Destination guide

Travel to adventurous Balestrand

The area's jazz and churches are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Balestrand. Well known for its mountain views, aquarium and cross-country skiing, this scenic city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Balestrand

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Balestrand is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Saebotjorna Lake (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Boyabreen (21.7 mi / 34.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Balestrand

The nearest airport is in Sogndal (SOG-Haukasen), located 24 mi (38.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Forde (FDE-Bringeland), which is 24.9 mi (40.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Balestrand?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 83 vacation rentals near Balestrand. From 74 Houses to 5 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Balestrand for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Balestrand?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Balestrand. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Sognefjord Aquarium: 100 vacation rentals
  • The Golden House Gallery: 101 vacation rentals
  • Raudmelen: 101 vacation rentals
  • English Church of St. Olav: 101 vacation rentals
  • Church of Saint Olav: 100 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Balestrand! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Balestrand?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Balestrand:

  • Vossestrand: 20 rentals
  • Viksdalen: 16 rentals
  • Vik i Sogn: 82 rentals
  • Vikøyri: 56 rentals
  • Bjordal: 17 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Balestrand?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Balestrand. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sognefjord Aquarium: 100 rentals
  • The Golden House Gallery: 101 rentals
  • Raudmelen: 101 rentals
  • English Church of St. Olav: 101 rentals
  • Church of Saint Olav: 100 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Balestrand listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.