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Nature Trail Kreklingen

Holmen, sentrum, Balestrand 6899, Norway
+47 57 69 12 55
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Excellent

Well marked trails throughout the most beautiful area. Trails are well marked and graded for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hilary S
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London, United Kingdom
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Great variety of walks

A lovely location with lots of various length walks, easy to more challenging. All the paths are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sue L
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Wymondham, United Kingdom
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Nature Trail - Kreklingen The trail starts from Belehalli sports hall in Balestrand and goes on to Sandstolen or Skasheim. This is an easy trail with an ascent of 90 - 250m. The first part goes along a nature trail marked with notices giving information about the plants and animals in the area. Further along the trail you get some very fine views over Balestrand. The trail is marked with yellow markings and signposted towards Granlia and Skasheim. From Granlia you can either follow the yellow markings further to Sandstolen (shorter route) or Skasheim (longer route). The trail consists of stone/gravel/grass and is approx 50 - 60cm wide. It can be used for off road cycling. The walk takes between 2 and 4 hours depending on which route you choose and your own condition. Getting there: From Balestrand quay/tourist office walk up Laerergata and on to Kreklingevegen until you get to Belehalli sports hall. The roads are signposted with white nature trail signs. To reach Balestrand take the express bus from Oslo, Bergen or Trondheim or express boat from Bergen. If you come by car from Oslo take the E16 and route 55. From Bergen or Trondheim take the E39 and route 55. For more information contact Balestrand.
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Holmen, sentrum, Balestrand 6899, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well marked trails throughout the most beautiful area. Trails are well marked and graded for different abilities.

Thank Hilary S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely location with lots of various length walks, easy to more challenging. All the paths are very well signed and very easy to follow without the need for a map. A great free activity.

Thank Sue L
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

We went on this hike because I heard it wasn't too difficult. It was true. I mean you have to go uphill to get some views. But it wasn't anything very difficult. The trails were easy, no too rocky and well marked. Do take your...More

1  Thank cklingseisen
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

We were very impressed with how well marked the trails were and the maintenance of them. The snowy and muddy areas had strategically placed rocks making it much easier to get through without having wet feet. Incredible views rewarded us after a challenging climb. Very...More

Thank Amber R
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Very steep climb to reach the woodland, but well worth it, wood Anemones all in bloom..Need not walk all the way round as you Can walk as far as you are able before turning around,

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

This is an very good walk that serves either as an introduction to the flora and fauna of the area, or as a starting point for further walks. My mother, who is in her late 60's, was able to enjoy this walk. The 'hardest' bit...More

3  Thank samanthacribben
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We are two fit couples in our late fifties/early sixties staying in Balestrand for two nights, essentially to explore the fiords. But we ventured into the shorter nature trails in the early morning/mid-evening spare hours (it remaining light until around 11pm)! We would love to...More

1  Thank OneMoreTrek
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

The trailhead(s) begin right in town. We headed out on the trail to the top. The view from the 'summit' makes the huffing and puffing well worth it. Actually, there are several well-marked trails for every degree of difficulty. You'll pass waterfalls, sheep and hike...More

1  Thank Princess012472
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We had a few hours to devote to hiking so we picked up a trail map from the Tourist Information site and set off (walk Laerargata up to the school, the trailhead is right there). The trails are well marked with color coded spots of...More

Thank LomitaMike
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Well-marked trail; great for families. We hiked the nature trail and the beginning of a trail rated with moderate-difficulty until we reached a viewpoint. My husband and I went with our hike-loving toddler and baby (who I carried). Gorgeous views, not too strenuous.

2  Thank iheartaustria
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Response from retiredandenjoyingit | Reviewed this property |
When we traveled to Balestrand, we went in late August and the weather was great. I have read reviews of people doing it in late September, so i would think you would have no problem going then. The path is switchback type... More
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