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Enjoy the spring

Spring in Hanko is a veritable energy boost. Come visit Hanko and you will feel the power of the ocean and the spring light filling you with new energy. Take a walk by the ocean, admire the seabirds returning from abroad or visit the Garden Week or a market. Spring is full of life, come find your own favourite!


Enjoy the nature

Walking, biking or kayaking- the nature is present everywhere in Hanko. Spending time in the nature makes us feel well and affects our health in a positive way, already 20 minutes in nature lowers our blood pressure.

In Hanko you can choose to experience the nature on your own or to join a guided tour.  You can watch the migratory birds return to Finland; a good place for birdwatching is the Tulliniemi nature trail, a trail that takes you to the southernmost point of Finland. Tips for birdwatchers!

For more information about rental bikes or guided tours please contact Hanko tourist office.




Waffles and fresh coffee

Waffles and fresh coffee are signs of spring! Café Regatta is famous for their tasty waffles and at Café-Bakery Lillan you find locally baked fresh bread, delicacies and coffee.  And don´t forget the fresh cinnamon rolls baked every Saturday at Alans Café!

Cafés in Hanko


Davis Cup goes Hanko  7-9.4

Hanko is hosting the world’s largest annual international team competition in sport Davis Cup 7-9.4. In Hanko the Europe/Africa Zone Group II is played and Team Finland will meet Team Madagaskar.

Tickets: www.lippuagentti.fi.

Friday 7.4 two single games beginning at 16.
Saturday 8.4 one double game beginning at 15.
Sunday 9.4 1-2 single games beginning at 13.


Easter in Hanko

Easter is a national holiday in Finland and perfect time to enjoy the outdoors. In Hanko Easter is the first step towards the busy summer season and restaurants and small shops begin to open for visitors. Also the clubs can offer you entertainment.

Eastern Fun  on Vuorikatu 15.4 at 10-14, face painting and Easter egg hunt for children at 11-13 and music for adults.

Villa Hima, Bulevardi 1, opening hours during Easter: Thursday 13.4 at 11-18, 14-17.4 at 11-15.

For wellbeing one can choose a Yin yoga marathon on Friday the 14th or a Eastern Retreat Yoga Workshop on Kadermo Island.




Vappu, the May Day celebration

This spring festival is a popular carnival that has traditionally been celebrated by workers and students. In Hanko several restaurants offer special deals for brunch or lunch on May Day, or you can arrange a picnic of your own with sparkling wine and take away food.

The traditional outdoors concert is held in the Spa Park 1.5. at 11 with Hangon Suomalainen Sekakuoro and Hangö Manskör performing.


Hanko Garden Days

Hanko Garden Days 25.–28.5.2017 offer a lot of interesting program for lovers of gardening and the nature. One can visit local gardens and participate in a guided tours etc. For more information please contact the Hanko tourist information.



Beach Clean Up in Hanko 30.5

If you want to help protect the ocean you love from pollution come and join this volunteer effort. The tourist office arranges a Beach Clean Up 30.5 in cooperation with the organisation Pidä Saaristo Siistinä.


Go biking with a fattie

Rent a Fat Bike from Hanko tourist office and go biking in the city or out in the terrain.

1-2 h 20 euro, following hours á 7 euro.
Day rental 50 euro. 24 hours 120 euro. Prices include tax.

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