Delft: Walking Through the Historical Center of the City of Orange & Blue

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 3 km
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Duration 1h 30m
Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
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Hosted by Kevin
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Discover the city of orange and blue at your own pace and guided by your own in-app audio tour
  • Hear little-known history and funny anecdotes told by a local guide in an informal and artistic way
  • Admire charming red-brick houses, imposing gothic churches, and cozy hidden courtyards
  • Learn why the Delft pottery is blue and the tower of the Old Church is so lopsided
  • Stroll through the streets and along the beautiful canals experiencing the historical ambiance
Winter, spring, summer, or fall, Delft surprises you all year round! This city walk with your own in-app audio tour is informative, sometimes practical but always relaxed and welcoming. You will stroll through the streets, along the canals and royal squares. Wondering why the tower of the Old Church is so lopsided? Want to know why the Delft pottery is blue? And which royal highnesses are in the Royal vault? Your digital guide will tell you! The tour starts at Market Square where you will learn how the city came to be, and marvel at the magnificent New Church, and the "oxblood red" shutters of the City Hall. Next, you will see where the famous painter Johannes Vermeer spent his childhood and developed his talent. Then, you will plunge into the atmosphere of old Delft while examining the former meat house, which is now a must-visit restaurant, and the Butter Bridge, which was once used as a big fridge. As you continue along the historical downtown of the city, you will "meet" the father of the nation – Willem van Oranje. You will cross the beautiful canals and be amazed to learn that they are full of bicycles. The tour ends at one of Delft's coziest courtyards, Hofje van Pauw. We are sure that you will love Delft. Back home you will tell all your friends about the unique atmosphere in this old Dutch city. After all, Delft never disappoints! With this walk, you will experience the student city of Delft in a relaxed way and at your own pace.

What's included

  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Recommendations on cafes and restaurants for a delicious break during the tour
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Hofje Van Pauw
Paardenmarkt, 57
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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Meet the host, Kevin
On WeGoTrip since 2023
My name is Kevin and I have been a city guide in beautiful Delft for 11 years. With this digital walk, I want to share my love for the city with you. With my company Do DELFT, I organize various walks, scooter tours, and walking...

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