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Tours by on-base agencies

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: October 1, 2014

Base tours offer an easy way to see Europe with other members of the military community. Here is a sample of trips scheduled as of Oct. 3, 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: Oct. 4, Amsterdam, 57 euro; Oct. 11, London, 100 euros, Oct. 18, 55 euros, Oct. 24-Nov. 3, Peru, 3275 euros adults in a double/twin room, 3245 euros adults in a triple room, 3630 euros adults in a single room,  2825 euros children up to age 12 in in room with 1 adult, 2795 € children up to age 12 in room with 2 adults; Oct. 31, Nov. 9, Flanders Field, 55 euros adults, 40 euros children up to age 7; Nov. 22, Paris, $75;  Nov. 22, Trier and Zweibrücken (Outlet center), 70 euros; Nov. 29, Brugge, snow on ice, 48 euros adults, 45 euros children ages 4-11, 35 euros children up to age 3; Dec. 6, Cologne Christmas market, $35; Dec. 6-7, London, 267  euros adults single room, 198 euros adults, double/twin or triple room, 155 euros children ages 3-12, 115 euros children up to age 2; Dec. 13, London, $89 ; Dec. 13-14, Nuremberg, Christmas market, 200 euros adults single room, 175 euros double room, 160 euros triple room, 110 euros children up to age 15; Dec. 27, Paris in winter, 50 euros; Dec. 27-Jan. 3, Tenerife new year’s eve gala, 1810 euros adults single room, 1625 adults double/twin room, 1230 euros children ages 2-12 in a room with adults, 670 euros children up to age 1 in room with 2 adults; Call 06544-3884; email: shapetripsandtours1@gmail.com or visit www.shape2day.com.

Germany

ANSBACH OUTDOOR REC: Oct. 4, Obertsdorf, fall color hike, $45 Adults, $35 Children, $109 family; Oct. 11, Berchdesgarden and Salzburg, $199 adults, $119 children, $399 family; Oct. 18, Polish pottery shopping, $129 adults, $79 children, $279 family; DSN 467-3225/CIV 09802-83-3225 or MWR Central DSN 467-1780 or CIV 09802-83-1780.

BAUMHOLDER OUTDOOR REC: Oct. 12, 26, Paintball, Baumholder, $20 registration fee; Oct. 3-5, Oktoberfest weekend at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort, $199 double occupancy, $329 single occupancy, $99 up to 3 children (under 18) sharing room with 2 adults; DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182.

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION Oct. 3-5, Vienna and Vienna Wiesn festival, $179; Oct. 3, Oktoberfest and Edelweiss lodge, $329 adults single occupancy, $199 adults double occupancy, $99 children under 18 when sharing room with 2 adults (up to three children); Oct. 3-Oct. 5, Vienna (Austria) and Wiesen festival, $179; Oct. 4, Prague, $99 adults, $59 children under 12; Oct. 10-13, Edinburgh, Scotland, $1299 single occupancy, $999 double occupancy; Oct. 10-13, Prague, $429 single occupancy, $329 double occupancy; Oct. 11, Paris, $99 adults, $49 children up to age 12; Oct. 11, Stuttgart, Bierfest, $59; Oct. 13, skydiving, $279, $50 spectators; Oct. 17, Weinheim, Miramar Water park, $49; Oct. 25, Prague, $99 adults, $59 children under 12; Oct. 25, Brussels, $79 adults, $49 children under 12. DSN 493-4117 or CIV 0631-34064117.

RTT TRAVEL RAMSTEIN: All bus tours are without transfers. Call CIV 06371-46360 or see www.RTTtravel.com.

RTT FLIGHT TOURS/RAMSTEIN: 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: Oct. 15, Intro to Geocaching, $5; Sauer River canoe trip, Oct. 19, $40; Oct. 24, 25, DSLR 101, $60; Oct. 29, Intro to Scuba, $69; Oct. 18, Nov. 16, trout pond fishing, $69; Oct. 12, Devil’s Canyon hike, $20; Nov. 3-10, Malta, scuba week, $1,100; Nov. 26-30, Thanksgiving long weekend ski/board in Austria, price TBD; DSN 452-7170 or CIV 06565-617170. Email Michael.kirsch.2@us.af.mil.

SPANGDAHLEM INFORMATION, TICKETS AND TRAVEL: Oct. 4, Amsterdam, 86 euros; Oct. 9-13, Tuscany, 662 adults single room, 587 euros adults if sharing a room, 560 euros children ages 4-12 if sharing a room with 2 full paying adults, 150 euros children age three and under if sharing with 2 full paying adults; Oct. 11, Cannstatter Volksfest (Stuttgart), 79 euros; Oct. 11 Euro Disneyland Paris, 111 euros adults, 106 euros children ages 3-11; Oct. 17-19, London 1 overnight with Harry Potter studios, 346 euros single room, 271 Adult if a sharing room, 266 children ages 4-11, if sharing with 2 full paying adults; Oct. 18, Cochem, medieval dinner, 73 euros adults, 54 euros children ages 12-17; DSN 452-6567 or CIV 06565-61-6567 for more information.

STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION: Call DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-2774.

WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Oct. 3-5, Milan (Italy), $189 adults; $129 children ages 5-13; $89 children ages 4 and under; Oct. 4, Munich Oktoberfest, $99 adults, $79 children ages 5-13, $69 children children  ages 4 and under; Oct. 10-12, London, $299 adults, $199 children ages 5-12, $169 children ages 4 and under. DSN 337-5760 or CIV 06117-055760; email usarmy.wiesbaden.imcom-europe.list.mwr-outdoor-recreation@mail.mil.

Italy

USO NAPLES: Oct. 18-19, Chianti 9K wine trail, 232 euros; Oct. 30-Nov. 3, Halloween in Transylvania, 869 euros,; Nov. 26-30, Thanksgiving in Barcelona, 476 euros; Dec.11-14, Christmas markets of northern Italy, 349 euros, Dec. 24-25, Christmas in Rome, 187 euros; Dec. 30-Jan.3, New Year in Prague, 843 euros. DSN 626-5713 or 629-4903; 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; daily: 3 p.m., 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, 65 euros adults, 46 euros ages 5-17; daily: 9:30 a.m., ancient city (Coliseum, Roman Forum, Palatinate Hill), 60 euros adults, 45 euros ages 5-17; daily: 7 p.m., Rome at twilight among the piazzas and fountains, 29 euros adults, 23 euros ages 5-17; daily: 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Underground Rome, 46 euros adults, 38 euros ages 5-17; daily: 2 p.m., 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: Oct. 11, Schinnen, trout fishing, $35; Nov. 22, Paris, day trip, $75; Dec. 6. Cologne, Christmas market, $35; Dec. 13, London, $89; 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: Oct. 4, La Suara Park, horseback riding, $100; Oct. 10-12, Granada, multi adventure trip, $270; DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

ROTA ITT: Oct. 10-11 and Nov. 8-9, Jerez de la Frontera, Bodega, diner and flamenco, $75 adults, $45 children; Oct. 11, Italica Roman ruins and Sevilla self-guided, $40 adults, $30 children; Oct. 11, Sevilla, family fun trip at Isla Magica theme park, $70 adults, $60 children ages 4-12, no costs for children under 4 (proof of birth may be required); Oct. 18, Granada historical tour, $70 adults, $50 children; Oct. 25, Cadiz, grain to mug: art of brewing, $70; Oct. 25, Jerez de la Frontera, horse show: Yeguada la Cartuja, $55 adults, $40 children; Nov. 15, Malaga historical tour, $60 adults, $40 children. DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208. 

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