Castroville, Texas was founded by Henri Castro in 1844. It is a community filled with history. Castoville welcomes guests with open arms. It is a great spot for a weekend getaway or a long adventure. Castroville provides comfortable lodging, unique museums, recreational locations, fine dining, and beautiful scenic parks.
Castroville strives to preserve their unique Alsatian architecture and historic sites throughout the town. Tourists can take a self-guided tour of the 60 different mid 19th century houses. The Steinbach House, located in Castroville, is the oldest structure in Texas, dating back to the 1600’s. It is beautifully decorated in Alsatian pieces. Tourists can enjoy the rich cultural heritage in Castroville by sampling traditional Alsatian cuisines.
Lined with incredible pecan and cypress trees, the Castroville Regional Park is a great place to relax. The park includes volleyball and basketball courts, soccer fields and tennis courts, an RV park, a swimming pool, tent camping areas, BBQ pits, picnic tables, covered pavilions, hiking trails, playgrounds, and butterfly and bird watching. The Park is open from 5:00 AM- 10:00 PM in the Summer and 6:00 AM- 9:00 PM in the Winter.
Castroville is huge on hosting festivals throughout the year. Castroville is home to the annual St. Louis Day Celebration, annual Volksmarch, annual Old Fashion Christmas, and yearly Market Trail Days. Friday night Fever is held every month of the year.
Book your vacation today, and let Castroville show you a real good time!