Free car parks
2 large car parks are available free of charge a few minutes’ walk away from the town centre:
- The Parking Lacuzon, recently revamped (new lighting, new tarmac) Rue Adolphe Lacuzon, offers 600 outdoor parking spaces. It’s open 24/7 except for a few times a year during events such as the circus or the Bastille Day fireworks. Maximum height 1.90 m. If you need to take the train, it’s an 11-minute walk from the station.
- The Parking de Fort Minique, near the sports complex of the same name, is a 10-minute walk away from the town centre. Outdoor parking, open 24/7.
Periods of free parking in Valenciennes town centre
20 minutes of free street parking (2 times per vehicle per day, once in the morning and once in the afternoon):
- At the parking meters,
- With the PIAF,
- With the Park Now app.
In order to support business, parking is free on certain days:
- The 3rd Saturday of each month from 2:30 pm in the town centre and the indoor car parks,
- Wednesday and Saturday mornings on the Boulevard Watteau for the Place Verte market, behind the Musée des Beaux-Arts.