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Baumholder Outdoor Recreation plans a Black Forest tour on June 4. Shown: Burg Hohenzollern.

Baumholder Outdoor Recreation plans a Black Forest tour on June 4. Shown: Burg Hohenzollern. (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 May 20, 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: June 1, Ansbach, sunset paddling, $25 adults, $5 children ages 12 and under; June 9-11, Ansbach, fishing course, $80; June 11, Paris, $129 adults, $45 children ages 4-12; $30 children ages 3 and under; June 17-20, Croatia, $499 adults, $19 children ages 3-11; $99 children ages 2 and under. DSN 467-3225/CIV 09802-83-3225 or MWR Central DSN 467-1780 or CIV 09802-83-1780.

BAUMHOLDER OUTDOOR RECREATION: May 21, Swiss chocolate and cheese tasting, $119 adults, $99 children ages 11 and under; June 4, Black Forest tour, $69 adults, $49 children ages 12 and under. DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182.

GRAFENWOEHR OUTDOOR RECREATION: 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: 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-eurospe.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 paddleboard tour; June 30, night kayak and Sancti Petri castle tour. DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

ROTA ITT: 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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