Isle of Mull, Craignure & Tobermory map
Oban and area map
Oban is a picturesque coastal town located in the western part of Scotland, known as the “Gateway to the Isles.” It is situated on the Firth of Lorn and is the largest town in the Argyll and Bute council area.
Oban is famous for its stunning natural beauty, with rugged coastlines, rolling hills, and scenic islands just offshore. It is also known for its rich history, with evidence of human settlement dating back over 7,000 years.
In addition to its natural and historical attractions, Oban is also renowned for its seafood, particularly its fresh oysters and fish and chips. The town also serves as a major transportation hub, with ferries departing daily to nearby islands such as Mull, Iona, and Staffa.
Whether you’re interested in exploring the great outdoors, delving into the region’s history and culture, or simply enjoying some delicious seafood, Oban is definitely worth a visit.