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Kaiserslautern Outdoor Recreation will host upcoming trips to Munich for Oktoberfest.

Kaiserslautern Outdoor Recreation will host upcoming trips to Munich for Oktoberfest. (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 Aug. 17, 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: Sept. 2, Rome, $575 adults, $359 children ages 5 and under; Sept. 3, Ansbach, paintball, $20; DSN 467-3225/CIV 09802-83-3225 or MWR Central DSN 467-1780 or CIV 09802-83-1780.

BAUMHOLDER OUTDOOR RECREATION: Aug. 23-Nov. 5, fall German hunting course; Sept. 10-Dec. 12, winter hunting course & certification, $250. DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182.

GRAFENWOEHR OUTDOOR RECREATION: Aug. 20, Eagles Nest & Lake Königsee, $75 adults, $60 children ages 3-12, $20 children ages 2 and under; Aug. 26-28, Budapest, $155 adults, $130 children ages 3-12, $70 children ages 2 and under; Through Nov. 5, German hunting course, $250; DSN (314) 475-8529 or CIV 09641-83-8529.

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Sept. 1-5, Budapest, Vienna and Bratislava, $799 adults (single room), $579 adults (double room), $529 children ages 12 and under; 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: Sept. 23-25, Austrian dumpling festival, 399-459 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: Aug. 20, Paris, 124 euros adults, 119 euros children ages 6-12; Aug. 27, Atlantikwall, World War II sites & Bruges, $99 adults, $94 children ages 8-12; Sept. 10, Zoo D’Amneville and Vitarium, 117 euros adults, 107 euros children ages 3-12. DSN 452-6567 or CIV 06565-61-6567.

STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION: Aug. 27, Sept. 10, Augsburg, whitewater rafting, $104. DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-2774.

WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Aug. 20, Sept. 17, open paintball play, $25. 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: Aug. 23 night kayak and Sancti Petri castle tour; Aug. 13, sailing and windsurfing; Aug. 20, Bay of Cadiz, local kayak trip; Aug. 27, Rota, local stand-up paddleboard tour; Sept. 3, Gulf of Cadiz; Sept. 6, 20, night kayak and Sancti Petri castle tour; Sept. 10, canyon descending; Sept. 17, local stand-up paddleboard tour; Sept. 24, hiking El Pinsapar of Grazalema; Oct. 1, canyon descending; Oct. 8, Tarifa, quads tour; Oct. 15, Rota, paintball. DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

ROTA ITT: Aug. 27, Marbella and Puerto Banus, self-guided; Sept. 10, Cadiz, foodie tour Romanas Las Salinas: Salt factory visit, tasting, and dinner; Sept. 17, Arcos historical and lunch; Sept. 24, Sevilla historical tour; Oct. 1, Vejer de la Frontera historical tour and Bologna Roman ruins; October 8, Ceuta and northern Morocco, Columbus Day weekend. DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.


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