Pädaste Mushroom Weekend

Mushroom picking nature-walk

Saturday, 22 September 2018



Mushroom picking nature-walk under guidance of Pädaste’s horticulturist, who takes care of the daily foraging at Alexander Restaurant. Mycologist Veiko Kastanje will join us during the nature walk.


Veiko Kastanje has studied mycology and botany at Tartu University; also worked as a visiting guest researcher also at Helsinki University, University of Gothenburg and National Botanical Garden of Belgium. At the moment he is employed as a researcher at Estonian Crop Research Institute, using every opportunity for travelling, making mushroom trips or organizing mushroom exhibitions. He has also translated several mushroom picking and identification handbooks into Estonian.


Our Chef de Cuisine has created a fabulous 3-course dinner in which foraged mushrooms will play a significant role.



Price per person 95 € inclusive of the mushroom picking nature-walk, manor made Schnapps on the road and the dinner.

Wines and beverages not included.

Mushroom picking on 22 September starts at 2pm, dinner at 8pm.


Reservations are required

For reservations or inquiries please contact our Guest Relations Manager at info@padaste.ee or dial +372 45 48 800.