Costigliole d'Asti is located halfway between Asti and Alba (15 km each way) and is characterised by a mighty castle, which impresses every visitor on arrival. An international cooking school (ICIF) is located inside the castle. On the way to Alba, you drive through the picturesque wine villages of Castagnole delle Lanze, Neive and Barbaresco. Alba invites you for a stroll through the narrow streets with its various shops, numerous restaurants and charming taverns offering an excellent value for money. The famous truffle market in Alba takes place from mid-October to late November. The area of Barolo, where the famous red wine of the same name is pressed, extends further south. Turin, the capital of Piedmont with its miles of inviting arcades, is located 60 km northwest of Costigliole d'Asti.
Piedmont is known for its culinary specialties, incomparable appetisers, unforgettable hospitality as well as the world's most esteemed wines. Enjoy all of this in one of the numerous restaurants, taverns and bars in the area. You will find small and large shops in Costigliole d'Asti in order to prepare your own meals in our modern kitchen. Markets with fresh fruit and vegetables take place daily in the surrounding communities.