Silversea Luxury Cruises Nach Oban (Argyll)

The name means ‘Little Bay ’ and this humble town swells dramatically in size during summer when it welcomes thousands of visitors to revel in its serene setting amid some of Scotland’s most spectacular scenery. Three storeys of elegant slate-roofed buildings gather before the inky expanse of the Firth of Lorn offering a warm welcome to the lochs fantasy castles and green and gold glens of the Highlands. The unmissable granite curve of McCaig’s Tower stands high over the town and beautiful views unravel down below it. View more

Wander the quaint streets sampling local artisan chocolates or call in to the esteemed history-steeped distillery - which has been perfecting Scotland’s famous export smoky whiskey since 1794. Head to the waterfront to breathe in the salt-whipped air and watch as boats fuss and walkers battle seagulls intent on stealing their fish and chips. A little further along you’ll stumble across the romantic ruins of Dunollie Castle. Hop between the sandy beaches of nearby islands and hike glacier-carved valleys among stags adorned with tree-like antlers. Or embark on scenic coastal drives to the grand gardens of extraordinary stone castles. Nearby Loch Fyne is renowned for its juicy seafood – in particular plump oysters. You can also visit the majestic rounded turrets of Inveraray Castle on the loch’s banks - a glorious Gothic Revival creation plucked straight from a fairy-tale.

An Introduction to Silversea Cruises

The romance of the seas, small ship sizes and intimate atmosphere, Silversea has long been a leader in the ultra-luxury market. Travelling to both iconic and secluded ports, Silversea’s award-winning itineraries inspire wanderlust and exploration. With over 900 destinations, longer port stays and more late-night departures than ever before, even the savviest traveler will find something new. A butler for every suite, a complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your preferences, all-inclusive exquisite dining, award-winning onboard entertainment and an unparalleled space to guest ratio all contribute to the Silversea experience. Not forgetting our famed Italian hospitality, where new faces become old friends. Bienvenuti a bordo.

Exkursionen in Oban (Argyll)

Silver Shore Privato - Oban by Private Van with Guide - Half Day

Explore Oban at your leisure during your half-day (4 Hour) sightseeing tour via private van. Customise your own itinerary or choose to see an overview of the area's highlights.


Depart the pier with your English-speaking guide in an air-conditioned van and discover the city and surrounding areas at your own pace. Your exclusive tour concludes back at the pier.

Silver Shore Privato - Oban by Private Van with Guide - Full Day

Explore Oban at your leisure during your full-day (8 Hour) sightseeing tour via private van. Customise your own itinerary or choose to see an overview of the area's highlights.


Depart the pier with your English-speaking guide in an air-conditioned van and discover the city and surrounding areas at your own pace. Your exclusive tour concludes back at the pier.

Discover the spectacular Inverary Castle, nestled along Loch Fyne, Scotland's longest sea loch. As one of the first examples of Gothic Revival architecture, this impressive structure built in 1746 was to replace an earlier 15th century castle. Inverary is a manor home and has been the seat of the Dukes of Argyll (chiefs of the Clan Campbell) since the 18th century.


Take a Scenic Drive through the Highlands with Amazing Views

Departing the pier, enjoy the picturesque scenery that stretches from Oban all the way to Inverary (75-minute drive). Drive the scenic roads from Oban to Inveraray, travelling alongside the lovely and narrow Loch Etive. Pass through Taynuilt, offering views of Ben Cruachan, the impressive 1,126-metre peak that is the highest point in Argyll. Drive over the Pass of Brander past Loch Awe and see the striking ruins of Kilchurn Castle.


Inverary Castle Tour

Arrive at Inveraray in the wooded Glen of Array, located along the untouched shores of Loch Fyne. Walk a short distance from the picturesque town of Inveraray to see the imposing Inverary Castle. Meet your guide, taking in a brief historic overview of the small town and local area before continuing to this incredible castle.

Inverary Castle is set within 16 acres of parkland, much of which is manicured into formal gardens that have only recently been opened to visitors. The impressive structure of the castle itself combines Baroque, Palladian and Gothic architecture and has been home to the Dukes of Argyll since it was built in the 18th century. See some of the Argyll family's collection of family portraits and tapestries, French 18th-century furniture and an impressive collection of arms and armour. Discover these artifacts or stroll through the gardens until it is time to make the return trip to the pier.

Scottish Highlands & Glencoe with Visitor Centre

Visit and explore the exquisitely beautiful and history-laden region surrounding majestic Glencoe. Take in the beautiful green, rolling landscape and discover the history of the Glencoe Massacre. Drive past more stunning scenery on your return trip.


Scenic Drive to Glencoe

Departing Oban, drive two hours to Glencoe through the beautiful scenery of the Pass of Brander and around the tip of Loch Awe with views of Kilchurn Castle. Make a short stop in Tyndrum and continue to Rannoch Moor, the Great Moor known as a last remaining European wilderness.


Glencoe Visitor Centre

Arrive in the resplendent region of Glencoe, filled with natural beauty and stark history. Glencoe is the scene of the 1692 massacre of the MacDonald of Glencoe family, murdered for not showing prompt allegiance to the new monarches, William III of England and Mary II of Scotland. Learn all about this history at the Glencoe Visitors Centre; discover the history, geology and nature of this lovely region.


Loch Linnhe

After your tour of Glencoe and the visotrs centre is complete, continue along your route, driving along spectacular Loch Linnhe to see the picturesque islands of Lismore and Mull, as well as Castle Stalker, with its tower house set against the breathtaking backdrop of mountains. Return to the ship.

An Introduction to Silversea Cruises

The romance of the seas, small ship sizes and intimate atmosphere, Silversea has long been a leader in the ultra-luxury market. Travelling to both iconic and secluded ports, Silversea’s award-winning itineraries inspire wanderlust and exploration. With over 900 destinations, longer port stays and more late-night departures than ever before, even the savviest traveler will find something new. A butler for every suite, a complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your preferences, all-inclusive exquisite dining, award-winning onboard entertainment and an unparalleled space to guest ratio all contribute to the Silversea experience. Not forgetting our famed Italian hospitality, where new faces become old friends. Bienvenuti a bordo.