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Tours by on-base agencies

By MARCUS KLÖCKNER | STARS AND STRIPES Published: April 11, 2014

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 April 11, 2014. Please update this information and add tours by sending an email to Marcus Klöckner at kloeckner.marcus@stripes.com.

Belgium

SHAPE TRIPS AND TOURS: April 17, Paris, 57 euros; April 26, King’s Day Amsterdam, 57 euros; May 29-June 1, Polish pottery, Boleslawiec, Poland, and Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, 375 euros single room, 360 euros twin/double; May 30-June 1, Normandy beaches, France, 490 euros single room, 405 euros adult double/twin, 385 euros ages 3-16, 238 euros up to age 2 sharing triple room with 2 adults; June 28, Stonehenge, England, 110 euros adults, 105 euros ages 5-15, 100 euros up to age 4; Aug. 15-17, London, 370 euros single room, 270 euros adults double/triple room, 215 euros up to age 12 sharing triple room with 2 adults, 160 euros up to age 2 sharing triple room with 2 adults. Call 06544-3884; email: shapetripsandtours1@gmail.com or visit www.shape2day.com.

Germany

BAMBERG OUTDOOR RECREATION: DSN 469-9376 or CIV 0951-300-9376.

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION: April 13 and April 27, trout fishing, $59 adults, $39 ages 6-11, $19 ages 5 and under; April 22, Dachau concentration camp, $69 adults, $49 ages 11 and under; April 25, Venice, Italy, $179; April 26, King’s Day in Amsterdam, $89 adults, $49 ages 11 and under; April 27, sky diving, $279; May 23-26, Landeck, white-water rafting, $399 adults (single occupancy), $369 adults (double occupancy); May 26-27, Normandy and Omaha Beach, France, $549 single, $399 (double occupancy), $369 (triple, quad or family room); June 1, Tönnstein monastery, cave and canyon hike, $29; June 1, London, $169; June 1, Tongeren, Belgium, antiques market, $49; June 6-8, Copenhagen, Denmark, $179; June 7, Landeck, white-water rafting, $149; June 7, Paris, $89 adults, $49 under 12; June 7, Berlin, 99 adults, $59 under 12; June 7, $99 adults, $89 ages 3-11, $59 under 3; June 8, canoe trip (rivers of Rhineland Palatinate), $39 adults, $29 under 12; June 8, sky diving, $279; June 13-16, Prague, $699; June 13-15, $629 adults (single occupancy), $429 adults (double occupancy) $229 ages 3-11, $99 under 3; June 13-16, Austria, Father’s Day Fishing Weekend, $369 fishers, $299 nonfishers. DSN 493-4117 or CIV 0631-34064117.

RTT TRAVEL RAMSTEIN: April 13, 16, 20, 24, 27 and 30, Castles on the Rhine, 69 euros; April 12, 17, 19 and 26, Tulip Express, Netherlands, 89 euros; April 12, Champagne region, France, 79 euros; April 19, Bavarian Highlights, Dachau and Munich, 79 euros; April 20, Black Forest Easter Special, 79 euros; April 20, Cochem castle medieval dinner, 79 euros; April 25-27, Prague and Karlovy Vary, 199 euros; April 26, GO! Amsterdam King’s Day and Orange Craze, 69 euros. All bus tours are without transfers. Call CIV 06371-46360 or see www.RTTtravel.com.

RTT FLIGHT TOURS/RAMSTEIN: May 23-26, Beautiful Budapest, Hungary, 699 euros; June 18-29, South Africa Adventure, 2,799 euros; July 4-7, Kiev, Ukraine, 959 euros; Oct. 8-13, Magical Montenegro and Dubrovnik, 1,279 euros; Oct. 30-Nov. 2, Halloween in Transylvania, Romania, 889 euros; Nov. 27-Dec. 1, Marvelous Malta, 769 euros. Call 06371-46360 or see www.RTTtravel.com.

SPANGDAHLEM OUTDOOR RECREATION: April 16, Intro to Geocaching, $5; April 19, Lacroix, France, fly-fishing, TBD; April 20, trout fishing, $69; April 22, 24 and 29, German fishing course, $60; April 26, mountain biking, $28; April 27, Devil’s Canyon hike, $20; DSN 452-7170 or CIV 06565-617170.

SPANGDAHLEM INFORMATION, TICKETS AND TRAVEL: April 12, Keukenhof gardens, Netherlands, with wooden-shoe factory and cheese farm, 67 euros adults, 60 euros ages 4-11; April 12, Bottrop, movie park, 75 euros adults, 70 euros ages 4-12; April 19, Paris, 79 euros; April 19, Reims, France, with Champagne cellar, 65 euros. DSN 452-6567 or CIV 06565-61-6567 for more information.

STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION: April 12, Euro Disney, $179 adults (ages 12 and older); $159 ages 3-11, $99 up to age 2; April 19, Triberg, hike, $40 adults (16 years and older), $30 ages 7-15, $20 ages 6 and under; April 26-27, three-castle tour: Hohenschwangau, Neuschwanstein and Linderhof), $199 adults (ages 18 and older), $169 ages 13-17, $139 ages 6-12, $99 up to age 5. DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-2774.

WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION: April 19, Wiesbaden Kinderfest and egg hunt, free; May 3, Keukenhof, Tulip parade, $109; May 3, Legoland, $99 adults, $89 ages 5-12, $59 ages 4 and under; May 10, Meersburg, $109 adults, $89 ages 5-12, $59 ages 4 and under; May 10, Paris, $109; May 16-18, London, $169 adults, $139 ages 5-12, $89 ages 4 and under; May 17, Keukenhof, $99; May 22-26, Rovinj, Croatia, $469 adults, $379 ages 5-13, $159 ages 4 and under; May 31, Strasbourg, $69; May 31, Disneyland Paris, $179 adults, $169 ages 5-12, $89 ages 4 and under; May 31-June 1, Prague, $169 adults, $129 ages 5-12, $89 ages 4 & under; DSN 337-5760 or CIV 06117-055760; email usarmy.wiesbaden.imcom-europe.list.mwr-outdoor-recreation@mail.mil.

Italy

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. 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, 60 euros adult and 45 euros 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: April 18-27, Malgrat de Mar, Spain (Spring Break Getaway), $499 adults (double room), $399 ages 3-11 (staying in parents’ room), $299 up to age 2 (staying in parents’ room); May 10, canoeing and biking, $35; May 24, Amsterdam, $49. Call (+31) (0) 46-443-7561 or DSN 360-7561 or email usarmy.schinnen.imcom-europe.list.schinnen-fc@mail.mil.

Spain

ROTA OUTDOOR RECREATION: April 11-12, Granada, Rio Verde, $175; April 19, Hiking Grazalema to Villaluenga del Rosario, $35. DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

ROTA ITT: April 19, Rota, Cádiz, tapas, drinks and history of Rota via horse-drawn carriage; April 20 and May 17, Cádiz, Arcos de la Frontera, Running of the Bulls, $25; April 25-26, May 30-31, June 13-14 and June 27, 28, Andalucia, $75 adults, $45 children; May 3, Cádiz, Vejer de la Frontera, $55 adults, $35 children; May 10, Córdoba, Los Patios Festival, $35; May 10, Seville, $35; May 17, Ceuta, $95 adults, $85 children; May 24, Marbella, $35; May 23-26, Rome, $988; May 31, Ronda, Malaga, $75 adults, $45 children.; June 6, tapas, drinks, and history of Rota via horse drawn carriage, $85; June 7, Granada, historical tour, $70 adults, $50 children; June 14, Gibraltar, rock tour, $60 adults, $40 children; June 20, Cádiz, sunset sailing boat ride, $50; June 21, Morocco, Tangier, $95 adults, $85 children; June 26-29, Prague, $920; June 28, Carthusian horse stud farm visit, $55 adults, $40 children. DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

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