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The Three Fjord Ride

Balestrand, Balestrand, Norway
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so beautiful makes me tingle to think about it.

This was one of my favorite things to do in Norway, We rented bikes in Balestand and might have... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
klambm
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Winter Park, Colorado
Beautiful Views in Every Direction!

We rented our biked at the TI in Balestrand. It was raining that day so we only made it as far as... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
Princess012472
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Safety Harbor, Florida
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

This was one of my favorite things to do in Norway, We rented bikes in Balestand and might have even made it to the fourth Fjord. There was no food along the way so pack snacks and water. Totally worth it. We stopped alot so...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

We rented our biked at the TI in Balestrand. It was raining that day so we only made it as far as Dragsvik. But the little loop around the bend at the fjord and the stop at Haukaas Enamel Workshop made it all worth it....More

2  Thank Princess012472
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

This is a relatively easy 35 miles ride which is very scenic and with ever-changing views and scenery. It is easy to rent at the moment good bikes at the tourist office with directions and maps. There is very little on the road so you...More

2  Thank marcopolo111
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

This is a great way to spend a day in Norway. We pre-arranged bicycle hire through the tourist office before we arrived in Norway and the staff at this office were incredibly helpful and accommodating, even waiting after hours for us to collect our bicycles.The...More

4  Thank PonderingPenguin
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

This is the three fjord tour and it was lovely. Across rolling hills, we had views of snow dusted mountain peaks, glacier -carved valleys, smooth as glass fjords dotted with reflections of red farm houses and waterfalls that we passed as we wound our way...More

5  Thank forego
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

We rented trekking bikes from the Turist Office in Balestrand. The rent includes helmets and safety vests. The bikes are well maintained, and Amanda makes sure you choose a good bike that fits your height. The ride is not strenuous, only 9km (5.5 miles) to...More

5  Thank Mickacat
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Lars gave us a great ride around the fjord area seeing snow, a beautiful waterfall, a nice island retreat, and more. The ride was a bit rough due to the water but safety was first and he tried to keep it comfortable. I think he...More

2  Thank Vikingtravellers
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

What a beautiful experience of seeing the many angles of the fjord as you follow the weaving road along the shore. Whole different view going each way. This is a moderately difficult ride but very doable with the excellent bikes provided by tourist information center

5  Thank Jim B
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

We rented bikes for the day from Balastrand Bike and Hike, which is located in the tourist office in Balestrand. They have a good selection of well maintained bikes, and Amanda is very helpful and patient, taking time to make sure we had the right...More

7  Thank RobFromOxford
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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic landscape and beautiful scenery along the path of fjords. This is a must do activity when at Balestrand. Hire a bike and get going! Dont forget your cam! Stunning views all along the path.

4  Thank InvincibleKP
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Travellorey
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Response from forego | Reviewed this property |
It is not strenuous , just a few climbs on the first five- seven kilometers heading toward the ferry and then fairly flat, but it is 35 miles round trip so a long way. It is quite peaceful with beautiful scenery and not a... More
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