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City break in Delft. Active leisure ideas for Delft - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Rathaus Delft Travelers will surely find great pleasure in making a walking tour around the city. On its territory they will find beautiful parks and alleys. Daytime is full of festivals and celebrations of all sorts. Bicycle remains the most popular transportation vehicle in Delft. Tourists also have an opportunity to rent a two-wheeled friend and go to explore the city’s neighborhoods.
Hotel Johannes Vermeer Delft remains one of the most famous and interesting historic hotels in Delft. It is located in the heart of the city, where the hotel occupies a beautiful old … Open
Fans of nightlife will surely appreciate such widest selection of clubs and discos. Make sure you don’t forget to visit the famous Locus Publicus Delft. This is both a night club and a bar. Here guests are offered to try exotic cocktails, several types of beers and various snacks. The club often hosts parties and stylized performances of popular disc jockeys. Local bars can become a great alternative to nightclubs. Some of them also offer rich cultural program. Speakers bar is a very popular place. Fans of jazz music prefer going to Bebop bar.
Shopping fans should definitely make a visit to shops located near the old factories. This is the place where you can buy best souvenirs - fine porcelain and handmade crafts. You should definitely visit the local flower market, where you can buy a huge bunch of tulips for a modest price. Here you can find most unique tulip colors. Many people visit this flower market simply as a museum, where they can admire stunningly beautiful bouquets. Items made of porcelain remain the most popular souvenirs that are bought by travelers. You can buy them virtually in every mall. The most popular shopping pavilions of the city are located near Market Square. Saturday market is the best place to purchase delicious food. Each week farmers bring best fruits and vegetables to Delft, as well as excellent homemade cheese. Copyright
De Vlaming Delft is a miniature hotel, a stay at which will leave many warm memories for couples. The surrounding medieval setting with unique ancient buildings and picturesque landscapes … Open
For active tourists, if you consider yourself one, the best way to explore the city of Delft is by walking or biking. The territory of Delft is full of beautiful green parks and avenues where you will enjoy both day and evening walks. As far as all the Europe prefers to use bicycles instead of cars, these two-wheel vehicle remains among the favorites among local people. It is not only the favorite one but also the most popular type of transport in Delft, tourists also have an opportunity to rent the two-wheeled friend and to go to discover vicinities. Here you will find numerous services, where can rent a bike for a couple of days or hours.
Delft is the city of canals, the ancient areas, narrow small streets and picturesque avenues on which walks give unforgettable pleasure. You will have no issues with finding the bicycle paths. What can be better than combining two fun activities together? We highly advise you to have a ride to the Grote Plas. This is a beautiful beach, where you can refresh yourself after a ride in a cool water and then sunbathe for a while. The water in summer is amazing. Also, take some drinks and snacks with you for a tasty picnic. Continue a ride on your newly rented bike through the moors with amazing nature and Dutch borders. If you like to discover flora and fauna, then you must visit Hartenkamp; this is the astonishing spot with amazing nature and several ponds.
Delft isn't rich in huge shopping malls and discount outlets, but it offers a unique range of shops and places to walk. The connoiseurs of vintage wines will be interested in visiting … Open
As far as Delft is the city of canals, another perfect way to explore the city is by taking the tour of the boat. One of the best services where you can purchase the tour is the Rondvaart Delft. From April until the last days of October it is open every day. But if you want to book the tour in advance contact the Rondvaart Delft throughout the year via the telephone or e-mail. What do they basically offer? Rondvaart Delft has highly experienced guides and captains who are very passionate and knowledgeable about the history of Delft. What is really significant, they are proud of their city and are ready to deliver the knowledge and information in various languages. Rondvaart Delft operates 4 cruise ships. The boat called "William the Silent" is one of the first cruise boats with full electricity supply in the Netherlands. The boat cruises are suitable for various weather conditions, so it does not matter will it be raining or windy outside the joy from the boat trip is guaranteed. The ships are moored in the old city center within short walking distance from all tourist attractions as well as major public transport links and parking facilities.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Delft and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Delft
♥   National Park 'De Biesbosch' , 38.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Zuid-Kennemerland' , 48.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Oosterschelde' , 54.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Loonse en Drunense Duinen' , 65 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Grenspark de Zoom - Kalmthoutse Heide' , 66.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Delft
♥   Amusement park 'Drievliet' Rijswijk, 6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Madurodam' Den Haag, 12 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Duinrell' Wassenaar, 16.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Amsterdam Dungeon' Amsterdam, 54.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Deltapark Neeltje Jans' vrouwenpolder, 60.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Delft
♥   Water park 'Dutch Water Dreams' Zoetermeer, 11.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Tikibad' Wassenaar, 16.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Splash' hellevoetsluis, 26.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Splesj' Hoeven, 49.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'WipeOut Zoelen' , 73.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Delft
♥   Restaurant 'Aan de Zweth' Schipluiden. Type - Modern French. 4.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Niven' Rijswijk. Type - Creative. 5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Savarin' Rijswijk. Type - Modern cuisine. 5.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Villa la Ruche' Voorburg. Type - Modern French. 7.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'De Lickebaertshoeve' Maasland. Type - Modern cuisine. 7.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Delft from our surveys on extreme Earth places


From the series “Unbelievable and Magnificent Bridges and Viaducts”
The construction of the bridge cost more than 163 million euros. Queen Beatrix took part in the ceremonial opening ceremonies. Since the opening, the bridge has 'an active social and cultural life'. The director and main actor Jackie Chan has the bridge as the shooting location of the series 'Who am I?' Filmes in 1998 was chosen. In 2005 the concert of the world famous DJ Tiesto took place on the background of the beautiful bridge. The Erasmus Bridge is one of the landmarks of modern Rotterdam, connecting the city center with one of the newest and most active districts - Kop van Zuid. … Read further


From the series “Famous Miniature Museums of Architectural Objects and Cities”
Madurodam received its name in honour of the famous student from Curacao George Maduro, who sacrificed his life in fight against the Nazi occupying forces. The initiators of the construction of the park were parents of the deceased student. For many years after the opening, all the proceeds of Madurodam were transferred to charitable purposes. The park of miniatures actively cooperates with various youth and charitable organizations nowadays. For tourists, Madurodam is a great opportunity to see the iconic sights of Holland in one place. The beautiful Royal Palace, the Mauritshuis Museum, the modern Schiphol Airport and the Rijksmuseum are just a few of the realistic mock-ups available for study. … Read further
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Guide to your best city break in Delft - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Delft - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Delft?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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