amount of interesting historic architecture despite.

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Food made during cooking class at the Makasiini
Indoor, Groups

Would you like to learn some new culinary skills or a new dish?

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Game at Beach Volleyball competition in Hanko
Local Events

The Hanko Beach Volleyball tournament has been arranged since 1985.

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Guided Tour in Hanko
Guided Tours, Groups

The Hanko Tourism office offers a fantastic range of tours for visitors. Tours include

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Child throwing frisbee
Active, Groups

If you feel like some leisurely outdoor activities, Silversand on the northern side of Hanko offers frisbeegolf, discgolf, jumping castles, parkche

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Futisgolf
Active, Groups

There is a 9-hole soccergolf course in the Haga park area. For further info contact Hanko Town Sports Office. Telephone: +358 (0) 405189564. 

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Hanko Theatre Festival
Local Events

Hanko Theatre Festival is the largest Swedish speaking theatre festival in Finland.

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Pool balls on table
Indoor

There are billiards and pool tables at multiple venues in town. These include

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Eastern Harbour Hanko
Active, Walks

Hanko is a key port with many popular harbours, including some of the largest in Finland.

Eastern Harbour

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Performance at Nordic Song Festival
Local Events

The Nordic Song Festival has been happening every year for over 30 years.

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Swan art at Harbour Markets
Local Events

During summer (8.6 - 26.8) the Harbour Markets operate from 3pm - 8pm in the Eastern Harbour every Wednesday and Friday.

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Flowers at Hanko Garden Week
Local Events

Hanko Garden week is a garden festival with a wide range of activities.

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Winter Swimming in Hanko
Active, Sea, Groups, Families

Hanko is a great place for winter swimming, which can be beneficial for the body and mind.

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Sand on a beach in Hanko
Active, Walks, Groups, Families

No trip to Hanko is complete without going to the beach. The region is blessed with numerous lovely beaches and coves.

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Gather Wild Herbs in Hanko
Active, Walks, Guided Tours

The best Finnish restaurants are renowned for their use of wild herbs and native plants.

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Hotel Regatta Lounge Bar inside seating
Clubs & Bars

Relax in the courtyard or stay cosy inside at the Regatta Lounge Bar.

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Bridge on the Love Path
Active, Walks, Families

This popular walk, and one which is easily accessible from Hotel Regatta, is known as the Love Path.

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Motocross Rider
Active

Hanko is home to a popular MotoCross club and track. Founded in 1989, activities include motocross, enduro and minimoto.

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Pub Grönan in Hanko
Clubs & Bars

Pub Grönan is an old style rock ‘n’ roll pub, operating since 1985. Regular live acts, a pool table and plenty of beer.

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Class at Hanko Indoor Rock Climbing
Active, Groups

Feeling energetic? Hanko is home to a fantastic indoor climbing wall.

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Park Pub in Hanko
Cafes & Food Bars, Clubs & Bars

Sat amongst the trees behind Hanko Casino, you can enjoy a range of drinks and snacks in a pub style atmosphere.

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Helo Factory Tour in Hanko
Indoor, Guided Tours, Groups

Helo is the world's largest sauna and steam bath business. They develop, manufacture and market sauna and steam products worldwide.

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Floating in Dry Suits
Active, Sea, Groups

If you’re not bold enough for winter swimming, or want some extended time in the water, dry suit floating is another way to get in the water during

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Milano Pizzeria in Hanko
Cafes & Food Bars

Order pizzas in three sizes, along with kebabs, pasta, calzone, sandwiches, falafel and chicken meals.

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Streetfood Karuselli Hanko
Cafes & Food Bars

Streetfood Karuselli follows the best events in Hanko. Enjoy burgers, hot dogs, other street food and refreshments on wheels.

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Beach Bar Plagen in Hanko
Cafes & Food Bars, Clubs & Bars

Beach Bar Plagen opened in summer 2011 and is located 10 meters from the sea.

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Bike Rental and Orienteering Hanko
Active, Groups

There are many places you can rent a bicycle in Hanko. Enjoy a trip along the shore, into the forest and out into the countryside.

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Merijooga on Hanko rocks
Active, Groups, Families

Merijooga (Sea Yoga) was founded by Johanna Pawlin. It combines the love of yoga, sea, waves and closeness to nature.

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Café Bakery Lillan in Hanko
Cafes & Food Bars

Here are a selection of other cafés and casual eateries in Hanko.

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en
Groups, Families

Hanko is home to an outdoor go karting track. Two-stroke cars are available for an adrenaline filled day.

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Inside Restaurant Makana
Restaurants

If you’re looking for an alternative to Scandinavian cuisine and seafood, Makana provides a welcome change.

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Sea kayaks in Hanko
Active, Sea, Families

Hanko and the surrounding archipelago offer many great opportunities for kayaking and boating.

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Hanko Sushi Restaurant
Restaurants

The Hanko Sushi namesake restaurant blends Japanese food and flavours with the the archipelago, offering fresh and delicious fish and vegetarian di

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Hangon Portti Restaurant in summer
Restaurants

If you’re feeling like something different, take a short ferry trip from the Eastern Harbour to the little island called Smultrongrundet.

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Inside Hanko Casino
Restaurants

You’re spoiled for choice at Hanko Casino. It is located in a beautiful old building in the historical Spa Park, directly by the sea.

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Ten pin bowling in Hanko
Active, Indoor, Groups, Families

Bowling is a fun activity for all ages, and can’t be affected by the weather.

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Entrance to Makaronitehdas Restaurant in Hanko
Clubs & Bars, Restaurants

Makaronitehdas specialises in making fresh pasta complemented by delicious side dishes, great wines and homemade sausages.

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Wind Surfing in Hanko
Active, Sea, Groups, Families

Hanko is one of the best locations for windsurfing, kitesurfing and kiteboarding in Finland, with Tulliniemenranta and Hopeahietikko (Silversand) b

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Pirate Restaurant in Hanko
Restaurants

Pirate is a cosy two floor family restaurant with a maritime atmosphere, located in the old harbour warehouses in the Eastern Harbour.

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View of Restaurant HSF from the Eastern Harbour
Restaurants

Restaurant HSF has been part of the summer in Hanko since 1938. HSF offers its customers a range of fish and meat dishes from Stefan’s Steakhouse.

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Stand Up Paddle Board in Hanko on the Baltic Sea
Active, Sea, Groups, Families

Merijooga
Phone: +358 (0)447667556, info@merijooga.fi

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Hole of Hanko Golf Course
Active, Families

Hanko is a popular golfing destination in Finland.

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Meal at Bravas restaurant in Hanko
Restaurants

The Ekströms fishermen family are the proprietors of this cosy fish and shellfish restaurant, På Kroken (Swedish for “Hooked”).

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Wind skating on the frozen Baltic Sea in Hanko
Active, Sea, Families

When the sea freezes in Hanko after the New Year, it is a wonderful spectacle.

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Cross Country Skiing in Finland
Active, Families

There are many enjoyable cross country skiing tracks in and around Hanko.

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Meal at Classic Pizza Hanko
Restaurants

The first Classic Pizza, now with restaurants in many cities in Finland and across the Nordics, started in Hanko back in 1996.

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Aerial Yoga
Active, Families

Try Aerialyoga with the Mind & Body Adventure class at Merijooga studio.

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The House of the Four Winds as seen from the Baltic Sea
Restaurants

The legendary Neljän Tuulen Tupa (House of the Four Winds) café is located on Pieni Mäntysaari, just 3 km from the city centre.

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Meal at Restaurant Origo in Hanko
Clubs & Bars, Restaurants

Origo was the first of many restaurants to open in the Eastern Harbour in Hanko at the old warehouse building.

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SteelStudion alakerta Hangossa
Active, Indoor, Groups

You have the opportunity to stay active during your time in Hanko at SteelStudio, a fully equipped gym just 5 minutes walk from Hotel Regatta. 

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Dining at the Makasiini Restaurant Hanko
Clubs & Bars, Restaurants

The Makasiini serves modern Scandinavian cuisine led by a mouthwatering range of seafood.

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Meal at Bravas restaurant in Hanko
Restaurants

Bravas serves classic and contemporary tapas dishes, inspired by the culinary tastes and traditions of Spain and Latin America.

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Hanko Soul Jazz Weekend
Local Events

Hanko Soul Jazz Weekend is a new annual music event in Hanko bringing together some of Finland’s most entertaining jazz musicians.

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