Fayence is an idyllic village with more than 4000 citizens. It is close to the cote d'azur but it lays in the hills and isn't that hot in summer. It has a famous old town and a 12th century pittoresque castle. Today Fayence is a famous tourist city and although known for the one of Europe's largest gliding centers. The city homepage is available in English and offers good informations
St. Raphael is closets on the Cote d'Azur or Grasse (25 km) from the Rhone valley
There are several private apartements and hotels in the village that offer amazings views. The tourist (mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel:+33 (0)220.127.116.11.08) is specialised in organising accomodation.