The decline of the 19th and early 20th century brought a flowering of art nouveau. One of the favourite techniques of Polish artists of this era was stained glass which started to filled windows of Krakow churches as well as residential and public buildings. We offer You an unusual tour during which you have a unique opportunity to discover the most beautiful Art Nouveau stained-glass windows of Krakow!
Among the local artists who were famous for practicing the art of painting with light and colour two close friends and outstanding creative minds – Stanisław Wyspiański and Józef Mehoffer played a very special role. During the tour we will see their most astonishing works. We will visit Wawel Cathedral, the Franciscan Basilica and St. Mary’s Church, but also enter into commercial and residential buildings which are rarely visited by tourists. Our guide will present You miracles of art nouveau in the Poller’s Hotel, House of Medical Society and the Municipal Savings Bank building. Our itinerary includes also visitting the House of Józef Mehoffer. Decor of this beautiful residence reflects both spirit of the age and individuality of the artist. At the end we will visit the Stained Glass Museum Krakow which is also a still acting workshop (since 1903)!
If you want to learn the secrets of traditional stained glass technique and experience a unique encounter with art nouveau, our trip is just for You!