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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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We got information on local hiking, bicycling, attractions, boat schedules and rented bicycles in Ballestrand's Turist Office. Ms. Amanda is from UK, extremely helpful and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Durham, North Carolina
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Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We got information on local hiking, bicycling, attractions, boat schedules and rented bicycles in Ballestrand's Turist Office. Ms. Amanda is from UK, extremely helpful and knowledgeable!

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2 Thank Mickacat
Armidale, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had to use these guys a few times and they were the best. One of the girls at the desk told me about the hike to flatbreen which I would not have found on my own and it was unforgettable.

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2 Thank Tiernan M
San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was very knowledgeable and helpful. The person who assisted us had a wealth of knowledge. You can also buy a code to access the one washer/dryer laundry facility.

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2 Thank Cynthia P
Oakville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a day in Balestrand and uncertain what to do. The staff at this centre were very helpful. Also at this centre is laundry machines which can be used by anyone (at a cost).

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3 Thank JarMarJHM
West Sayville, New York
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Balestrand tourist office is very helpful and knowledgeable staff, they had ferry times, bike rentals. rib boat excursions.

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3 Thank Heidi G
B'more
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 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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Bedford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

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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3 Thank Pamela B
Peace Dale, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

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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3 Thank Jim B
Chamberlain, South Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

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 June 27, 2016

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

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