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At press time, all but two base travel agencies reported that tours will continue despite the government shutdown. Spangdahlem Outdoor Recreation had temporarily suspended tours but was still taking reservations in case of a change. Ramstein RTT travel did not respond to a Stripes query. Please update this information and add tours by sending an email to Marcus Klöckner at kloeckner.marcus@stripes.com.

BelgiumSHAPE TRIPS AND TOURS: Oct. 12, Paris, 53 euros; Oct. 19, Amsterdam, 59 euros; Oct. 30-Nov. 3, Poland (Kraków, Wielickzka salt mine, Auschwitz, Birkenau, Wroclaw), 435 euros single, 398 euros double, 260 euros ages 5-12 (1 child sharing room with two adults), 110 euros up to age 4 (1 child sharing room with two adults); Nov. 9, Flanders Fields/World War I tour, 60 euros adults, 55 euros up to age 17; Call 06544-3884. Email shapetripsandtours1@gmail.com or visit www.shape2day.com.

GermanyBAMBERG OUTDOOR RECREATION: Call DSN 469-9376 or CIV 0951-300-9376. KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Oct. 12, Salzburg, $99 adults, $59 ages 11 and younger; Oct. 12, haunted Europa Park, $99 adults, $89 ages 3-11, $49 ages 3 and younger; Oct. 12, Stuttgart, beer festival, $99; Oct. 14, Oct. 27, trout fishing, $59 adults, $39 ages 6-11, $15 ages 5 and younger; Oct. 14, Bitburg, skydiving, $279; Oct. 19, Stubai Glacier, $79; Oct. 19, Disneyland Paris, $159 adults, $99 ages 3-13, $49 younger than 3; Oct. 19, Ludwig’s Bavarian fairytale castle, $89 adults, $79 ages 11 and younger; Oct. 19, Paris, $89 adults, $49 ages 11 and younger; Oct. 20, Steinbach, Köhlerpfad, dreamloops hike, $29; Oct. 20, Amneville, France, ski and snowboard lessons, $129; Oct. 26, Berlin, $99 adults, $69 ages 11 and younger; Oct. 26, Amsterdam, $89 adults, $49 ages 11 and younger. Call DSN 493-4117 or CIV 0631-34064117. RTT TRAVEL RAMSTEIN: Oct. 13, 16, 19, 24, 27 and 30, castles on the Rhine, 79 euros; Oct. 14, Black Forest, 79 euros; Oct. 11-13, Prague and Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, 199 euros; Oct. 12, Amsterdam, 89 euros; Oct. 12, Mystical Medieval Brugge, Belgium, 89 euros; Oct. 13 & Nov. 3, Bavarian Highlights, King Ludwig’s castles, 99 euros; Oct. 19, Cochem castle medieval dinner, 79 euros; Oct. 20, Heidelberg scavenger hunt & Old Town, 79 euros; Oct. 26 & Nov. 11, Bavarian highlights, Dachau and Munich, 89 euros; Oct. 26, Cochem castle family special, 59 euros; Oct. 26, Champagne region of France, 79 euros; Nov. 2, 7, 10, 13, 16, 21 and 24, castles on the Rhine, 79 euros; Nov. 8-10, Prague and Karlovy Vary, 199 euros; Nov. 9, Champagne region of France, 79 euros; Nov. 9 & 27, Amsterdam, 89 euros; Nov. 10, Mystical Medieval Brugge, 89 euros; Nov. 16, Black Forest, 79 euros; Nov. 16, Cochem castle medieval dinner, 79 euros; Nov. 17, Heidelberg scavenger hunt & Old Town, 79 euros; Nov. 23 & 30, Christmas in Heidelberg, 49 euros; Nov. 28-Dec. 1, Dresden, Prague and Karlovy Vary Christmas markets, 229 euros; Nov. 29, Christmas castles on the Rhine, 79 euros; Nov. 29, Christmas in the Valkenburg caves, 59 euros; Nov. 30, Nürnberg and Rothenburg Christmas markets, 69 euros; Dec. 1 & 19, Strasbourg Christmas markets, 49 euros; Dec. 1, 12 and 21, Cologne Christmas markets, 59 euros; Dec. 4, Amsterdam As You Like It, 89 euros; Dec. 5, 8, 11, 15, 19 & 22, Christmas castles on the Rhine, 79 euros; Dec. 6 & 14, Bonn and Siegburg Christmas markets, 49 euros; Dec. 7, 15 & 21, Nürnberg and Rothenburg Christmas markets, 69 euros; Dec. 7 & 18, Christmas in Munich, 79 euros; Dec. 11 & 22, Christmas in the Valkenburg caves, 59 euros; Dec. 13 & 22, Christmas in Amsterdam, 79 euros; Dec. 13-15, Prague and Karlovy Vary at Christmas, 189 euros; Dec. 14, Christmas in Cochem, 79 euros; Dec. 15, Christmas with the animals, 39 euros; Dec. 20, Christmas in Heidelberg, 49 euros; Dec. 20-23, Dresden, Prague and Karlovy Vary Christmas markets, 229 euros; Dec. 21, Christmas night on the Rhine, 49 euros; Dec. 29, castles on the Rhine, 79 euros; Dec. 31-Jan. 1, New Year’s in Amsterdam, 89 euros; Dec. 31-Jan. 1, New Year’s in Berlin, 79 euros. All bus tours are without transfers. Call CIV 06371-46360 or see www.RTTtravel.com. RTT FLIGHT TOURS/RAMSTEIN: Oct. 30-Nov. 2, Halloween in Transylvania, 889 euros; Nov. 22–Dec. 2, Vietnam memory and change, 2,307 euros; Nov. 27–Dec. 1, Malta, 749 euros. Call 06371-46360 or see www.RTTtravel.com. SPANGDAHLEM OUTDOOR RECREATION: Note: Trips have been suspended, but staff still are taking reservations.Oct. 13, Irrel, Devils Canyon hike, $20; Oct. 14, Monte Mare, intro to scuba, $69. Call DSN 452-7170 or CIV 06565-617170. SPANGDAHLEM INFORMATION, TICKETS AND TRAVEL: Nov. 27-30, Krakau and Auschwitz, 295 euros adults, 260 euros ages 7-14; Nov. 30, Nuremberg, Christmas market, 65 euros adults, 58 euros ages 3-12. Dates, times or prices subject to change without notice. Call DSN 452-6567 or CIV 06565-61-6567 for more information. STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION: Oct. 11-13, Berchtesgaden area hut hopping, $230; Oct. 26, Burg Frankenstein Halloween castle tour, $149; Oct. 27, Burg Frankenstein Halloween castle tour (family friendly), $85; DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-2774. WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Oct. 12, Paintball, $25; Oct. 19, Paris, $99; Oct. 25-27, Baltic Sea, fishing trip, $229; Oct. 26, recreational shooting, Wackernheim range, $8 members, $12 non-members; Nov. 3, Strasbourg, France, $69; Nov. 8-11, Normandy and Paris, $469 adults, $349 ages 5-13, $169 ages 4 and younger; Call DSN 337-5760 or CIV 06117-055760; email usarmy.wiesbaden.imcom-europe.list.mwr-outdoor-recreation@mail.mil.

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USO NAPLES: Tuesdays, Best of the Region, 48 euros adult, 43 euros child; Thursdays, Sorrento, Vietri and Emerald Grotto, 39 euros adult, 36 euros child; Fridays, Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius, 48 euros adult, 43 euros child; Saturdays, wine-tasting on Vesuvius, 45 euros; Sundays, Sorrento and Pompeii, 48 euros adult, 43 euros child. Call DSN 626-5713 or 629-4903 or see www.naples.uso.it. USO ROME: Daily: 8 a.m., Rome, 36 euros adult, 28 euros ages 2-8; 9:30 a.m., Borghese Gallery, 45 euros adult, 35 euros child; 9:30 a.m., Colosseum and Roman Forum, 50 euros adult, 41 euros child; 10 a.m., Vatican museums and St. Peter’s Basilica, 55 euros adult, 46 euros child; 3 p.m., Scandals in Rome, 40 euros adult, 22 euros child; 2 p.m., Palatine Hill, 31 euros adult and ages 5-17; 2 p.m., Rome of the Caesars, 65 euros adult, 55 euros child; 2 p.m., catacombs with St. Mary Major and St. John Lateran and the Holy Stairs, plus Christian catacombs, 40 euros adult, 32 euros child; 2:30 p.m., Caravaggio, the Genius in Baroque Rome, 37 euros adult, 30 euros child; 2:45, Underground Ancient Rome, 46 euros adult, 38 euros child; 7 p.m., Rome at Twilight, 29 euros adult, 23 euros child; 7:15 p.m., Rome by Night, 39 euros two hours, 75 euros four hours. Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m., Vatican and St. Peter’s tour, 65 euros adult, 55 euros child. Call CIV 06-397-27419 or visit www.rome.uso.it.

Netherlands SCHINNEN: Call (+31) (0) 46-443-7561 or DSN 360-7561 or email usarmy.schinnen.imcom-europe.list.schinnen-fc@mail.mil.

SpainROTA OUTDOOR RECREATION: Oct. 11, Granada, multi-adventure trip, $285; Oct. 26, Grazalema Natural Park, $85. Call DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208. ROTA ITT: Oct. 8, Cádiz, Gypsy market, $15; Oct. 11-14, Barcelona, Columbus Day weekend, $600; Oct. 19, Cordoba, self-guided tour, $35. Call DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

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