The Access Regulation (ZTL) of Cortona covers part of the historic center and is divided in two parts: ZTL Gialla and ZTL Rossa.

Dates and details
During certain times no vehicles are allowed to enter the ZTL.

Vehicles affected
All vehicles.

Scheme Boundary
Cortona map
key: red lines are ZTL rosso and yellow lines are ZTL gialla

Road Sign
Has signs similar to this, a banned vehicle sign with the requirements below:
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Hours of operation
ZTL Yellow
from 1 October to 30 April daily 11:00 - 14:00 and 17:00 - 20:00
and from 1 May to 30 September daily 10:00 - 15:00 and 16:00 - 04:00.

ZTL Rossa
from 1 October to 30 April daily 10:00 - 20:00
and from 1 May to 30 September daily 10:00 - 04:00.



National Scheme
There is currently no Italian national scheme, but regional as well as individual city schemes.
However, there is a mobile phone app that can tell you when you are about to drive into a camera enforced ZTL.

National exemptions for all ZTL:
Categories stated by law: public transport, vehicles for disabled people with a registered disabled persons badge.

Specific exemptions:
Resident’s vehicles, private car park owners, public utilities, hotel guests, vehicles owned by shops or companies inside the ZTL, delivery goods, car sharing, home care, visiting doctors, night-time surveillance, artisans, funeral company, voluntary organizations.

Local exemptions:
We focus on our website on information for people from outside of town. There are also exemptions for local residents, businesses and other operators. Go to the website Accessibilita à centri storici for more detailed information, in Italian.

Tourists who have their hotel in the ZTL are advised to talk to the hotel about the ZTL, to avoid fines.

Special exemptions may be granted, if there is an important need to enter the ZTL when it is in operation. For example loading / unloading, couriers, commercial activities etc. Talk to the local police about it, contact details below.

Loading and unloading is allowed daily from 15:00 - 16:00.

Local name for the scheme
Zona a Traffico Limitato (ZTL) or Limitazioni della circolazione, the general name for all access regulation schemes, also used for LEZs.

Further Information
For further information about this scheme go to this useful website.

Polizia Municipale
via Roma 5
Tel: 0575.637225

Public transport
Travel planner

City website
Cortona city website
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