Castroville Texas Chamber of Commerce | Places to Visit
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HISTORIC TOURS

Enjoy a scenic tour of the many historic Alsatian style homes and buildings within our downtown area.

 

If you like to explore at your own pace:  Pick up a Visitor’s Guide at the Chamber office (or view it HERE on a mobile device) where a map will guide you to over 60 historic structures with a short history of each.

 

If you’d rather relax in the comfort of an air conditioned vehicle:  Contact Castro Garden Club to schedule a guided tour for your upcoming visit. Step-on tours available on your van or bus.

Schedule a Tour of Historic Castroville

Please schedule your tour two weeks in advance.
Contact Castroville Garden Club, (830) 931-2262
H. Zuercher Store
H. Zuercher Store, now the Castroville Emporium.

Steinbach House

Visit the Alsatian Steinbach house originally built in Wahlbach, France between 1618 and 1648. The house was relocated to Castroville in 1998 and continues to make history. Walk around the second floor museum complete with period furniture donated by the people of Alsace. It is truly a step back in time.
Museum hours: The Steinbach House is available for viewing on Monday 9 am–2 pm; Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9 am–5 pm; Saturday 10 am–4 pm; and Sunday 11 am–3 pm. The center will be available by appointment on Tuesdays. Group Tours are also available for appointment.
Phone: 830-538-9838

Visit the Steinbach House website

Landmark Inn State Historic Site and Bed & Breakfast

Visitors can tour the Landmark Inn exhibit area and then take a self-guided walk of the historic grounds. Overnight bed and breakfasts guests enjoy one of 8 historic guest rooms, furnished in antiques and rich in old-world charm. A continental breakfast is included.
Please call in advance to schedule a group tour.
Landmark Inn State Historic Site
402 Florence Street
(830) 931-2133

Visit The Landmark Inn website

St. Louis Catholic Church

St. Louis Catholic Church

The third church to house the ever-growing St. Louis parish community was built between 1868 and 1870 under the organization of Father Peter Richard and is the church you see today, facing Houston Square in the heart of Castroville.  The first St. Louis church still stands on the grounds of the historic Moye Retreat Center. Each August, St. Louis Catholic Church hosts a huge celebration, dubbed the  “Granddaddy of all Church Festivals” on the Sunday closest to August 25th at Koenig Park.
St. Louis Catholic Church
610 Madrid Street
(830) 931-2826

Visit the St. Louis Catholic Church website