Gilde Delft is an organisation of enthusiastic volunteers who want to share their knowledge, especially on the historic city of Delft.
All our tours are tailor made. You can decide on which day and at what time you prefer your guided tour. The duration of the tour is ± 1,5 hrs. , but longer or shorter is also possible. Due to the prevailing Covid-19 situation we apply a maximum of 8 guests per guide.
We offer guided tours in English, German and French.
We offer following guided tours:
Historic city walk
A tour through the historic center.
You will learn about the history of Delft and its interesting inhabitants, such as Johannes Vermeer, William of Orange, Hugo Grotius, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and it will take you along historical buildings and sites.
It is possible to combine the historic tour with a visit to the New and/or Old Church.
In the New Church you will find the family crypt of our Royal Family, as well as an astonishing marble mausoleum of William of Orange.
The entrance fee for the churches of € 5,00 p.p. is not included in our price of the tour.
On Sundays the churches are closed.
In 1621 the famous lawyer Hugo Grotius escaped from Loevestein Castle in a book chest.
As he was born in Delft, we offer a historic guided tour with special focus on Hugo Grotius.
Join our enthusiastic guides and learn more about our beautiful city and the remarkable Hugo Grotius elements.