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Belgium

SHAPE TRIPS AND TOURS: Sept. 4-5, London, 200 euros single, 155 euros double, twin or triple, 125 euros up to age 11 with two paying adults; Sept. 4, wine festival, Bernkastel-Kues, Germany, 65 euros; Sept. 18, chateaus of France: Fontainebleau and Chantilly, 85 euros adults, 80 euros ages 4-17, 60 euros up to age 3; Sept. 25, Amsterdam and Anne Frank House, 50 euros adults, 45 euros ages 3-18, 40 euros up to age 3, 40 euros for Amsterdam only; Oct. 2-3, Mont-Saint-Michel, France, 190 euros twin, 220 euros single; Oct. 9, Reims, France, 80 euros adults, 60 euros ages 3-17, 50 euros up to age 2; Oct. 16, Dover and Canterbury, England, 70 euros adults, 65 euros ages 5-15, 55 euros up to age 5; Oct. 30, Paris with optional tour of catacombs, Paris only 45 euros, with catacombs 57 euros for adults, 53 euros for ages 14-17, 45 euros ages 01-13; Oct. 30-Nov. 5, St. Petersburg and Moscow, Russia, 1,695 euros twin, 1,845 euros single (register by Sept. 17); Dec. 30-Jan 1, London, 400 euros single, 250 euros twin, 175 euros ages 5-12, 100 euros up to age 5.Call 065-44-3884, e-mail shapetripsandtours@gmail.com or see www.shape2day.com.

Germany

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Sept. 3-6, Belgian beer festival, $239; Sept. 3-6, extreme rafting and canyoning, $285; Sept. 3-6, Lloret de Mar, Spain, $349; Sept. 4, Mittelmosel wine fest, $39, Sept. 5, Disneyland express, $149 adults, $99 children; Sept. 10, Bad Dürkheim wine fest, $25; Sept. 11, Paris express, $85; Sept. 12, bike without borders, $25 adults, $35 children; Sept. 12, trout fishing, $55 adults, $39 children. Call 0631-3406-4117 or DSN 493-4117.

RTT TRAVEL/RAMSTEIN: Sept. 4, 9, 12, 23 and 25, castles on the Rhine, 79 euros; Sept. 3-5, Prague and Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, 189 euros; Sept. 5, Bavarian Highlights — King Ludwig’s castles and Oberammergau, 99 euros; Sept. 5, culinary volksmarch, 39 euros; Sept. 6, military history — Verdun and St. Avold, France, 59 euros; Sept. 10-11, Bad Dürkheim Wurstmarkt, 35 euros; Sept. 11, Champagne region of France, 79 euros; Sept. 11, Cochem Castle medieval dinner, 79 euros; Sept. 18, Oktoberfest parade and family express, 69 euros; Sept. 18, Moselle traditions, 69 euros; Sept. 22, Bavarian Highlights — Dachau and Munich including Oktoberfest, 89 euros; Sept. 25, Amsterdam and more, 89 euros; Sept. 25, Oktoberfest express, 69 euros; Sept. 26, Black Forest traditions, 79 euros. Call 06371-46360 or see www.RTTtravel.com.

RTT FLIGHT TOURS/RAMSTEIN: Oct. 9-16, Egypt and Nile cruise, 1,499 euros; Oct. 30-Nov. 2, Halloween in Transylvania, 839 euros; Nov. 20-27, Egypt and Nile cruise, 1,499 euros; Nov. 24-28, Malta, 699 euros. Flights depart from Frankfurt International Airport. Call 06371-46360 or see www.RTTtravel.com.

SPANGDAHLEM OUTDOOR RECREATION: Sept. 4, caving and rapelling, $40; Sept. 8, 15 and 29, intro to scuba, $69; Sept. 11, horseback riding, $59. Call DSN 452-7170 or 06565-61-7170. Reserve one week in advance.

SPANGDAHLEM INFORMATION, TICKETS AND tRAVEL: Sept. 3-5, Prague, Czech Republic, 139 euros adults, 99 euros ages 3-12; Sept. 4, Bernkastel-Kues wine festival, 30 euros adults, 25 euros ages 3-12; Sept. 11, Amsterdam, 54 euros per person; Sept. 11, Bad Dürkheim wine and sausage festival, 33 euros adults, 28 euros ages 3-12; Sept. 11, Disneyland Paris, 104 euros adults, 94 euros ages 3-11; Sept. 18, Rhein in Flames: St. Goar, 82 euros per person; Sept. 18-19, Paris, 198 euros adults, 178 euros ages 3-12; Sept. 24-25, Berlin, 89 euros adults, 84 euros ages 3-12; Sept. 25, Gondwana Dinosaur Park, 48 euros adults, 42 euros ages 4-14; Oct. 1-2, London, 95 euros adults, 85 euros ages 3-12. Call 452-6567 or 06565-61-6567.

USO RHEIN-NECKAR: Sept. 4, Heidelberg illumination cruise, 20 euros; Sept. 11, Pfalz wine festival, Bad Dürkheim Wurstmarkt; 35 euros; Sept. 11, Rhine cruise, 45 euros adults, 20 euros ages 4-12, 15 euros up to age 3. Call DSN 385-2082 or 0621-730-2082.

Italy

ITT SIGONELLA: Sept. 4, Taormina and Isola Bella, $29; Sept. 5, Milo wine festival, $22; Sept. 8, Mistretta and the Festival of Giants, $25; Sept. 9, boating on Ionian Sea coast, $50 passengers, $70 snorkel; Sept. 11, antique train adventure, $30; Sept.12, Agrigento, $34; Sept. 16, Patti shopping, $18; Sept. 18, Scilla and Reggio Calabria, $54; Sept. 18, family hike – Monti Sartorius, $22; Sept. 19, Siracusa II and seafood restaurant, $35; Sept. 25, harvest and wine tasting, $54; Sept. 26, Palermo II and Mondello Beach, $32; Sept. 26, Bronte Pistachio festival, $20. Call DSN 624-0511 or 095-56-0511.

USO NAPLES: Tuesdays, Best of the Region, 48 euros adults, 43 euros up to age 11; Thursdays, Sorrento, Vietri and Emerald Grotto, 39 euros adults, 36 euros up to age 11; Fridays, Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius, 48 euros adults, 43 euros up to age 11; Saturdays, wine tasting on Vesuvius, 45 euros adults; Sundays, Sorrento and Pompeii, 48 euros adults, 43 euros up to age 11. Call DSN 626-5713 or 629-4903 or see http://naples.uso.it.

USO ROME: Vatican and St. Peter’s tour, including Vatican museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica, 8:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday, $65 adult, $55 ages 5-17; Rome of the Caesars, including Colosseum, Forum, Michelangelo’s Capitoline Hill, daily at 2 p.m., $65 adult, $55 ages 2-8; catacombs with St. Mary Major and St. John Lateran and the Holy Stairs, plus Christian catacombs on Appian Way, 2 p.m. daily, $40 adult, $32 ages 2-8; Magical Rome: Castle Sant’Angelo, Piazza Venezia, San Pietro in Vincoli Church, Statue of Moses, Bocca della Verita, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Barberini, Spanish Steps, Villa Borghese and Piazza del Popolo, 8 a.m. daily, $36 adult, $28 ages 2-8; Rome after-dark dinner and monuments, 75 euros ages 5 and up. Contact USO Rome at 06-397-27419, inforome@uso.it or see www.uso.it.

Netherlands

SCHINNEN TRIPS AND TOURS: Sept. 4, wine festival on the Moselle, $49; Oct. 30-Nov. 1, NFL San Francisco 49ers vs. Denver Broncos at Wembley Stadium, , London, $625 single, $525 double. Call 046-443-7561.

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