Hanko is an interesting destination, no matter if you approach by boat, car or any other vehicle. The lovely scenery, the beaches and the picturesque views of Hanko is usually what will catch your attention, but many often forget the interesting history of this town. A history based on the exclusive location as an excellent harbor.
Hanko has always been a strategically important location. This has affected the whole history of the town and surroundings where many battles has passed by. The trails of wartime history of Hanko are hundreds of years old and you can still see visible marks from these wars today.
The three maps helps you to explore the war time history of Hanko. You just choose the most appropriate map depending how you arrive to Hanko. Inside Hanko town the easiest way to explore is by biking or walking from one sight to another.