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The small village of Val di Funes lies covered in snow with the Dolomites mountains as a backdrop in South Tyrol, Italy. Ansbach Outdoor Recreation offers a skiing and snowboarding trip to the Dolomites scheduled for Jan. 14-17.
The small village of Val di Funes lies covered in snow with the Dolomites mountains as a backdrop in South Tyrol, Italy. Ansbach Outdoor Recreation offers a skiing and snowboarding trip to the Dolomites scheduled for Jan. 14-17. (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. 31, 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: Jan. 14-17, Dolomites (Italy) ski and snowboard trip, $389 adults, $199-249 children ages 13-17; Jan. 29, Reit im Winkl, ski and snowboard trip, $109-$119 adults, $89 children ages 16-18, $79 children ages 15 and under.DSN 467-3225/CIV 09802-83-3225 or MWR Central DSN 467-1780 or CIV 09802-83-1780.

BAUMHOLDER OUTDOOR RECREATION: 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; Jan. 29, day ski and snowboard trip to Grosser Arber, $69 adults, $49 children ages 3-12, $12 children ages 3 and under; Feb. 5, Skiwelt (Austria), ski and snowboard trip, $99 adults, $79 children ages 3-12, $15 children ages 3 and under; Feb. 18, Austrian alpine adventure, $329, $259 children ages 3-12, $99 children ages 3 and under. 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: Jan. 15, March 19, Amsterdam, 119 euros adults, 109 euros children ages 6-11; Jan. 15, Loket, Prague, Karlovy Vary; March 11, Sweden, arctic adventure, 999-1168 euros. 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: Jan. 13, Mehring (Mosel river), Sebastianis wine tasting and meal, 89 euros; Jan. 15, Xanten, Roman archaeological park, 69 euros adults, 55 euros children ages 3-17, 25 euros children ages 2 and under; March 12, Eifel, 69 euros adults, 61 euros children ages 13-17, 56 euros children ages 4-17. 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: 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: 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; March 5, Sevilla historical tour; March 12, Malaga, Nerja caves; March 26, Cordoba self-guided. DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.


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