Paris, the national capital, is situated about 180 miles (290 kilometers) to the north of Target, while Lyon is 95 miles (153 kilometers) to the east.
A trip to the villages, towns and cities in the area of Target will provide you with a deeper insight into the unique landscapes, architecture and people of Auvergne. Journey 18 miles (29 kilometers) south to Souvigny, where you can enjoy the Souvigny Museum and Church of St Peter and St Paul.
When it's time to explore beyond Target, visit the nearest regional center. Moulins sits 25 miles (40 kilometers) away and is home to visitor attractions including Centre National Du Costume De Scene, Moulins Park and La Mal Coiffee Prison. Moulins Cathedral and Anne de Beaujeu College are also good places to head to.
Visitors with an interest in history will enjoy Auvergne's fascinating traditional villages.
If you're not the kind of traveler to take a break merely to relax, Auvergne offers a number of adventure pursuits such as mountain climbing and hiking.
Discover the true heart of the Auvergne culture by exploring the regional cafés. Mushrooms and sometimes truffles are frequently used here. For a true taste of Auvergne enjoy tripoux (tripe 'parcels' in savoury sauce) or truffade (sautéed potatoes with garlic and cheese). Some travelers don't believe a meal is complete until they've tried the regional wine. Try Chardonnay or Gamay.
When it is time to leave Auvergne, you'll be sure to bid this place a fond "Au revoir / À bientôt" Rest assured, however, you'll be leaving with memories and photos that you'll cherish for a lifetime.