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Historic Castroville

First Church in CastrovilleCastroville, Texas is a little town rich in history and tradition, and offers both the visitor and resident a wealth of social, cultural, and recreational opportunities.

Known as "The Little Alsace of Texas," Castroville was founded in 1844 by Henri Castro and a small group of colonists hailing primarily from Alsace, France. Nestled in the Medina River Valley just 15 miles west of San Antonio, Castroville offers a delightfulOld Mill on Medina River climate and an abundance of historic buildings. There are quaint shops to explore in the town square, featuring everything from fresh-baked goods to gifts and antiques. Castroville has a restaurant choice for every taste, and plenty of lodging for the overnight visitor. Golfing, camping, guided history tours, and museums are just a few of the local attractions that make Castroville such a delightful place to live or visit.

Deck on the Medina RiverFor more information about Castroville, be sure to visit the Castroville Area Chamber of Commerce.