Salers is located approximately 260 miles (418 kilometers) from Paris, the national capital, and about 120 miles (193 kilometers) from Lyon.
Do visit the Place Tyssandier-d'Escous while you are in the area.
It is common for travelers to use Salers as a jumping off point for other adventures. Auvergne has a number of attractions. To make the most of your time in the Auvergne area, take a trip to Aurillac. It's approximately 14 miles (23 kilometers) from Salers and is home to the Musee des Volcans and St-Geraud Church. Also, you could check out the Eglise de Bort-les-Orgues and Museum of Tanning and Leather in Bort-les-Orgues. It is 18 miles (29 kilometers) away from Salers.
When it's time to explore beyond Salers, why not check out the nearest center. Figeac lies 45 miles (72 kilometers) away and features visitor attractions including Notre Dame du Puy, Place Carnot and Church of Saint-Sauveur. Hotel de la Monnaie and Champollion Museum are also well-worth calling into while you are here.
Whether you're believer or an atheist, you're guaranteed to find a little serenity in Auvergne's monasteries and other sites of spiritual significance.
If you're not one to take a break from work merely to relax, Auvergne offers a number of adventure pursuits like horse riding and hiking.
When it's time to leave this special part of the world, say a fond Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell) to the local characters you have met and the spots you've been.