We will gladly take you along the visible history of Delft in style. During the 90-minute tour we pass the most beautiful historic canals and parks in Delft and a guide tells various facts about the city of Delft. You will learn about Willem van Oranje, the VOC, why Delft is older than Amsterdam, but also about Johannes Vermeer and Hugo de Groot.
The route starts on the historic Market of Delft and leads through the old city center. The tour can be expanded with a visit to a Delft Blue pottery factory, Vermeer Center, Museum Prinsenhof or other place of interest in Delft. Entirely in 17th century style you can also be dressed as a historical figure.
It is a unique experience to go by car or tram to the most special places of Delft and it offers you a unique perspective. An experience that you can enjoy for a long time to come.
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Pass By: Something Extra, Oude Langendijk 36, 2611 GL Delft The Netherlands
Entirely in 17th century style you can also get dressed as a historical figure by Atelier Something Extra. For example a regent, regent, Johannes Vermeer, Willem van Oranje, farmer or peasant woman. Complemented with a special photoshoot.
Pass By: Oostpoort, Oosteinde 80, 2611 SN Delft The Netherlands
The Oostpoort is the only remaining city gate of the city of Delft.
Pass By: TU Botanical Garden, Poortlandplein 5 Julianalaan 67, 2628 BM Delft The Netherlands
Learn new things about plants and its application. In this technical botanic garden, research has been done on plants for more than 100 years. It has brought many wild plants to industrial applications and has been an inspiration for breakthrough innovations. The garden is still the site of various research projects, but it is also a beautiful garden where you can relax, recharge and always discover new things.
Pass By: Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, Rotterdamseweg 196, 2628 AR Delft The Netherlands
Visit a Delft Blue pottery factory like Royal Delft. Royal Delft is the only manufacturer of Delft Blue since the 17th century. To this day, Royal Delft uses the same method of production that is the worldwide standard of contemporary Delft Blue.
Pass By: Museum Prinsenhof Delft, Sint Agathaplein 1, 2611 HR Delft The Netherlands
In Museum Prinsenhof Delft you discover the origins of the Netherlands.
Stop At: Zocherweg Fabriekscolonie Agnetapark uit 1882-1894 tussen Zocherweg en Verkadestraat, Delft The Netherlands
The oldest part dates from 1882-1885 and is the first Dutch example of a garden neighbourhood. The homes are designed in cottage style and are set in a green environment. The Agnetapark is special because it is the oldest factory colony in the Netherlands that has been implemented in a landscape setting. As a result, Agneta Park was designated by the government in 2011 as a protected cityscape.
Duration: 30 minutes
Pass By: Old Church, 25 Heilige Geestkerkhof, 2611 HP Delft The Netherlands
The Oude Kerk, also known as the Oude Jan or Scheve Jan, is one of two large old churches in Delft.
Pass By: Vermeer Centrum Delft, Voldergracht 21, 2611 EV Delft The Netherlands
Experience the life, the work and Delft, the city of the 17th-century master of the light: Johannes Vermeer (1632 – 1675).