Discover magical Delft
Delft is known for its historic town centre with canals, Delft Blue pottery (Delftware), the Delft University of Technology, painter Johannes Vermeer and scientist Antony van Leeuwenhoek, and its association with the Dutch royal family, the House of Orange-Nassau.
Situated between Rotterdam and The Hague, Delft is a traditional small town with wonderful landmarks, such as the 19th century renovated Stadhuis (Town Hall) or the Nieuwe Kerk (New Church), where Prince William of Orange resides.
Best known for its traditional ceramics, Delft also has a de Markt every Thursday where you can buy delicious produce. There is also plenty to do for the kids, including a waterpark, petting zoo, Technology Museum and the Armamentarium (Army Museum).
• Tours to Delft
Learn the ins and outs of the Netherlands' famous Delft pottery during this private Delftse Pauw factory tour and pottery workshop in Delft, near The Hague. Head to the traditional Delftse Pauw factory to see how Delftware is made. Then follow a professional artist's lead as you paint intricate blue-and-white designs on your own Delft tile - a unique souvenir. Continue on to the showroom, where you can enjoy discounts on any items you may like to purchase. Choose from several tour times to suit your schedule when booking …