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4 of 5 bubbles Review of Hankoe

Hankoe
Ranked #5 of 44 things to do in Fredrikstad
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Owner description: Hanko The island was once the Master of The manor Elingaard`s hunting territory. You get here by boat, or by ferry from Hankosundet. When at the ferry point, check out the old red-painted Seilerkroa (Ferry inn) built in 1883 as part of Hanko Baths. Follow the path up to the once fashionable saatorium hotel Hanko Fjordhotell & Spa, raised in 1877. Turn left between the tennis courts  and you will see the old riding stables, built around 1900. Take the road to the right of the stables and on to Hanko Plads - one of two small farms on the island. Turn left at the barn, and turn right where the footpaths cross and follow the power lines. Cross the stream and turn left, walk northeast towards Karibukta. You may be lucky enough to spot some fallow deer along the path. Fallow deer from Denmark were released her about a century ago, and the island has a thriving herd. Dogs must be kept on a leash! Continue along the path as it bends to the left and you arrive at the bay near hotel, directly opposite Seilerkroa and Bloksberg, the Royal Family`s old country estate, higher up the mountainside and now owned by Princess Märtha Louise and Ari Behn. Hanko has a centre for sailing from the 1880`s. as darkness falls, you can see Kristian Blystad`s memorial to King Olav V, a sailboat lit in silhouette, out in the sound.
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“interesting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2014

We travelled around it on a small motor boat, it took about an hour. The island has many beautiful houses and inlets. You can moor and visit a restaurant but it was quite an expensive menu so we just had drinks

Visited May 2014
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Petaluma, California
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“What a beautiful place!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2014

The water, the view, the boats, the island in the middle that boasts a hotel and spa. I wish we had time to take in more than just a brief stop at Hanko. If you are visiting the fjords of Norway, be sure to visit Hanko.

Visited May 2014
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Fredrikstad, Norway
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“Go for the sake of the trip”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2013

The restaurant was not more than ok. I was invited, and was happy not having to pay. But the island itself is well worth a visit.

Visited October 2013
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“Hanko”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013

Is a bit dull not much to see the hotel is ok but to dear, The kings sommer house is ther you have to teke a ferry to get ther it onley takes 5 mits

Visited May 2013
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