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Private Walking Tour: Delft's Royal History and Pottery

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Delft, Netherlands

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 3 more
Good for avoiding crowds

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Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Overview

Take a private tour of Delft and delve into the city’s royal history with this customizable, half-day walking tour. Famed for its iconic Delftware (or Delft Blue) pottery, its historic Old Town and its connections with the Dutch Royal Family, Delft is one of the Netherlands’ most popular day trip destinations. On this tour, you'll explore the Old Town, where you’ll stumble upon sights like the Prince’s Court and City Hall, and visit the New Church, the final resting place of William the Silent an other notable royals.
  • Private walking tour in Delft
  • Learn about Delft’s important royal Dutch history from your expert guide
  • See where members of the royal family are buried, including the founding father of the Netherlands
  • Explore Old Town and visit the New Church
  • Learn about Delft’s signature blue pottery, known as Delftware, with an option to visit the factory
Private guide with commentary in preferred language
New Church
Admission to Royal Delft (optional)
Food and drinks, unless specified
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Gratuities

Departure Point

Markt 87, 2611 GS Delft, Netherlands

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Greet your private guide in Delft’s ambient Market Square and admire the grand architecture of Stadhuis (Town Hall), an impressive 19th-century structure. Inform your guide of any sights you wish to see and relish the opportunity to customize your itinerary according to your interests.

Then, amble along Delft’s picturesque streets to the Old Town, home to historical landmarks such as Agneta Park and the Old Church (Oude Kerk). As you stroll adjacent to canals, you’ll learn of Delft’s links to Johannes Vermeer, a Dutch Golden Age painter born and raised in the town.

Delft is famous for its association with William of Orange, the leader of the Dutch Revolt and the independent Dutch Republic. Enrich your knowledge with history-rich commentary as you learn about the influential figure’s tragic end, and see his tomb in New Church (Nieuwe Kerk).

If you wish, discover Delft’s artistic heritage during a visit to the Royal Delft, the last remaining Delftware factory from the 17th-century. Famed for its distinctive blue-and-white pottery inspired by Chinese porcelain, the factory boasts a collection of beautiful hand-painted treasures.   

When your tour concludes, bid your guide farewell and continue exploring Delft independently.
Itinerary
Pass By:  
Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles
See some of the pottery places in town.
Pass By:  
Old Church
Pas by the Old Church.
Pass By:  
Nieuwe Kerk
Pass by the New Church.
Pass By:  
Stadhuis van Delft (City Hall Delft)
Pass by the City Hall of Delft.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Tour operates in all weather conditions
  • Good walking shoes recommended
  • Tour can be operated in English, French, German or Spanish; please advise your preferred tour language at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Private Walking Tour: Delft's Royal History and Pottery?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Private Walking Tour: Delft's Royal History and Pottery.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Private Walking Tour: Delft's Royal History and Pottery?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Private Walking Tour: Delft's Royal History and Pottery.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Private Walking Tour: Delft's Royal History and Pottery?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Private Walking Tour: Delft's Royal History and Pottery.

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Good guide, poor tour.....
Mickys751
, Aug 2019
I was charged $300 for a 3 hour tour. In the end the tour was barely 1.5 hours and what I covered could have been done on my own. The supplier did not tell me I was the only one on the tour and when complete did not meet my expectations. My guide was good, but the tour left me angry as it did not deliver what the description promised. Take this tour with caution.
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Our guide was extremely...
Pact
, May 2018
Our guide was extremely knowledgeable about the region's history and we greatly enjoyed the information. He was very personable and thoroughly enjoyed the topics, which made the tour even more enjoyable. He joined us for lunch at the end of the tour and we had great fun.

Product code: 6290DELFT_1

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