Mandas is a small town located in central Sardinia, in the province of Cagliari(57 Km). The importance of Mandas is related to the old train station, from where trains departed for Cagliari. The station is now used as a departure point for the Green Train of Sardinia, Sardinian tourist rail service. On Sardegna Magica you can book online your excursions to Mandas and the tour with Green Train.
Mandas was a very important center during the nuraghic period, from 1600 to 1800 became a seat of the Ducato of Mandas which included 16 countries of Sardinia. The town of Mandas was even visited by the writer David Herbert Lawrence, who described it in his book "Sea and Sardinia" (Sea and Sardinia, 1921).
The town of Mandas is located in a wonderful region surrounded by a colourful and lush nature, beautiful landscapes and diverse cultural attractions. The logo of Sardegna Magica is inspired by a plover carved in a wooden chest brewed right in Mandas. The Commune of Mandas is characterized by a charming old town, while in the periphery is the Ethnographic Museum "Is Lollasa 'e is Aiaiusu" and the park of "Acqua Bona" green lung in the country equipped with a refreshment. Mandas is famous for railway station, built in 800. The railway line had enormous importance because it connected Cagliari with Central Sardinia, up to Isili. Now the line is disused but in the spring and summer are organized tours with Green Train, a locomotive attached to several vintage wagons through the most beautiful green sceneries of Sardinia, unexplored places, capable of transporting tourists back in time.
Want to spend a day in Mandas, visit the town, enjoy a typical lunch in a farm, take a trip with Green Train of Sardinia? Sardegna Magica allows you to book your trip to Sardinia!