can I come to Fuveau ?
1 On the road….. you’ll get a map
2 By train, cécile will pick you up at
the TGV Station in Aix, or Marseille, or Gardanne
3 By plane, cécile will pick you up at
the airport of Marseille-Marignane
4 By boat, Marseille’s harbour is big…
5 By dirigible… the corn field of the
neighbours is perfect...
6 On roller skates, cécile will wait
for you with plasters.
What to wear ?
From November to March :
Warm clothes, city clothes and
country side clothes
From April to June, and in October :
from bikini to pull-over...
From June to the end of September :
flip-flops, bikini, hats and sun glasses...
What's the weather
like ? Mediterranean climate
January : Cold and dry weather;
average temperature +2°/+8°
Ideal moment for truffles, possible snow, frequent
Fébruary : Cold and
humid weather, average temperature +5°/+10°
Often windy. Mimosa blossom, possible snow. Some frost
Fresh, very changeable weather, first signs of natural awakening.
Lavander fields under snow
choose an other month
and first flowers.
May : first real heat,
explosion of flowers in gardens and hills, average +14°/20°
Perfect moment to go
walking. Dry weather.
Landscapes full of flowers, generally dry weather, temperatures between
+16/24°, it can reach 28/30°. The first cicadas are heard
Judea tree blossom
choose an other month
July : Average
It gets very warm and very dry, intense activity with summer festivals. Days
are getting longer.
Temperature 22° by night and 32° during yhe day. Drought starts drying
plants and nature, profusion of fruits on markets. Human beings and animals
search for freshness and water (sea, lakes, rivers...)
September : Average
Temperatures still high, first storms are expected with impatience.
Almond grow ripe !
Average T° 12°/18°. Rain is more frequent, but days are still soft and sunny.
Nature’s colours are changing, wine is being made.
Average T°8/14°. Alternation of peaceful sunny
weather and rain, misty mornings, short days. Mushrooms season.
+6/10°. winter’s coming slowly, first frost, snow falls are also
possible. Fresh and wet month.
Hills in autumn
If you don’t come
with your own vehicle, cécile will drive you to visit the area
and will lead
you to the village to shop a little bit.
formula you choose, Cécile will love to bring you shop around if you don’t
have a car.
You will use a
completely equipped house, you will only have to fill in
the fridge for your
meals and breakfast, except for the lunch of our walking days.
Payment of the stay
booking phase you will be asked to pay 50%, of the global amount
of your formula, and the 50% left will have to be given once arrived.
In case of cancellation, we will give
you up to 80% of the total sum you sent us
under the condition that the cancellation is planned at least 8 days
prior to the stay date beginning.
Tax stay amounts 0.30 cents of euro by adult (above 13 yrs old) and by day. You have the possibility to pay by traveller cheques/cheques or transfers.
To welcome you in the best conditions
For weekly stays, the welcome of guests will be on saturdays, between 15h/19h (3 pm to 7 pm).
Departures will have to be on the following saturday before noon. (so the cleaning will be completed before other guests arrive).
Despite my desire to leave you in peace, I will come, if agreed upon, every morning between 10h/12h to clean up.
We advise you to keep your expensive belongings and your money with you,because we cannot take the responsibility for them.
There is a pond to water the garden nearby
the cottages, please watch your kids to avoid any accident.
If any of these conditions do not suit you, (especially schedule matters),
please do not hesitate to contact me and we’ll find a better way.
memories of your stay
If you wish, you could bring some local goods back,
sold at home: honey, calissons, potteries, textiles, olive oil, lavender…
but you could also order to Cécile the products you need and she will be
delighted to send them by mail.