the world famous delftware

delft blue tour

authentic & iconic ceramics from delft

What started in the 17th century as a copy of Chinese porcelain, is now a typical Dutch product; Delftware or Delft Blue ceramics. Already when you arrive at Schiphol Airport or fly with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, you will the famous blue and white colours. You will find it in every souvenir shop in the Netherlands, but these are just cheap copies. For the original handcrafted Delftware, you have to come to Delft and visit one of the Delftware factories. On the right you can 3 of the options we have available.

We can arrange tickets factory visit and tour or  you can book a private guided tour, that will focus on this beautiful product. You will be guided through the beautiful historic and will have the opportunity to visit the ceramic shops. The factories all have their shop in the city center, so you don’t have to travel to the factory if you prefer to stay in town. 

Send us your request and we will make sure you will get the best experience possible.

Royal DELFT FACTORY- entrance: € 14,00 p.p.

Royal Delft has been producing Delftware since 1653 and the factory & museum offers you an insight into the production and see painters at work. Located outside city center, shuttles service available in high season.

paauw delft blue factory - tour: € 4,50 p.p.

Outside of the city center you will find the Paauw factory that produces the world class 'Heinen Delfts Blue'. They offer very nice factory tours but because of location is more suitable for tour groups who arrive by coach.

shop 'De Candelaer'

Located in the heart of the historic center of Delft you will find family-run shop with a small factory. Everything is handcrafted and on request the provide demonstrations for groups.

price private guide

1 HOUR : € 59,50 incl 21% VAT
€ 20,00 for every extra half hour
max. 15 persons per guide for the best experience

impressions

special summer deal

20% discount on 90 minutes guided tour in July & August!

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