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Ben, guide in Florence
Etruscan sarcophagus
Ben, guide in Florence

The ETRUSCANS - who were they and why do they matter?

Explore this civilization that remains largely unknown outside of Italy

Speaker: Ben Pantani
Date: Recorded Session
Time: available at your leisure
  (replay viewable until Jan 20th only)  



Cost is per screen




The ETRUSCANS - who were they and why do they matter?

Still shrouded in an aura of mystery, the Etruscans ruled the central Italian peninsula for five centuries before the advent of the Romans, whose culture they permeated and enriched.

Together we will discuss their origins, their society and their customs to better understand a population that through the centuries has influenced the western world but that still today remains largely unknown to many outside of Italy.


Speaker Bio

Ben, guide in Florence

Ben Pantani

Ben co-leads tours for Tuscany Tours, and you can find him guiding our independent travelers as well.

With an English mother and an Italian father, Ben was lucky enough to be brought up in a bilingual family. An official licensed guide, Ben works all over Tuscany and Italy. With his knowledge of art and history, food and wine, society and traditions, he loves helping people to discover all the treasures that his beautiful region has to offer. Thanks to his passion and his smile Ben is the perfect travel companion to guide you through the streets of Florence or through the vineyards of Chianti.

You can meet Ben in person when you travel with Tuscany Tours - either in a small group or via customized independent travel!

Other Info

Audience:  Suitable for all audiences

Duration:  about 90 minutes

Time zones:

• US East Coast:  3:00 PM
• US Central Time:  2:00 PM
• US Mountain Time:  1:00 PM
• US West Coast:  12:00 PM
• Italy Time:  9:00 PM


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