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Ansbach Outdoor Recreation is hosting a day hike in the Bavarian alps scheduled for Oct. 1.

Ansbach Outdoor Recreation is hosting a day hike in the Bavarian alps scheduled for Oct. 1. (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 Sept. 16, 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. 24, Oktoberfest, $59 adults, $29 children ages; 4-12, $15 children ages 3 and under; Oct. 1, Bavarian alps, day hike, $59 adults, $29 children ages 4-12, $15 children ages 3 and under; Oct. 7-10, Krakow and Auschwitz, $399 adults, $319 children ages 3-12, $159 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: Sept. 10-Dec. 12, winter hunting course & certification, $250; Sept. 24, Amsterdam, $99, $79 children ages 11 and under; Oct. 8, Stuttgart Cannstatter Volksfest, $69 adults, $49 children ages 11 and under. DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182.

GRAFENWOEHR OUTDOOR RECREATION: Through Nov. 5, German hunting course, $250; 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; Oct. 1, Interlaken, $79 adults, $59 children ages 11 and under; Oct. 1, Prague, $99 adults, $79 children ages under 11. 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: Oct. 1, Vogelsang and wildlife park, 108 euros adults, 98 euro children ages 3-17; Oct. 8, Sebastiani, dinner and wine tasting, 79 euros; Oct. 15, Marburg and Wetzlar, fairytale trail, 101 euros adults, 96 euros children ages 3-12. DSN 452-6567 or CIV 06565-61-6567.

STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION: DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-2774.

WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Sept. 17, Bad Duerkheim, wine fest, $79 adults, $69 children ages 16 and under; Sept. 24-25, Munich, Oktoberfest, $109 adults, $99 children ages 16 and under. 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.

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: Sept 17, local stand up paddle board 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: 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; Oct. 15, Cordoba, historical tour, Oct. 15, Oct. 22, flamenco show and dinner; Oct. 29, Ronda, historical tour; Nov. 5, Granada historical tour. DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.


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