The cityscape of Costigliole d'Asti is determined by an imposing and intact medieval castle. The imposing building dates from the middle of the 13th century and is still partly inhabited.
The international cooking school is located in the castle, where chefs from all over the world follow the culinary training. In addition, it is home to the Noi di Costigliole d'Asti Associazion, an association of 43 wine producers from the area who provide wine tastings and co-organize the Rosso Barbera festival every year.
There are regular exhibitions and the castle garden is often the place where film and theater plays take place in the summer months.
In Costigliole d'Asti there are also a number of nice coffee bars, an excellent wine bar and excellent restaurants.
Every Sunday there is a local market with vegetables, fruit and other regional products.