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Ansbach Outdoor Recreation will travel to Europa Park on Oct. 30 to enjoy the amusement park’s Halloween experience.
Ansbach Outdoor Recreation will travel to Europa Park on Oct. 30 to enjoy the amusement park’s Halloween experience. (Europa-Park)

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 Oct. 15, 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: Oct. 30, Europa Park: Halloween, $59 adults, $19 children ages 4-12, $ children ages 3 and under; Nov. 9, Ansbach indoor 5v5 soccer league, no cost; Nov. 20, Zugespitze, ski and snowboard trip, $109-$119 adults, $89 children ages 16-18, $79 children ages 15 and under; Nov. 25-28, Kaprun (Austria), $379 adults, $249 children ages 14-17, $199 children ages 13 and under. 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; Oct. 9, Bastogne’s battle of the Bulge tour, $69; Oct. 16, Black Forest hike and tour, $69 adults, $49 children ages 12 and under; Oct. 24, indoor swimming park, $60 adults, $59 children ages 6-15, $49 children ages 6 and under. DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182.

GRAFENWOEHR OUTDOOR RECREATION: Oct. 23-24, pistol shooting competition weekend, $25; Nov. 12, preseason 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: Nov. 24-28, Thanksgiving in Iceland, $1,999 adults (single room), $1,699 adults (double room), $429-$1299 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; Oct. 28, candy climb, $25; Nov. 20, flea market, $15 (one table per customer). 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. 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; Dec. 4, Los Alcornocales natural park, hiking Garganta del Capitan; Dec. 11, mountain bike ride in Pinar de la Algaida-Sainas de Bonanza; Dec. 17-19, Granada, ski & snowboard trip. DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

ROTA ITT: 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; Nov. 6, Sevilla historical tour; Nov. 13, Malaga historical tour; Nov. 20, Ronda historical tour; Nov. 27, flamenco show and dinner; Dec. 4, Gibraltar rock tour; Dec. 11, grain to gug: beer factory visit and lunch; DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

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