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Information for visitors

Padise monastery and Visitor Center are open

From May to September, Tue through Sun from 11:00 to 18:00

From October to April, Fri through Sun from 11:00 to 16:00

If you wish to visit the monastery outside of regular opening hours please contact us at least 3 business days before the preferred visit date. Ticket price for private visits is double and fee for a guide will be added separately.

  • Tickets are sold at the Visitor Center 
  • Ticket sales end half an hour before the monastery`s closing time
  • We accept payments in cash and by credit or debit card
  • Excursions “Timeless Padise” – a journey opening the living and spiritual space of the Cistercians in the Padise monastery (60 min).
  • Tour guide in Estonian 40 € / hour, in addition to per person tickets. 
    Tour guide in other languages 60 € / hour, in addition to per person tickets
  • We offer tours in English, Russian, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Italian, German and French.
  • Both Visitor Center and monastery are wheel-chair accessible.
  • NB Cars with a handicap parking card may park in front of the monastery.
  • For additional information on services geared toward people with special needs, please contact the monastery at info@padise.ee.
  • Well behaved pets, guide dogs for the blind, and service dogs on duty are welcome at the monastery.
  • Large bags and suitcases are not allowed in the monastery. Please store your luggage in the cloakroom or contact the cashier at the Visitor Center.
  • Visitor Center has a self-service cloakroom.
  • If you have lost or found something in the monastery, please contact the Visitor Center.
  • Taking photos and videos is permitted on the grounds of the monastery and in the Visitor Center. In social media, please use the hashtag  #padisemonastery.
  • Photography and videography for commercial purposes is permitted only by prior approval from Padise monastery, please contact info@padise.ee.
  • Restrooms are located on the ground floor of the Visitor Center and on the basement floor of the monastery.
  • There are 5 restaurants and cafés in Padise. Please find the list of cafes HERE
  • There are many things to see and explore in Padise. Discover Padise area HERE