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Painted Churches Tour

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Schulenburg, TX
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with friends and visited several of the churches on the painted church tour. Amazing churches built in the 1800's, many have cemeteries close by that we also visited. We didn't take the guided tour but toured on our own and had access to a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gloria S
Reviewed December 4, 2018

The Painted Churches Tour through the Schulenberg Chamber of Commerce is amazing! Incredible that these works of art have been maintained in these Czech/German immigrant communities for over 100 years. You definitely want to spend the extra money to have a guide - Anthony made...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SabRN
Reviewed November 28, 2018

We look a leisure drive to Schulenburg over the Thanksgiving weekend and truly enjoyed the drive and the churches. Took lots of gorgeous pictures. We did the tour ourselves versus paying for a guide as it was only the 2 of us. We eat at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank thatgirl-OffTheGrid
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Day trip with friends to see the painted churches in Schulenburg Texas. Wonderful tour of beautiful ornate paintings and stained glass. Amazing how they built and ornately decorated with paint only. Our tour was given by the Reverend of the Baptist church who was born...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Coredean
Reviewed November 6, 2018

These lovely active churches are well maintained and accessable to everyone. They are over 100 years old. Some have been rebuilt on the regional site due to hurricanes and fires. They are of German and Cech decedents. The communities are small and the farmland is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 541Jerry
Reviewed October 30, 2018

We were two older couples who went with a Chamber of Commerce guide who was wonderful. She was knowledgeable but not overbearing and a really nice person. The trip itself was delightful--around 3 hours--and the churches are well worth the trip. It is much better...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Arlie66
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Tour took us to 4 churches in the Schulenburg area. First one was a German (St. Mary's) rest were Czech. Beautiful

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Springchick1986
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Nina was our tour guide. We used our own vehicle because there was 5 of us plus the guide. She was so very knowledgeable about the churches and the history. The Chamber makes this such an easy, enjoyable process. We definitely recommend this tour. Just...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank DebbieT902
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the famous painted churches around Schulenburg. This one has a souvenir shop and gift center where staff will take you on an informative tour and give you the history of the town and the churches. This particular church is considered the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank juanjoseh97
Reviewed August 27, 2018

this tour is better with a paid guide from tourist center as they know a lot more info on all the churches. You can visit 5 or 6 of the churches on your own time and still see a lot of interesting and beautiful site....More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank grizzlys2000
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October 10, 2018|
Response from way47 | Reviewed this property |
I think if I am wright it is $40.00 per person but you can call the chamber of commerce in Schulenberg.
September 4, 2018|
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Response from JungleJaneJane | Reviewed this property |
Just stop at the Chamber in downtown Schulenburg. We picked up a brochure there and did a self tour. If you want to take part in a van tour, go to schulenburgchamber site and find painted churches tour Enjoy!
Susan W
July 15, 2018|
Response from janemwu | Reviewed this property |
The tours are arranged through the Schulenburg Chamber of Commerce. It's $10 per person and they request a $50 deposit and you should book the tour at least two weeks in advance. I think the deposit is refunded when you show... More