Discover the beauty of Delftware during a Delft Tourdelft-tour-painting

If you have ever heard of the city of Delft, you’ve probably also heard of the famous Delft blue pottery. The Dutch city of Delft is world famous for producing this famous pottery called Delftware. The blue and white pottery has been produced in Delft since the 17th century and is a popular product for people from all over the world. It is famous for the high quality and the perfect designs which are entirely handpainted at the Delftse Pauw.  

Enjoy a Delft tour!


The Delftse Pauw pottery

‘De Delftse Pauw’ is a Dutch pottery factory, one of the very few that is still remaining. At the highlight of Delftware in the the 17th , 18th century  there where about 32 Delftware factories. Today only a few are still in operation. ‘De Delftse Pauw’ is one of these and is still family owned. Delft Pottery de Delftse Pauw still carries on the high craftsmanship which is needed to paint the detailed designs by hand. It has the unique policy of exclusively producing and selling entirely handpainted Delftware. Learn more about the history of de Delftse pauw here


Enjoy a Delft tour in the pottery

delft-tourDelft Pottery de Delftse Pauw offers a free guided tour. There is no better way to learn more about Delftware than to go on a guided tour in this pottery factory. During the Delft tour you will learn everythingabout Delftware. You will see how Delftware is produced and you get to see how the blue colour is obtained. After the Delft tour you will get the opportunity to purchase your own hand painted Delftware. The Delftware can be shipped all over the world, so you don’t have to worry about taking the Delftware home.

Delft Pottery de Delftse Pauw’ exclusively sells directly from the factory which means the prices of the Delftware are factory prices. After the Delft tour you will be able to enjoy the collection in our shop.


The tour through de pottery factory is available in seven languages (Dutch, English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and Swedish) and is always free of charge. You don’t have to make a reservation for your Delft tour through the ‘Delftse Pauw’ Delftware factory.    

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