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Visit Target: highlights and tourist information

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Target is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Charroux at 14 km and Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Target, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Target in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-east)

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in the 'village centre'...

See Charroux guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 18 km (direction east)

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but merits a stroll...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

The Priory Church of Saint-Peter and Saint-Paul with the tombes of the...

See Souvigny guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its bottled water...

See Vichy guide
 
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Montlucon

Montlucon

at 36 km (direction west)

Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th centuries have each...

See Montlucon guide
Herisson

Herisson

at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the banks of the...

See Herisson guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 37 km (direction north-east)

In the historic centre of Moulins it is the cathedral that is...

See Moulins guide
Riom

Riom

at 44 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of historical importance...

See Riom guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 45 km (direction east)

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal decorations and its...

See Lapalisse guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 46 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The interesting Abbey of Saint-Pierre in Mozac combines early roman elements and...

See Mozac guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 47 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is from...

See Volvic guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 50 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of its...

See Chateldon guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 61 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a facscinating historical...

See Thiers guide

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

Map of places to visit near Target

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Markets in and near Target

  • 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)

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Tourist attractions near Target, France

What to do at Target? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Target.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (13km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and 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

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (9km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Target is in the south of France at 37 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Target is 290 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Target

Canton: Chantelle

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

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 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chirat-l'Eglise, Monestier, Saint-Marcel-en-Murat and Voussac.

This page in French: Visiter Target

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