• Castroville (Little Alsace), Texas - Castroville, Texas

      Haby's Alsation Bakery, Castroville, TX
      Photo by Peter Thody
      Castroville was founded in 1844 by Henri Castro and others from Alsace, a region of Europe that has, over the centuries, alternated between French and German control (it has been part of France since 1945). Today this small community retains its Alsation identity - it is known as The Little Alsace of Texas - and boasts many historic building dating back to the mid 19th century.

      If you go:
      Follow the self-guided Historic Walking Tour, taking in more than 50 buildings including homes, churches, stores and a saloon, then finish up with traditional pastries at Haby's Alsatian Bakery (pictured).


      Castroville, Texas 78009 USA

      Mailing address:
      Castroville City Hall
      1209 Fiorella Street
      Castroville, TX 78009 USA

      Phone Numbers:

      Castroville City Hall
      +1 (830) 931-4070

      Comments 1 Comment
      1. Keeyopta's Avatar
        Keeyopta -
        Hi! About how long does it take to do the walking tour?

        Thank you!