This Charming Town Near Austin Will Make You Feel Like You’re Walking Through France

Leave the Lone Star State behind for a while and enter “Little Alsace.” The tiny town of Castroville was founded by Henri Castro in 1844, and he modeled it after his hometown in Europe. You’ll love exploring the whimsical architecture and learning about its unique history. This charming town near Austin will make you feel like you’re walking through France.

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