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Balestrand Tourist Information

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Address: Kaien, Balestrand 6899, Norway
Phone Number: +47 57691255
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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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Very knowledgeable and helpful

Bus and ferry schedules and directions were made simple and given with a friendly, patient manner. The bike rentals also seemed to be running smoothly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
ct3inmd
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B'more
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B'more
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bus and ferry schedules and directions were made simple and given with a friendly, patient manner. The bike rentals also seemed to be running smoothly.

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2 Thank ct3inmd
Bedford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Balestrand Tourist Information Office is the go to place for any info on where to go and what to see in the area and how to travel. There were bikes to hire, trips arranged by ferry and bus, detailed maps for hikers and friendly assistance at the desk. Very impressed.

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2 Thank Pamela B
Peace Dale, Rhode Island
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Comprehensive information source and best place to rent bikes. Excellent choice of bikes and flexibility in rental. But best part is the personal help from the person who appears to run the center. She gave very personal assistance and walks the walk as we encountered her on her bike as we were riding early in the morning

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2 Thank Jim B
Chamberlain, South Dakota
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The folks at the TI were very friendly and helpful. They rented us bikes and safety gear, advised us on hiking trails, and helped us with the public laundry. There was an answer for every question we had. The person even reopened to give me assistance.

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3 Thank Sheryl L
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amanda provided us with fantastic local knowledge on a number of topics. The bike hire facility is great and the bikes are well maintained. The recommended bike route was one of the best I have ever done!

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3 Thank gtyrrell2016
Birmingham
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

English lady - very helpful with local guides to a village walk and 5k plus walks in the mountains/hills behind the village

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3 Thank Roger L
London
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Very helpful both Amanda and Amanda Have all the information to make the most of your stay in Balestrand

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Sarnia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Although I am not familiar with the new setup, last year there was a young fellow who was very helpful in all aspects. He told us about renting bikes, hiking nearby and sights to see. This should be your first stop when travelling here.

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2 Thank retiredandenjoyingit
northern calif
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24 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

There is a brand new and nicely designed tourist board museum/center in Balestrand — it just opened in april, 2016. First, when have you gone to a TOURISM board center mursen that costs money? Second, we found the whole thing modestly interesting but seemingly misplaced. Why not have a national center promoting tourism in Oslo, not in Balestrand? It was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Amanda could not have been more accommodating. Her patience and advice was very valuable and delightfully delivered.

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