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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 May 20, 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: June 11, Paris, 50 euros; July 13, Durbuy (Belgium) 45 euros adults, 43 euros children ages 7-17, 35 euros children up to age 6. Call 06544-3884; email: shapetripsandtours1@gmail.com or visit www.shape2day.com.

Germany ANSBACH OUTDOOR RECREATION: May 27-30, adventure weekend in Garmisch, $139 adults, $89 children, $289 family, children younger than 3 are free; June 1, 8, 22, Almtuehlsee to Ornbau, sunset paddle tour, $25 adults, $15 children, $59 family. DSN 467-3225/CIV 09802-83-3225 or MWR Central DSN 467-1780 or CIV 09802-83-1780. BAUMHOLDER OUTDOOR: May 21, 22, 28, 29 and June 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26, all-terrain-vehicle tour, $75 (Saturday tour), $90 (Sunday tour); June 12, Legoland in Grünzburg, $79 adults, $49 children ages 3 and under. DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182. KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION: May 23, Disneyland Paris, $169 adults, $99 children ages 3-11, $49 children under 3; May 21, Salzburg, $99 adults, $49 children under 12; May 27-30, Normandy and Omaha beach, $429-$529 adults, $329 children. DSN 493-4117 or CIV 0631-34064117. RTT TRAVEL RAMSTEIN: May 22, 26, 29 and June 5, 8, 11, 16, 22, castles on the Rhine river and cruise; June 1, 5, 8, 11, 16, 22, 26, 30, castles on the Rhine & river cruise, 79 euro; June 4, 16, Amsterdam, 89 euro; June 4, 25, Champagne region of France, 89 euro; June 11, Cologne, 69 euro; June 12, fairy-tale castle, 99 euro; June 14, Europa park, 79 euro; ; June 15, 29 Black Forest, new trends & old traditions, 89 euro; June 18, Cochem castle, medieval dinner, 89 euro; June 18, Pilsen brewery tour, 89 euro; June 19, Mainau Island & Swiss adventure, 89 euro; June 23, Dachau & Munich City, 79 euro; June 24, Prague& Karlovy Vary, 199 euro. 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: May 21, Bruges with city tour, 65 euros adults, 60 euros children ages 3-12; May 21-22, Japan day in Duesseldorf with fireworks, 50 euros adults, 45 euros children ages 3-12; May 25-30, 3 overnights in Lloret de Mar/Spain with city tour of Barcelona, 378 euros adults double room, 426 euros adults single room, 359 euros adults triple room, $178-315 euros for children; May 27-31, Normandy, Memorial Day, 433 euros adult single room, 352 euros adults double room; June 3-6, Venice, 283 euro adults (double room), 327 euro adults (single room), 281 euro adults (triple room); June 4, Rhine River cruise, 69 euro adults, 54 euro children ages 4-13; June 11-12, Bavarian castles, 115 euro adults, 94 euro children ages 3-17; June 10-12, Polish pottery shopping tour, 193 euro; June 17-19, Splendor Franken, 412 euro adults (single room), 366 euro adults (double room); June 18, Cochem medieval dinner, 83 euro adults, 62 euro children ages 12-17 (this tour is not recommended for younger children); June 24-26, Berlin with city tour, 131 euro adults, 116 euro children ages 3-12; June 25-26, Zell wine festival, 40 euro (adults only). DSN 452-6567 or CIV 06565-61-6567. STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION: May 27-29, Memorial Day weekend rafting and canyoning adventure, $325. DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-2774. WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION: June 5, July 17, mountain biking in Stromberg, $20-$45; May 27-30, Garmisch jamboree, $199 adults, $99 children; June 4, skydiving in Bitburg, $229; DSN 337-5760 or CIV 06117-055760; email usarmy.wiesbaden.imcom-eurospe.list.mwr-outdoor-recreation@mail.mil.

Italy USO NAPLES: May 28-30, Tuscany, Memorial Day weekend, 315 euros adults, 279 euros children up to age 11; May 28-30, Paris, Memorial Day weekend, 669 euros adults, 485 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: May 28, London, $99; June 4, Disneyland Paris, $139 adults, $135 children ages 3-11, $79 children up to age 2. (+31) (0) 46-443-7561 or DSN 360-7561 or email usarmy.schinnen.imcom-eurospe.list.schinnen-fc@mail.mil.

Spain ROTA OUTDOOR RECREATION: May 21, June 18, July 9, Grazalema natural park, canyon descending, $85; May 7 and June 11, Quads tour in Tarifa, (Cadiz), $130; May 21, hiking El Torreon (Cadiz), $45; May 30, Ronda, spelunking/caving & via ferrata, $85; June 2, Chiclana, night kayak and Sancti Petri castle tour, $85; DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208. ROTA ITT: May 21, Cadiz, Carthusian horse stud farm visit, $45 adults, $25 children; June 3-6, Rome, $1135 single room, $935 double room; June 4, Jerez de la Frontera, foodie tour: paella competition, $80; June 11, Albufeira (Portugal), $35; June 17, Jerez de la Frontera, bodega, diner and flamenco show, $45 adults, $25 children; June 18, Sevilla, cathedral roof, $85; June 25, Jerez de la Frontera, Andalusian horse dance exhibition & lunch, $45 adults, $25 children; July 2, Gibraltar rock tour, $65 adults, $45 children; July 9, Marbella and Puerto Banus self-guided, $35. DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.


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