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Tours by on-base agencies

By MARCUS KLÖCKNER | STARS AND STRIPES Published: August 26, 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 Aug. 26, 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: Oct. 15-16, Alsace, 248 euros adults (single room), 204 euros adults (double room), 188 euros children ages 13 and older (triple room), 125 euros children ages 3-12, 118 euros children up to age 2; Dec. 16-18, 3 German Christmas markets (Dortmund, Berlin, Potsdam), 360 euros adults (single room), 298 euros adults (double room), 255 euros children ages 3-12, 195 euros children up to age 2; Call 06544-3884; email: shapetripsandtours1@gmail.com or visit www.shape2day.com.

 

Germany

ANSBACH OUTDOOR RECREATION: Aug. 31, sunset paddling from Altmuehlsee to Ornbau, $59 family, $25 adults, $15 children; Sept. 10, Black Forest shopping trip, $45 adults, $35 children, $109 family (children under 3 free); Sept. 17-18, Rhine in Flames, camp and boat trip, $119 adults, $75 children, $259 family (children under 3 free); Sept. 24, Munich Oktoberfest, $45 adults, $35, $109 (children under 3 free); Oct. 1, Oberstdorf fall color hike, $45 adults, $35 children, $109 family (children under 3 free); Oct. 8-10, Berchtesgarden and Salzburg, $199 adults, $119 children, $399 family (children under 3 free), Oct. 23, Polish Pottery shopping tour, $129 adults, $79 children, $279 family (children up to 3 years free); DSN 467-3225/CIV 09802-83-3225 or MWR Central DSN 467-1780 or CIV 09802-83-1780.

BAUMHOLDER OUTDOOR RECREATION: Aug. 27, 28, Sept. 3, 4, 17, 18, 24, 25 all-terrain-vehicle tour, $75 Saturday tour, $90 Sunday tour; Sept. 3, Paris, $89 adults, $49 children under 12; Sept. 4, Legoland, $79 adults, $49 children ages 3 and under; Sept. 10, Bad Duerkheim Wurstmarkt, $45. DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182.

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Sept. 3, Paris, $99 adults, $49 children under 12; Aug. 27, Prague, $89 adults, $49 children under 12; Aug. 27, Bavarian fairy-tale castles, $99 adults, $49 children under 12; Aug. 27, Bottrop movie park, $99 adults, $89 children ages 3-11, $59 children under 3; Sept. 2-5, Belgium beer festival, $499 adults (single occupancy), $329 adults (double occupancy); DSN 493-4117 or CIV 0631-34064117.

RTT TRAVEL RAMSTEIN: Sept. 3, 24, Oct. 9, 29, Nov. 12, Amsterdam, 89 euro; Sept. 23, Nov. 4, Prague and Karlovy Vary, 129-199 euro; Sept. 4, 8, 11, 14, 18, 22, 25, 29; castles on the Rhine, 79 euros; Sept. 4, best of Bruges, 89 euros; Sept. 10, Dachau & Munich, 79 euros, ; Sept. 10, Champagne region, 89 euros; Sept. 10, 16, Bad Dürkheim, Wurstmarkt, 39 euros; Sept. 17, Cochem, 89 euros; Sept. 17, Oktoberfest Parade, 69 euros; Sept. 18, Neuschwanstein, fairy-tale castle, 99 euros; Sept. 20, 27, Oktoberfest family, 69 euros; Sept. 23, Prague & Karlovy Vary, 199 euros; Sept. 29, Party Oktoberfest, 69 euros; Sept. 30-Oct. 1, Oktoberfest overnight, 179 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: Aug. 27: Cochem, mini cruise and medieval dinner, 99 euros (tour is not recommended for younger children); Aug. 28: Cochem castle family day, 59 euros adults, 53 euros children ages 3-17. DSN 452-6567 or CIV 06565-61-6567.

STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION: Aug. 27, paintball play day, $25; Sept. 2-5, Labor Day Austrian rafting and mountain bike weekend, $329; Sept. 10, Munich bike tour, $109 adults, $109 children ages 3-15, $59 children ages 2 and younger; Oct. 7-10, Hintertux (Austria) Columbus Day holiday ski season opener, $379. DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-2774.

WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Aug. 27-28, Prague, $199 adults (double occupancy), $149 children ages 4-12, $89 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: Sept. 2-7, 740 euros adults, 514 euros children ages 11 and under; Sept. 22-25, Munich Oktoberfest, 759 euros adults, 735 euros children ages 11 and under; Oct. 7-10, Athens (Columbus Day) , 679 euros adults, 499 euros children ages 11 and under; Oct. 8-9, Florence & Pisa, 195 euros adults, 145 euros children ages 11 and under. 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 Basilica, 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, 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: Sept. 10, family trout fishing trip, $35; Sept. 24, Operation Market Garden (day trip), $59. (+31) (0) 46-443-7561 or DSN 360-7561 or email usarmy.schinnen.imcom-eurospe.list.schinnen-fc@mail.mil.

 

Spain

ROTA OUTDOOR RECREATION: Aug. 29 and 13, Cadiz (Chiclana) night kayak and Sancti Petri castle tour, $85; Sept. 3-4, 50 miles overnight Guadalquivir river kayak adventure, $185; DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

ROTA ITT: Aug. 27, Cadiz, La Vendimia: Where it all begins!, $85; Sept. 10, Cadiz, Carthusian horse farm visit, show and lunch, $45 adults, $25 children; Sept. 16-17, Oct. 21-22, Nov. 18-19, Dec. 9-10, Cardiz bodega, tapas and flamenco show, $45 adults, $24 children; Sept. 17 and Nov. 5, Gibraltar rock tour, $65 adults, $45 children; Sept. 22-25, Munich Oktoberfest, $1050-1300 adults; Sept. 24 and Dec. 24, Sevilla historical tour, $60 adults, $45 children; Oct. 1, Andalusian horse dance exhibition and lunch, $45 adults, $25 children; Oct. 8, Malaga, historical tour, $60 adults, $45 children; Oct. 15 and Dec. 10, Ronda historical tour, $60 adults, $45 children; Nov. 25, Cordoba historical tour, $60 adults, $45 children; DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

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