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Oban Travel Guide

While Oban may translate as a ‘little bay’ in Gaelic, it certainly is a big tourist destination! This charming resort town is found on the west coast of Scotland and is surrounded by mountains, as well as having a scenic seafront promenade and harbor where you can enjoy the fresh sea air. You can also go boating and kayaking to keep active in Oban. The town is known as the seafood capital of Scotland, which means you'll find fresh fish, oysters and shellfish for dinner in many cafés and restaurants. There are also more casual fish and chips shops, offering the Scottish delicacy, haggis. Of course, don’t forget to try some Scotch whisky too!

Things to Do in Oban

Top things to do in Oban include climbing up to McCaig’s Tower. Up at this magnificent monument you can enjoy stunning views over the town of Oban and be part of its history -- the tower was built back in 1897. It's worth taking the time to enjoy a leisurely stroll around Oban Harbor too. You can watch the boats and try some fish and chips, as well as taking in views of the Hebrides. There are also shops and restaurants that line the streets around Oban Harbor. Oban Distillery is one of the oldest in Scotland and here you can try a smoky whisky and enjoy a tour of the facilities.

Best Places to Stay in Oban

In Oban there are a variety of hotels, B&Bs, and guesthouses to stay in, particularly along the seafront.

Best Time to Visit Oban

The best time to visit Oban in bonny Scotland is during the summer months. In particular, June has warm temperatures and the most hours of sunlight to help you make the most of your vacation.

Price and Availability in Oban

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Oban is in August, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Oban is in the high season in August. Oban has its low season in March, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Oban tends to be Friday, while the most expensive day tends to be Tuesday. Vacation homes in Oban tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Wednesdays.

The Weather in Oban

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Oban. The warmest months in Oban are July and August, when temperatures reach 81 ˚F. The coolest month is March, when temperatures drop to 21 ˚F. The wettest month in Oban is January with 13.19 inches of rain, while the driest month is June with 2.89 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Oban

At AllTheRooms.com we have vacation rentals from all of the best providers - Airbnb, Homeaway, TUIVillas and more. AllTheRooms has 1,771 rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Oban, with everything from inexpensive hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. If you are trying to keep costs down, the cheapest place to stay in Oban is just $22.29 per night. The average price of an accommodation is $204 per night.

If you would like to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 459 accommodations in Oban that have WiFi. 109 places to stay include a morning meal. Choose from 3 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you don't miss a single workout. If you are driving to Oban, you'll want to pick from 429 places to stay that provide parking. 6 places to stay have a a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with your best friend, then be sure to select one of the 182 pet-friendly accommodations available.

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