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Dive into the Rome of Dan Brown’s bestselling novel on this ‘Angels and Demons’ tour. Inspired by the book, the tour takes you on a journey through the Eternal City as you search for messages from the secret society known as the Illuminati. Along the way, admire Rome’s beautiful art and attractions like St Peter’s Square, Piazza Navona and Castel Sant’Angelo. This walking tour is limited to 25 people.


  • 4-hour Rome 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
  • Be entertained and informed by an exceptionally knowledgeable guide
  • Receive a map of the Illuminati
  • Entry to 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

A unique and interesting way to go sightseeing in Rome, this ‘Angels and Demons’ tour is inspired by Dan Brown’s novel, but there is no requirement for having it read it or being a fan of Brown’s (although it may help!). It’s a memorable way to explore the city’s lovely squares, fountains, architecture and churches, made interesting with the twist of visiting lesser-known sites where pagan and Christian symbolism intertwine.

Following your guide, who is knowledgeable about both Roman history and the details of the novel, walk along Rome’s hallowed streets, stopping to discover sights like a hidden passageway that dates back centuries. As you hunt for secrets left around the city by Bernini and Galileo, the two heads of the Illuminati, visit locations mentioned in the book and hear about the Four Altars of Science, which represent the four elements of water, air, fire and earth.

Sights you’ll see include the Church of Santa Maria del Popolo, St Peter's Square, the Church of Santa Maria della Vittoria and Ecstasy of St Teresa, Piazza Navona and the Church of Illumination, where you’ll glimpse the secret passageway that links the Vatican to Castel Sant'Angelo.

By the time the tour ends, you’ll have a new appreciation for Rome’s air of intrigue.

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

After reading the review I knew I wanted to do this tour as Dan Brown is one of my favourite authors.
We had Robert as our tour guide who was amazing, he quoted sections from the book and you could tell that he has such knowledge about Rome.
The tour itself was incredible, the beautiful churches and locations that were visited as well as the history that we were provided with in each locations.
If you are a fan of the books and of history then this is highly recommended. You will not be disappointed and you if you get Robert as your tour guide then you are in for the best tour as he is awesome
Thank you so much for showing us the history of Rome, this was by far the best tour we did.

JP Canada

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

A fantastic tour connected to the book. Our guide, Roberto, led us on the adventure that Robert Langdon followed while giving us great historical details about the artifacts and the buildings featured in the book. He separated fact from fiction and kept us on our toes using humour and wit.

Heather D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

This tour was one of our highlights of Rome. Our guide Roberto knew the book inside and out and made the day come alive. We learned so much about Rome, Bernini, and the novel. Well worth the time and money and definitely a must do!

Patricia T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Very educational and entertaining

Andrea M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great! The guide really knew his stuff. You dont need to have read the book before.

Judith G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Mike was a very knowledgeable guide. It was a fun tour but I learnt a lot too.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Robert and Mike, the guides, were amazing. Group was split in half with one of the two guides at each location and entire group shared the bus. Tour followed the story line of the book and did an excellent job of pointing out fact from fiction. Even if you're not familiar with the book or movie, it is easy to follow along and enjoy the story and the beautiful locations in Rome that you may have otherwise overlooked.

James B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Our guide Robert was amazing. His passion for the subject matter was obvious. He was able to close his eyes and quote sections from the book in a lively dynamic way that made the tour fun for everyone. He was able to separate fact from fiction. This tour was probably one of the best I have ever taken and without doubt Robert was the best tour guide my wife and I have encountered.

John D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

We both enjoyed every minute of this experience. So informative.

Barbara R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Small group with excellent guide. Her knowledge astounded us, and she was very kind and helpful to those in the group who needed more time or rest. This tour involves a great deal of walking plus some pretty steep staircases but is worth every minute.It was totally fascinating and beyond first class.

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