Angels and Demons Official Tour - The Path of Illumination

This tour was awesome ! ! We learned a lot about the history of Rome and about Dan Brown's book versus Ron Howard's movie version. It was SO interested and entertaining at the same time. Roberto is an AMAZING tour guide! ...Theresa W., USA – See more reviews
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Delve into the secret world of the Illuminati as you trace the path of illumination as depicted in the controversial book, now turned into a movie starring Tom Hanks, "Angels and Demons."


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Near Piazza del Popolo
4 hours
Tuesday and Sunday at 9:00 AM
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Experience an incredible journey of riddles in the heart of the Eternal City and a secret passage unused for centuries.

Who were the secret Illuminati? What are the hidden secrets of the Altars of Science? Based on the book by Dan Brown, this is the only official Angels and Demons tour.

By joining our Angels and Demons Tour, you will follow the Path of Illumination and understand how to solve the many puzzles and enigmas that await.

Discover the Altars of Science and decode the secret messages hidden in Bernini sculptures and Galileo texts.

Enter the Church of Illumination for a glimpse of "il Passetto," the secret passage connecting the Vatican to the notorious Castel Sant' Angelo.

The treasure-hunt like romp through the Eternal city follows the path of the "Illuminati" visits S. Maria del Popolo church, Piazza del Popolo, St. Peter's Square, S. Maria della Vittoria church, Piazza della Minerva, Piazza Navona, and Castel Sant'Angelo.

Whether you have read the book or not, this tour provides a unique experience that will let you visit the most beautiful piazzas in Rome as well as the unexplored sites where pagan symbolism and Christianity intermix to reveal a disturbing ancient truth.


  • Admission into Castel Sant'Angelo

  • Coffee break

  • English speaking tour guide

  • All transfers in air-conditioned bus


  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • All guests need to make their own way to the departure point at least 15 minutes before the departure time.

  • Tour ends at Castel Sant' Angelo.

  • Entrance into some churches may require a dress code. We cannot be held responsible for entry denied due to improper dress.

  • This tour involves a fair amount of walking, comfortable shoes are recommended. We are unable to accommodate customers with wheelchairs or impairments requiring special assistance and customers with strollers or baby carriages on this tour.

  • Booking modifications made within 72 hours of tour date will be charged an amendment fee.

  • This tour is operated in English only.

  • Extra measures may be implemented at some venues due to heightened global security. As a result, we may experience delays in getting through mandatory security checks when entering these venues. Extra measures may also restrict the size of bags that can be brought inside. To avoid disruptions or possible denied entry, we strongly suggest that you avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your tour.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 4 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (0% reimbursement): 3 days prior to date of activity.

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