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Kaiserslautern Outdoor Recreation offers a Sept. 26 tour of Poland’s Krakow and the Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Kaiserslautern Outdoor Recreation offers a Sept. 26 tour of Poland’s Krakow and the Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. (Getty Images/TNS)

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. 24, 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; DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182.

GRAFENWOEHR OUTDOOR RECREATION: 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; Sept. 24-26, Garmisch, Edelweiss lodge, $479 adults (single room), $349 adults (double room), $229 children ages 3-19; Oct. 8-11, NFL in London – Jets vs. Falcons, $999 adults (single room), $799 adults (double room), $229-$649; Nov. 24-28, Thanksgiving in Iceland, $1,999 adults (single room), $1699 adults (double room), $429-$1,299 children. DSN 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.

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: Oct. 2, canyon descending; Oct. 9, Olvera, bike ride; Oct. 16, paintball; Oct. 23, hiking El Pinsapar of Grazalema; Oct. 30, Tarifa, quads tour; Nov. 6, canyon descending; Nov. 13, Tarifa, bike ride; Nov. 20, hiking El Torreon; Nov. 27, paintball. DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

ROTA ITT: 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; Oct. 16, Bodega, wine tour tasting and lunch; Oct. 23, San Macros castle in Puerto and lunch; Oct. 30, Sanlucar, Andalucian horse show and lunch. DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

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