In partnership with the Artisan Consortium of the Province of Lecce, established in December 1975 by the local Chamber of Commerce to protect the artistic and traditional craftsmanship of the Salento area and to promote its quality, Caroli Hotels offers a visit to the selected laboratories of the best craftsmen.
A hundred artisan workshops that reproduce the excellence of artistic and traditional craftsmanship: the ancient tradition of Lecce is present with refined works in papier-mâché paper nativity, statuettes and objects of various masters and accurate forms in wrought iron and copper born, as in the past, by the skilled hands of the artisans, with hammer and forge; the art of Salento is also represented by ceramics that have very ancient origins and production centers known in national contexts such as Lucugnano and Cutrofiano, from Lecce stone that has obtained artistic recognition everywhere, from traditional inlay woodwork as well as embroidery and textiles.
For food and wine delicacies, entrust yourself to La Dispensa di Caroli which, following an ancient family tradition, has selected the most exquisite delicacies of the Salento peninsula, a sunny land between two seas: the references contemplate the best a greedy palate could wish for and this is due to the rigorous quality controls to which each product is subject, obtained only from the use of genuine ingredients and exclusive recipes. The limited number of selected trusted suppliers does not use preservatives of any kind, transforms the products with manual procedures, without neglecting the new biological and dietary needs. From the unsurpassable olive patè of Capo di Leuca to friselline with extra virgin olive oil, from the legendary orecchiette to the best wines d.o.c. and i.g.t. of Salento, from the prickly pear liqueur to the sweet specialties it is possible to provide home delivery of each pack of La Dispensa di Caroli.