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Balestrand Tourist Information

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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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Gave us some good maps, some great tips and were overall very helpful. We went the day we arrived and again the next morning when we left. Both people were very knowledgeable... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
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Nashua, New Hampshire
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32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Gave us some good maps, some great tips and were overall very helpful. We went the day we arrived and again the next morning when we left. Both people were very knowledgeable about the area.

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Tampa, FL
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50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

What a spectacular view. This is more a village than a town. This is a place for nature walking, biking. Lots of historic building and houses. You can walk almost corner to corner. They have an small aquarium and if you are brave enough, a beach were you can take a swim at the Fjord. Hard place to keep the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Having only a few days, we wanted to get an introduction to the life on a fjord. Amanda listened to us and suggested an excellent itinerary for us in our limited time. We are so thankful to have been guided to exactly what we hoped for in our limited time. If you go to Balestrand, stop by and see how... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This small town has a TI second to none. Maps, pleasant friendly guidance from the staffer - and nice benches out front to rest your weary feet.

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Denver, Colorado
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56 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 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 42 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 3 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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New York City, New York
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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 14 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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