Unmissable tourist sites
Oban Travel guide
Oban : Michelin's recommendations
Oban is a busy tourist and commercial town serving the hinterland and islands; a far cry from 1773 when Dr Johnson visited and had to content himself with "a tolerable inn". Oban owes its development to the railways and steamboats, hence its predominantly Victorian townscape.
Tourist attractions Oban : Things to see and do
Railway Pier GB - Oban PA34 4LW
McCaig's Tower (1897), a replica of the Coliseum, is the outstanding landmark in Oban. It was built by an Oban banker as a family memorial to relieve unemployment but was never finished.
Queens Park Place GB - Oban PA34 5RT
Prix Prices from : 55 £
Choose Obans landmark building. Rising from the waters edge, the historic Oban Caledonian Hotel commands breathtaking views over the sheltered bay of Oban to the hills and islands of Scotlands magnificent west coast. The gentle grandeur of this famou..
The Esplanade GB - Oban PA34 5QD
A Victorian Hotel built between 1865 and 1901, the Columba Hotel overlooks the town of Oban and Oban Bay. It has a 24-hour front desk, a traditional restaurant and 2 bars. The rooms at the Columba have a bathroom with a shower, a bath and a hairdrye..
20 George Street GB - Oban PA34 5SB
Prix Prices from : 40 £
Why not stay at the hotel which our customers have described as having 'The Best View In The Bay' Step back in time and relax in our traditional Scottish family run hotel. The Donn family welcomes you to their home and small family hotel. The rooms a..
104 George St GB - Oban PA34 5NT
Busy high street restaurant in a former bank with a high ceiling, stripped wooden floor and khaki fabric strips on the walls. Unfussy, modern cooking with good seasoning; local produce is key. 'Light bite' lunches are a steal.
The North Pier GB - Oban PA34 5QD
Long-standing local seafood restaurant on the harbour, run by experienced owners. Stylish modern building with brasserie feel and great bay views. Large, in-depth menu with good value specials.
Gallanach Rd. GB - Oban PA34 4LS