STROLL AND ENJOY
This option - walking - has to be on everybody’s list! Stroll through the historic city centre and enjoy all the beautiful buildings and other attractions that the city has to offer on the way. All the sights in Delft are within easy walking distance of each other.
(Online) Walking routes
We have put together online walking routes for you, which take you past all the hidden hotspots and famous highlights in Delft. For example, you can follow in the footsteps of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek and find out more about the life of the man who discovered microbiology. Or you can walk between the imposing buildings of the former Technical College that were built between 1895 and 1945. You can also learn all about the city’s famous Delft Blue pottery as you walk our ceramic route. Click here to select your choice of online route.
You can also purchase two inspiring walking routes at Delft Tourist Office. The historic walk offered for sale by Delft Tourist Office includes a written description and a map showing the route through Delft. Or you can choose the Vermeer walk, which takes you to locations that played an important role in Vermeer’s life, such as the house on Voldersgracht where he was born.
Would you like a guide to accompany you?
If you enjoy listening to colourful stories told by a local during your walk, we recommend walking through Delft with a guide. We have listed a number of options for you. See: Discover Delft with a guide