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Ansbach plans a trip to Salzburg, Austria, on July 23.

Ansbach plans a trip to Salzburg, Austria, on July 23. (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 July 2, 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: July 23, Salzburg, city and climbing, $219; July 23, skydiving, $239; Aug. 12, Normandy, $499 adults, $419 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: July 16, paintball play days, $20 registration fee; July 23-24, Baumholder, German fishing course, $60 per person, $100 family. DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182.

GRAFENWOEHR OUTDOOR RECREATION. July 11, Grafenwöhr, local evening bike rides, $15; July 17, Legoland, $55 adults, $45 children ages 3-12, $20 children ages 2 and under. DSN (314) 475-8529 or CIV 09641-83-8529

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Sept. 17-Oct. 2, Oktoberfest weekend, $479-$519 adults (single room), $329-$369 adults (double room), $199 children ages 17 and under. DSN 493-4117 or CIV 0631-34064117.

RTT TRAVEL RAMSTEIN: Jul 2, Rhine in flame, 119 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: July 2-4, Prague and Karlovy Vary, 406 euro adults (single room), 350 euro adults (single room). DSN 452-6567 or CIV 06565-61-6567.

STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION: July 4, Stuttgart, Patch Barracks, Independence Day Celebration; Aug. 27, Sept. 10, Augsburg, whitewater rafting, $104. DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-2774.

WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION: June 18, Aug. 20, Sept. 17, open paintball play, $25. DSN 337-5760 or CIV 06117-055760; email usarmy.wiesbaden.imcom-europe.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.

The 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: July 9, 25, Aug. 9, 23 night kayak and Sancti Petri castle tour; July 9, canyon descending; July 16, Rota, sailing and windsurfing; Aug. 6, Gulf of Cadiz, fishing trip; Aug. 13, sailing and windsurfing; Aug. 20, Bay of Cadiz, local kayak trip; Aug. 27, Rota, local stand up paddle board tour; Sept. 3, Gulf of Cadiz; DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

ROTA ITT: July 2, Gibraltar, rock tour; July 9, Andalucía, flamenco and dinner show; July 16, Granada, historical tour; July 23, Malaga, Nerja Caves; July 30, Algarve, Zoo Marine; Aug. 6, Lagoa sand sculpture exhibition and Albufeira Portugal; Aug. 12, Vindimia, From grapes to glass; Aug. 13, Malaga, mijas water park; Benalmadena, butterfly museum and Puerto Marina; Aug. 27, Marbella and Puerto Banus, self-guided. DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.


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