The 113 best places to visit during a city trip in Delft
In Delft, the city of Willem van Oranje, Johannes Vermeer and of course the Delft blue pottery there is plenty to experience. A walk along the canals, the ascent of the Nieuwe Kerk, a visit to the Vermeer Centrum and much more. Delft also has a lot to offer in the field of shopping with unique shops in beautiful historic buildings along old canals. There are also many cosy lunchrooms, cafés and restaurants in the city centre.
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Toy shop full of responsible toys made of wood and natural textiles
You will find Huszár in a beautiful location. A place where you feel at home and where honest products, quality and service are paramount.
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On the canal between the museums, restaurants and shops is Hotel Leeuwenburg where you wake up in a unique room and by the smell of fresh croissants.
Nice B&Bs in the city centre of Delft
DINMAR was founded by two best friends with the same passions. Words like trendsetting, daring and hip fit perfectly with this fashion store.
Experience in the sunny terrace garden the pastry cream they cook here themselves, the airy whipped cream and the delicious mocha cream.
Admire the towers and the iron drawbridge of the last remaining city gate of Delft, which was built around 1400.
Enjoy traditional, artisanal French products. Here they believe in local products that go with the seasons.
Follow in the footsteps of painter Vermeer in Delft
In the Microtheater, the Delft Theatre Association De Flash has been on the Bühne for years. You can go there for theatre of different genres.
You can walk in to De Lelie for handmade chocolates and delicious ice cream. Belongs to the top ten chocolateries. You see that. You can taste that.
A beautiful studio with his own work by goldsmith Claire Marks and other renowned goldsmiths from the Netherlands and Germany.
Here the smell of freshly baked bread will meet you immediately. Every day they bake bread and pastry in a traditional way. And it's been since 1796.
Cheap hostels in downtown Delft
So much variety can make it difficult to choose which specialty beer suits your taste. Fortunately, the store is nicely arranged and they are happy to help you.
Urban fashion from all over the world knows how to find its way to Ray. A special shop where design, fashion, music and creativity meet.
Dusty lives up to her name. The store is small in size, but filled to the ridge with fabrics and haberdashery. From standard to very special.
In this interactive museum you can get started yourself and get a look into the kitchen of the TU Delft through various research setups.
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The comfortable Hampshire Hotel is just a stone's throw from the city centre. From Restaurant Swing you have a unique view of Delft.
The combination of relaxing coffee and shopping among all the beautiful products makes Seven Days Store a unique store in the heart of Delft.
Learn all about the history and the authentic production process of the world famous Delft Blue in this 17th century factory.
In the Vermeer Centrum Delft you can explore the life, work and city of this 17th-century painter Vermeer.
Recommended for an overnight stay in Delft
Bea & Blue can be found on a Delft canal. Rooms are located on the ground floor. The shared garden is adjacent to a private city park.
The location is atmospheric, the property is beautiful and the range is unique. Here you will definitely find the perfect souvenir after a nice day in Delft.
Are you looking for a special gift or something nice for yourself? Then nose around Zinderin. A unique shop full of artisanal products.
This late Gothic house was built around 1505. Behind the beautiful façade is the head office of the Hoogheemraadschap van Delfland.
Remarkable is the building in which this fish shop can be found. Thanks to its central location, you never have to walk far for a portion of squabbling.
This mini department store is a new shopping experience in Delft full of quirky fashion brands, original gadgets and eye-catchers for your interior.
For more than 30 years De Winkel is full of nice gifts and colorful gadgets. Sometimes a bit kitsch but always fun and original.
Enjoy delicious Thai at Malee. Each meal is prepared with fresh produce from Thailand. Taste and experience the oriental flavors.
Go back in time and experience The Salamander. Here you will find remedies from grandmother's time, but of course also modern products.
Hostel Delft is there for everyone. From families to backpackers and groups. The hostel is not only advantageous but also comfortable and cozy.
Do you like to run a hard round or do you regularly play a ball on the hockey field? Then a time-out in this sports shop is definitely a must.
Nice place where they sell fine coffee and tea but where you can also sit in a kind of big living room. Don't forget to buy/taste the chocolates
This hotel is located in an old cigar factory where Johannes Vermeer is central and where you can enjoy a delicious breakfast and spacious rooms.
If you walk along the Beestenmarkt you may smell the freshly baked apple pie at Kobus & Saartje. Time for a stopover!
At Galerie Terra they have a diverse range of contemporary ceramics. The collection consists of works by around 50 renowned artists.
In this store you will find an exclusive range of trendy fashion accessories of excellent quality. From bags and belts to scarves and jewelry.
This restaurant is nicely enclosed in the corner of the old Bagijnhof. The skilled kitchen brigade will gladly provide you with delicious dishes.
In this former post office they now deliver you the best drinks, lunch and dinner dishes. All this in a unique ambience.
Eat like you're on vacation. For delicious sausages, beautiful wines and delicious bread you are right here.
Learn a lot about Dutch history through an extensive collection of paintings, pottery and utensils.
With an assortment of nostalgic products, toys, Old Dutch sweets, poetry cards and postcards you imagine yourself back in time.
Experience a unique shopping experience at Groene Vingers and score one of the many hip plants, home accessories or participate in a fun workshop.
For homemade, original maternity gifts, a large assortment of wooden toys for children between 1 and 7 years old and much more.
Enjoy surprising sandwiches, international breakfasts, street food dishes, high bites, salads and delicious juices inside or on terrace boat.
The beautiful colors of the fruit and vegetables shine in this shop. Always of the highest quality and fresher than fresh.
A beautiful, converted farmhouse that has been transformed into a few luxury apartments, with names such as the hooitas, wagon shed and countryside views.
Lazuli stands for inspiration and creativity. In the bead- and jewellery shop, the competent, helpful and cosy staff is ready for you.
In a beautiful historical building you can go for Dutch and English literature. Here they will personally help you with your new favorite book.
Cheese, farm dairy, jams, chutneys, honey, eggs and much more. All small-scale produced by farmers from the Netherlands.
Three epicureans, a mug and a boy's dream. That's how it started. Now you're welcome for a beer. Inside or outside in the atmospheric beer garden.
Located in the historic center of Delft, on one of the most beautiful canals, behind the old church you will find a piece of authentic Italy.
A church with a royal allure. In this church is the royal crypt where the Oranjes find their final resting place.
In the Koornbeurs, a historic building that was once a meat hall, you can now find De Centrale. Where they serve a changing 4- or 5-course menu daily.
Besides coffee, pastries or lunch, you can also go here for vintage furniture and original gifts and gadgets with a beautiful story.
This unique sales spot in the heart of Delft has the best items on the shelves of entrepreneurs, artists, creatives and attic cleaners.
Casa Julia has 24 comfortable rooms, all of which are unique in themselves. Thanks to the fresh and light shades, they create a positive atmosphere.
In a striking monument on the Beestenmarkt you will find this cozy café. The ideal place for a drink, something in between or a nice dinner.
In this cheerful shop you will find special and affordable design. Home accessories, gadgets, kitchen products, art objects, jewelry, bags and more.
This 3-star hotel is located on the Beestenmarkt, one of the most atmospheric squares in the country. Everything is within walking distance of your hotel.
On one of the oldest canals of Delft you will find this real family business. In this great men's fashion business, the third generation is happy to advise you.
This family hotel is situated on the beautiful canals in a monumental building that served as a storage place for the VOC and 150 metres from the train station.
Stay in a completely renovated house from the early 19th century. Inside, comfort is combined with authentic details. Feel at home.
Walk in to Café Zondag for perfect coffee, delicious cakes, farmland sandwiches, specialty beers and the real Delfste feeling.
The store is almost a museum. The difference is that you can take home the beautiful porcelain and Delft Blue. If you can choose.
Chef Papa Kazmi combines authentic Indian cuisine with Western. Sincere, healthy and tasty. A special experience in the field of taste.
De Barbaar connects, is innovative and has a fresh look at themes such as art, culture and technology and combines these with good food and drink.
At Juuls you have an entire floor at your disposal. With a living room, dining room and a luxurious bathroom with bathtub. Juuls is located in the Hof district.
The Vermeerhuisje is perfect for 2 people. In the interior you will find a striking Chesterfield sofa and art with a nod to Vermeer.
Internationally renowned fashion brands find their way to the historic building of No13. The collection here is trendy and changes regularly.
Immerse yourself in the cool atmosphere of New York and enjoy the refined cuisine with a contemporary touch served here.
A large and historic market square where you can enjoy on a terrace with the beautiful view of the Nieuwe Kerk and the town hall.
Lego lovers small and large end up here in heaven. Among all the beautiful sets you'll find the one you've been looking for for a long time.
Let the beautiful authentic interior amaze you. In addition to the work of the painter and art collector, you will find much more special here.
Johannes Vermeer was born in 1632 in this inn. The property has been restored to its former glory and contains 3 exclusive hotel rooms.
Dream away by the smell of artisanal roasted coffee. Discover that coffee is so much more than just a good drink. Also for tea and something delicious.
This luxurious ice cream shop is open all year round. In addition to the many cream and sorbet ice cream flavours, you also have a wide choice of coffee, pastries and other delicacies.
Visit the medieval prison in this old town hall. Discover torture tools and the place where William of Orange's assassin sat.
In this eatery with an authentic feel, located in 2 monumental buildings, you can go for lunch, drinks, various finger food and dinner.
At Expositieruimte 38CC, be inspired and marveled by contemporary visual art, where social themes emerge.
Let yourself be surprised by the ever-changing window of Het Pauwtje. A case with a diverse assortment. From cooking and dining to living and jewelry.
In the heart of Delft is Hotel de Plataan where the rooms are originally decorated with an Ancient Egypt, Atlantis and Jungle theme.
A special home store and design office with a very modern, predominantly Italian, furniture collection. To be found in a beautiful monumental building.
Located behind the Nieuwe Kerk, this 3-star hotel offers individually decorated accommodation with city or courtyard views.
If your heart beats faster when hearing words like knitting, crocheting, wool and cotton... then a visit to Knotten is definitely recommended.
12 beers from tap and 170 from bottle. From traditional Belgian to new styles. Every day you can taste on the terrace or inside this brown café.
A 4-star hotel that combines Chinese hospitality with Western luxury and comfort. You will find the hotel on the edge of the historic centre.
Delicious dining and cozy dining, indoors or during the summer on the beautiful terrace boat. Here they cook with passion with fresh products.
Konditorei and confectionery where tasting is central. Daily fresh pastries, delicious Italian coffee. Try the High Tea, too.
On the beautiful Voldersgracht you will find Pleck. Lifestyle, fashion and food are central to the beautiful, open building. Discover what there is to experience.
After many functions, this square is nowadays mainly a cozy place where you can eat and drink. There are plenty of terraces and restaurants.
Combine the finest ingredients for the perfect outfit in De Style Room. You will find a unique mix of fashion items.
The beautiful stained glass windows bring you back to the early Middle Ages. Discover the graves of a number of celebrities here.
You can go here all day long. For a fresh cup of coffee to a simple and pure dinner or a luxurious and extensive dinner.
A historic, atmospheric café where you can have a drink. But also for a nice lunch or dinner outside on the terrace you are good here.
For a business outfit you are at the right place at Strellson. Think of beautiful blazers, shirts and the most beautiful suits.
At Bloemen en Meer er you can go for 50 years for beautiful bouquets, plants, flower pots and nice home accessories.
In this church you can admire a rich interior, consisting of beautiful murals, old framework and the Marshalkerweerdorgel.
Walk out of the Unfold store like new after you've scored a gorgeous outfit of high quality brands and minimalist accessories.
In the shadow of the Old Church you will find this workshop and shop. Ankie Bonnet makes unique jugs, vases, mugs and bowls.
Spyck visit you for handy kitchen accessories, nice home decorations and exclusive design items. Also for gifts this is a nice place!
Voorlopig, original products from 70 makers are brought together in a space full of inspiration. Discover trendy design, as well as gifts, clothing and more.
A store that breathes music. Here you will definitely find your favourite album. And if not. Then owner Martin will be happy to help you with your scavenger hunt.
Take a rest during your visit to Delft at the Stads-Koffyhuis. An atmospheric place where you are kindly provided with more than just coffee.
This is a typical store that makes everyone happy. Besides a nice mix of fashion, interior and accessories you will be enthusiastically helped here.
As the name suggests you can eat delicious Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes with hummus and much more at Hummus!
Here art and coffee come together. Besides coffee, sandwiches and cake, there are also lifestyle items from talented entrepreneurs.
Admire Delft from the water. During the tour you will learn all kinds of nice anecdotes and details about the history of Delft.
Next to the church 'De Oude Jan' you will find this shop full of nice clothes, jewelry and accessories. They also give workshops and personal colour advice.
Uit de Kunst has both old furniture and a cozy coffee house. Enjoy a delicious lunch or coffee with homemade apple pie.
You can park for free at the parking lot at the residential boulevard on the south side of the city. The city centre can be reached in about 15 minutes.
The IKEA east of Delft is easily accessible and offers free parking. The city centre can be reached within 15 to 20 minutes on foot.
This large parking garage on the south side of the city centre is usually a place available. You walk right into downtown from here.
The Tourist Information Point is not to be missed right next to the Nieuwe Kerk. Here they will be happy to tell you all about activities and events.
This beautiful train station is located a little south-west of the city centre. Walk north-east towards the city centre in more than 5 minutes.
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