Things to see and do - Oban
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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
Southern Promenade GB - Barcaldine PE36 5BH
This original centre shows the living creatures of the marine world. Visitors should walk around, above and below the aquariums to observe their inhabitants. Particularly interesting are the aquarium with sea urchins, starfish and crabs, the exhibiti..
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.
The Esplanade GB - Oban PA34 5QD
Prix Prices from : 29 £
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 an en suite bathroom and a hairdryer. Many room..
Dunollie Road GB - Oban PA34 5JH
Prix Prices from : 88 £
The family-run Kings Knoll Hotel has magnificent views overlooking Oban Bay and the Sound of Kerrera, and offers free Wi-Fi in most of the hotel. Kings Knoll has bright, modern and comfortable en suite bedrooms with panoramic views of either the bay..
Corran Esplanade GB - Oban PA34 5PP
Prix Prices from : 50 £
Ideally located in the centre of the esplanade in Oban, The Great Western Hotel offers magnificent views of the bay, free Wi-Fi in public areas and en suite guest rooms. There is also a restaurant, a bar and 24-hour front desk. Each of the rooms at ..
The North Pier GB - Oban PA34 5QD
Long-standing seafood restaurant run by experienced owners, located on the harbourfront and offering great views over the bay from its floor to ceiling windows. Extensive menus focus on simply prepared, fresh local fish and shellfish.
Gallanach Rd. GB - Oban PA34 4LS
104 George St GB - Oban PA34 5NT
Busy high street restaurant in a former bank, with a high ceiling, a 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.
GB - Arduaine PA34 4XG
Formal hotel restaurant in a beautiful setting, with panoramic views of the bay. Menus focus on the freshest seafood available, with Loch Fyne langoustines, Islay scallops and Gigha halibut; carnivores are also well-catered for.
GB - Arduaine PA34 4XG