The Access Regulation (ZTL) of Padova covers part of the historic center.
During certain times no vehicles are allowed to enter the ZTL.
key: blue and pink shaded areas are the ZTLs
Has signs similar to this, a banned vehicle sign with the requirements below:
If you need to enter the ZTL in Padova contact:
Monday to Friday from 08:00 - 20:00 with access to via del Santo, via del Vescovado, ponte San Gregorio Barbarigo.
Daily from 00:00 - 24:00 with access to via Busonera, largo Europa/riviere, riviera del Businello.
And Monday to Saturday from 08:00 - 16:00 with access to riviera Mussato.
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 allowed daily from 04:00 - 09:30, 13:00 - 16:00 and 19:00 - -21:00.
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.
via Vicenza, 10a int. 1