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Les Côtes-de-Corps

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Located on Route Napoleon near Our Lady of La Salette and the town of Corps, Villard is a hamlet on the hillside, backing into the foothills of the Jewel cases. It offers stunning views of the majestic mountain Obiou. This village was built after the Revolution, in the 1790s can still be seen carved in stone construction dates.

Food specialties nearby are: murçon, ears donkey and tourtons. In recent years, the manufacturing of cheese, bread and jams and organic are booming. The town is home to several organic gardeners.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLes Côtes-de-Corps
Latitude44.8321580 (N 44° 49’ 56”)
Longitude5.9229170 (E 5° 55’ 23”)
AltitudeFrom 680m to 2015m
Surface area9.83 km²
Population67 inhabitants
Density6 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureGrenoble (82 km, 1h11)
Insee code38132
IntercommunalityCC de la Matheysine du Pays de Corps et des Vallées du Valbonnais
TerritoryAlps, Dauphiné

Nearest cities & towns

Sainte-Luce4.1 km (7 min)
Corps5.5 km (8 min)
Quet-en-Beaumont5.9 km (10 min)
La Salle-en-Beaumont8.8 km (10 min)
Saint-Michel-en-Beaumont9 km (13 min)
Aspres-lès-Corps9.5 km (12 min)
La Salette-Fallavaux9.8 km (14 min)
Pellafol11.4 km (15 min)
Beaufin11.9 km (15 min)
Saint-Pierre-de-Méaroz12.8 km (15 min)
Saint-Laurent-en-Beaumont13.2 km (16 min)
Le Glaizil15.7 km (27 min)
Saint-Firmin15.7 km (18 min)
Ambel16.3 km (24 min)


Saturday 18 november
Min. -4°C - Max. 6°C
Sunday 19 november
Min. -3°C - Max. 6°C
Monday 20 november
Min. -3°C - Max. 7°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

To see: the Museum of Image Mine La Motte -d'Aveillans, the shrine of Our Lady of La Salette, the dam Sautet.

To do: family rides, canal Beaumont, sources Gillardes, walk marmots.

Challenging hikes : Hurtières neck through the tunnels, Summit Obiou, Lake Pétarel...

Canoeing, lifeguard at Lake Sautet. Tyrolean. 4 sites via ferrata between 15 and 45 minutes by car. ATV. Electric bikes.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Tour of an artisan liqueur and aperitif distillery
Local flavours1 € Corps (2.4 km)
Visit a beekeeper and vegetable and saffron producer
Local flavours2 € Saint-Julien-en-Beauchêne (26 km)
Night-time snowmobile trek
Sports sensations130 € Les Deux Alpes (28 km)
Horse ride or trek in the mountains
Nature and the great outdoors19 € to 75 € La Roche-des-Arnauds (29 km)
Canyoning or via ferrata in the Buëch Valley
Sports sensations30 € La Faurie (32 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Châtel Bonnet Calvin
HikeIntermediate5h00Mens (13.6 km)
Pré Clos Shed
HikeIntermediate1h40Lavaldens (17 km)
Walk around Mount Aiguille
HikeIntermediate6h00Le Monestier-du-Percy (21 km)
Louvet Cirque
HikeIntermediate1h40La Morte (22 km)
The Villards loop
Mountain bike itineraryEasy1h15Villard-Notre-Dame (23 km)


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