There are a lot of reasons that people visit Grand Case: the shopping, the dinning, and the beaches. But there is more to this town and its surrounding area for those who will be staying for more than a few hours. Local landmarks are a great way to get to know about local heritage and what is important to those who live here, so sites like the Cultural Center simply must be explored.
If you like to become more aware of other places and cultures, you might want to visit a museum during your time in Grand Case. Just click on each place's name to read additional information.
If you are looking to do some sight-seeing, visit The Old House. It is located in La Croisade, 2.4 mi. Southeast of central Grand Case. While the Museum is closed on Monday and Saturday, it is open on the other five days of the week from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
An alternative landmark could be Musée de Saint-Martin. It's a museum just outside of Grand Case. The museum is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Musee Des Coquillages: The museum is open during the week from 10:00am until 6:00pm, with a two hour break starting at noon. On the weekend, the museum is only open from 2:00pm to 6:00pm.
The chart directly below offers some details regarding some museums to choose from in and around Grand Case.
|--||0.3 mi. North-Northeast of Central Grand Case|
|(059) 029-2284||Sandy Ground, 4.2 mi. South West of Central Grand Case|
|Musee Des Coquillages||(059) 053-7531||Downtown Marigot, 2.9 mi. South West of Central Grand Case|
|Musée de Saint-Martin||(059) 029-4836||Downtown Marigot, 2.8 mi. South West of Central Grand Case|
|The Old House||(059) 087-3284||La Croisade, 2.4 mi. Southeast of Central Grand Case|
Do you like learning some of the history of places you visit? If yes, you might enjoy visiting a few of these historical sites while on vacation in Grand Case.
Hope Estate Archeological Site is a historical site on the outskirts of Grand Case. The Hope Estate Archaeological Association is in charge of excavating Hope Estate, and over the years has amassed a huge collection of pottery and other artifacts, plus through the excavation of tombs learned about the Arawak peoples burial process. A tour of this site offered by the association will how off a number of the dig sites and uncovered artifacts.
Many travelers also choose to visit Durat Bridge. It is located within Marigot, 2.5 mi. South West of central Grand Case. Named after the famous governor of the island, Durat Bridge was essential in connecting Marigot with the Northernmost part of the island and specifically to the village that is known today as Grand Case.
Mount Vernon Plantation: While it may not seem like much now, it was fields like Mount Vernon Plantation that gave St. Martin its wealth during the colonial and early independence eras of its history. This historical park will give visitors a unique insight into the production of sugar, rum, and the harvest of numerous spices.
Take a minute to read the following chart for information concerning sites of historical interest in and around Grand Case.
|--||3.6 mi. South-Southeast of Central Grand Case|
|Border Obelisk||--||3.6 mi. South West of Central Grand Case|
|Durat Bridge||--||2.5 mi. South West of Central Grand Case|
|Fort Louis||--||Downtown Marigot, 2.8 mi. South West of Central Grand Case|
|Hope Estate Archeological Site||--||0.8 mi. East-Southeast of Central Grand Case|
|Mount Vernon Plantation||(059) 029-5062||2.3 mi. Southeast of Central Grand Case|
|Old Prison||--||Downtown Marigot, 2.9 mi. South West of Central Grand Case|
|Spring Sugar Mill||--||Downtown Marigot, 2.9 mi. South West of Central Grand Case|
Vacationers may experience some other interesting landmarks close to Grand Case.
A landmark that often intrigues visitors is Carousel Gelateria Bar and found in Cole Bay, 5.2 mi. South-Southwest of central Grand Case. Sint Maarten sure is fun for the adults, but the children deserve something too! While exploring Cole Bay, surprise them with a trip to a carousel, where they will be able to ride the horses and carriages around, while parents can watch from the cocktail and espresso bar.. It is found within
The following table shows a few details concerning other kinds of attractions of interest to visitors.
|Lighthouse||5.9 mi. South of Central Grand Case|
|Tourist Attraction||Cole Bay, 5.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Grand Case|
Keep in mind that you'll find a nice selection of types of attractions. You can read this page regarding even more attractions if you want to get more facts.
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