|Apartment (3 bedrooms) outside of centre||$1 310.73|
|Utilities (Electricity, Heating, ...) for medium apartment||$251.75|
|One-way ticket (local transport)||$2.03|
|Pack of cigarettes||$8.14|
|1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff||$0.10|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre||$1 084.75|
|Taxi 1hour Waiting||$54.24|
Travelling to Delft can be an interesting experience for all of those who are in the Netherlands. Located in the south part of the country, Delft can be reached by train in only one hour from the capital Amsterdam. The city is famous worldwide because of its blue color, use to decorate ceramic. The city is also the place of birth of the painter Jan Vermeer. Here is located one of the most iconic place in the Netherlands, the New Church, with its five spires.
If you choose to book cheap flights to Delft, there are plenty of things to do and to visit in the area. First of all, you can't miss the Oude Kerk and the Nieuwe Kerk, two gorgeous churches. The Nieuwe Kerk or the New Church in English is located right in the small city main square and it stands there since the 15th century. It was built in the Gothic style and is still used to bury all the members of the Dutch Royal Family and the national heroes. Next to it you can visit the oldest church in town, the Oude Kerk, that is the final resting place of the Dutch master Jan Versmeer, whose painting are celebrated since the 17th century.
If you or your children are interested in pottery, you can see how the Delft Blue porcelain is made at the Royal Delft, the oldest factory in the area. This type of porcelain has an interesting story. It was brought by sailors from China in the 17th century and very soon was modified with some local elements, including the windmills and tulips. There you can find out how the tiles, plates and vases are manufactured.
Flights to Delft will allow you to discover a part of the astonishing history of the Dutch republic. Delft is the home of the Het Prinsenhof Museum, located in a 15th century convent. In a chronological order, here are exposed to the public countless objects, helping the visitors to understand the complex history of this maritime power, including the statue and object of William the Silent, the father of the Dutch Republic.
The city tour must continue with the Lambert van Meerten distilleries, a collection of fine object coming from a bankrupt entrepreneur from the beginning of the 20th century. The collection contains beautiful furniture, tiles and porcelain, covering a period of three centuries. Delft is famous also for its fine food. You can try many Dutch dishes and drinks, but if you are not in the mood for something new you can still find international restaurants, alongside good Middle East and Asian food. In the city, due to the fact that are many young people all around the year, there can be found cheap but still very good food.
Flighthub offers the cheapest flights to Delft so you can discover some interesting event that take place there. There are two major events that take place in Delft every year.
The Delft Ceramica is an international exposition where ceramics are exposed to the public in the main city square in the middle of July. During this event, more than 70 artists from the city are exposing their finest objects; no matter they are old or new in this field of activity. During this period, the collectors are flooding into the city, in order to buy the best objects on the market. The festival ends with the Delft Ceramica Award.
Another major cultural event in the city is the Delft Chamber Music Festival. This is very popular for those who like classical music. For several weeks every year, during summer, this event attracts many international musicians on the streets of Delft. No matter the purpose of your trip to the Netherlands, you should visit for at least a day this famous city, to understand better the traditional art and the culture of the Dutch people.