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First Snow in Hanko

First snow came surprisingly early to Hanko this year. To celebrate the occasion we brought out the winter lights to Villa Maija’s terrace. The winter photos in the gallery below are taken between November 3rd and 4th, 2016.   Photo Gallery              

Hanko Film Festival 4th – 10th of November 2016

Hanko Film Festival is arranged for the 18th time and takes place between the 4th – 10th of November 2016. This year’s festival cinemas are Kino Olympia, Regatta, and the Town Hall. The festival program includes interesting Finnish premiers as well as documentaries from Hanko: Samurai Rauni Repo Saarelainen. A modern Finnish action[…]

Baltic Sea Marathon October 1st 2016

Baltic Sea Marathon, the southernmost marathon in Finland, is arranged in Hanko on Saturday October 1st, 2016. The official distances are full marathon, half marathon, and quarter marathon. The route goes through beautiful landscapes on the Hanko peninsula. You’ll run along the shores of the Baltic Sea and in Täktom you’ll find yourself surrounded by traditional forest[…]

Welcome to Hanko Photo Festival 3.9.2016

The extraordinary nature of Hanko has always inspired photographers and artists. Come and enjoy a creative weekend by the sea together with other like-minded photographers! Hanko Photo Festival is this year held as a one-day event on Saturday, September 3rd, at the City Hall. The program includes interesting topics around nature and landscape photography.[…]

SeaHorse Week Hanko 2016 Prix de Villa Maija

Hanko SeaHorse Week 2016

The national top riders from Finland gathered in Hanko for the SeaHorse Week in July 2016. The annual show jumping competition is arranged in a beautiful park environment in the middle of the city. Prix de Villa Maija was competed on the last day of the week and the winner was Joni Koivusalo with the[…]

Itäsatama ja Hangon Regatta 2015

Hanko Regatta 2016

This year the traditional sailing race takes place between 8-10 of July. The Hanko Regatta is one of the biggest sailing events in Finland, often gathering around 200 participating boats. The race has been held annually since 1945. It can be challenging to find accommodation during the regatta weekend and this year was[…]

Happy Midsummer!

Villa Maija wishes everybody a happy Midsummer! Information about Midsummer events and opening hours can be found on the Tourist Office website. The Midsummer bonfire is being lit on June 24th at 21:00 on the Casino Park Beach. Here’s a small photo gallery with shots from Hanko taken the day before Midsummer Eve.  […]

Fiber Optic Internet Service to Villa Maija

During the spring Villa Maija has invested in a new fiber optic internet service, which ensures a reliable and stable broadband connection with high capacity. The service provider is Karis Telefon Ab. The property’s Wi-Fi base stations have also been updated, which means better wireless connections and fewer dead spots. These network[…]

Kesäkausi alkanut Hangossa

Summer has arrived to Hanko

We’ve had amazing summer weather in Hanko for the past two weeks. Even the sea water is exceptionally warm considering the time of year. Officially the summer season begins on June 1st. Now all restaurants, cafes and shops have opened. New for this season is HSF Stefan’s Steakhouse and Restaurant Bravas with tastes and traditions from Spain[…]

Itäsataman makasiinirakennukset

Celebrating 1st of May in Hanko

May is a good time to take advantage of Villa Maija’s affordable spring prices! There are still available nice rooms for the 1st of May weekend (for example suite M4 with two bedrooms). Check out tips for the week and info about restaurants from the Hanko Tourist Office website.   May 1st Photos from 2014[…]