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Oban, Scotland Cruise Port

The peaceful resort town of Oban is located in the Argyll and Bute county area of Scotland, sitting on the picturesque Firth of Lorn. This tranquil destination is surrounding by stunning and verdant scenery, where rolling hills of lush forests stretch out into the distance and the sun sets gracefully over the idyllic harbour area. Despite only covering a small area, Oban boasts an array of fabulous tourist attraction, historic castles and structure alongside a number of scenic trails and coastal activities for visitor to enjoy. The friendly local community take pride in making visitor to the region feel as welcome as possible, and this sociable atmosphere is combined with the wonderful natural landscape, it generates a warm and convivial ambience throughout the town and surrounding region, creating memories to last a lifetime in the memories of tourists.

Sightseeing in Oban

Visitor to the quaint Scottish town of Oban will find an array of fabulous sightseeing opportunities and excursion ideas within the town and the surrounding county of Argyll and Bute. Hiking and cycling trails through the verdant local scenery and vast forests are a great way to spend a day and appreciate the natural beauty of the area. Alternatively, coastal activities including diving, sailing, kayaking and swimming are also available, although the waters at the Firth of Lorn can often be very cold. The town also abossts a series of historic monuments and structures, which can be incorporated within a day trip to the area for people with an interest in the rich Scottish heritage. Notable landmarks and attraction around Oban include:

McCaig's Tower

McCaig's Tower overlooks the bay of Oban, offering spectacular views along the coast and the surrounding areas, including Kerrera and Mull Islands. Once a week, the local bagpipe band plays at the tower, giving visitors an authentic taste of old Scottish culture.

Dunollie and Dunstaffnage Castles

Dunollie Castle is traditionally the historic seat of the MacDougall's of Lorn and is situated at the far end of the bay. Dunstaffnage Castle is located about 3 miles north of Oban and is a great example of an old Scottish fortress, steeped in ancient history and culture.

Scottish Sealife Santuary

The fantastic and educational Scottish Sealife Centre combines a fascinating aquarium with a dedicated seal rescue facility. Visitors can attend informative talks and watch exciting feeding sessions at the seal sanctuary and shark tank. The on-site aquarium houses 50 unique aquatic displays of a number of splendid marine species.

Shopping in Oban

Oban's main shopping area can be found on George Street, where wide variety of shops and supermarkets sell items including arts and crafts, clothes, household items and general provision. A number of smaller independent shops are also located on the surrounding street, where visitor can purchase a range of authentic local souvenirs and gifts.

Eating Out in Oban

Oban is often regarded as the seafood capital of Scotland, due to its coastal location and variety of seafood restaurants. A fantastic range of seafood eateries are situated around the town centre of Oban, with a wide range of delicious dishes on their menus.

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