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Your cider sampling includes unique styles such as a light and easy "veranda cider" and a heavy tannin-infused cider, best paired with bold and savory dishes. You'll also enjoy a seasonal lunch plank.

This 90-minute cider sampling and organic orchard tour starts at the beginning, along the banks of the Sognefjord. This is the oldest fruit-growing region in Norway and you'll hear about the local traditions of growing apples stretching from the 1100s till today. After learning about the basics of growing apples, you'll head to the Cider House for your cider tasting.

This tasting includes 5 distinct ciders and a lunch plank. You'll taste your way through a spectrum of flavors from sweet dessert apples, acidic cooking apples, bitter cider apples and more. Gain a deeper appreciation for cider!

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Pouring cider in Balestrand
Group in Cider tasting in Balestrand
Man at Balestrand Cider House opening a bottle of cider
Tasting plank with 5 different ciders
Man walking a bicycle among blossoming fruit trees
Blossoming apple trees in Balestrand
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Important on this trip

Meeting Point

Ciderhuset at Sjøtunsvegen 32 in Balestrand. It is a 1,5 km walk from the village center.

Bring along

Identification card (for those drinking alcoholic beverages)


The tasting includes 5 distinct types of cider and a lunch plank with seasonal menu.