The town has a unique aquarium which is worth visiting for a look at the marine life in the Sognefjord. The Norwegian Travel Museum (Norsk Reiselivsmuseum), featuring photos showing this part of Norway over the past 150 years, interactive exhibits, and souvenirs is also a must-see. Balestrand has long history as a tourist resort and it was one of the favorites of Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany. The peaceful atmosphere of uniting with nature attracts people from all over the world as cycling and hiking in this magnificent fjord and mountain landscape is a truly wonderful experience.
As for the attractions of Balestrand Norway, travelers can witness a couple of peculiar structures such as Kvikne's Hotel, built in the 19th century and popular among visitors, and St. Olaf's Church, a small and nice Anglican church built as a memorial to an English lady, Margaret Green.