Delft Guided City tour and New Church tour

Tour for individual travelllers

Discover the historical city centre of Delft and the New Church with a local guide

Tour for individual travelllers

Discover the historical city centre of Delft and the New Church with a local guide

Delft Guided City tour and New Church tour

This guided join in tour will give you a first impression of Delft's city centre and its most famous attraction the New Church, which houses the Dutch royal burial vault. 

Delft is well-known for its canals, historical buildings, churches, famous inhabitants and above all Delft Blue!

The history of the beautiful city of Delft dates back to the Middle Ages. In 1246 Delft got city rights. This meant a lot to the citizens. Delft grew and became, economically, one of the most important cities in Holland. In the Middle Ages two famous churches were built in Delft, which both can still be admired. The Old Chuch is famous for its stained glass windows and the New Church for the Dutch Royal burial vault and the mausoleum of William of Orange.

William of Orange, known as the father of our fatherland, chose Delft as his residence. You can still admire this place in Delft.

In the 17th century, the Dutch Golden Age, the Dutch East India Company, opened one of her offices in Delft. Ships sailed from Delfts Haven to the east and contributed to the start of the famous Delft Blue ware industry.

Delft was home to several master painters, of whom Johannes Vermeer is the most famous one. The church where he was baptised, the place where he lived and the church where he was burried can all be seen.

This tour is guided in Dutch and English.

Day and departure

Monday - Friday: start at 13.00 h at the jetty of the canal boat company, Koornmarkt 113 in Delft 

Saturday: start at 13.00 h at VVV Delft, Market square

This tour is availbale from Mo - Sa from April 1 till Sept 30. From Oct till the end of March only on Saturdays.

 

Duration

1.5 hrs

Number of participants

At least 1

Price

€ 16.50 p.p.

contact

Happy Day Tours
Phoenixstraat 66
2611 AM Delft

+31 (0)15 256 53 06

Happy Day Tours is partner of the tourist office VVV Delft and  Congress service Delft

Bereikbaar Delft

DagjeWeg.nl

Royal Delft

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