The first two hours of parking are free every Saturday afternoon (2 P.M.), in underground parking lots (Château, Valin-de-la-Vaissière et Halle-aux-grains). To benefit this offer, you just need to ask a Parking Check during your shopping.
The rest of the week, the first hour is also free during the day.
Very Short-Stay Parking
Many “places minute” allow you to run a quick errand near the town’s shops. Put parking disc under your windshield and set it to the time of you leaving: it allows you to park free for twenty minutes.
Thanks to pricing with 15-minutes precision, you pay as close as possible to your actual parking time.
First hour free
between 1 h to 4 h of parking: 30 cents every 15 minutes
between 4 h to 8 h of parking: 20 cents every 15 minutes
between 8 h to 12 h of parking: 10 cents every 15 minutes
1 h 15
1 h 30
How to Pay for Parking on the Streets
❶ Parking Meters
Near pay parking spaces, parking meters allow you to pay with your credit card or with change.
❷ Presto Park
Mobile app “Presto Park” (only available in French at this time) allows you to pay your parking from your smartphone. No need for change or ticket anymore. You can entend the duration wherever you are, or stop it before the hour is over, to pay the actual duration.
Start by downloading the free mobile app Presto Park:
Manage your account, from the app or Presto Park website, by register your email address, plate number and credit card number to bill. Your Presto Park account is then immediately operational. Note that you can register multiple cars on one account.
❸ “Piaf” (Personal Parking Meter)
Piaf is a small personal electronic parking meter, that replace your tickets. After having credited it from the website or at Stationeo offices, you start and stop the clock yourself when parking, so you can pay only the actual duration.
You can get your Piaf Device at Stationeo offices (2 avenue Gambetta). For 25 €, vous get it with that much credit. Then, reloads are possible, at 20 € or 40 €.