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See Europe with tours from on-base agencies

From left, Musicians Sepp, Andreas and Quirin pose with the official Oktoberfest 2018 beer mugs in Munich, Germany. The world largest beer festival opens on Sept. 22 and runs through Oct. 7.

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By MARCUS KLÖCKNER | Stars and Stripes | Published: September 20, 2018

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

Belgium

SHAPE TRIPS AND TOURS: Amsterdam, Oct. 6, 50 euros; Oct. 13, Trier, 50 euros; Oct. 20, London, 90 euros; Oct. 27, Maastricht, 40 euros. Call 06544-3884, email shapetripsandtours1@gmail.com or visit www.shape2day.com.

Germany

ANSBACH OUTDOOR RECREATION: Sept. 22, Oktoberfest, $49; Oct. 20, Ludwigsburg pumpkin festival, $49. DSN 467-3225/CIV 09802-83-3225 or MWR Central DSN 467-1780 or CIV 09802-83-1780.

BAUMHOLDER OUTDOOR RECREATION: Sept. 23, Oct. 14, 28, Baumholder, all-terrain vehicle tour, $75; Sept. 30, canoeing on the Mosel river, $65 adults, $35 children ages 11 and under; Sept. 22, Oktoberfest, $79. DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182.

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Oct. 27, Nov. 17, Amsterdam, $89 adults, $49 ages 11 and under; Oct. 20, Nov. 10, Paris, $99 adults, $69 children ages 11 and under; Oct. 4-8, Edinburgh, $1099 adults (single room), $749 (double room), $699 adults (family room), $629 children ages 11 and under; Oct. 11-14, Denmark and Sweden, $399 adults (single room), $299 adults (double room), $199 children ages 11 and under; Oct. 20, Stubai glacier, $89; Oct. 27, Disneyland, $189 adults, $149 children ages 3-11, $59 children ages 2 and under; Oct. 28, Godwana dinosaur museum, $39 adults, $29 children ages 4-17, $19 children ages 3 and under; Nov. 22-25, Zell am See, Thanksgiving ski weekend, $469 adults (single room), $399 adults (double room), $229-$349 children ages 5-17. DSN 493-4117 or CIV 0631-34064117.

RTT TRAVEL RAMSTEIN: Oct. 7, Mainau island, 89 euros; Oct. 8, Black Forest, 89 euros; Oct. 14, 18, castles on the Rhine, 79 euros; Oct. 13-16 and Nov. 22-25, London, 499 euros; Oct. 20, best of Bruges, 89 euros; Oct. 30 and Nov. 28, Strasbourg and Alsace, 79 euros; Nov. 9-12, Normandy, 499 euros; Nov. 18, Dec. 2, Paris, 99 euros; Nov. 9-11, Dec. 14-16, Paris premium, 319 euros  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: Sept. 23, 27, 30, Oct. 7, 14, 18, castles on the Rhine, 79 euros; Sept. 22, France, Maginot line, 62 euros adults, 57 euros children ages 12-16; Sept. 28, Dachau WWII Concentration Camp & Munich Oktoberfest, 495 euros adults (single room), 390 adults (double room); Sept. 29, Oct. 6, 27, Amsterdam, 89 euros; Oct. 8, Black Forest, 89 euros.  DSN 452-6567 or CIV 06565-61-6567.

STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION: Sept. 22, Oktoberfest, $55; Oct. 6, Hintertux (Austria), snowboard park, $139; Oct. 27, Munich bike tour, $99 adults, $79 children ages 17 and under; Nov. 23-25 and March 30, Soelden (Austria) Thanksgiving ski trip, $419 adults, $299 children ages 10-15, $199 children ages 9 and under; Dec. 8, Laxx (Switzerland) ski and snowboard trip, $129 adults, $109children ages 3-17; Jan. 1, St. Anton am Arlberg (Austria), ski and snowboard trip, $179 adults, $159 children ages 3 -17;  Jan. 5, Jungfrau (Switzerland) ski and snowboard trip, $179 adults, $159 children ages 3 -17; Jan. 19, Zugspitze, ski and snowboard trip, $139 adults, $119 children ages 3 -17; Feb. 16, Serfaus (Austria), ski and snowboard trip, $164 adults, $144 children ages 3-17; March 8-10, Bernina, train and ski weekend, $769 adults, $749 children ages 12-17, $699 children ages 11 and under; March 16, Silfretta Montafron (Austria), ski and snowboard trip, $174 adults, $154 children ages 3-17. DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-2774.

WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Oct. 19-22, London including NFL game, $589 adults, $439 children ages 11 and under; Oct. 29-30, Oktoberfest, $89 adults, $39 children ages 15 and under; Nov. 22-25, Stubaital-Flupmes (Austria), ski trip, $549 adults, $449 children ages 11 and under; DSN 337-5760 or CIV 06117-055760; email usarmy.wiesbaden.imcom-eurospe.list.mwr-outdoor-recreation@mail.mil.

Italy

USO NAPLES: Oct. 4-7, Munich Oktoberfest, $649 adults (single room), $489 adults (double room), $299 euros children ages 2-11, $55 children under 2. 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, Palatinate 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: Sept. 28, Bay of Cádiz, deep-sea fishing trip, $105; Sept. 29, Ardales, hiking El Caminito del Rey, $50; Oct. 5-8, Almunecar, multi-adventure trip, $285; Oct. 13, Sierra Grazalema, Cádiz, $45; Oct. 20, Tarifa, quad tour, $130; Oct. 27, bike ride greenways from Olvera to Puerto Serrano, $45. DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

ROTA ITT: Dec. 15, Sevilla, grain to mug: beer factory visit and lunch, $80; Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Jerez de la Frontera, Spain, bodegas, tapas and flamenco, $80 adults, $50 children; Sept. 22, Dec. 1, Sevilla, historical tour, $60 adults, $45 children; Oct. 6, Ronda, historical tour, $60 adults, $45 children. DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

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