The Mamuthones masks

Visitin Mamoiada you to get in touch with the Carnival, one of the most famous events in Barbagia. Mamoiada’s Carnival is an event rooted in very archaic traditions, when Mamuthones, the ancient dark masks, parade with rhythmic step under the weight of the cowbells.
All travellers who desire it can spend a day of intense emotions becoming Mamuthone and getting in touch with rhythmic step. Test your skills and experience the value of millenary traditions.

Where to go

• Museum of the Mediterranean Masks
• The Mamuthones’ association house
• Craft shops of the Mamuthones’ masks
• Wineries

Mamuthones maschera carnevale
Tour di Mamoiada What to do

• Try Mamuthone’s clothes and dance
• Aperitour
• Sip & taste
• Experience “hand on” cooking classes
•Artisans’ workshops
• “Su ballu tundu”
• Sardinia shopping tour

Guided tours around

• SS. Cosma e Damiano sanctuary
• Boeli stele

Itinerario Cannonau Mamoiada

The Mamuthones parade every year on the day of St. Anthony the Abbot (January 17th), Sunday of Carnival and Shrove Tuesday.

Duration: 1 hour min – 1 day max
Period: all year round
Target: individual and groups
Topics: culture, nature, enogastromy
difficulty level: easy
Hours: 8.30 – 20.30

Book your personal tour starting 

+39 393 0060100 – email:

Reservation required – min 2 pax

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