Would you like to discover Delft and all the things worth knowing about the city? Why not go on a tour led by one of our guides? You will discover the most beautiful historic sights and hidden gems of Delft!

We have listed the best guided tours in Delft for you below. Would you like more information? Come and see us at the Tourist Office (VVV Delft, Kerkstraat 3).

  • De trompetstraat in Delft
  • Grachten van Delft
  • Het Blauwe Hart Delft
Would you like to discover Delft together with your family or colleagues? The guides of Gilde Delft, Happy Tours, Explore Delft, DoDelft and Gidsenservice Delft will be glad to accommodate your wishes!

GILDE DELFT
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Gilde Delft arranges volunteers who enjoy telling you more about their city. The tour groups are generally small so you are guaranteed personal attention. Be ready to be surprised by historic tales with an interesting twist!

Days: Sunday to Friday (NOTE: this tour is only available by prior appointment in December and January)
Starting time: 2pm
Charge: €5 per person
Language: Dutch
Starts from: Delft Tourist Office
You can register at Delft Tourist Office or send an email.

HAPPY DAY TOURS
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Have you always wanted to know why William of Orange was buried in Delft? Or how Delft could be a Dutch East India Company city without having its own port? Walk through Delft with an enthusiastic Day Tours guide and you will find out!

Days: Friday and Saturday
Time: 1pm to 2pm
Charge: €9.95 per person
Language: Dutch and English
Starts from: Delft Tourist Office
You can register via the website or send an email.

Tip: Happy Day Tours also offers an audio tour about Vermeer that you can walk on your own.

EXPLORE DELFT
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You can arrange a walking, cycling or evening tour through Delft via Explore Delft. The tour can be combined with other activities such as a high tea or a boat tour. Or perhaps you have a specific destination in mind? Explore Delft will be delighted to put together a perfect tailor-made tour for you.

Charge: prices per guide: for 1 hour €70, 1 ½ hours €100, 2 hours €130.
Language: Dutch
Registration via the website

GIDSENSERVICE DELFT
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Gidsenservice Delft offers an enjoyable city walk for your own group (maximum of 25 participants). Together with your friends, family or colleagues, you walk to all the highlights of Delft and get to know the city in a relaxed and informal manner.

Charge: From €60 per guide (1 hour)
Language: Dutch, English, French, Spanish
Starts from: Delft Tourist Office
Registration via the website

DO DELFT
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The city walks offered by Do Delft are informative, sometimes practical, but always relaxed and friendly. No matter the season, Do Delft always surprises you with an instructive city walk.

Charge: 1 hour €60 per group, 1.5 hours €80 per group, 2 hours €100 per group

Language: Dutch

Registration: via the website

WALKING ROUTES THROUGH DELFT
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Would you prefer to explore the city on your own? You can purchase two inspiring walking routes at Delft Tourist Office. The Delft Tourist Office historic tour includes a written description and a map showing the route through Delft. The Vermeer walk takes you to locations that played an important role in Vermeer’s life, such as the house on Voldersgracht where he was born.

Or you can use your smartphone to display routes on our online walking route page. Follow in the footsteps of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek and find out more about the life of the man who discovered microbiology. Or 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.

DELFT ON SATURDAY PACKAGE DEAL
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Discover the city on foot and by boat!

Day: Saturday (from April to November)
Programme:
1pm: lunch at Gasterij ‘t Karrewiel
2.15pm: boat tour
3.30pm to 4.45pm: walk through the city led by a guide

Charge*: €27 for adults and €18.75 for children
Language: Dutch and English
Registration: via the website or send an email.

*The walk through the city with a guide costs €6.50 on its own.

DelftByCycle
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Sporty and very Dutch!

Would you like to visit Delft? The local guides of DelftByCycle show you the city by bicycle. As you cruise around this Town of Princes, you discover historic monuments, cosy squares, hidden landscapes and trendy hotspots. The guides also keep you entertained with stories and anecdotes during the ride.

Days: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday (other days by special arrangement)
Starting time: 10am and 3pm
Charge: €29 (including a bottle of water, and a drink and a snack during the ride)
Duration: 2.5 hours
Distance: 10 kilometres
Starts from: Molen De Roos in Delft
Registration: via the website

Westwal drinks route
Little is left of Delft's old fortified city wall, however its history still lives on today. You discover (or rediscover) this bygone era during a refreshing cycle ride with stops along the way where you are entertained with fascinating, historic and sometimes hilarious stories, unusual snacks and memorable drinks. You set out from Molen de Roos and exchange your bicycle saddle for a bar stool at four stops. A great outing for you and your family, friends or colleagues! The Westwal drinks route has been specially organised by Huszár, Restaurant Einstein, Barbaar, De Gist and DelftByCycle for the ‘Delft & the Golden Age’ theme year.

Charge: €35 per person (including an itinerary, beer mug, four beers and snacks)
Duration: 3 hours
Starts from: Molen De Roos in Delft
Registration: via the website

GREEN COW BIKE TOURS
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Delft Holland Classic bicycle tour!
Get on your bike with a guide from Green Cow Bike Tours and discover the most beautiful spots in Delft. Find out where William of Orange lived and where Johannes Vermeer painted his most beautiful paintings. The tour includes a visit to the only windmill in Delft that still operates! After a visit to the historic centre, you cycle together leisurely through the most beautiful green areas of Midden-Delfland. Enjoy the tranquillity of nature, the water birds and the beautiful views! Finally, you pay a visit to Delft's innovative heart: the University of Technology (TU). Here, you learn all about the latest technical advances and developments in the field of sustainability.

Duration: 2.5 – 3 hours.
Price: from €28 per person (minimum of 4 participants)
When: can be booked from Monday to Saturday
Where: the tour starts and ends close to Delft station.
Contact: info@green-cow.nl or +31 (0)6 3872 0789 (telephone/WhatsApp)

More information is available on the website.

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