Milan is financially the most important and the second largest city in Italy. Interesting places to visite are La Scala Theatre, the many churches and museums. Parking capacity is limited for visitors. For on-street parking you need the Sosta Milano Card, to be purchased from 'tabacchi' shops, or a credit card and access to the historical center of Milan is limited by the Congestion Charge.
ZTL Milano (“Area C”)
The Congestion Charge for entering the centre of Milan is operationalon Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 07.30-19.30 hours, and Thursday from 07.30-18.00 hours.
Before entering purchase and activate an entrance ticket at the parking meters, newsagents, tobacconists and ATM points (Milan Transport Company). The price is 5 Euro. Hybrid, bi-fuel and electric cars are exempt of the congestion charge ( till the end of 2016).
Access to the area is forbidden for cars with old diesel and gasoline engines, and private vehicles over 7 m long.
On-street parking Milan
Chargeable parking applies in the centre of Milan :
• Monday-Friday between 08.00-20.00/23.00 hours, pending on zone
• Parking rate : € 1.00-1.40/hour
• Parking duration : unlimited
Car parks Milan
Unlimited parking is set to car parks in the city centre. Parking rates in public car parks : € 5.00 for the first 2 hours, then € 1.50-2.00/hour.
P+R Parkings Milan
Public Transport Companies in Milan offer parking capacity close the metro stions of MM1, MM2 and MM3 on the outskirts of the city. Parking rate: € 2,10/day, € 6,20/week. Read more.
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