Family Séjour in Provence
Experience La Belle Vie while living in a small village in the south of France. Enjoy the best of both worlds: the charm and character of a small community + convenient access to the bustling cafés and cultural elegance of Aix-en-Provence.
“Nestled at the foot of Mont. Ste. Victoire, 20 kilometers east of Aix-en-Provence is the picturesque village of Puyloubier. It is just large enough to sustain a grocery store, primary school, post office, cafe, restaurant, bakery, and variety store, and is home to the award-winning local Cave Cooperative, selling wonderful and very inexpensive wine.”
There is something for everyone in Provence and the Cote d’Azur – glamorous cities, quiet villages, gorgeous beaches and rolling countryside. Visit roman ruins, hunt for truffles or go wine tasting. Visit art museums, browse the markets and eat very well. Go hiking, rafting, horse back riding – or just sit on the beach.
This house is a traditional ‘maison de village’ and the foundation dates back to medieval times. The interior of the house combines traditional style with modern amenities. It has two bedrooms, plus a third sitting room with a pullout couch and loft bed. The home has Wi-fi, free long distance calls to the US and a pay-as-you-go mobile phone for tenant use. For more information, please visit http://www.vrbo.com/14577.
There are two public schools in the small village of Puyloubier – a Maternelle (preschool) and a Primaire (elementary school). Older children attend a public school in a neighboring village. The schools have accepted foreign students in the past. Learn more about Puyloubier Schools.
While the kids are in school, you’ll want to explore the area and soak up the sun. Many families also take this unique opportunity to pursue a passion, finish a project or learn something new. We can assist in finding a French tutor, cooking classes, hiking trails, and more. Just ask!
Getting Around: The local school, bakeries and small grocery store are all within walking distance from the house. There is a bus that runs between Puyloubier and Aix-en-Provence several times a day. That said, you will probably want a car to experience everything this region has to offer. Learn more about Getting Around while on séjour.
Staying Connected: The house has Wi-fi and the phone service allows for free calls to Europe and North America. The home also has a pay-as-you-go mobile phone for tenant use. Learn more about staying connected while on séjour.
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