Private half-day Delft and The Hague tour

Private half-day Delft and The Hague tour

Get a private combination tour through The Hague and Delft with a young local guide! Discover the political centre of the Netherlands during a relaxed walk through The Hague and stroll through along the picturesque canals of Delft, two cities with deep historical ties. The two cities are well-connected by a river-side tram line that takes only 26 minutes. See the differences - and similarities - between the third largest city of the Netherlands and one of the most important cities from the Dutch Golden Age. Be amazed by the architecture and scenery of both towns, listen to interesting stories and get some insider tips! You determine the pace of this activity.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Plein 29, 2511 CS, The Hague The Netherlands

I will meet you there, introduce myself and tell you something about the Mauritshuis and its history. This museum has the two most famous paintings of Johannes Vermeer inside, both made in Delft of course!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Binnenhof & Ridderzaal, Binnenhof 1A, 2513 AA, The Hague The Netherlands

We will briefly walk onto the square within the parliament complex. Here I will tell you about the significance and history of this place.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Het Plein, Plein, The Hague The Netherlands

We will walk through Het Plein ("The Square") and take a moment to look around and talk about the statue we see, William of Orange. The current king is a direct descendant of him.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Hofvijver, Korte Vijverberg, The Hague The Netherlands

The Hofvijver pond is situated in front of the parliament building and the prime minister's office. You will learn about the significance of this place.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Thorbecke Monument, Lange Voorhout, 2514 EL, The Hague The Netherlands

The statue of Thorbecke next to the Hofvijver is quite interesting. What does it depict and who was Thorbecke even- Let's find out.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Lange Voorhout, 2514 EJ, The Hague The Netherlands

This is the Champs-Élysées of The Hague. Quite a nice street! We will walk a bit and pass an art museum, the temporary senate building, a statue gallery of the Dutch heads of states and some more interesting places.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Paleistuin, Prinsessewal, 2513 EE, The Hague The Netherlands

We will enter the palace garden of Palace Noordeinde, through the little gate that the monarchs used themselves! Let's see if it opens for us.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Statue of Johan de Witt, Plaats, The Hague The Netherlands

Another statue! This is the only head of government of the Netherlands that has been eaten by Dutch citizens. That sounds a bit weird, but you'll find out what happened. After this, we will walk to the tram stop for a short trip to Delft.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Museum Prinsenhof Delft, Sint Agathaplein 1, 2611 HR Delft The Netherlands

After 26 minutes by tram, we will arrive at the centre of Delft, entering the city through its most beautiful entrance... Through the Prinsenhof. This place has played a deciding role in Dutch history. Let's find out more about it.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Old Church, 25 Heilige Geestkerkhof, 2611 HP Delft The Netherlands

We are now in the old beer brewing quarter of Delft. Where did the brewers go- We will also see the Old Church, perhaps the most recognizable building of the city. How old is it exactly and why is it so skewed- Who knows!- Well, I happen to know!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Gemeenlandshuis van Delfland, Oude Delft 167, 2611 HB Delft The Netherlands

Close to the Oude Kerk, we will see a heavily decorated facade, that of the Gemeenlandshuis. What is this building and why was it so important-

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Stadhuis van Delft (City Hall Delft), Markt 87, 2611 GS Delft The Netherlands

The old town hall of Delft is (partly) one of the oldest historical buildings of the city, dating to the 13th century. We will walk by it as we enter the Grote Markt square on our way to the New Church. What is so interesting about the town hall- I'll tell you!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Nieuwe Kerk, Markt 80, 2611 GW Delft The Netherlands

This is the second-highest church in the Netherlands and the royal family is buried here. Why in Delft actually- If desired, I can buy you tickets to go up the church tower as well. Be warned, it is quite a climb!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Armamentarium, Korte Geer, 2611 EA Delft, Netherlands

We will walk along the oldest canal of Delft, away from the Grote Markt square. In the south of the city centre, we will pass by a large former weapons Armory of the V.O.C. Let's find out more about Delft's role in the golden days of the Dutch Republic. Also around here, we can take a look at the exact spot where Vermeer was standing when he made his famous painting 'View of Delft'.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Maria van Jessekerk, Burgwal 18a, 2611 GJ Delft The Netherlands

Going back north, we are passing by the first catholic church that was built in the centre of Delft. There is something funny about the two towers... It is also standing on the spot where Vermeer used to live and make his paintings.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Beestenmarkt, Delft The Netherlands

Finally, we pass by the Beestenmarkt in Delft. This is the coziest square of the city, ideal for a lunch or a beer. In the past, this square had a different function.

Duration: 10 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability"

Duración: 4 To 5 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Plein, 2511 Den Haag, Netherlands

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Guide

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