Free Walking Tour Delftadmin2021-05-01T09:12:18+00:00
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Welcome to the live viewing box that is Delft!
Overflowing with canals, picturesque corners and calendar plates that you could wander through for days on end.
Delft is a compact and charming city, which makes it great for a Free Walking Tour. Everything is walkable from the Markt square and the beautiful city centre is virtually free of cars. During this 2-hour tour, we cover the historic relevance of Holland’s most charming town. Discover the birthplace of painter Johannes Vermeer, gaze at the quintessential Delft Blue Pottery and find out how it is connected to the Royal Family.
But there’s more…
Delft is a student city, full of unpretentious pubs and alternative hangouts. Our local guides look forward to give you their personal recommendations of where they go themselves.
Book your tour with us and explore Delft with your newest Dutch friend!
Delfts blue Pottery is world-famous and dates back from the golden age of Holland, discover the story behind this Dutch pottery
Discover the story of The Girl with the pearl earring and the milkmaid. Does are some of the paintings from Vermeer The world-class painter Delft is proud of!
Life in Delft
Our Dutch guide will show you around the city center of Delft. How is life here in town? What are the best places for diner or a beer?
William of Orange
The Dutch father of the fatherland, William Orange is also known as the leader of the successful Dutch Revolt against Spain, which led to the Royal family from Orange of Nassau and the Dutch Republic
The famous Dutch historian and writer Greet Mak called Delft a ‘lining viewing box, full of canals and picturesque corners’. The perfect description for one of Holland’s most delightful places, with beautiful bitty bridges and quirky quays, built on an intrinsic water network.
Delft is about as old as Amsterdam and rose to become one of the bigger cities of Holland in the 14th century. Being the biggest beer brewer back in the day, its liquid golden history is still honored today by its numerous small breweries.
The city centre of Delft is quaint and easy to explore, with its old city walls containing much of its original allure. Its limited accessibility for cars makes Delft perfect for a Free Walking Tour. Give us 2 hours of your time and we will give the highlights of this wonderful city and its hidden gems and hotspots.
Delft boasts a rich history, rooted in the murder of William the Silent, the father of our fatherland. It is the birthplace of Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, who invented the microscope and the origin of the iconic Delfts Blue pottery, a factory that has retained its original charm from 1653.
Next to this Delft has a rich history, the murder of William the silent, the father of our fatherland. The story of Antonie van Leeuwenhoek who invented the Microscope, Delfts blue pottery, a factory that is still original since 1653, and a lot more.
This is not just a history tour, our local Dutch guides will also tell you about life in Delft today. The Technical University of Delft has one of the largest campuses in the world, which is why this student city is chock full of bars and restaurants that cater to every budget.
Join the Free Walking Tour of Delft and explore this beautiful city with us!
“What customers say about this company”
Thanks for a great time! The tour was the best, we walk around the city and we learned a lot about the city’s history and origins.
You will not only enjoy a standard tour but meet great people and have a wonderful time!
Really enjoyed the tour! Didn’t feel like two hours, thanks to our guide. He is just an entertaining guy who loves what he does and can tell a lot of interesting stuff about his beautiful Delft!
Highly recommend the classical free walking tour Delft.
Marrit Van Dijk
We had the best free walking tour ever with our guide. It was only him, my friend and me but he still showed us his city and gave us a lot of interesting information about Delft.
He also showed us his favorite places where we had a very good time together! ?
We highly recommend Noa as a free walking tour guide in Delft.