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des Etrangers in the centre of old Syracuse

About the prize

The British Library has teamed up with CICERONI Travel to offer this superb prize worth £5,000. Win a 10-day guided tour of Sicily for two, staying in 4-star hotels.

• Depart on 29 October 2010 for 10 days
• Fly from London Heathrow to Palermo via Rome
• Visit Segesta, Monreale, Syracuse, Piazza Armerina, Cefalù, Catania and Agrigento
• Fly back from Catania to London Heathow via Milan
• Plus 5 runners-up prizes of the Magnificent Maps hardback book, signed by the authors

Thank you for your entries. The winner of the main prize was Helena Jones. The following runners-up received the Magnificent Maps book, signed by the exhibition curators: Martin Tragen, Beatrice Limbert, Steffi Sams, Isobel Owen, Gemma Marti.

About CICERONI Travel

Ciceroni logoCICERONI Travel conduct tours unlike any other tour operator. Taking inspiration from its 18th-century counterpart, they aim not only to explain the general background to the places visited, but to bring to life the rich cultural and artistic heritage of each monument and site. CICERONI Travel tours have a particular accent on private visits to houses and gardens, good food and wine and comfortable hotels in enviable country and city locations.

The fantastic prize being offered by CICERONI Travel is for two people on the Sicily-Crossroads of the Mediterranean tour, led by Tom Duncan, offering a comprehensive overview of Sicily's major treasures. After flying from Heathrow to Sicily, you will stay at three 4* hotels during the trip, including the newly restored Hotel des Etrangers in the centre of old Syracuse on the 'island' of Ortygia, which is of architectural interest and enjoys splendid harbour views.

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