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Mamoiada. The streets, the Museum and the craftsman

Walking through the charming streets in Mamoiada + Museum + craftsman visit and showroom.

An urban trekking in the heart of Barbagia is undoubtedly the best way to get to know more about the traditions and culture of this region of Sardinia. This excursion focuses on the beautiful village of Mamoiada, famous for its enigmatic masks and the characteristic Carnival that is among the oldest festivals in Sardinia.

The exhibitions and the mysterious dances of Mamuthones and Issohadores characters are certainly the most well-known symbols of Mamoiada. During our excursion we will visit the Museum of Mediterranean Masks and the workshop of a local artisan where we will discover some secrets of making the traditional hand-made masks. We will better understand what kind of wood is used, what are the processes of creating a mask and if there are particular symbols associated with the expression of the masks.

If you are fascinated by ancient and mysterious rituals, do not miss this really interesting excursion.

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Meeting time: 10:00am

Meeting lace: Mamoiada town, in front of the Museum of Mediterranean Masks

Departure time: 10:30am

Duration: 2 hours approx

Museum ticket not included and needs to be paid at the door. 5 euro.

From the 1st of June to the 17th of December 2017

Kids under 8 free

Availability: from June to October, once a week.

JUNE 9th , 16th, 23rd, 30th

JULY 4th, 11th , 18th , 25th

AUGUST 4th, 11th , 18th , 25th

SEPTEMBER 5th , 12th, 19th , 26th

OCTOBER 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th , 31st

Price

2 people                             31 euro pp

3 people                             25 euro pp

4 people                             18 euro pp

From 5 to 9 people           15 euro pp

From 10 to 19 people      12.5 euro pp

From 20 to 29 people      12.5 euro pp

From 30 to 49 people      10 euro pp

From 50 to 70 people      10 euro pp