The Access Regulation (ZTL) of Siena covers part of the historic center.
Dates and details
During certain times no vehicles are allowed to enter the ZTL.
Electric delivery vehicles can enter the ZTL for half an hour longer than other delivery vehicles. A special sticker is required.
Type of restriction
key: red line is the boundary of the ZTL
Has signs similar to this, a banned vehicle sign with the requirements below:
Need to Register?
If you need to enter the ZTL in Siena contact:
Foreign vehicles affected?
Hours of operation
There is currently no Italian national scheme, but regional as well as individual city schemes.
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 allowed from 06:00 - 10:00, 15:30 - 17:00 and 19:00 - 20:30.
Electric vehicles can enter from 06:00 - 18:00 for delivery.
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 Low Emission Zones.
For further information about this scheme go to this useful website.
Servizio Traffico, mobilità e trasporti
via Federigo Tozzi, 3
Tel.: 0577 292544
Fax: 0577 292545
Siena city website