Where is the best place to park in Siena

Siena

If you come to Siena by car, it is essential to know where to park, payment methods, and when some parking is paid or free. Otherwise, you can incur financial penalties, which can cause you a lot of unwanted stress on your vacation. Keep in mind that the historic center of Siena is considered a limited traffic area (ZTL), so cameras delimit this whole area along the perimeter of the ZTL.

Best place to park in Siena
The best place to park in Siena

In order to enter the ZTL by car, it is necessary to have a permit, which should be requested in advance by the traffic police. Violators of this ban are usually punished with expensive penalties. Outside the ZTL area, there are seven car parks in garages, two on the street with a controlled area and another four in a public area with parking meters. Below, we will answer the question of where is the best place to park in Siena.

Basic facts about parking in Siena

Siena Parcheggi is the company that takes care of parking in the municipal area and manages parking spaces on the street and in a garage. Parking on the street nearby the center of Siena is normally paid from 8:00 AM (8:00 hours) to 8:00 PM (20:00 hours) with an ordinary rate of 1,50 euros per hour. But, be aware that it is not so easy to find available parking spaces in this area.

The paid parking spaces are clearly and exhaustively marked by blue stripes, while the free parking spaces are usually white. Yellow parking spaces are reserved for handicapped permits, taxis, or official vehicles. A good thing to know is the fact that all paid car parks in the city of Siena are free on Sundays and holidays.

Free parking spaces in Siena

Let’s start with the free car parks, which are the best if you plan a budget trip to Siena and have the time and pleasure to take a stroll. The first free car park you should consider is in Via Esterna Fontebranda. It is medium-sized parking located a few steps from Fontebranda and the Risalita del Costone, which leads to the Cathedral of Siena. The second one is a small car park in Via Laterina. It is located near the municipal cemetery and is only a 15-minute walk from Piazza del Campo.

The next one is a car park in Viale Achille Sclavo located not far from the historic center, and well connected by public transport. There are two more car parks that are free in Siena. One of them is located in Viale Mario Bracci, on the street that leads to the city’s main hospital. The other one is located in Via Lauro de Bosis, which is located directly across from the main train station in Siena.

Here is the list of all paid car parks in Siena with prices, times, and other helpful information:

Il Campo car park

  • Type: Parking in garage
  • Open: 24 hours a day every day of the year
  • Height limit: 2,05 meters
  • Daily price: 35 euros
  • Weekly price: 140 euros
  • Spaces: 589
  • Services: WC and ATM
  • Hourly price: 2 euros
  • 3-day pass price: 85 euros
  • Distance: 10 minutes on foot from Piazza del Campo

Siena Duomo parking

  • Type: Parking in garage
  • Open: 24 hours a day every day of the year
  • Height limit: 2,05 meters
  • Daily price: 35 euros
  • Weekly price: 140 euros
  • Spaces: 228
  • Services: WC
  • Hourly price: 2 euros
  • 3-day pass price: 85 euros
  • Distance: 15 minutes on foot from Piazza del Campo

San Francesco car park in Siena

  • Type: Parking in garage
  • Open: 24 hours a day every day of the year
  • Height limit: 2,05 meters
  • Daily price: 35 euros
  • Weekly price: 140 euros
  • Spaces: 277
  • Services: WC
  • Hourly price: 2 euros
  • 3-day pass price: 85 euros
  • Distance: 10 minutes on foot from Piazza del Campo

Santa Caterina car park in Siena

  • Type: Parking in garage
  • Open: 24 hours a day every day of the year
  • Height limit: 2,05 meters
  • Daily price: 35 euros
  • Weekly price: 140 euros
  • Spaces: 501
  • Services: WC
  • Hourly price: 2 euros
  • 3-day pass price: 85 euros
  • Distance: 15 minutes on foot from Piazza del Campo

La Stazione parking in Siena

  • Type: Parking in garage
  • Open: 24 hours a day every day of the year
  • Height limit: 2,05 meters
  • The first hour: 0,50 euros
  • Monthly price: 22 euros
  • Additional info: Free every Wednesday morning
  • Spaces: 480
  • Services: WC
  • The first half hour: free
  • Second hour and hourly price: 2 euros
  • Distance: 15 minutes on foot from Piazza del Campo

Stadio-Fortezza parking

  • Type: Parking on the street
  • Open: 24 hours a day every day of the year
  • Height limit: 2,50 meters
  • Free: from 8:00 PM to 7:00 AM the following day
  • Spaces: 698
  • Closed: on Wednesdays for the weekly market
  • Hourly price: 2 euros
  • Daily price: 26 euros
  • Distance: 15 minutes on foot from Piazza del Campo

Heliport parking

  • Type: Parking in garage
  • Open: 24 hours a day every day of the year
  • Height limit: 2,05 meters
  • Daily price: 2,5 euros
  • Spaces: 742
  • Free: for the first hour
  • The second hour price: 1 euro

Fastpark parking

  • Type: Parking in garage
  • Open: 24 hours a day every day of the year
  • Height limit: 2,05 meters
  • Daily price: 2,5 euros
  • Spaces: 742
  • Free: for the first hour
  • The second hour price: 1 euro

Amendola parking

  • Type: Parking in street
  • Open: 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Payment: by parking meter
  • Spaces: 104
  • Hourly price: 1,50 euros

Via Roma parking

  • Type: Parking in street
  • Open: 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Payment: by parking meter
  • Spaces: 99
  • Hourly price: 1,50 euros

Via Bastianini and Via del Nuovo Asilo parking

  • Type: Parking in street
  • Open: 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Payment: by parking meter
  • Spaces: 124
  • Hourly price: 1,50 euros

Viale Fruschelli parking

  • Type: Parking in street
  • Open: 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Payment: by parking meter
  • Spaces: 99
  • Hourly price: 1,50 euros

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