Hanko Film Festival is an event not to be missed by film lovers.
The annual Baltic Sea Marathon october 1 2016 is the most southern marathon in Finland and enjoys many scenic routes.
Surffibaari is located inside Hanko Casino.
Wall’s Hamburgers first opened all the way back in 1980.
Take a walk along the Tulliniemi nature path and go to the southernmost point of Finland.
Alan’s Cafe and Deli is ranked among the top 5 cafes in Western Uusimaa.
Café Regatta is just around the corner from Hotel Regatta, although not part of the hotel.
Hanko is a particularly photogenic part of Finland, and is home to many talented photographers.
Le Petit Festival is an annual event shared between Dubrovnik, Croatia and Hanko.
The Poker Run is a popular motorboat show, utilising a concept that started in America.
Hanko provides great opportunities for catching different species of fish in varying environments.
Going to the top of the Water Tower is a must when you’re in Hanko.
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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For casual birdwatchers and professional ornithologists, Hanko is one of the top destinations in Finland.
The tallest lighthouse in the whole of the Nordics, Bengtskär, is 25 km south-west of Hanko.
Hanko has been the stage for many key battles in Finland’s history.
If you haven’t booked a Comfort Sauna room, there are other saunas available in Hanko.
Gunnarstrand is a small, attractive beach not far from the beginning of the Tulliniemi nature path, dotted with idyllic red beach huts.
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
Hanko is a great place for geocaching, with lots of varied terrain and dozens of interesting caches.
Hanko Pride is a new annual event. Attendees can enjoy the program, fun atmosphere, beautiful views and happy faces.
Hanko is a popular and interesting place to ride. There are stables and a riding school available.
When travelling to Hanko there is the opportunity to stop at the Raseborg castle ruins.
The Hanko Sea Kayak Gathering offers workshops, technique clinics and excursions during an intensive three day period.
Take a walk to The Storm Tower, located on the cliffs above SteelStudio gym in Kuningattarenvuori, Western Harbour.
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.
The Scandinavian EB Championship is an International Tennis Federation event, attracting players from across Finland and around the globe to Hanko’
Hanko has many historical relics and monuments, including the Monument of Liberty.
The traditional Sleepyhead Day has its origins in Hanko’s past, when the city was a popular spa resort.
Hanko was the place where over 250,000 Finns left their homeland on their journey to the New World.
SeaHorse Week attracts the top national riders for the annual show jumping competition.
Hanko Museum was opened in 1971. It presents the town’s interesting history, and with many different exhibitions throughout the year.
Hanko Bridge Week attracts players from all around the country.
The Hanko Front Museum presents the history of the peninsula during the Second World War, when the town was occupied by the Soviet Union.
Hanko has long been a destination for tennis players. The amateur tennis competition in summer is the highlight of the calendar.
In many photographs of Hanko you will see the majestic Evangelical Lutheran Hanko Church.
The Hanko Music festival brings classical music and jazz to Finland’s southernmost city.
Hanko is a favorite location for Finnish photographers. It’s many stunning landscapes make for great photographs.
Hanko Regatta is one of the largest sailing events in Finland, attracting many hundreds of boats. It has been held every year since 1945.
Hanko possesses a surprising amount of interesting historic architecture despite.
Would you like to learn some new culinary skills or a new dish?
The Hanko Beach Volleyball tournament has been arranged since 1985.
The Hanko Tourism office offers a fantastic range of tours for visitors. Tours include
If you feel like some leisurely outdoor activities, Silversand on the northern side of Hanko offers frisbeegolf, discgolf, jumping castles, parkche
There is a 9-hole soccergolf course in the Haga park area. For further info contact Hanko Town Sports Office. Telephone: +358 (0) 405189564.
Hanko Theatre Festival is the largest Swedish speaking theatre festival in Finland.
There are billiards and pool tables at multiple venues in town. These include
Hanko is a key port with many popular harbours, including some of the largest in Finland.
The Nordic Song Festival has been happening every year for over 30 years.
During summer (8.6 - 26.8) the Harbour Markets operate from 3pm - 8pm in the Eastern Harbour every Wednesday and Friday.
Hanko Garden week is a garden festival with a wide range of activities.
Hanko is a great place for winter swimming, which can be beneficial for the body and mind.
No trip to Hanko is complete without going to the beach. The region is blessed with numerous lovely beaches and coves.
The best Finnish restaurants are renowned for their use of wild herbs and native plants.
Relax in the courtyard or stay cosy inside at the Regatta Lounge Bar.
This popular walk, and one which is easily accessible from Hotel Regatta, is known as the Love Path.
Hanko is home to a popular MotoCross club and track. Founded in 1989, activities include motocross, enduro and minimoto.
Pub Grönan is an old style rock ‘n’ roll pub, operating since 1985. Regular live acts, a pool table and plenty of beer.
Feeling energetic? Hanko is home to a fantastic indoor climbing wall.
Sat amongst the trees behind Hanko Casino, you can enjoy a range of drinks and snacks in a pub style atmosphere.
Helo is the world's largest sauna and steam bath business. They develop, manufacture and market sauna and steam products worldwide.
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
Order pizzas in three sizes, along with kebabs, pasta, calzone, sandwiches, falafel and chicken meals.
Streetfood Karuselli follows the best events in Hanko. Enjoy burgers, hot dogs, other street food and refreshments on wheels.
Beach Bar Plagen opened in summer 2011 and is located 10 meters from the sea.
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.
Merijooga (Sea Yoga) was founded by Johanna Pawlin. It combines the love of yoga, sea, waves and closeness to nature.
Here are a selection of other cafés and casual eateries in Hanko.
Hanko is home to an outdoor go karting track. Two-stroke cars are available for an adrenaline filled day.
If you’re looking for an alternative to Scandinavian cuisine and seafood, Makana provides a welcome change.
Hanko and the surrounding archipelago offer many great opportunities for kayaking and boating.
The Hanko Sushi namesake restaurant blends Japanese food and flavours with the the archipelago, offering fresh and delicious fish and vegetarian di
If you’re feeling like something different, take a short ferry trip from the Eastern Harbour to the little island called Smultrongrundet.
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.
Bowling is a fun activity for all ages, and can’t be affected by the weather.
Makaronitehdas specialises in making fresh pasta complemented by delicious side dishes, great wines and homemade sausages.
Hanko is one of the best locations for windsurfing, kitesurfing and kiteboarding in Finland, with Tulliniemenranta and Hopeahietikko (Silversand) b
Pirate is a cosy two floor family restaurant with a maritime atmosphere, located in the old harbour warehouses in the Eastern Harbour.
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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Hanko is a popular golfing destination in Finland.
The Ekströms fishermen family are the proprietors of this cosy fish and shellfish restaurant, På Kroken (Swedish for “Hooked”).
When the sea freezes in Hanko after the New Year, it is a wonderful spectacle.
There are many enjoyable cross country skiing tracks in and around Hanko.
The first Classic Pizza, now with restaurants in many cities in Finland and across the Nordics, started in Hanko back in 1996.
Try Aerialyoga with the Mind & Body Adventure class at Merijooga studio.
The legendary Neljän Tuulen Tupa (House of the Four Winds) café is located on Pieni Mäntysaari, just 3 km from the city centre.
Origo was the first of many restaurants to open in the Eastern Harbour in Hanko at the old warehouse building.
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.
The Makasiini serves modern Scandinavian cuisine led by a mouthwatering range of seafood.
Bravas serves classic and contemporary tapas dishes, inspired by the culinary tastes and traditions of Spain and Latin America.
Hanko Soul Jazz Weekend is a new annual music event in Hanko bringing together some of Finland’s most entertaining jazz musicians.