The Access Regulation (ZTL) of Monte Argentario covers part of the historic center.
The ZTL is divided in three parts: ZTL Umberto I, Pilarella and Porto Ercole.
Dates and details
During certain times no vehicles are allowed to enter the ZTL.
key: blue line is the boundary of the ZTL
Has signs similar to this, a banned vehicle sign with the requirements below:
Hours of operation
The ZTL Umberto I is active daily from 13:00 - 05:00.
ZTL Pilarella is active daily from 15 June to 9 September from 19:00 - 02:00.
ZTL Porto Ercole is active June and September Saturday and Sunday from 18:00 - 02:00 and July and August daily from 18:00 - 02:00.
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.
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.
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 only allowed during the times the ZTL is not in operation.
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.
For further information about this scheme go to this useful website.
Ufficio Polizia Municipale
Tel.: 0564 812520
Fax: 0564 813249
Monte Argentario city website