You don't need to be full of local knowledge to have a fabulous time in Oban, but you will need to have an idea about a few basic facts before you take off.
From this city, the nation's capital Edinburgh lies 95 miles (153 kilometers) to the east. Some noteworthy areas nearby include Fort William, which is 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the north.
With loads of things to do in this corner of Argyll and Bute, it's easy to see why 8,000 people have made it their home.
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If you're searching for someplace fancy to spend your nights, slide between the plush sheets at the Perle Oban Hotel.
Sticking to a budget? Don't worry, you won't be left out in the cold. The Royal Hotel will keep both you and your bank account happy.
Flying into Glasgow International Airport (GLA)? After you've hopped off the aircraft and claimed your suitcase, downtown Oban will be only 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the northwest from here.
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St. John's Cathedral is a place of worship that is certainly worth a visit.
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Those who love spirits shouldn't miss Oban Distillery. Learn about the distilling process and enjoy a tasting session.
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A towering local structure, McCaig's Tower is a historic symbol for the region and is always an impressive sight.
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Treating yourself to an Oban, Glencoe & West Highland Castles Full-Day Tour is a fabulous way to kick-start your Oban vacation.
About 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Oban, Crookston is much loved by travelers and locals alike. Head to this place to access the Botanic Gardens and Glasgow Cathedral, two excellent attractions you won't quickly forget. Glasgow is one more destination to keep an eye out for. It's located just 60 miles (97 kilometers) away. If you take a day trip here, close by sights such as the Glasgow Science Centre and the Burrell Collection should definitely be on your list.
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