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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Reeds Spring, Missouri
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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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3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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 278 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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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 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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10 reviews
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 80 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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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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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Bologna, Italy
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Quiet and functional, nice staff and all you need to know if you're travelling among the fjords. Get all the timetables for buses and ferries there since there is very very scarce info elsewhere

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

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