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Address: Kaien, Balestrand 6899, Norway
Phone Number: +47 57691255
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Description: Balestrand Tourist Information is centrally located by the harbour in...
Balestrand Tourist Information is centrally located by the harbour in Balestrand. The office is open May - September. Here you can buy tickets for day tours, and for the express boat. Bike rental, hiking maps, books and postcards for sale. Information on accommodation, transport and attractions in the area.
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There are good tips for walking around the town if you're staying more than a few hours. Plus the lady who staffed it in June was very reassuring that the 8:30 ferry to Flom... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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56 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

There are good tips for walking around the town if you're staying more than a few hours. Plus the lady who staffed it in June was very reassuring that the 8:30 ferry to Flom really did exist (it was much smaller than the ferry from Flom, is all, and I'd not noticed it.)

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Reeds Spring, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We happened upon this Tourist info shop. The employee was very kind and helpful. She took the time to help us find an appropriate hike. They rent bikes there for a very reasonable fee. We were able to get maps and fun information.

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New York
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The American working at the tourist office was very helpful and of course spoke very good English! Balestrand is a pretty little town, but we were a bit disappointed at the limited activities. Water is quite cold for swimming. There is no kayak rental and we did not find out till later that you can rent rowboats from the acquarium.... More 

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Amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The man at the desk clearly explained the possible hikes (in clear English) and gave us a free map. He was able to give estimations of the time each hike would take and gave information about current road conditions. A visit to this centre is a must before starting your hike!

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Brooklyn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I recommend staying in this town and visiting this exceptional visitors center when taking a cruise of the Sognefjord. It is a stop on most fjord cruises leaving Bergen en route to Flam.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Young man is American from Seattle, speaks Norweigan, English, Germab, french...very infortmative... knows all the good hiking places.

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malibu
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Amanda in the tourist office was extremely helpful and bilingual, making phone calls for us re the Cider house.

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Wrexham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

very helpful staff with lots of useful information, you can also hire excellent bikes from there which is a brilliant way of exploring the area, worth a visit so you don't miss out on this beautiful country.

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The staff and materials available were very helpful. Definitely a worth while stop. Would have been a great place to rent a bike, although we decided not to.

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Moscow, Russia
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

If you want to recognize anything about the area, you should ask them, all their advices are helpful and reasonable.

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Address: Kaien, Balestrand 6899, Norway
Phone Number: +47 57691255
Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  Sogn og Fjordane  >  Balestrand

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