Vienna Walking Tour: In the Footsteps of 'The Third Man'


  • Take an alternative walking tour in Vienna

  • Learn about post WWII espionage in Vienna

  • Pass by some of the city's top attractions


Meet your guide in central Vienna, and take off through cobblestone streets of the Old Town. See the local spots that inspired Carol Reed, the director of The Third Man, as well as Graham Greene, the novelist who first penned the story. Check out Harry Lime’s apartment, or the iconic Hotel Sacher and Café Mozart, where the undercover meeting between Baron Kurtz and Harry took place and hear the stories behind the classic film’s production. Delve into the history of postwar Vienna and secrets of Cold War espionage before concluding your tour in central Vienna.

Tour info

2 hours 30 minutes
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Why take this tour?

Discover Vienna through an alternative lens on 'The Third Man' themed walking tour. The excursion is based around the fictional character of Harry Lime played by Orson Welles in the classic film noir movie. Travelers with a flair for the dramatic and history buffs who love a little mystery are sure to enjoy the adventure. See Lime's apartment, the Hotel Sacher, Café Mozart, and other filming locations.

What’s included?

  • Professional guide

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Food and drinks

  • Please note, that it is NOT a sewer tour.

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Before you book

  • Duration: 2h 30m

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Please note, that wearing an FFP2 mask in the Hop On Hop Off and tour buses is required by law, therefore bringing your own mask is requested. All the tours will be carried out in small groups with all the necessary COVID-19 health and safety measures.

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Der Dritte Mann - Auf den Spuren eines Filmklassikers

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My husband is a huge fan of the film so I booked this mainly for him - I haven’t seen it for years 😀. But the tour guide - Kersten I think- was marvellous. Her English was faultless and she did give a brief précis of the movie and characters at the beginning. The tour was

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