Reservation required

WHS where a reservation beforehand is needed to be able to enter. Name time-span (days, weeks, months, years) and link to the procedure if available online. It does not include sites where you can show up on the day and may expect to join a tour during the same day. Also, it is limited to where the reservation is needed to enter the WHS at all or to a major highlight without which a visit would not be meaningful.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Granada For the Alhambra, online, a few days ahead.
Hal Saflieni Hypogeum Best months ahead, online.
Karlskrona Visit to Kungsholms Fort requires a reservation at least 2 days in advance (military area)
Luis Barragán House and Studio Book online, weeks ahead
Machu Picchu Book online, at least a month ahead
Major Town Houses For Hotel Solvay: best months ahead. The Maison & Atelier Horta does require an online reservation as well, but a few days ahead seems early enough. The other two locations are generally closed to the public.
Mistaken Point Best via e-mail or phone a few weeks ahead.
Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes The flint mine descent has to be booked in advance (a few days ahead seems fine, but check for availability), via phone / e-mail / online form at The museum can be visited without reservation.
Padua’s fourteenth-century fresco cycles For Scrovegni Chapel: online, a few days ahead
Rietveld Schröderhuis To be done online, 1 or 2 days before usually is enough.
Santa Maria delle Grazie Online, best months ahead (bookings open 3 months before).
Sceilg Mhichíl Landing tours (available from several providers) need to be booked in advance: months ahead if you need a specific date in summer, a bit less in the buffer seasons.
Sewell Mining Town See guided tours, allow for at least a week.
Shirakami-Sanchi Entering the core zone, for example to climb Mount Shirakamidake, requires a permit that has to be arranged in advance.
Sintra Visits to the Pena Palace are by time-slot and required pre-booking only. A day or two ahead should be sufficient (last checked August 2023).
St. Kilda From one of the boat companies, a few weeks ahead (months if you need a specific date in summer)
Tugendhat Villa Especially for tours to the interior in the English language: best months ahead.
Van Nellefabriek Best a week or 2 ahead for one of the guided tours as executed by Urban Guides and the Chabot Museum.


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