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Tours by on-base agencies

By MARCUS KLÖCKNER | STARS AND STRIPES Published: January 29, 2016

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. 29, 2016. Please update this information and add tours by sending an email to Marcus Klöckner at kloeckner.marcus@stripes.com.

 

Belgium

SHAPE TRIPS AND TOURS: Feb. 13, Paris, 130 euros adults, 100 euros children ages 3-10, 60 euros children up to age 2; Feb. 20, London, 160 euros; March 12, enjoying cooking class in Lille, 100 euros; Call 06544-3884; email: shapetripsandtours1@gmail.comor visit www.shape2day.com.

 

Germany   

ANSBACH OUTDOOR RECREATION: 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. 30, 31, All-terrain-vehicle tour, $75 (Saturday tour), $90 (Sunday tour). DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182.    

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION: 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 occupancy), $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; Feb. 20 and March 12, Prague, $89 adults, $49 children under 12; Feb. 27-28, Paris, $179-229 adults, $99 children under 12 in family room with 2 paid adults; March 5, Salzburg, $99 adults, $49 children under 12; March 5, Amsterdam, $89 adults, $49 children under 12; March 12, Bavaria, fairytale castles, $99 adults, $79 children under 12; March 12, Brussels, $69 adults, $49 children under 12; March 16-19, Dublin (St. Patrick’s Day) $1199 adults (single occupancy), $999 adults (double occupancy);  March 19, Paris, $99 adults, $49 children under 12;  March 24-28, Vienna and Budapest: Imperial Weekend, $579 adults (single occupancy), $399 adults (double occupancy). DSN 493-4117 or CIV 0631-34064117.        

RTT TRAVEL RAMSTEIN: 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. 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; March 5-6, Dresden, 225 euros adults (single room), 195 euros adults (twin/double room), kids and infants pricing on request; March 12, Mannheim with beer exhibition at Technoseum, 57 euros adults, 52 euros children ages 3-12; March 12, Cochem Castle family day tour, 59 euros adults, 53 euros children ages 3-17; March 12, Cochem medieval dinner, 83 euros adults, 62 euros children ages 12-17; March 20, Tongeren antique market, 59 euros adults, 50 euros children ages 3-12; March 19-20, concentration camp Dachau and Munich, 99 euros adults, 89 euros children ages 12-17; March 26-27, Nuremberg spring festival, 78 euros adults, 73 euros children ages 3-12. DSN 452-6567 or CIV 06565-61-6567.

STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION: Jan. 30, Montafon (Austria), $89 adults, $79 children ages 17 and under; Feb. 12-15, Hambachtal, $299 adults, $249 children ages 17 and under; Feb. 20, Oberstdorf, snow day trip, $89 adults, $79 children ages 17 and under; Feb. 27, snow day trip, $89 adults, $79 children ages 17 and under; March 12-13, Garmisch, $199 adults, $149 children ages 17 and under,  DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-2774.

WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION: 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.

 

Italy

USO NAPLES: 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:March 19, Paris, $79; March 26-April 2, Garmich (Edelweis Lodge), $499-$619; (+31) (0) 46-443-7561 or DSN 360-7561 or email usarmy.schinnen.imcom-eurospe.list.schinnen-fc@mail.mil.

 

Spain

ROTA OUTDOOR RECREATION: 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. 30, Jerez de la Frontera, Andalusian horse dance exhibition & lunch, $45 adults, $25 children; Feb. 6, Cordoba (historical tour), $60 adults, $45 children; Feb. 4, Cadiz, $25; Feb. 13, Andalucian horse dance exhibition & lunch, $45 adults, $25 children; Feb. 19 and March 18, Cadiz, bodega, dinner and flamenco show, $45 adults, $25 children; Feb. 20, Malaga historical tour, $60 adults, $45 children;  Feb. 26, Cadiz, foodie tour cava: tasting, pairing with sushi and tapas, $90; Feb. 27, Cadiz, Arcos historical tour with lunch in "Taberna de Boabdil", $45-85; March 4, Cadiz, Ruta de los Tabancos, $60; March 5, Carthusian horse stud farm visit, $45 adults, $25 children; March 12, Gibraltar rock tour, $60 adults, $45 children. DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

 

 

 

 

 

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