Welcome to the country of corps

TopicSciences and discovery
DepartureCORPS (38)
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Located in France, in the Southern Alps on the border departments of the Isere and Hautes Alpes, between medium and high mountains. Baignée par un climat semi méditerranéen, la région du Pays de Corps étend le long du Drac et appuie au nord sur le versant extrême des Ecrins , et au sud sur le massif du Dévoluy where Obiou laisse glisser ses pentes juntil the lac du Sautet. Surrounded by a semi-Mediterranean climate, the region of Pays de Corps extends along the Drac and relies on the north side of extreme Ecrins,  and south of the massif where Dévoluy the Obiou slid up its slopes 'Lake of Sautet.
Proche de Notre Dame de La Salette , haut lieu de pèlerinage international et du Parc National des Ecrins , elle garde en souvenir theétape of the Empereur Napoléon à son retour de l'ile d'Elbe . Near Our Lady of La Salette, the Mecca of international pilgrimage and Parc National des Ecrins, she keeps in memory step of the Emperor Napoleon on his return from Elba.


Visit the city of Corps

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Between Isere and Hautes-Alpes, located between Grenoble and Gap; overhung by Obiou (2 790m); surrounded of the solid masses of Dévoluy and the Jewel cases. Nb of inhabitants: approx. 500. Chief town of canton including/understanding 13 Communes.

Village with the medieval pace, for which he is necessary to add the goûteuse chart of the restaurants to it, this country is mountainous certainly, but not only. You can identify it with a refuge with an obligatory stop to remake a health or with a vital oasis to be able to carry on your road. We invite you to raise your glance and to let to you guide between the lanes, passages and alleys of the village of Body. CHURCH St Pierre: The Church belongs to the priory built by monks into 1654 who included: the entry, the church, the cemetery and the cloister. The entry is of Romance style. The gate decorated with a mouluration of fine rods dates from the Gothic and the higher window is of Gothic style blazing. The bell-tower is also Gothic.

The interior of the church is Romance. With the entry two marble STOUPS which date from the 19th century. Two decorated side chapels of stained glasses dating from 16th: The high altar is out of white marble decorated with mosaics covered with gold sheets. The communion table and the columns are out of black marble extracted from a career of a village of the Canton. This marble was used to the Invalids for the base of the tomb as Napoleon. APPEARANCE ND OF THE SALETTE: on September 19, 1846, 2 children of Body: Maximin GIRAUD and Melanie CALVAT, declared that they had seen the Blessed Virgin on the mountain of Salette. We in the streets of BODY walk: Génoises: Typical of the Dauphine one. They spread at the beginning of the 20th century with the heightening of the houses and the replacement of thatch by the tile scales. Ancestors of the gutter, various kinds: simple, made up of several rows of tiles channel, alternation of bricks and tiles channel, underlined let us modillons, cement cornices… Mullioned window: Many, they date from the 16th century. The flat mullions appear more tardily. Distilling the SALETTINA: Street of the Furnace: House of Maximin GIRAUD: Street of the Furnace: (Witness of the Appearance). Visit room with its ear vaults, and liquor tasting containing plants of mountain. While leaving, to take on the line: small overhung passage of jambs which makes it possible to circumvent the house. To see window condemned to cross mullions ½.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Restaurant La Cremaillère

  • Saint-bonnet-en-champsaur
  • 04 92 50 00 60
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Château de la Muzelle

  • Venosc
  • 04 76 80 06 71
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Hôtel Restaurant La Table du Chritolet

  • Saint-christophe-en-oisans
  • 04 76 79 55 72
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Hôtel la Belle Etoile

  • Les 2 alpes
  • 04 76 80 51 19

Discover the touristic sites

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  • Panorama in Boustigue:

At 3km, 10min. of rise. To take the road of Salette, at the exit of Body, to fork on the right. At the end of the road, a small paradise in mountain pasture. To park itself in the hotel and outward journey to see the panorama on Body, the lake of Sautet and Obiou. Or by the pedestrian way (¾ H): splendid balcony dominating Body and the lake of Sautet, vis-a-vis  Obiou.

  • Sanctuary N.D. of Salette:

In 1846, a " Beautiful Dame" appeared with two young shepherds originating in Body. C' is the 2nd place of pilgrimage marial in France after Doors. Museum of l' Appearance with a collection d' ex voto interesting.

  • At the village of Salette Fallavaux:

Not to fail to make a halt with the Cemetery of the Canadians, 53 pilgrims died in the catastrophe of the DC4 in 1950 with  Obiou and buried around of a charming vault.

  • Stopping and Bridge of Sautet:

Put out of water in 1935. Ideal place for its construction because of the narrowness of the throat (profile out of V) to the locality of Sautet which comes from Latin Saltus and means rock throat or forest procession, a splendid canyon of 200m. of depth and approximately 7km length. Two rivers feed this reserve: Drac and Souloise.

  • Turn of the lake of Sautet:

35km To take the Bridge of Sautet, Pellafol, the Channel of Pellafol: was used formerly for the irrigation of the cultures, collected water with St Disdier, true work of Titan, dug in the rock and visible on the western frontage of the procession of Narrow, the Sources of Gillardes, 2èmes resurgences of France dominated by the teeth of Berchon, overcome for the 1st time by the Demaison cord. (Stop picnic, bathe with the Farmhouse, paths of discovered…), Ambel (seen panoramic, “Capped Young ladies”), Motty. Then to take the RN 85 on the left which goes up on Corps, for Grenoble.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Restaurant La Cremaillère

  • Saint-bonnet-en-champsaur
  • 04 92 50 00 60
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Château de la Muzelle

  • Venosc
  • 04 76 80 06 71
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Hôtel Restaurant La Table du Chritolet

  • Saint-christophe-en-oisans
  • 04 76 79 55 72
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Hôtel la Belle Etoile

  • Les 2 alpes
  • 04 76 80 51 19

Nautical base of the lake of Sautet

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Boat électrosolaire: wild cruising

Trott commented on 1:00, 25 places. July-August. Always except Monday. Departures 14:00, 15:30 and 17:00.

Boat pedals

A blow of pedal and all the tribe leave on the lake while having fun.

Electric boat for soft strolls.

Even the accompanied cabbage ends will control their first boat. Free beach Free bathe supervised in July-August, inflatable watery plays, picnic. Watery space for the small ones: basin supervised every afternoon in summer. The paradise of the canoe!

Come to explore the wild throats in some blows of paddle. Hiring at the nautical base.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Restaurant La Cremaillère

  • Saint-bonnet-en-champsaur
  • 04 92 50 00 60
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Château de la Muzelle

  • Venosc
  • 04 76 80 06 71
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Hôtel Restaurant La Table du Chritolet

  • Saint-christophe-en-oisans
  • 04 76 79 55 72
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Hôtel la Belle Etoile

  • Les 2 alpes
  • 04 76 80 51 19

Natural discovery

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  • Sources of Gillardes

Second exsurgences of France after Fountain of Vaucluse, the sources of Gillardes spout out in the middle of the forest, at the bottom of the cliffs limestones. Ideal for one strolls and a picnic in family. Access in 5 min since the carpark of Gillardes, Pellafol.

  • Chimneys of fairies

The chimneys of fairies or young ladies capped are discovered in boat since the lake of Sautet or with foot since the hamlet of the Pellafol Old man with the path set of themes of the RTM (three possible loops). Towards the small hamlet of Chaneaux, you can see the “ruins” of Pellafol: geological figures of collapse very impressive.

  • Panoramic tables Boustigue:

sight on Body and Obiou. Access in 5 min since the hotel with restaurant of Boustigue accessible by the road of Salette, Body. Jenabran: sight on Matheysine, Beaumont. Access 20-30 min since the collar of Samblue, Pellafol. Gargas: top with sight on the Jewel cases. Access 1:30 since the sanctuary of Salette.

  • Fishing

Lake of Sautet (1st category) Lake of St Pierre-Cognet (2nd category) Rivers of Souloise and Sézia.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Restaurant La Cremaillère

  • Saint-bonnet-en-champsaur
  • 04 92 50 00 60
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Château de la Muzelle

  • Venosc
  • 04 76 80 06 71
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Hôtel Restaurant La Table du Chritolet

  • Saint-christophe-en-oisans
  • 04 76 79 55 72
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Hôtel la Belle Etoile

  • Les 2 alpes
  • 04 76 80 51 19



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