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Tours by on-base agencies

Gibraltar is a 300-year-old British territory on the southern tip of Spain. Rota will tour its famous rock on June 23.

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By MARCUS KLÖCKNER | Stars and Stripes | Published: June 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 June 22. Please update this information and add tours by sending an email to Marcus Klöckner at kloeckner.marcus@stripes.com.

Belgium

SHAPE TRIPS AND TOURS: June 23, London, 80 euros; July 14, Rotterdam with harbor, 65 euros adults, 55 euros children ages 11 and under; July 21, Harderwijk (The Netherlands), 75 euros adults, 60 euros children ages two and under; July 28, Strasbourg, 70 euros; Aug. 4, Honfleur (France),  55 euros; Aug. 11, Paris, 50 euros; Aug. 12-15, London, 350-470 euros adults, 125 euros children ages 2 and under. Call 06544-3884, email shapetripsandtours1@gmail.com or visit www.shape2day.com.

Germany

ANSBACH OUTDOOR RECREATION: June 27, July 4, 11, 18, 25, Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Atlmühlsee to the Ornbau, sunset paddling, $25. DSN 467-3225/CIV 09802-83-3225 or MWR Central DSN 467-1780 or CIV 09802-83-1780.

BAUMHOLDER OUTDOOR RECREATION: June 24, July 8, 29, Baumholder, all-terrain vehicle tour, $75; June 1, Prague, $99 adults, $59 children ages 11 and under. DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182.

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION: June 23, July 7, Aug. 4, 25, Amsterdam, $89 adults, $49 ages 11 and under; July 7, Berlin, $99 adults, $59 children ages 11 and under; July 4-8, Malta, $1299 adults (single room), $1099 adults double room, $679 children ages 2-11, $299 children under 2; July 14, 28, Aug. 18, Paris, $99 adults, $59 children under 12; July 8, Frankfurt zoo, $49 adults, $39 children ages 4-17, $19 children ages 4 and under. DSN 493-4117 or CIV 0631-34064117.

RTT TRAVEL RAMSTEIN: June 27, fairy-tale castles, 99 euros; June, 24, 28, July 11, 25, Aug. 1, 8, 15, 30, castles on the Rhine, 79 euros; Aug. 7, Rhine aflame, 99 euros; July 13-15, 27-29, Aug. 17-19, Aug. 31-Sept. 3, Prague & Karlovy Vary, 219-289 euros adults, 199 euros children ages 2-11; July 19, Appenzell region chocolate and cheese, $89; July 21, Aug. 25, Dachau concentration camp and World War II memorial, 79 euros; July 26, Aug. 13, Sept. 3, Oct. 8, Black Forest, 89 euros;  July 29, Aug. 9, Sept. 1, Oct. 7, Mainau island, 89 euros; Aug. 12, Paris, 99 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: June 23, Amsterdam, 101 euros adults, 93 euros children ages 3-12. DSN 452-6567 or CIV 06565-61-6567.

STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION: July 15, Aug. 12, white water rafting, $129 euros adults, $109 ages 10-15. DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-2774.

WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION: June 23, Aug. 18, Sept. 1, Bitburg, skydiving, $299; DSN 337-5760 or CIV 06117-055760; email usarmy.wiesbaden.imcom-eurospe.list.mwr-outdoor-recreation@mail.mil.

Italy

USO NAPLES: July 4-7, French Riviera, 578 euros adults (single room), 379 euros children ages 2-11, 55 euros children up to age 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: 24, July 11, 24, Chiclana, night kayak and Sancti Petri castle tour, $85; July 14, 22, Aug. 4, 12, 31, Sept. 8, 16, 28, Bay of Cádiz, deep sea fishing trip, $105; July 28, Cordoba, white water rafting, $95. DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

ROTA ITT: June 23, Gibraltar rock tour, $65 adults, $55 children; June 30, Pera and Albufeira Portugal, sand sculpture exhibition self-guided visit, $45 adults, $40 children. DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

Amsterdam is a popular outdoor recreation tour destination.
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