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Art and Culture
A stay in Murano offers the possibility to admire the original Murano glass blowing and see the work of the glass masters giving life to their creations. A short walk from our hotel you can visit the artistic glass works of the most famous glass masters like Pino Signoretto, Gianni Seguso, Barovier & Toso, Simone Cenedese for which Murano is famous worldwide. Hotel al Soffiador is located in Murano Island, the Island famous in the World for the artisanal glass blowing,in the heart of Venice Lagoon, in a unique and suggestive location. The Hotel is situated on an avenue VIALE BRESSAGIO that has an abundance of shops – selling beautiful glass objects and masques – as well as numerous exhibition rooms and glass kilns where it is possible to watch master craftsmen at work as they blow their glass. This same avenue is also the location of the Abate Zanetti School of Glass and the Glass Experimental Station. The Island of Murano is steeped in history and rich in museums and churches. Just a stone’s throw from the Hotel is the interesting Barovier & Toso Museum and the Church of St Peter the Martyr where it is possible to see the paintings of Giovanni Bellini and Tintoretto. A little further away are the Murano Glass Museum and the Basilica of the Saints Maria and Donato, famous for its distinctive apse and mosaic flooring. .
Murano enjoys a central location in the Venice Lagoon, a few minutes by boat from the main terminals of arrival and departure: Marco Polo Airport, Railway Station Venice Saint Lucia and Piazzale Roma. From Murano you can reach Piazza San Marco and the other beauties of the lagoon as the island of Burano, with its characteristic colorful houses and lace and the island of Torcello with Roman ruins. Murano is also connected to Venice 24 hours 24 with the public service ACTV.
Relaxation and Tranquility
Those who chose Murano for their stay in Venice will have the opportunity to relax and enjoy the tranquility of a small island. In the evening, it becomes a charming oasis of peace and brings you back in time with its natural island rhythms. This allows you to rest after long walks discovering the treasures of Venice or a day in the Lagoon Islands.
Unique views for Photographing
The island of Murano and the Venetian Lagoon, offering a unique vantage point for lovers of nature photography. In Murano they can see unique and real glimpses of everyday life testimonies of those who still live there and its ancient traditions, far from the noise and the broad masses of visitors.