3 days in Glasgow & Oban Itinerary

3 days in Glasgow & Oban Itinerary

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3 days in Glasgow & Oban Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
1
Glasgow
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Oban
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Glasgow

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day
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 5th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Glasgow Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Glasgow trip planner .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Glasgow International Airport, Glasgow Prestwick Airport and Edinburgh Airport. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Oban.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Historic Sites
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Glasgow Cathedral ©
Glasgow Cathedral

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nights
Oban

Oban ©
Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Glencoe Folk Museum, appreciate the views at Glen Coe, then make a trip to Ballachulish Slate Quarry, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Finn Falconry, sample the fine beverages at Oban Distillery, and then don't miss a visit to McCaig's Tower.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Oban trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Glasgow to Oban in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Oban

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Glen Coe, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Glencoe Folk Museum, Ballachulish Slate Quarry
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Finn Falconry ©
Finn Falconry

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