Guided tour

"The Third Man" Film Location Tour

"The Third Man" Film Location Tour

From US$ 24.89 per person

Experience the ultimate guided tour for fans of film and Vienna from the entire world! Follow in the footsteps of the third man on an entertaining and informative tour of the original film locations in Vienna’s town centre.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Let your tour guide explain everything about the film from conception to completion
  • Experience the stories of the film and the city in an unconventional, lively, and exciting way
  • See the most important locations of the film "The Third Man" on a tour of Vienna
Full description
Enjoy a unique tour following in the footsteps of Orson Welles through the original filming locations of the classic film, "The Third Man." Even more than 50 years after its première, the dark post-war epic about Harry Lime (Orson Welles) remains one of Vienna’s film classics. Director Carol Reed deftly transformed English novelist Graham Greene's screenplay into an authentic and artistic film of post-war Vienna. Many illustrative pictures guide in the footsteps of Harry Limes through the winding, cobblestone plastered alleys of Vienna’s old town centre. Visit the most important film locations, learn about the exciting international genesis of the film and about the “other Vienna,” the war ruins, the allied forces, the black market, and the spies from east and west. Experience an unconventional, lively, and exciting film and city tour!
  • Guided tour with a state certified guide
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All required protective equipment is provided
    Traveler requirements
    • All participants who are over 12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months. All participants between 6-12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts, or a negative Antigen test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts.

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    Meeting point

    U4 Station Stadtpark, exit Johannesgasse, Vienna

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    • Please note, the tour does not include a visit to the sewer system
    • The tour takes place rain or shine
    Customer reviews

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    4.9 /5

    based on 162 reviews

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    Very enthusiastically led tour by Chris, who is very knowledgeable on all things Third Man related. Lots of valuable snippets of information about the film but also post WWII Vienna. Taking in some key film locations. Unfortunately, the cemetery and big wheel are too far out to be included in the tour.

    August 13, 2021

    Excellent tour. Very informative. Longer than 2 hrs though, closer to 3 hours by the end. If your not fit it could be a struggle. We were a group in our 60’s and struggled by the end, but that was probably more of a reflection on our lack of fitness.

    March 10, 2020

    Even without any special knowledge of film, we fully enjoyed the tour. Our guide was traveling with a passion and love for the subject and we were enthusiastic about this extraordinary film and the political situation at that time. A real highlight of our visit to Vienna, I'm still raving about it!

    December 17, 2019

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