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  • Location:Rome, Italy
  • Duration:4 hours (approx.)

Rome Angels and Demons Half-Day Tour

Unravel Rome's secrets on the 'Angels and Demons' morning tour, inspired by the novel by Dan Brown. You'll take an incredible journey into the heart of the Eternal City to decode the secret messages of the Illuminati, one of the most influential secret societies in history. Numbers are limited to a maximum of 25 people on this small group walking tour, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your guide.


  • Four-hour morning walking tour based on Dan Brown's novel Angels and Demons
  • Explores sites mentioned in the book, including Bernini's beautiful statues and ancient churches
  • Entertaining and informative tours led by exceptionally knowledgeable guides
  • Personalized small group and commentary (maximum 25 people)
  • Free map of the Illuminati
  • Entry to Castel Sant' Angelo
  • Tour departs from Santa Maria del Popolo in Piazza del Popolo and concludes at Castel Sant'Angelo

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What You Can Expect

Rome Angels and Demons Half-Day Tour

Ecstasy of Santa Teresa - Santa Maria Della Vittoria

Not just for fans of Dan Brown, this unique tour takes you to some of the most beautiful piazzas in Rome, as well as lesser known sites away from the tourist trail where pagan symbolism and Christianity intermingle.

Fueled by a shared passion for Rome, history and Dan Brown's famous novel Angels and Demons, your talented tour guide will take you to the enigmatic sights mentioned in the novel, and reveal so much more about the mesmerizing city of Rome. You'll discover a hidden passage unused for centuries, and learn the secrets of the Illuminati and the Four Altars of Science, representing the four elements of earth, air, fire and water.

As you search for the secrets scattered throughout Rome by the twin heads of the Illuminati, Bernini and Galileo, you'll visit some of Rome's most beautiful sites to breathe the air of intrigue, mystery and revelation.

Highlights on the morning tour include:

  • St Maria del Popolo Church
  • St Peter's Square
  • St Maria della Vittoria Church and Ecstasy of St. Teresa
  • Piazza Navona
  • Castel Sant'Angelo
  • Church of Illumination to glimpse the secret passage connecting the Vatican to notorious Castel Sant' Angelo

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Good different perspective on Rome
Followed the book and variations in the movie very well

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

This half day tour provides a fun way to see different sites in Rome. Our tour started in Piazza del Popolo and we were shuttle by bus to 3 other sites, after which we took a brief break for refreshments before a short walk to our final destination. The only challenging part of the tour from a physical standpoint is climbing the stairs within the Castel Sant'Angelo. Our guide was excellent and was able to separate the fictions of the book from the great history of the sites. An excellent half day tour.

Susy C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Our guide Demetri was great, thoroughly enjoyed this tour, do not do this tour, if you have not seen the movie or read the book otherwise you will have no idea what they are talking about.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

This tour was even better than expected. It is fun not only for fans of the book but even for those who have not read it. There are still sites to see. And if possible, do ask for Robert as the guide. He does bring Rome to life with his passion and also has a sense of humour. Best tour I have ever experienced

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

great tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Robert was AWESOME! This is hands down our favorite tour in our whole trip. He's entertaining, engaging and very informative. You can tell he loves his job and gives it his all when with the tour group. We enjoyed the pace, the sights and the break for drinks! We had read the book and seen the movie years ago but our guide put us right back in the midst of the story and let us know the fiction from the history. A wonderful tour whether you've read the book or not!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Absolutely captivating!
Roberto our guide was fantastic. His enthusiasm and storytelling was fantastic.
I was sceptical to begin with but was soon converted by roberto's infectious manner.
I would highly recommend this tour even if you are like me and haven't read the book or watched the movie.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

What a fun tour - Mike Walsh made this an entertaining, informative and enjoyable experience. Read the book again after we got home - still laughing

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Excellent trip made even better by our guide Roberto.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

This was a great experience..not sure what to expect but it was very informative and we saw some beautiful works of art which we would never had seen if we had not done the tour
Our tour guide was Jonathan and he was excellent as was his colleagues Becci

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