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USO Rome hosts a semi-private walking tour of Florence, Italy, on Mondays.
USO Rome hosts a semi-private walking tour of Florence, Italy, on Mondays. (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 Nov. 19, 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: 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: Nov. 26, Valkenburg Christmas market, $69 adults, $49 children ages 12 and under; Dec. 4, Rothenburg Christmas market, $69 adults, $49 children ages 12 and under; Dec. 5, UTV tour, $125-$175; Dec. 11, Colmar (France) Christmas market and Black Forest shopping, $89 per person; Dec. 18, ski and snowboard indoors, $105 per person. DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182.

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Nov. 24-28, Thanksgiving in Iceland, $1,999 adults (single room), $1,699 adults (double room), $429-$1,299 children. DSN 493-4117 or CIV 0631-34064117.

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

SPANGDAHLEM INFORMATION, TICKETS AND TRAVEL: Dec. 4, Nuremberg and Rothenburg, Christmas markets, 99 euros adults, 89 euros children ages 3-12; Dec. 12, Cochem, Christmas market, 59 euros adults, 51 euros children ages 3-12; DSN 452-6567 or CIV 06565-61-6567.

STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION: Nov. 20, flea market, $15 (one table per customer). DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-2774.

WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Nov. 27, Cologne Christmas market, $39 adults, $29 children ages 16 and under; Dec. 4, Traben-Trarbach, Christmas market, $39 adults, $29 children ages 16 and under; Dec. 11, Nuremberg, Christmas market, $39 adults, $39 children ages 16 and under; Dec. 18, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Christmas market, $49 adults, $39 children ages 16 and under. . 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: 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: Nov. 20, Ronda historical tour; Nov. 27, flamenco show and dinner; Dec. 4, Gibraltar rock tour; Dec. 11, grain to mug: beer factory visit and lunch; Dec. 18, Cadiz; Dec. 31, Ubrique; Jan. 8, Cordoba; Jan. 22, Vejer de la Frontera historical tour and Bolonia Roman ruins; DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

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