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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 Jan. 8, 2016. 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: Jan. 9, 10, 16, 17,23, 24, 30, 31, All-terrain-vehicle tour, $75 (Saturday tour), $90 (Sunday tour). DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182.

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Jan. 15-18, Paris, $499 adults (single occupancy), $379 adults (double occupancy), $249 children under 12 with two paying adults; Jan. 24 and March 6, Baden-Baden, Caracalla day spa, $69; Jan. 30, Prague, $89 adults, $49 children; Jan. 31, Schiffweiler, Gondwana – Dinosaur museum, $39 adults, $29 children ages 4-17, $19 children under 4; Feb. 4-7, Venice, carnival weekend, $369-$499 adults, $299 children under 12 with 2 paying adults; Feb. 5-7, Bruge weekend and Belgian beer festival, $399 adults (single occuoancy), $279 adults (double occupancy). Feb. 6, Paris, $99 adults, $49 children under 12; Feb. 6, Bavarian fairy tale castle, $79 adults, $79 children under 12; Feb. 8, Mainz carnival parade, $39; Feb. 12-15, Paris, Valentine’s weekend, $429; DSN 493-4117 or CIV 0631-34064117.

RTT TRAVEL RAMSTEIN: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: Jan. 9, Amsterdam with guided city tour, 80 euros adults, 75 euros children ages 3-12; Jan. 9, Cochem medieval dinner, 83 euros adults, 62 euros children ages 12-17, tour is not recommended for younger children; Jan. 16, Porsche and Mercedes museums with Milaneo shopping mall, 93 euros adults, 80 euros children ages 3-14; Jan. 15-18, London with guided city tour, 315 euros per person in a double room, 300 euros per person in a single room; Jan. 22-25, Venice Carnival with guided city tour, 270 euros per adult in a double room, 297 euros per adult in a single room, 267 euros per adult in a triple room, 234 euros ages 4-12 in room with parents, 199 euros children up to age 3 in room with parents; Jan. 30, ITT Splendor 'Wine and Chocolate', 59 euros per person (adults only); Feb. 5-7, Tropical Islands, 233 euros adults (double room), 253 euros adults (single room), 225 euros adults (triple room); Feb. 12-15, Salzburg 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: 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.

NetherlandsSCHINNEN:(+31) (0) 46-443-7561 or DSN 360-7561 or email usarmy.schinnen.imcom-eurospe.list.schinnen-fc@mail.mil.

SpainROTA OUTDOOR RECREATION: 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; Feb. 6-7, winter ascent to the Mulhacen in Sierra Nevada, $250; Feb. 12-15, Sierra Nevada, ski trip, $195; Feb. 20, Grazalema natural park, hiking La Sierra de Lijar, $45; March 4-6, Sierra Nevada, $145; DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

ROTA ITT: 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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