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Why Visit Norway's Balestrand

Among all the things to see in Norway, we can specify one of the most charming and beautiful villages, Balestrand, that's located in the northern part of the largest and deepest fjord in Norway, Sognefjord. This charming village is easily reachable from Flam by express boat and offers spectacular views from its highest peaks.

To make your journey unforgettable, you can visit the unique aquarium that covers an area of 700 m2 and is beautifully placed right at the marine in the Sognefjord. If you have one free day in Balestrand and would like to fill it with something unusual to see and do, we definitely would recommend a day trip to the Briksdal Glacier which is one of the most famous glaciers in the world!

Despite the fact that Balestrand is pretty small, it's considered as one of the best places to go in Norway. It's impossible not to fall in love with its fascinating landscapes, charming houses, and peaceful atmosphere. Balestrand also offers a large variety of outdoor activities, such as hiking and biking, which are especially memorable when done by the impressive fjords.

As for the attractions to add to your Balestrand itinerary, consider including St. Olaf's Church and having a look (or maybe even staying) at the Kviknes Hotel that was built in the 19th century, offering dazzling vistas of the neighboring Sognefjord.

Must-do's on Balestrand Norway Tours

  • Stop by the Sognefjord Akvarium
  • Have a look at the pretty St. Olaf's Church
  • Experience outdoor activities on the fjord
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