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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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Worth a visit

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 5, 2014
Arny34
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Wrexham
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35 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Wrexham
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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156 reviews 156 reviews
87 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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West Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The lady as the desks was extremely helpful in getting us situated with bikes and with maps of the area. Go there for any questions and she can answer them all about the area. She is very friendly as well!!

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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
17 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This is pretty much the only place to get a free hiking map. The staff is friendly and helpful - definitely stop in!

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Townsville, Australia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
68 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Local operator and very handy for the traveller and most helpful located on the waterfront .You can also rest bikes from the Tourist centre if you so desire.

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North Fort Myers, Florida
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66 reviews 66 reviews
24 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The people we dealt with in the Tourist Information office were helpful and knowledgeable. We were able to buy tickets for the excursions we took right there.

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Cranbrook, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Three of our party rented bikes and biked the fjord - loved the trip, great pictures. The traffic was a bit precarious at times but scenery was well worth it. Rented overnite so used them in am again around town - cute little village with orchards in nearly all yards.

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Stratford upon Avon, England
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58 reviews 58 reviews
8 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

We were staying in Balestrand for three nights having arrived from Oslo via Flam. We originally had plans to go to go back to Flam but had not appreciated it was a 90 minute express boat journey away and more importantly the ferries were too infrequent and too late in the morning to make the trip to Flam worthwhile. So... More 

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