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Tours by on-base agencies

By MARCUS KLÖCKNER | STARS AND STRIPES Published: July 10, 2015

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 July 10, 2015. 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 25, Paris, 47 euros; Aug. 8, Atlantic wall museum, and Oesteende (Belgium), 50 euros; Aug. 15-17, London, 332 euros adults (single room), 262 euro adults and children ages 3-12 (double or triple room), 136 euros children up to age 2; Call 06544-3884; email: shapetripsandtours1@gmail.comor visit www.shape2day.com.

Germany 

ANSBACH OUTDOOR REC: July 9, 16, 23, 30, Ansbach bike rides, $5; Aug. 7, Budapest,   $399 adults, $275 children, $925 family (call for details), Children under 3 are free. DSN 467-3225/CIV 09802-83-3225 or MWR Central DSN 467-1780 or CIV 09802-83-1780.

BAUMHOLDER OUTDOOR REC: July 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26. All-terrain-vehicle tour, $75 (Saturday tour), $90 (Sunday tour); July 11 and 18, Stockweiher (France) fishing trip, $75, $55 for non-fishermen; DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182.

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION: July 11, Legoland, $69 adults, $39 children under 3; July 11, Berlin, $99 adults, $49 children under 12; July 11, Paris, $99 adults, $49 children under 12; July 12, trout fishing, $59 adults, $39 children ages 6-11, $19 children under 6; July 18, Interlaken, $79 adults, $49 children under 12; July 18, Disneyland Paris, $169 adults, $99 children ages 3-11, $49 children under 3; July 18, Amsterdam, $99 adults, $49 children under 12; July 19, Frankfurt zoo, $49 adults, $39 children ages 4-17, $19 children under 4; July 24-27, Imster Schlucht, whitewater rafting, $279; DSN 493-4117 or CIV 0631-34064117.

RTT TRAVEL RAMSTEIN: July 12, 16, 19, 22, 25 and 30, castles on the Rhine, 69 euros; July 3-5 and 24-26, Prague and Karlovy Vary, 199 euros; July 3 and 23, Amsterdam, 79 euros; July 4, Rhine A’Flame, 89 euros; July 9, Mainau Island and Switzerland, 85 euros; July 11, Bavarian highlights, Dachau and Munich, 79 euros; July 11, Strasbourg, 49 euros; July 11 and 30, Bavarian highlights, King Ludwig’s castles, 99 euros; July 17, mystical medieval Bruges, 89 euros; July 18 and 29, Champagne region of France, 79 euros; July 18, Cochem castle medieval dinner, 79 euros; July 25, Bern, Switzerland, 79 euros; July 26, Black Forest, 79 euros; All bus tours are without transfers. Call CIV 06371-46360 or see www.RTTtravel.com.

RTT FLIGHT TOURS/RAMSTEIN: Call 06371-46360 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 11, Cologne with city and cathedral tour, 57 euros adults, 52 euros ages 3-12; July 11, Bernkastel with dinner and wine tasting, 59 euros per person (adults only); July 18, Cochem medieval dinner, 83 euros adults, 62 euros ages 12-17 (tour is not recommended for younger children); July 18, Metz with city tour, 55 euros adults, 50 euros children ages 3-12; July 25, Lucerne with city tour, 132 euros adults, 127 euros ages 3-12; July 25-26, euro Disneyland Paris, 131 euros adults, 127 euros ages 3-11; Aug. 1, Amsterdam, 71 euros adults, 66 euros children ages 3-12; Aug. 1, Europa Park Rust, 107 euros adults, 102 euros children ages 4-11; Aug. 8, Cochem medieval dinner, 83 euros adults, 62 euros ages 12-17 (tour is not recommended for younger children); Aug. 8, Oberhausen Sealife and Aquapark, 71 euros adults, 68 euros children ages 4-16; Aug. 15, Brussels Flower Time, 48 euros adults, 44 euros ages 3-9; Aug. 14-16, London, 142 euros adults, 137 euros children ages 3-12; Aug. 23, Tongeren antique market, 60 euros adults, 55 euros children ages 3-12; Aug. 29-30, Cochem wine festival, adults only, 45 euros; Aug. 29-30, Munich with historical city tour, 97 euros adults, 92 euros children ages 3-12; DSN 452-6567 or CIV 06565-61-6567.

STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION: July 19, sky diving, $315 weight of 101 - 110 KG or 221-242 lbs., $295 weight of 91 - 100 KG or 201-220 lbs., $265 weight up to 90 KG or 200 lbs., Stuttgart Warrior Pride Challenge (SWPC) (all weights) = $115; DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-2774.

WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION: July 11-12, Prague, $179 adults (based on double occupancy), $139 children ages 5-12, $89 children ages 4 and under; July 17-19, London, $299 adults (based on double occupancy), $199 children ages 5-12; July 25-26, Neuschwanstein castle tour, $169 adults, $139 children ages 5-12, $79 children ages 4 and under; Aug. 8, Europa Park in Rust, $99 adults, $89 children ages 5-12, $59 children ages 4 and under; July 25, Strasbourg, $69; Aug. 1, Disneyland Paris, $189 adults, $179 children ages 4-11, $89 children ages 3 and under; Aug. 6-10, Edinburgh, Amsterdam and Brussels, $649 adults (based on double occupancy), $539 children ages 3-11; Aug. 14-16, Copenhagen (Denmark), $329 adults (based on double occupancy), $269 children ages 5-13, $169 children ages 4 and under; DSN 337-5760 or CIV 06117-055760; email usarmy.wiesbaden.imcom-eurospe.list.mwr-outdoor-recreation@mail.mil.

Italy

USO NAPLES: July 26-Aug. 2, Greek Island of Zakynthos, 779 euros adults, 439 euros children up to age 11. 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; 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, 65 euros adults, 46 euros ages 5-17; 9:30 a.m. daily, ancient city (Coliseum, Roman Forum, Palatinate Hill), 60 euros adults, 45 euros ages 5-17; 7 p.m. daily, Rome at twilight among the piazzas and fountains, 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: July 31, Dutch, day trip, $55; Sept. 5, Berkastel Kues, wine fest, $55; (+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 11, Cortes de la Frontera, Malaga, canyon descending, $85; July 13, July 29, Aug. 5 and 26, Chiclana, night kayak and Sancti Petri castle tour, $85; July 20-26 and. Aug. 24-Aug. 31, Rota, open water scuba diving certification course, $400; DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

ROTA ITT: July 11, Marbella and Puerto Banus, self guided tour, $35; July 17, Jerez de la Frontera, red wine tasting and dinner, $75; July 18, Ronda, historical tour, $60 adults, $45 children; July 25, Huelva historical tour, $60 adults, $45 children; Aug. 1, Gibraltar rock tour, $60 adults, $45 children; Aug. 8, Granada historical tour, $70 adults, $50 children. DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

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