Mushrom hunting festival in Varena Lithuania
Varėna region in Lithuania is famous for wild mushrooms. Some sorts of Lithuanian mushrooms are exported to lots of countries. The mushroom picking peak in Lithuania starts in the beginning of autumn. Varėna – a small town in the South of Lithuania is titled as a capital of mushroom hunters. They have a great Lithuanian mushroom festival which is usually organized in the end of September.
The fesitval starts with wild mushrom hunting competition and grows into a great festival with country music players, dancers, Lithuanian national cuisine dishes and handcrafts bazar.It is one of the best things to do in Lithuania.
This year annual Varėna mushroom picking festival caroused on October 26th. Crowds of mushroom hunters from surrounding Lithuanian cities and neighbouring countries took part in this fest.
Villa “Dzukijos uoga” had a group of mushroom hunters from Ireland. A great variety of different mushroom species were collected and characterized at the presentation made by “Mushroomstuff” – Irish mushroom hunters community specialists. Some of the catch was used for mushroom soup on fire leaded by Irish party atmospher. After the fest Irish mushroom hunters went for additional mushroom hunting in the immense forests of Dzukija National Park.
Villa “Dzukijos uoga” – your Lithuanian nature accommodation at mushroom hunting festival in Varėna!
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