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Welcome to Balestrand

Activities in Balestrand

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Balestrand Adventure




Network of hiking trailsr

Network of hiking trails

We are lucky to have a network of marked hiking trails in the woods and mountains.

Or maybe you would rather walk along the road and admire the very special architecture here in the village.

Download hiking map

Click the pictures below - view from the mountain Raudmelen!

View from the mountain top Raudmelen - click to enlarge! View from the mountain top Raudmelen - click to enlarge!

The official beach

The beach

The perfect beach for a swim!

Playground for children and youngsters

Playground for children and youngsters

By the school there is a playground for children and youngsters; climbind park, trampoline, beach volleyball, mini footballpitch, football court, running track and garden swings for children.

Soft adventures and fishing trips with personality

Fishing trips with Balestrand Fjord Angling

Trolling - we encourage you to explore it. Join us go fishing. Look around and imagine how local farmers manage to survive in this fjord area. Explore this beautiful and giving landscape as bonus.

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Fjord sightseeing with Balestrand Adventure

Fjord sightseeing with Balestrand Fjord Adventure

Explore the fjord with Balestrand Adventure: fjord sightseeing with rib-boat.

Daily roundtrips in the Balestrand area at 13:00. Duration: 1h 20 min

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: Nærøyfjord sightseeing at 09:00. Duration: 2,5-3 timar.

Other tours on request.

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Explore the fjord in a kayak


Join us on a guided kayak tour on the emerald green waters of the Sognefjord. Daily departures at 10:00 & 15:00 between the dates of 14 May – 14 September. Trip duration is approximately 3 hours and includes a light lunch! Meeting point is Tourist Information 10 minutes before a scheduled departure. Book in advance to guarantee your seat! For more information or a list of other activities, please visit us at or find us on Facebook (Gone Paddling Balestrand)

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Leige sykkel

Explore Balestrand on a bike

Hire a bike here or at the touristinformation and explore Balestrand.


IPPI Marina Restaurant -

downtown Balestrand

café, restaurant, souvenirs and gifts
Tel: +47 40584884