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Tours by on-base agencies

By MARCUS KLÖCKNER | STARS AND STRIPES Published: July 23, 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 24, 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 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 25, 26, Aug. 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30; All-terrain-vehicle tour, $75 (Saturday tour), $90 (Sunday tour); Aug. 1, 15, 29, Stockweiher, fishing trip, $75 ($55 non fisher man); Aug. 2, canoeing and sea kayaking, (local rivers - Rhineland-Pfalz, Saarland and Luxemburg), $35 adults, $25 children under 12; DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182.

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION:  July 24-27, Imster Schlucht, whitewater rafting, $279; July 31- Aug.2, Copenhagen, $179; Aug. 1, Brussels, $69 adults, $49 children under 12; Aug. 1 Europa Park, $99 adults, $89 children ages 3-11, $49 children under 3; Aug. 1, Paris, $69 adults, $49 children under 12;   Aug. 7-10, Prague, $399-$449 adults, $229 children under 12 in family room with two paying adults; Aug. 7-10, Austrian Alps fishing trip, $349 fishers, $299 non fishers; Aug. 8, Disneyland Paris, $169 adults, $99 children ages 3-11, $49 children under 3; Aug. 8, Amsterdam, $99 adults, $49 children; Aug. 15, Dachau (concentration camp) and Munich, $79 adults, $49 children under 12; Aug. 15, Hamburg summer festival, $99 adults, $59 children under 12; Aug. 15 and Sept. 5, Prague, $99 adults, $59 children under 12;  Aug. 15, Ruwertal “Train-Trail” bike ride, $39 adults, $29 children under 12, $10 bike rental; Aug. 16, Baden-Baden, Caracalla spa day, $69; Aug. 21-23, Venice, $179; Aug. 22 and Sept. 12, Paris, $99 adults, $49; Aug. 22 and Oct. 10, Salzburg, $99 adults, $59 children under 12; Aug. 23 and Oct. 3, Bavaria fairytale castles, $99 adults, $79 children; Aug. 28-30, London, $179; DSN 493-4117 or CIV 0631-34064117.

RTT TRAVEL RAMSTEIN: July 25 and 30, castles on the Rhine, 69 euros; July 25, Bern, Switzerland, 79 euros; July 26, Black Forest, 79 euros; July 29, Champagne region of France, 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 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; Sep. 3-8, Lloret de Mar, 355 euros adult (double room), 402 euros adult (single room), children ages 3-12 prices between 220 and 287 euros; Sept. 5-6, wine festival Bernkastel-Kues, 40 euros (adults only); Sept. 12-13, Rothenburg with night watchman tour, 84 euros adults, 77 euros children ages 3-11; Sept. 12-13, sausage festival Bad Duerkheim, 55 euros adults, 50 euros children ages 3-12; Sept. 19, Hockenheim Classics, 70 euros adults, 55 euros ages 3-13; Sept. 19-20, Oktoberfest, 99 euros (adults only); Sept. 19, Cochem medieval dinner, 83 euros adults, 62 euros children ages 12-17; September 26-27, Oktoberfest, 206 euros adults (double room), 276 euros adults (single room), 203 euros adults (triple room); September 26, Paris with guided city tour, 107 euros adults, 102 euros children ages 3-12. DSN 452-6567 or CIV 06565-61-6567.

STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION: Aug. 8, Switzerland (outdoor adventure) $149 adults, $129 children up to 17; Aug. 15, Munich bike tour, $99 adults, $79 children ages 2-15, $59 children two and under. DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-2774.

WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION: 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 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 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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