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Grafenwoehr Outdoor Recreation offers a May 22 two-castle tour to Fussen, Germany, to see King Ludwig’s Neuschwanstein (pictured) and Hohenschwangau castles.

Grafenwoehr Outdoor Recreation offers a May 22 two-castle tour to Fussen, Germany, to see King Ludwig’s Neuschwanstein (pictured) and Hohenschwangau castles. (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 13, 2022. 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: May 12.14 June 9-11, Ansbach, fishing course, $80; May 14, Cologne, $99 adults, $49 children ages 4-12, $25 children ages 3 and under; June 1, Ansbach, sunset paddling, $25 adults, $5 children ages 12 and under. DSN 467-3225/CIV 09802-83-3225 or MWR Central DSN 467-1780 or CIV 09802-83-1780.

BAUMHOLDER OUTDOOR RECREATION: May 14-15, German fishing course, $60 adults, $100 family; May 14, Rhine river boat cruise, $69; May 21, Swiss chocolate and cheese tasting, $119 adults, $99 children ages 11 and under. DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182.

GRAFENWOEHR OUTDOOR RECREATION: May 13-15, Amsterdam, $155 adults, $130 children ages 3-12, $70 children ages 3 and under; May 22, Neuschwanstein, two-castle tour, $75 adults, $60 children ages 3-12, $20 children ages 3 and under; May 24, late-night climbing; May 26-30, Normandy and Mont St. Michel weekend, $519 adults, $469 children ages 4-11, $159 children ages 3 and under. DSN (314) 475-8529 or CIV 09641-83-8529

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION: May 26-30, Costa Brava, $529-$600 adults, $49 children ages 4-11, $229 children ages 3 and under; May 27-30, Normandy and Omaha beach, $579-$779 adults, $499 children ages 11 and under. DSN 493-4117 or CIV 0631-34064117.

RTT TRAVEL RAMSTEIN: May 27-30, Normandy, 699 euros adults, 599 euros children ages 6-12; 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 May 21, Japan day, Duesseldorf, 62 euro adults, 57 euro children ages 8-14, 25 euro children ages 2 and under. DSN 452-6567 or CIV 06565-61-6567.

STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION: May 16, bike to week work, $99 bike rental; June 18, Black Forest, intro to Klettersteig, $69. DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-2774.

WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION: May 26-30, Normandy, $499 adults, $469 children ages 15 and under; May 21, e-bike tour in the Netherlands, $339. 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-europe.list.schinnen-fc@mail.mil.

Spain

ROTA OUTDOOR RECREATION; May 21, hiking El Pinsapar of Grazamela; May 28, Tarifa, bike ride; June 1 and June 14, night kayak and Sancto Petri castle tour; June 4, fishing trip; June 11, canyon descending; June 18, local kayak trip; June 25, local stand up paddle board tour; June 30, night kayak and Sancti Petri castle tour. DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

ROTA ITT: May 14, Cordoba, historical tour; May 21, Flamenco show and diner; May 22, bullfight in Sanlucar; May 28, Malaga historical tour; June 4, Cadiz historical tour; June 11, Vejer de la Frontera, historical tour and Bolonia Roman ruins; June 17, July 1, Sevilla, family trip, theme water park Isla Magica; June 18, Albufeira, Self-guided; July 2, Gibraltar, rock tour; July 9, Andalucía, flamenco and dinner show. DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.


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