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USO Rome offers daily tours to Vatican museums and St. Peter's basilica.
USO Rome offers daily tours to Vatican museums and St. Peter's basilica. (iStock)

Base tours offer an easy way to see Europe with other members of the military community. Here is a sampling of trips scheduled as of Sept. 10, 2021. Please update this information and add tours by sending an email to Marcus Klöckner at kloeckner.marcus@stripes.com.

Belgium

SHAPE TRIPS AND TOURS: Call 06544-3884. Email shapetripsandtours1@gmail.com or visit www.shape2day.com.

Germany

ANSBACH OUTDOOR RECREATION: Sept. 25, Ansbach 10K cross country race, no cost; Nov. 9, Ansbach indoor 5v5 soccer league, no cost. DSN 467-3225/CIV 09802-83-3225 or MWR Central DSN 467-1780 or CIV 09802-83-1780.

BAUMHOLDER OUTDOOR RECREATION: Through Nov. 13, German hunting course is going virtual, $250; Aug. 28, Moselle river boat cruise, $69; Sept. 4, Bavarian fairytale castles, $99; Sept. 5, utv tour, $95-$175; Sept. 11, Rhine river boat cruise, $69DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182.

GRAFENWOEHR OUTDOOR RECREATION: Sept. 10-12, fishing course, $80; Sept. 14, stand up paddleboard, $5-$10; Sept. 28, late night climbing; Oct. 14, Introduction to rock climbing, $20; Oct. 23-24, pistol shooting competition weekend, $25; Nov. 12, pre-season ski opener, $99 adults, $69 children ages 3-12, $15 children ages 3 and under. DSN (314) 475-8529 or CIV 09641-83-8529

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Sept. 26, Krakow and Auschwitz, $699 adults (single room), $529 adults (double room), $399 children ages 4-11; Aug. 21, Leipzig, $129 adults, $79 children ages 11 and under; Sept. 24-26, Garmisch, Edelweiss lodge, $479 adults (single room), $349 adults (double room), $229 children ages 3-19DSN 493-4117 or CIV 0631-34064117.

RTT TRAVEL RAMSTEIN: Call CIV 06371-463650 or see www.RTTtravel.com. RTT FLIGHT TOURS/RAMSTEIN: Call 06371-463650 or see www.RTTtravel.com.

SPANGDAHLEM INFORMATION, TICKETS AND TRAVEL: Oct. 16, Llamas trekking, 78 euros adults, 73 euros children ages 3-12; DSN 452-6567 or CIV 06565-61-6567.

STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION: Oct. 15, Swabian-American Biergarten, $40 regular tickets, $270 table ticket. DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-2774.

WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Through Oct. 23, U.S. forces German hunting course, $250. DSN 337-5760 or CIV 06117-055760; email usarmy.wiesbaden.imcom-eurospe.list.mwr-outdoor-recreation@mail.mil.

Italy

USO ROME: Daily: 8 a.m., Rome, 36 euros adults, 28 euros ages 2-8; 9:30 a.m., Borghese Gallery, 45 euros adults, 35 euros children; 3 p.m. daily, Love and Death in Rome: 2,700 Years of Scandals, 40 euros adults, 33 euros ages 5-17; daily: 10 a.m., Vatican museums and St. Peter’s Basilica, 65 euros adults, 46 euros ages 5-17; 9:30 a.m. daily, ancient city (Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine Hill), 60 euros adults, 45 euros children ages 5-17; 7 p.m. daily, Rome at Twilight, 29 euros adults, 23 euros ages 5-17; 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. daily, Underground Rome, 46 euros adults, 38 euros ages 5-17; 2 p.m. daily, catacombs, 45 euros; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Arts and History Elite Walking Tour, 35 euros adults, 28 euros ages 2-12; Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, Rome by Night with dinner and music, 75 euros adults, 60 euros ages 2-12; Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, Jewish Ghetto, Tiberina Island and Trastevere, 35 euros adults, 28 euros ages 2-12; Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, Baroque Rome and Caravaggio, 35 euros adults, 28 euros ages 2-12; Mondays, Florence (semi-private walking tour), 52 euros adults, 39 euros ages 5-17; call CIV 06-397-27419 or visit www.rome.uso.it.

The Netherlands

SCHINNEN: (+31) (0) 46-443-7561 or DSN 360-7561 or email usarmy.schinnen.imcom-eurospe.list.schinnen-fc@mail.mil.

Spain

ROTA OUTDOOR RECREATION: Sept. 11, Bay of Cadiz, local kayak, price to be announced locally; Oct. 2, canyon descending; Oct. 9, Olvera, bike ride; Oct. 16, paintball; Oct. 23, hiking El Pinsapar of Grazalema; DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

ROTA ITT: Sept. 11, Vejer de la frontera, historical tour and Bolonia Roman ruins, price to be announced locally, Sept. 25, Sevilla, historical tour, price to be announced locally; Oct. 2, Cordoba, historical tour, price to be announced locally; Oct. 9, Sanlucar de Barrameda historical tour, price to be announced locally. DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

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