europe ita Florence is the capital of the region of Tuscany in Italy along the Arno river with many cultural, artistic and architectural sites. Centro Storico of Florence is a ZTL zone (“Zona Traffico Limitato”). Visiting car drivers without a permit have no access to this area. Follow the line of the old medieval walls to a parking lot or car park.

ZTL zone in Florence

ïta Centro Storico of Florence is a ZTL-zone . Driving here is authorized only to local inhabitants or to individuals destined for a hotel in the restricted zone. The ZTL-zone is controlled by video cameras.
If you stay in a hotel in the ZTL, your hotel will assist you with the registration of your license plate number of your car. Without a permit the ZTL zone is prohibited to visiting car drivers at all times, 24/7. Read more.


parking florence

On-street parking Florence

On-street parking is possible in the residential area adjacent to Centro Storico, on metered parking spaces along blue lines, .
- Monday to Saturday 08.00-20.00 hours.
- parking rate : 1st hour € 2.00, next hours € 3.00/hr.
On some days you cannot park due to cleaning of the streets.
The following parking lots are on walking distance (10-15 min) from the centre:
- Fortezza da Basso
- Porta al Prato
- Piazza Ghiberti (San Ambrogio)
- Piazza Beccaria
- Piazza della Libertà
- Porta Romana

Free parking Florence

It's hard to find free parking in Florence. The closest parking to the city centre is Piazzale Michelangelo. But during the summer this place is often used for events and not for parking.

Car parks Florence

Unlimited parking is set to car parks in the city centre. Parking rates in public car parks : € 1.60-3.00/hour, daily maximum f € 20,00 Read more.