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Oban Travel Guide

Gateway to the Isles | Seafood Capital of Scotland | University Town

Oban is best known as the gateway to the Hebridean islands and as a popular tourism destination. As the Seafood Capital of Scotland, the area is endowed with world-class tourist attractions and a variety of unique marine and land based experiences unsurpassed in Scotland.

The area is endowed with world-class tourist attractions but it is also a hub for local services, retail, fishing, aquaculture, Gaelic culture and world-class marine research at the Scottish Association of Marine Science and the European Marine Science Park.

Here is a list of recommendations, visitor information, attractions, things to see and do, places to eat & drink and FAQ's that will be useful for a trip to Oban and the surrounding area.

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