Balsnes Gard is temporarily closed.
With spectacular mountain and fjord views, this boutique hotel blends elegant contemporary design with original rustic features.
Balsnes Gard is just 6 km from Nordfjordeid.
Views over the surrounding landscapes are featured in each bright room at Balsnes. All come with a private bathroom.
The hosts and their family live in the house, and every day they serve home made breakfast and guests can also order lunches and dinners.
The chef at Balsnes farm has a passion for food and drink, which shows in each dish he creates - with the knowledge and ingenuity. Leon Knapskog has a passion for clean taste and the differet seasons, and wants to bring rough gourmet to the people!
Leon has previously worked at the Norwegian Royal Palace and the Royal Yacht. In Bergen worked at Restaurant Lucullus and Jacobs Bar & Kitchen. Leon has also worked at the Michelin restaurants Bouchon and The French Laundry in California, USA, and not least, he has been head chef at the Norwegian Embassy in Paris, France.
Leon grew up in Hjelmelandsdalen, not far from Balsnes farm.
Guests can rent bicycles on site and explore the nearby trails.
Hiking, downhill biking and salmon fishing can be enjoyed in the area. Staff also arranges horseback riding trips.
Surfing in Hoddevik, as well as glacier tours around Stryn and Loen, are both within 90 minutes' drive. Harpefossen Ski Resort is only a 10 minutes drive away.
Sandane Airport is less than 45 minutes' drive from the property, while Ørsta–Volda Airport is 50 km away. Ålesund Airport (SAS, Norwegian, KLM and more) is 130 km from Balsnes gard.