One of the best ways to get acquainted with the culture of a new place is to attend one of the artisan markets and stores where you will have a chance to explore the tradition of handmade goods typical for this location. It actually does not matter whether you are going to buy anything or not, it is just a great experience to see the beauty created by local residents that cannot be found in your home country.
Corsica is no exception from this rule. This article will help you to set your plan for artisan shopping on the island.
The most prominent handmade goods in Corsica
There are many types of artisan goods created by locals. Talking about the things other from food, it is worth mentioning beautiful items made of olive tree wood, corals as well as glass manufactured through glass-blowing. These are particularly famous traditional items offered by Corsicans. In addition to it, you can find a variety of essential oils.
Corsica is also a great place to explore handmade clothes, accessories and shoes. In addition to it, there are many stores offering artwork created by local artists.
Thus, no matter what exactly you are looking for, you will be able to find some amazing goods in Corsica.
Nebbio Pottery in Oletta
Nebbio Pottery is located at Route d’Oletta, 20232 Oletta and, even though it is primarily focused on handmade pottery, it will be a great place to visit even if you are not exactly interested in buying any of such goods.
The reason for it is not only the wonderful collection on traditional goods which includes both ceramic decorations and functional pottery, but also the fact, the manufacturers of Nebbio Pottery are actually demonstrating their skills while working on their creations. At the same time, they are willing to share their knowledge with visitors and are eager to tell everyone about their art.
One of the signature element of the pottery created by Nebbio Pottery is an ornament based on the shapes of fish.