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We have a range of good hybrid, road and mountain bikes for rent at the Balestrand Tourist Office.
All bikes come with helmet, reflex vest, bell, dr...
Cycle to the other side of the narrow and idyllic Esefjord (9km). Visit the enamel workshop, the arboretum , the nature trail at Klibberg,...
To get to this arena drive approx. 8 km in the direction of Høyanger. When you see a signpost marked Saurdal, turn right and follow a narrow forest roa...
The tour starts at the harbor in Balestrand. First stop is the mighty Kvinafossen, a waterfall that falls 120 meters stright down. From here the trip g...
In Balestrand there is a network of fine and varied hiking trails. Please apply to the Balestrand tourist office and we will help you with information...
The route starts at the information board in Saurdal at the top of the Saurdal road and is marked with red and white markings and stone cairns. The route goes through mountain valleys, along water courses and to mountain tops.
First walk along route 5 towards Munkeggi (NB do not take the turn off to Hanevikelvi) until you come to a sign towards Hanevikstølen. From here take the old path into the Saurdal valley.
At the outlet of Målsnesvatnet lake the path continues over the bridge and towards Hanevikstølen, a summer farm which was in use until 1955.
From Hanevikstølen follow a path up over the mountain side and on towards the plateau between Storevarden and Bukkaberg. Here you can choose to take a detour up to Storevarden.
In Fagradalen you meet route 9 which takes you further to Spenane (1136m) and Raudmelen (972m) and from there on route 7 down to Balestrand.
Or you can of course choose to go back to Saurdal.
The family friendly path to Hesjedal runs along the moderate rise of a moraine ridge up through the Breidalen valley. The path is surrounded by pine ridges and open marshes. Breistølen (locally also called Breien), is the mountain area belonging to the farmers at Indre Nesse. The mountain farms were in use until 1955 and several of the farm buildings are still in good condition. From Breistølen the path passes a stream and continues on a steady ascent towards Hesjedalen lake and Hesjedalen mountain farm where it meets route 3 coming from Tenndalen.
Culture / heritage walk on your own.
Go for a cultural walk on your own along the idyllic road by the fjord. Read information posters and maps along t...
Tjuatoten is a mountain peak towering over Dragsvik and Balestrand. A hiking trail goes up the mountainside from Dragsvik to the to...
The path to Norddalsvatnet lake is an easy path that goes alongside the river Norddøla towards the summer farm Nedre Norddalen. This used to be the summer farm for the farms at Ytre Nesse. The last half of the path ascends steadily to Norddalsvatnet lake.