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Several on-base outdoor recreation groups are planning ski trips in Europe in December and January.
Several on-base outdoor recreation groups are planning ski trips in Europe in December and January. (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 Dec. 17, 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: Dec. 25, Zugspitze, ski and snowboard trip, $109-$119 adults, $79-$89 children ages 15-18; Jan. 14-17, Dolomites (Italy) ski and snowboard trip, $389 adults, $199-249 children ages 13-17.DSN 467-3225/CIV 09802-83-3225 or MWR Central DSN 467-1780 or CIV 09802-83-1780.

BAUMHOLDER OUTDOOR RECREATION: Dec. 18, ski and snowboard indoors, $105 per person; Hab, 8, Black Forest ski express, $69; Jan. 8-9, Kaiserslautern, German fishing course, $60, $100 per family; Jan. 14-17, Garmisch, ski getaway, $425; Jan. 22, trout fishing, $69 adults, $49 children ages 6-11, $29 children ages 6 and under. DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182.

GRAFENWOEHR OUTDOOR RECREATION: Jan.8, ski/snowboard trip Brauneck Lenggries, $69 adults, $49 children ages 3-12, $12 children ages 2 and under; Jan. 10, late-night local ski lessons, $40; Jan. 18-April 23, hunting course, $250. DSN (314) 475-8529 or CIV 09641-83-8529

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION Dec. 22-Jan. 1, Ultimate Italy and Greece, $2,099 adults (single cabin), $1,499 adults (quad cabin), $1,229 children ages 3-11, $299 children ages 3 and under. 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: 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: Dec. 30, new heights for the new year, $30; Jan. 13, rise and climb, $15. DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-2774.

WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION: 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: Jan. 8, mountain bike ride in Pinar de la Algaida-Sainas de Bonanza; Dec. 17-19, Granada, ski & snowboard trip; Jan. 14, Jan. 28, Granada ski and snowboard trip; Jan. 22, hiking Garganta del Capitan in Los Alconocales natural park; Feb. 12, hiking El Pinsapar of Grazalema; DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

ROTA ITT: Dec. 18, Cadiz; Dec. 31, Ubrique; Jan. 8, Cordoba; Jan. 22, Vejer de la Frontera historical tour and Bolonia Roman ruins; Feb. 5, Special Valentine’s Day Arabian bath and diner; Feb. 19, foodie tour: olive oil; DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.


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