Parking has been regulated for a long time, more often to prohibit or restrict its use on public roads than to organize it…
A Little History
The real revolution in parking in France is marked by the decree of August 21, 1928 which, to the concept of necessity refers to that of legitimate reason for parking, and admits the legality of paid parking provided that the service to residents is preserved. It was only after the war that the car fleet did not stop growing at a rate that no one had suspected. The problem of urban parking in France arises, then, with an acuity hitherto unknown and led in particular the adoption of decree 60 226 dated February 29, 1960 relating to the device for controlling the duration of parking, which explicitly legalizes the stopping of vehicles and formalizing paid parking to organize the rotation of vehicles and the sharing of public space. It was then that the “Blue Zone” appeared accompanied by very precise normalization of the blue disc. It is then the turn of the “Parking meter” to arrive in France then, from the beginning of the 1970s, the parking meter which after crossing the English Channel, the English having already adopted it, “to land” on the Fields -Elysées.
The Belle-Endormie have switched to the paid side of the force…
Fortunately, when you are looking for tips and tricks regarding low-cost parking in Bordeaux, I comes to your rescue to share with you all the little secrets of Bordeaux car parks.
What to do in Bordeaux?
Take the road towards the big historic city of Gascogne… Continue Reading
The best plans are the Bourse (2, place de la Bourse), Cité mondial (20, quai des Chartrons), Front du Médoc (rue Robert Lateulade), Gambetta (rue des Commandos de France), Pey Berland (place Pey Berland) car parks. ), République (Place de la République), Tourny (Allées de Tourny), and Victoire (Place de la Victoire). Their prices start at 2.40 € per hour, 19 € per day, 57 € for 3 days and 133 € per week.
Road trip: The Aquitaine Coast
Here over rare natural contrasts: the peaks of the Pyrenees stand facing the ocean, the pine forests and the sandy beaches stretch as far as the eye can see, the oyster beds and the Pilat dune share the bassin… Continue Reading
Nb. regulated parking spaces: 20.000
Average price: between 7 and 35 euros / day
Access: Only the center of Bordeaux is expensive to park, be aware that in the other districts parking is free.
Tip: One last tip for the road: the parking lot of the Mériadeck shopping center (57, rue du Château d´Eau) offers you the first hour and a half of parking! A tip not to be missed!