Craft Tour South Poland – 3 days with Serfenta
Craft Tour is a true adventure. Do you like to experience the foreign country from a true, unussual way? This is the idea – visit us and let us guide you to the Polish culture, tradition, craft and our special region.
We offer 3 days of Craft Tour with Serfenta. We can organise many interesting activities for you in our place. The first day in our lovelu town Cieszyn, the second and third in the village in the heart of the mountains near by. This is not only about the craft but also about people, cuisine, wild nature and life in Poland. Let Serfenta guide you to our world.
Craft Tour is an adventure with a touch of nature. Let us show you a true craftsman’s place where you can meet our masters of basketry. We are going to take you for a walk to the wild forest to show you how they collect the spruce roots for the baskets. We will spend the whole day in the wild nature, with the mountain view and the smell of wood. This is a true relax with great people, tradition and our basketry stories. We have many of tales to tell about this place and many years of research experiences there.
CT Day 1. Cieszyn and Serfenta
Our sweet, small town Cieszyn is special - we are located on the border with Czech Republic, a hundred years ago the town was divided between two countries. It is a perfect place for a Craft Tour. We are going to show you our model of work with basketry craft and our work. Also our collection of Polish baskets and also baskets from all around the World. We have many years of experices in teaching craft. The Serfenta is located on the premises of the Museum of Cieszyn Silesia, one of the oldest Museums in Central Europe. We are going to show you the town, our local caffetery, the workshops of our friend also. I f you want we can visit the Czech part of the town and try local dishes.
CT Day 2. Deep into the roots
This is an adventure with a touch of nature. We are going to show you a true craftsman’s place where you can meet our masters of basketry. We are going to take you for a walk to the wild forest to show you how they collect the spruce roots for the baskets. We are going to spend the whole day in the wild nature, with the mountain view and the smell of wood. This is a true relax with the nature and tradition and our basketry stories. We have many stories to tell about this place and many years of research experiences there.
CT Day 3. Crafts in the heart of Beskidy Mountains
The region of Beskidy Mountains when even three countries have their unique influences. We are going to take to the heart of the mountain for a craft trip. This a village on the south of Poland when our friends, the craftsmans leave. We are going to show you a true craftsman’s place also we will visit the local museum with many craft samples and with a beautiful story about our culture.
The end of the Craft Tour take place in Serfenta, Cieszyn.
3 days of activities, basketry show and presentation in Serfenta, expetition to the village (also transport), local museum, the guide from Serfenta. Price for max 4 person in the group.
We are able to help with: an accomodation in Poland, but this is not included in the basic price.
Do not hesitate to contact us!
A young basket maker, specialising in spruce roots. He is an apprentice of Master Jan Zogata, with whom we have cooperated for many years. He took part in our project: “Master of Tradition”.
He runs spruce roots basketry workshops for Serfenta. A talented and hardworking basket maker, he also prepares the wooden moulds for basket making. He creates them in his workshop along with his grandfather.
See the recording of spruce roots basketry workshops.
Take part in a spruce roots basketry workshop at Serfenta – we organise them only once in a year!
These products are part of our offer thanks to our long-standing friendships formed during Serfenta’s basketry expeditions. By purchasing them, you support local Polish craft and Polish Basketry Masters. You also support us – thanks to your order, we can organise basketry workshops. Come and join them!
What you will find in our shop:
0% mass production – all the items are one of a kind
tradition and modernity
products for a good, long life.
We draw inspiration from the vast experience of the best basket makers.
Order a DIY kit for straw weaving.
Would you like to find out more about us? Visit: http://serfenta.pl/en/