Cruise to Bengtskär lighthouse
Being the tallest lighthouse within the Nordic countries, Bengtskär rises a majestic 52 metres above sea level. If you want to experience the magnificent view, you have to climb up 252 steps, but the view is well worth the trouble! The lighthouse was built in 1906 and is situated about 25 kilometres south-west of Hanko. On Bengtskär there is a lighthouse museum, a home turned museum, an exhibition on the Battle of Bengtskär, a lighthouse post and a café, as well as premises for accommodation and conferences.
Cruises to Bengtskär with M/S Summersea from the Eastern Harbour Mon-Sat during 19.6-1.7, every day during 2.7-12.8, Mon-Sat during 13-25.8.
Departure from Hanko: at 11
Arrival in Bengtskär: at 12.30
Departure from Bengtskär: at 15
Arrival in Hanko: at 16.30
Price: Adults 62 euros, children (4-14 years) 25 euros including lunch, a guide and entrance fee to Bengtskär. There is a café on board. M/S Summersea can carry up to 155 passengers. Cruises are contingent on weather. Min. amount passengers: 30 persons.
Tour operator: Marine Lines, tel. +358 (0)400 536 930, www.marinelines.fi
Tour agent: Hanko Tourist Office, tel +358 (0)19 2203 411, email@example.com.