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UPDATE 2nd WEEK OF JULY 2017 AT AU PASSAGE DU GOIS

A small update from France. We have done many fun things with our guests last week. For the first time this year, we had made an attempt to shrimp fishing, but as the experts know, it is always difficult with western wind. However, everybody liked it and we all caught...

THIS WEEK (1st WEEK OF JULI 2017) AT AU PASSAGE DU GOIS

This week at Au Passage du Gois We have had a very nice and enjoyable week. Summer is in full swing here. Our garden is in bloom and attracts a large variety of butterflies. Among other things the Old World swallowtail and the Hummingbird hawk-moth. Also good news on...

Our holiday cottage La Bergerie is ready for the summer

Our holiday cottage La Bergerie is all set for our summer guests of this year! All the bedding and curtains have been washed, we cleaned from top to bottom, we tiled inside and painted outside. Our wooden kitchen tops have been oiled etc. We have been clipping around...

Our swimming pool is being used

Today 23 April 2017 it is 19C and 13 hours sun, so our swimming pool is being used. A few weeks ago it looked very different with the winter cover on. This spring we have, as always, emptied and cleaned our pool, we did some repairs and filled our pool again. Now we...

Spring cleaning at Au Passage du Gois

See here the curtain ironing team in full action. Spring cleaning is in progress. Everything inside and outside is cleaned from top to bottom, all curtains, drapes and bedding washed and ironed, kitchen tops oiled, new kit in the bathroom, shrubs pruned, garden tidy...

Pieter Heerema finished 17th in the Vendée Globe

Thank you for your interest in our website about our cottages and bed and breakfast rooms Au Passage du Gois in Beauvoir-sur-Mer in the Vendée, France. Unfortunately, the page you are currently viewing is not yet available, but we already have several other...

Our Indian Summer 2016

We saw this week on Facebook photos of friends in the snow; amazing to see for us (we have not yet our socks on....). With all conifers around us on the coast we hardly see is is autumn, only the samphire has coloured to a beautiful deep red. These photos are of this...

Vendée Globe 2016

Yesterday we went to one of the biggest events in the Vendee. The Vendee Globe, a solo sailing race around the world which takes place every 4 years. Also known in the sailing world as the Mount Everest of sailing. For the first time there is a Dutch competitor this...

A really nice day on Ile d’Yeu

A really nice day on Ile d'Yeu The weather is still beautiful here in the Vendée. Today we took some time to enjoy our region. So we made a nice trip with friends from the Netherlands to the Ile d'Yeu. Yeu is a beautiful and tranquil island. Photo gallery (click on...

Nice walk along the coast in St Hilaire de Riez

A beautiful Sunday in the Vendee at Au Passage du Gois. A good day for a nice walk along the coast in St Hilaire de Riez. We took the opportunity to take some pictures for our new website, which will be coming soon. Photo gallery (click on the photos to enlarge or see...

Last night one of our final table d’hote meals in 2016

Last night one of our final table d'hote meals in our summer kitchen this Season , but also one of the largest with 14 adults from Flanders and the Netherlands. Martine chose dishes which were most enjoyed this summer. The menu existed of a soupe Angevine (cocktail...

10 years in Beauvoir-Sur-Mer

Today we celebrate with great pleasure our tenth anniversary. A small summary of 10 eventful years follows in 10 pictures. We've selected three photos for each year and added a little explanation. When you start a business you always have to wait and see whether it...

Indian summer at Au Passage du Gois 2015

In the Vendée we don’t have 4 seasons, but 5. We are enjoying our Indian Summer at the moment. We have harvested our sunflower grains and grapes this week and tomorrow some more raspberry jam to make. We have bought local “vin bourru” (grape must) as...

Walking in the Vendée

This morning, after saying goodbye to our last family visit of this year (brother in law / brother Simon), we had a nice walk along the shore and then enjoyed the sun on a seafront terrace. What did you do...

Summer of 2015 at Au Passage du Gois

2015 was a very fun and varied year! We look back with pleasure on 2015. We were among others back to school, got special visits, had a series of festivities, concerts and other fun activities, fished like crazy in the Atlantic ocean and found treasures. The older,...

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