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See Europe with tours from on-base agencies

The theme of the Ludwigsburg Pumpkin Festival is "Fantastic World of Fairytales," running through Nov. 3. A tour there leaves from Spangdahlem Oct. 12.

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By MARCUS KLÖCKNER | Stars and Stripes | Published: October 4, 2019

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 Oct. 5, 2019. Please update this information and add tours by sending an email to Marcus Klöckner at kloeckner.marcus@stripes.com.

Belgium

SHAPE TRIPS AND TOURS:  Nov. 8-10, Barcelona, 450 euros adults (double room), 430 euros adults (triple room); Dec. 14, Christmas in Paris, 55 euros; Dec. 22-29, Morocco, 16 euros adults (single room), 1400 euros adults (double room), 1366 euros adults (triple room). Call 06544-3884, email shapetripsandtours1@gmail.com or visit www.shape2day.com.  

Germany

ANSBACH OUTDOOR RECREATION:  Oct. 11-14, Rome, $499; Nov. 9-11, Brussels, Bruges, Ghent, $329.  DSN 467-3225/CIV 09802-83-3225 or MWR Central DSN 467-1780 or CIV 09802-83-1780.

BAUMHOLDER OUTDOOR RECREATION: Oct. 13, 27, Nov. 10, 24, all-terrain vehicle/utility vehicle, $75 ATV, $125 UTV; Oct. 4-6, Venice, $189; Oct. 12, Paris, $99 adults, $69 children ages 11 and under; DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182.

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Oct. 12, Nov. 2, Paris, $99 adults, $69 children ages 11 and under; Oct. 12, Bruges, $79 adults, $59 children ages 11 and under; Oct. 10-14, Budapest and Vienna, $649 adults (single room), $499 adults (double room), $399 children ages 4-11, $199 children ages 3 and under; Oct. 20, Baden Baden, Caracalla spa, $79; Oct. 26, Disneyland Paris, $169 adults, $149 children ages 3-11, $69 children ages 2 and under; Oct. 27, $39 adults, $29 children ages 4-17, $19 children ages 3 and under; Nov. 2, ski express, $89 euros; Nov. 2, Brussels, $79 adults, $59 children ages 11 and under; Nov. 7-11, French Riviera, $999 adults (single room), $799 adults (double room); Nov. 8-11, Krakov and Auschwitz, $599 (single room), $429 (double occupancy), $349 children ages and under, $199 children ages 2 and under. DSN 493-4117 or CIV 0631-34064117.

RTT TRAVEL RAMSTEIN: Oct. 3, 10, 24, castles in the Rhine river, 79 euros adults, 69 euros children ages 12-17, 59 euros children ages 3-11; Oct. 12, Dachau and Munich, 79 euros adults, 69 euros children ages 3-12. Call CIV 06371-463650 or see www.RTTtravel.com.  RTT FLIGHT TOURS/RAMSTEIN: Call 06371-463650 or see www.RTTtravel.com.

SPANGDAHLEM OUTDOOR RECREATION: DSN 452-7170 or CIV 06565-617170. Email Michael.kirsch.2@us.af.mil.

SPANGDAHLEM INFORMATION, TICKETS AND TRAVEL:  Oct. 12, Ludwigsburg, pumpkin festival, 80 euros adults, 75 euros children ages 3-12, 25 euros children up to age 2; Nov. 9, Normandy, 343 euros adults (double room), 335 euros adults (triple room); Dec. 28, Mehring (Mosel), Sebastiani’s wine tasting diner, 65 euros. DSN 452-6567 or CIV 06565-61-6567.

STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION:, Oct. 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov. 7, 14, 21, 28, Dec. 5, 12, 19, 26, indoor rock climbing, $20-$49. DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-2774.

WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Oct. 5-6, Maastricht, E-bike tour, $329, Sept. 28, 29, Munich Oktoberfest, $89 adults, $69 children ages 15 and under; Oct. 12, Stuttgart Oktoberfest, $89 euros, $39 children ages 15 and under; Nov. 8-10, Berlin, wall museum, $499 adults, $429 children ages 15 and under; DSN 337-5760 or CIV 06117-055760; email usarmy.wiesbaden.imcom-eurospe.list.mwr-outdoor-recreation@mail.mil.

Italy

USO NAPLES: DSN 626-5713 or 629-4903; www.naples.uso.it.

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: Oct. 5, Sierra de Cadiz, canyon descending, $85; Oct. 12, Tarifa, quads tour, $130; Oct. 19, Cadiz, hiking El Torreón, $45; Oct. 26, Olvera, bike ride, $45; Nov. 2, Grazalema natural park, rock climbing, $55; Nov. 9, 30, Malaga, hiking El Caminito del Rey, $60, Dec. 13-15, Granada, ski and ansowboard trip, $195.Dec. 28, La Via Verde, mountain bike ride, $25. DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

ROTA ITT:  Oct. 5, Gibraltar rock tour, $65 adults, $55 children; Oct. 18, Nov. 8 Jerez de la Frontera, bodega, tapas and flamenco show, $80 adults, $55 children; Oct. 19, Ronda, historical tour, $60 adults, $45 children; Nov. 2, Benalmadena, Malaga, aquarium sea life and self-guided tour, $50 adults, $35 children; Nov. 9-10, Granada, $230 adults (single room), $195 adults (double room); Nov. 16, Malaga, historical tour, $60 adults, $45 children;  DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208. 


For a building constructed beginning in 70 A.D., the Colosseum is remarkably intact. USO Rome offers daily tours of the famous Roman ruin.
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