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Castroville, Texas

"The Little Alsace of Texas" is rich in European appearance and traditions. Castroville was founded in 1844 by Henri Castro, an impresario of the Texas Republic who brought a group of Alsatian settlers. Today in this quaint Texas village, the past and present intermingle within a curve of the Medina River. Watch especially for examples of German-style country cottages, whose roofs are unequally pitched (usually on the back side) in a manner similar to a lean-to design. Some buildings and houses are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Castroville Regional Park on the Medina River has picnicking, a swimming pool, fishing, athletic courts, and camping with hookups (fee).

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Castroville, TX

Hills Country Club, The -Hills

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 5 days...

Meadowlakes Golf & Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Quail Creek Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

Legacy Hills Golf Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

Clubs Of Lakeway, The -Live Oak

Course Access: ResortHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...