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Members of the AFRC Chiemsee "Sound of Music Tour" get back on the bus after a last sight-seeing stop in Mondsee, Austria.

MICHAEL ABRAMS/STARS AND STRIPES

By MARCUS KLÖCKNER | STARS AND STRIPES Published: April 20, 2018

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 April 20. Please update this information and add tours by sending an email to Marcus Klöckner at kloeckner.marcus@stripes.com.

Belgium

SHAPE TRIPS AND TOURS: April 28, Reims with Champagne, 68 euros adults, 62 euros children ages 12-17, 53 euros children ages 11 and under; May 5, Rhine in flames, 145 euros;  May 12, Paris, $50; May 19-21, Oxford and Cotswolds $473 per person (single room), $336 per person (double room), $306 per person (if third person is under 15); May 26, Dover and Catnerbury by ferry, 120 euro adults, 110 euros children ages 5-15, 95 euros children ages 4 and under; June 2, Cologne with breakfast cruise on the Rhine river, 75 adults, 62 children ages 4-13, 50 euros children ages 3 and under. Call 06544-3884, email shapetripsandtours1@gmail.com or visit www.shape2day.com.

Germany

ANSBACH OUTDOOR RECREATION: April 28, Keukenhof gardens, $139 adults, $79 children, $279 family. DSN 467-3225/CIV 09802-83-3225 or MWR Central DSN 467-1780 or CIV 09802-83-1780.

BAUMHOLDER OUTDOOR RECREATION: April 29, May 13, 27, June 10, 24, July 8, 29, Baumholder, all-terrain vehicle tour, $75; May 5, Paris, $89 adults, $49 children ages 11 and under; May 12, Sinsheim technical museum, $49 adults, $29 children ages 12 and under; May 13, Mother’s Day at Caracalla spa, $69; May 19, Amsterdam, $89 adults, $49 children ages 11 and under; May 25-28, Austrian adventure weekend, $425 per person; May 26, Cologne, $69 adults, $49 children ages 11 and under; June 1, Prague, $99 adults, $59 children ages 11 and under. DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182.

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION: April 28, Prague, $99 adults, $59 ages 12 and under;  May 26, $69 adults, $49 children ages 12 and under; May 4-6, London, $149; May 5, Interlaken, $79 adults, $49 ages 11 and under; May 5, Amsterdam, $89 adults, $49 ages 11 and under; May 6, Frankfurt German comic con, $89 adults, $49 ages 5 and under; May 12, Keukenhof garden, $99 adults, $89 ages 11 and under; DSN 493-4117 or CIV 0631-34064117.

RTT TRAVEL RAMSTEIN: June 2, 499 euros; April 22, May 20, June 10, 27, fairy-tale castles, 99 euros; April 15, 18, 22, 26, 29, May 6, 9, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31, June, 3, 6, 10, 14, 17, 20, 24, 28, castles on the Rhine, 79 euros. Call CIV 06371-463650 or see www.RTTtravel.com.

RTT FLIGHT TOURS/RAMSTEIN: Call 06371-463650 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: DSN 452-6567 or CIV 06565-61-6567.

STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION: May 5, Cologne, $139 per person; May 13, Mother’s Day, Rhine river cruise, $119 adults, $89 children ages 4-13, $65 children ages 3 and under; May 19, Island Mainau, $99 adults, $84 children ages 4-12, $65 children ages 3 and under; May 24-28, Normandy war commemoration tour, $779 adults (single room), $599 adults (double room), $539 child ages 4-11, $225 children ages 3 and under. DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-2774.

WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION: May 5, Bingener Wald, archery, ropes course and BBQ $89 adults, $69 children; June 23, Aug. 18, Sept. 1, Bitburg, skydiving, $299; DSN 337-5760 or CIV 06117-055760; email usarmy.wiesbaden.imcom-eurospe.list.mwr-outdoor-recreation@mail.mil.

Italy

USO NAPLES: May 26-29, Memorial Day at the beach resort, 385 euros adults (single room), 235 euros adults (double room), 200 euros children ages 2-11; May 26-30, Memorial Day in Malta, 500 euros adult (single room), 365 euros adults (double room), 280 euros ages 2-11, 99 euros children under 2. DSN 626-5713 or 629-4903; www.naples.uso.it.

USO ROME: Daily: 8 a.m., Rome, 36 euros adults, 28 euros ages 2-8; 9:30 a.m., Borghese Gallery, 45 euros adults, 35 euros children; 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 children 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: (+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 5, Grazalema natural park, canyon descending, $85; April 14, May 12, Ardales, hiking El Caminito del Rey, $50; April 28, Olvera and Puerto Serrano, bike ride, $45; May 19, Tarifa, quads tour, $130; DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

ROTA ITT: May 25, Jerez de la Frontera, bodega, tapas and flamenco show, $ 80 adults, $50 children; March 24, Castellar de la Frontera, zoo, $50 adults, $40 cages 2-13, children under 2 free; April 21-22, Sevilla spring feria, $30; April 28, Gibraltar rock tour, $65 adults, $45 children; May 5, Alhambra, $95 adults, $80 children; May 12, Los patios in Cordoba, $35. DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

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