Delft is one of the oldest cities in the Netherlands; it’s small, charming and full of history. The location is perfect for a day trip from Rotterdam or The Hague. It was the home of the Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer. Where you can find the famous Delft Blue pottery. Delft is the place where members of the Dutch Royal family rest in peace. Also, Delft is a university city, so you’ll see a lot of students walking around, but not many tourists (I mean, compared to Amsterdam).
If you’re seeking for a destination in the country that is not crowded yet pretty, you just found it. The Netherlands is full of these little towns (ok, some of them are not that little) with its charming architecture, canals, history and delicious food. Delft is one of them! So, get inspired by the pictures below to add this city as a pit stop when in the Netherlands.
The photos below showcase Delft through my lens
Hands down, Delft is adorable! It’s so easy to get there, the train station is very central, you’ re just a short walk away from the historic area. If you want to spend only the day, you’ll find a lot of trains heading there from several cities in the Netherlands.
Have you ever been to Delft? Did the pictures inspire you to visit the city?