Quantcast

See Europe with tours from on-base agencies

A view of Venice from the top of the San Marco Campanile. Baumholder Outdoor Recreation plans tours of the iconic city of bridges and canals once a month through November.

THE SEATTLE TIMES/TNS

By MARCUS KLÖCKNER | Stars and Stripes | Published: July 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 July 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: July 6, kayak in Durbuy, 65 euros; July 27, Amsterdam, 55 euros; Aug. 3, Honfleuer (France), 60 euros; Aug. 10, The Hague, 60 euros; Call 06544-3884, email shapetripsandtours1@gmail.com or visit www.shape2day.com.  

Germany

ANSBACH OUTDOOR RECREATION:  July 17, city cycling campaign (free); July 20-21, Prague, $239; Aug. 10, Dachau and Munich, $59 adults, $19 children ages 4-12, $5 children ages 3 and under; Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28, sunset paddling from Altmühlsee to Ornbau, $25 adults, $5 children ages 12 and under; Aug. 30-Sept. 2, Krakow and Auschwitz, $359. DSN 467-3225/CIV 09802-83-3225 or MWR Central DSN 467-1780 or CIV 09802-83-1780.

BAUMHOLDER OUTDOOR RECREATION: July 12-14, Swiss chocolate train, $159 adults, $149 children ages 12 and under; Venice, $189, July 28, Aug. 11, Sept. 22, Oct. 13, 27, Nov. 10, 24, all-terrain vehicle/utility vehicle, $75 ATV, $125 UTV. DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182.

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION: July 13, Aug. 3, 24, Sept. 14, Prague, $99 adults, $69 children ages 11 and under; DSN 493-4117 or CIV 0631-34064117.

RTT TRAVEL RAMSTEIN:  Aug. 2-4, Sept. 13-15, Paris premium, 349 – 379 euros; Sept. 21-22, Paris bonjour, 269-299 euros; July 23-28, Aug. 20-25, Sept. 24-29, 869-879 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: July 6, Guenzburg, Legoland, 121 euros adults, 112 euros children ages 3-16, 25 euros children ages 2 and under; July 20, Bavarian castles, 144 euros; July 27, Lucerne, 115 euros adults, 110 euros children ages 3-12, 25 euros children ages 2 and under;  Aug. 2-4, 279 euros adults (single room), 249 euros adults (double room); Aug. 17, Bastogne (Belgium), 65 euros adults, 60 euros children ages 3-12, 25 euros children ages 2 and under. DSN 452-6567 or CIV 06565-61-6567.

STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION: Aug. 3, ziplining in the Black Forest, $74; July 20, tandem skydiving, $250-$309; July 20, discover scuba, $129;  Aug. 10, Alpaca trekking, $54; Sept. 5, 9, 12, 26, Oct. 3, 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: July 20, Sept. 21, rafting the Rhine, $89 euros; Aug. 24, Europa Park, $99 adults, $89 children ages 11 and under; Aug. 24-25, Sept. 7-8, Oct. 5-6, Maastricht, E-bike tour, $329, Sept. 7, Bad Duerkheim wine fest, $59 adults, $39 children ages 16 and under; Sept. 14, Bitburg, skydiving, $329; Sept. 14, Rhine river cruise, $49 adults, $29 children ages 11 and under;  Sept. 28ß29, Munich Oktoberfest, $89 adults, $69 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: July 13, 21, Bay of Cadiz, fishing trip, $120; Aug. 3, Cadiz, local kayak tour, Sept. 28, $45; July 6, rafting in Cordoba, $95; July 12, Aug. 10, night kayak and Sancti Petri castle tour, $85; July 20, Bahía de Cádiz, sailing and windsurfing, $100; July 27, Aug. 17, Aug. 27, Sept. 10, Cadiz, paddle boat tour, $45. DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

ROTA ITT:  July 6, Malaga, historical tour, $60 adults, $45 children; July 13, Gibraltar, $65 adults, $55 children; July 20, Rhonda, $60 adults, $40 children; Aug. 23, Sept. 27, Jerez de la Frontera, bodega, tapas and flamenco show, $80 adults, $55 children; Sept. 7, Cádiz, Grain to Mug: Beer Factory Visit and Lunch, $80; Sept. 14, Cordoba historical tour, $60 adults, $45 children;  Oct. 5, Gibraltar rock tour, $65 adults, $55 children. DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208. 

Tours will be heading to Paris later this year from Ramstein. Shown: a view from the Pantheon.
GEORGE HOBICA/TNS

from around the web