Target tourism and travel guide

Photo of Target in Allier



Visit Target: highlights and tourist information

Target is situated in the Allier (Auvergne region) in the south of France at 37 km from Moulins, the department capital. (General information: Target is 290 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 18 km and Souvigny at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Target, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Target. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Allier

Plan your visit to Target

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More information about Target & region

Markets in and near Target

Local markets

  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (19km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (23km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (23km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (25km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (27km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Target, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Target and wondering what to do next!

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Charroux (14km)

National Monuments Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (13km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Neris-les-Bains (31km); Lapalisse (45km)

Churches or other religious monuments Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (32km); Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (36km); Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (43km); Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (45km)

Remarkable gardens Parc du domaine royal de Randan (38km)

Sites of natural beauty Forêt des Colettes (15km); Foret de Troncais (47km)

Towns of Art and history Montlucon (36km); Moulins (37km); Riom (44km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Montmarault (9km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Vichy (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (50km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Target

Canton: Chantelle

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

Postcode: 03140

Distance to Target

from Moulins (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 290 km

from Calais: 526 km

from Nice: 438 km

from Bordeaux: 326 km

from Strasbourg: 435 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Target from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have found 4 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Target): Chirat-l'Eglise, Monestier, Saint-Marcel-en-Murat and Voussac.

This page in French: Visitez Target