Where Can I Park for Free in Siena?

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Planning where to park your car is crucial when visiting Siena, especially if you want to explore the historic center without worries. Although many parking spots are paid and guarded, there are still some free options, albeit limited and scattered throughout the city. Knowing these options in advance will save you time and secure a spot. Here are some suggestions on where to find free parking in Siena:

What are the options for free parking near the historic center of Siena?

Strada Laterina:

  • Location: Near the Municipal Cemetery in the south of Siena.
  • Advantages: It is one of the closest free parking areas to the historic center, just a 15-minute walk from Piazza del Campo.
  • Note: It is often full, so consider alternatives such as the area near Porta Laterina or the paid parking “Il Duomo”.

Viale Mario Bracci:

  • Location: Main access road to the Policlinico universitario Le Scotte.
  • Advantages: Offers the possibility to park for free along the road.
  • Transport: You can reach the historic center using public transportation, such as buses number 10 or 17.

Il Campino:

  • Location: Along Viale Vittorio Veneto, under the Fortezza Medicea.
  • Advantages: Very popular among residents, it is located just 10 minutes by foot from Piazza del Campo and the Duomo.
  • Ideal for: Visitors arriving from the east or south.

Strada di Malizia:

  • Location: Further from the center compared to the other options.
  • Advantages: Offers a peaceful walk through the ancient streets of the city.
  • Transport: Effectively connected to the historic center by public transportation for those who prefer not to walk.

What should I consider when choosing a parking spot in Siena?

Choosing the right parking depends on various factors, including proximity to the historic center, availability of spaces, and your willingness to walk or use public transport. Free parking spots can fill up quickly, especially during the high tourist season, so arrive early or consider paid alternatives if necessary.

Are there lodging solutions in Siena with parking?

For those seeking maximum convenience, the Albergo Minerva, a three-star hotel located in the center of Siena, offers internal paid parking. This can be an excellent solution for those who want easy and secure access to their vehicle during their stay.

How can I book a stay at Albergo Minerva?

To book, visit our website and select the “book” button located in the upper right corner. Choose the period of your holidays in Siena and enjoy a comfortable stay with easy access to the heart of the city.

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