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In the Footsteps of the Third Man in Vienna

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    • Child (10-18)
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Key Highlights

  • Walk through the locations of famous movie - The Third Man
  • Follow the cobbled lanes and hidden courtyards of old city that inspired author Graham Greene to write the screenplay of the movie
  • See places where Harry Lime lived, appeared, disasppeared and eventually died
  • See what Vienna was like in the days of Allied Occupation
  • Learn how the greatest move "The Third Man" was made
  • Overview
    This unique Vienna tour gives you the opportunity to trace the locales used in The Third Man, one of the greatest films of all times depicting the life and the city as it existed during the Allied occupation.

    Even after 50 years after his death in the sewers of Vienna "Orson Welles" Harry Lime still haunts the city. The scars of the WW2 have long disappeared but surprisingly, most of the locations of Caroll Reed´s 1949 film classic have remained unchanged and still attracts visitors to explore them.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    01 Apr - 31 Oct: Monday & Friday


    2.5 hours

    Start time


    Meeting Point

    Make your way to the front of the underground station “Stadtpark” (U4)
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    Mölkerbastei (First District, near the City Hall)


    Your tour will depart from the front of the underground station “Stadtpark” / exit Johannesgasse in the afternoon at 4:00pm. You will need to be at the meeting point at least 10 minutes prior to the departure. Accompanied by a multi-lingual guide, you will be taken on a walking tour of Vienna tracing back the locations of the film, The Third Man.

    Walk through the cobbled lanes and hidden courtyards of Old Vienna that inspired the author Graham Greene to write the screen play for The Third Man (1949), a British film directed by Carol Reed. See the places where Harry Lime lived, appeared, disappeared and eventually died.

    Learn about the fascinating story of how one of the all-time greatest films was made and what Vienna was like in the days of Allied occupation, Cold War espionage and the black market (route change is possible).

    Your tour will finish at Mölkerbastei (First District, near the City Hall).

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Bilingual Guide (English & German speaking)
    • Walking tour


    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Food and drinks
  • Please note

    Voucher Information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this ). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to reconfirm departure details

    Additional info

    Contact details for the local activity operator will be found on your confirmation voucher.The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Customer Reviews
    • third man tour

      our guide Christopher was beyon words excellent in English and in German...

      ruth wiebe, Canada
    • In the footsteps of The Third Man

      Despite the fact that it was raining heavily the guide (Kerstin) was enthusiastic and really knew what she was talking about. She managed a good balance between speaking German...

      William C J Hall, United Kingdom
    • Fantastic walk back to 1940s Vienna

      We went on a rainy day in August, but this didn't spoil the walk. The guide Kirsten was great and told us lots of film facts we didn't know. I also enjoyed the history about...

      Ms Alice Tang, United Kingdom

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