vermeer in delft

the life and work of the master painter

discover ‘the master of light’ in delft

Johannes Vermeer is one of the most famous painters of the Dutch Golden Age. He lived and worked his entire life in Delft. Where was his house and where did he create his masterpieces. Does Vermeer’s ‘The Little Street’ really exist and who was his teacher? You will discover this and much more during this fascinating city walk, which also gives you a good overview of the historic city. Our guide will show you all the important Vermeer locations and share some hidden secrets about his paintings. You certainly don’t have to be an art lover to enjoy this walk.

If you decide to extend the standard walk of 60 minutes, you have the option to visit the Old Church. It is in this church where Vermeer was buried, in very good company! The scientist Antoni van Leeuwenhoek was also buried in this church and probably served as a model for two of Vermeer’s paintings. One last tip! You can visit The Hague on the same day and visit Museum Mauritshuis to see ‘The Girl with the Pearl’ and ‘View on Delft’.

local experienced guide

Learn and follow the footsteps of Vermeer with our guide who knows everything about his life and work.

Optional visit old church delft

For € 5,50 p.p. you can visit the Old Church where you can see the grave of Vermeer and beautiful stained glass windows. Duration church tour is 30 minutes.

EXTRAS

We can arrange coffee & Dutch apple pie for you or a traditional Dutch lunch or dinner. Feel free to inquire about the options.

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

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