1. Italy
  2. Lazio
  3. Rome
  4. Vatican City

Angels and Demons Official Tour - The Path of Illumination

Product ID: 6131
See gallery
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, tours, attractions, and venues in this location may be temporarily closed. Check out our travel update page for the latest information. Learn more.
Decode the riddles of Rome in the heart of the Eternal City on a half-day tour of the locations from the “Angels and Demons” novel and movie. Discover a secret passage unused for many centuries, who the Illuminati were, and much more.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Duration 4 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
Skip the ticket line
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Select participants and date:



  • Explore Rome through the locations that feature in Dan Brown's bestseller "Angels and Demons"
  • Discover the Illuminati and their secrets
  • Stroll through some of the most beautiful piazzas in Rome, such as Piazza Navona
  • Go to the Church of Illumination and view the secret passage connecting the Vatican to the notorious Castel Sant' Angelo
Full description
Experience an incredible journey through Rome, at the end of which you will discover the secrets of the Illuminati! Join the Angels and Demons walking tour, following the path of illumination, and learn how to solve the many puzzles and enigmas that feature in Dan Brown's bestselling novel and movie.

But this tour is not just for fans of Dan Brown; it also 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 collide. 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.

Whether you have read the book or not, the tour provides a unique experience that will let you visit the most beautiful locations in Rome as you soak up all of the mystery and intrigue.
  • Tour as per description
  • Admission into Castel Sant’Angelo
  • Coffee break
  • English speaking tour guide
  • All transfers in an air-conditioned bus
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide in Piazza del Popolo, on the steps of Santa Maria del Popolo Church. Santa Maria del Popolo is the church located next to the big archway.

Open in Google Maps ⟶
Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Baby strollers
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• The tour ends at Castel Sant’Angelo.
• It is the individual responsibility of all visitors to arrive at the tour departure points
• Entrance into some churches may require a dress code. The local supplier cannot be held responsible for entry denied due to improper dress
• This tour involves a fair amount of walking. Comfortable shoes are recommended
• Extra measures may be implemented at some venues due to heightened global security. As a result, delays are possible at these venues.
• Extra measures may also restrict the size of bags that can be brought inside. To avoid disruptions or possible denied entry, you are advised to avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your tour.

From US$ 77.30 per person

Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 268 reviews
Review summary
Value for money

Organized by

AD Travel

Product ID: 6131