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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 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 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 Weather in Oban

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Oban. The hottest month in Oban is June, when temperatures peak at 80 ˚F. The coolest month is September, when temperatures drop to 24 ˚F. The wettest month in Oban is January with 12.1 inches of rain, while the driest month is June with 0.64 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Oban

At AllTheRooms.com we have vacation rentals from all of the leading providers - Airbnb, Priceline, TUIVillas and more. We have 2,018 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Oban ranging from inexpensive options to extravagant places to stay. For those wanting to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Oban comes in at $16.29 a night. The average price of an accommodation is around $1,265 per night.

If you need to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 659 accommodations in Oban that have WiFi. 155 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. Choose from 4 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you're planning on getting to Oban by car, be sure to choose from 598 accommodations that provide parking. We have 10 vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.

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