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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 Dec. 24, 2015. Please update this information and add tours by sending an email to Marcus Klöckner at kloeckner.marcus@stripes.com.

BelgiumSHAPE TRIPS AND TOURS: Jan. 16, Amsterdam and The Heineken brewery tour, 70 euros with Heineken brewery tour, 55 euros Amsterdam only; Jan. 24, Brussels, the nutcracker ballet, 95 euros; Call 06544-3884; email: shapetripsandtours1@gmail.comor visit www.shape2day.com.

Germany ANSBACH OUTDOOR RECREATION: Jan. 15-18, Solden and Pitztal (Austria), two glaciers, $299 adult, $159 child; Jan. 23, Vienna (Austria) $99 adult, $59 child, $215 family; Feb. 12-15, Corvara (Italy), $369 adult, $189 child. DSN 467-3225/CIV 09802-83-3225 or MWR Central DSN 467-1780 or CIV 09802-83-1780.

BAUMHOLDER OUTDOOR: Dec., 26, 27, All-terrain-vehicle tour, $75 (Saturday tour), $90 (Sunday tour); Dec. 20, Paintball, $20 registration fee. DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182.

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Jan. 24, March 6, Baden-Baden, Caracalla day spa, $69; Dec. 26, Paris, $99 adults, $49 children under 12; Dec. 29-Jan.3, New Year, Vienna and Budapest, $749 adults (single occupancy), $549 (double occupancy), $429 up to two children under 12 in room with two paying adults; Dec. 31-Jan. 3, New Year in Paris, $529 adults (single room), $399 adults (double occupancy), $229 up to one child under 12 in room with 2 paying adults; Dec. 31, Amsterdam (after dark), $99; Dec. 31-Jan. 3, Prague, $599 adults (single occupancy), $399 adults (double occupancy). DSN 493-4117 or CIV 0631-34064117.

RTT TRAVEL RAMSTEIN:Dec. 29, Triberg Winter Magic, 59 euros; Dec. 30, Go! Bruges Snow & Ice Fest, 69 euros; Dec. 31, New Year’s in Amsterdam, 89 euros; Dec. 31, New Year’s in Berlin, 79 euros; Jan. 9-16, Cochem castle, medieval dinner, 79 euros; Jan. 15-16 and Feb. 13-16, Prague & Karlovy Vary, 189 euros; Jan. 16, Amsterdam, 79 euros, Feb. 6, Bruges and Beerfestival, 89 euro; Feb. 8, carnival Mainz, 39 euros; Feb. 8, carnival Cologne, 59 euros. 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: Dec. 31 – Jan. 1, Europa Park (Party Dome), 93 euros (adults only); Feb. 5-7, Tropical Islands with one overnight, 233 euros adults (double room), 253 euros adults (single room), 225 euros adults (triple room); Feb. 12-15, Salzburg 2 overnights with city tour, salt mine Berchtesgaden and Koenigssee lake, 299 euros adults (double room), 350 euros adults (single room); Feb. 20, Black Forest day tour with city tour in Baden-Baden, visit of cuckoo clock shop and waterfalls in Triberg, 82 euros adults, 77 euros children ages 3-12; Feb. 27-28, Salzburg with city tour, 130 euros adults, 125 euros ages 3-12. DSN 452-6567 or CIV 06565-61-6567.

STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION: Jan. 16, Lech-Zuers (Austria), snow day trip, $89 adults, $79 children ages 17 and under; Jan. 24, Fellhorn, $89 adults, $79 children ages 17 and under; Jan. 30, Montafon (Austria), $89 adults, $79 children ages 17 and under. DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-2774.

WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Dec. 27.-Jan. 2, New Year's Eve in Calella (Spain), $589 adults, $389 children ages 5-13; $189 children ages 4 and under; Jan. 2, Black Forest, skiing and snowboarding, $99 adults, $79 children ages 5-12, $59 children ages 4 and under; Jan. 9-10, Black Forest, ski and snowboard trip, $189 adults, $149 children ages, 5-12; $79 children ages 4 and under; Feb. 5-7, carnival in Venice, $299 adults, $199 children ages 5-13; $129 children ages 4 and under; DSN 337-5760 or CIV 06117-055760; email usarmy.wiesbaden.imcom-eurospe.list.mwr-outdoor-recreation@mail.mil.

ItalyUSO NAPLES: Jan. 16-17, Florence and Pisa, 175 euros adults, 125 euros children up to age 11; Jan. 30-31, 189 euros adults, 159 euros children up to age 11; Feb. 12-15, London, 669 euros adults, 630 euros children up to age 11; Feb. 13-15, The Floats of the Carnevale di Viareggio, 239 euros, 185 euros children ages 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:(+31) (0) 46-443-7561 or DSN 360-7561 or email usarmy.schinnen.imcom-eurospe.list.schinnen-fc@mail.mil.

SpainROTA OUTDOOR RECREATION: Dec. 26, Local Mountain Bike Ride at La Via Verde, $25; Jan. 2, La Barca de la Florida (Cadiz), Paintball), $75; Jan. 9, La Via Verde in Rota, mountain bike ride, $25; Jan. 15,-18 Sierra Nevada (Granada), ski & snowboard trip, $195; Jan. 23, Algodonales, Grazalema Natural Park, $45; DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

ROTA ITT: Dec. 26, Granada, $70 adults, $50 children; Dec. 30-Jan. 2, Lisbon, $590 (single room), $395 (double room), $290 children ages 3-12, no charges for children 2 and under; Jan. 9, Ronda, historical tour, $60 adults, $45 children; Jan. 15-18, overnight historical trip at Ubeda and Baeza (Jaen): world's renaissance treasures; $760 (single room), $635 (double room), $585 (triple room), $540 children ages 4-10, $180 children under 4; Jan. 23, foodie tour Jamon Iberico: farm to plate, $85; Jan. 30, Jerez de la Frontera, Andalusian horse dance exhibition & lunch, $45 adults, $25 children. DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

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