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Tours by on-base agencies

The tallest structure in the world (at 515 feet) when it was completed in 1880, this immense Gothic Cathedral towers above Cologne, Germany. Baumholder Outdoor Recreation is taking a tour to Cologne.

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By MARCUS KLÖCKNER | Stars and Stripes | Published: May 25, 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 May 25. Please update this information and add tours by sending an email to Marcus Klöckner at kloeckner.marcus@stripes.com.

Belgium

SHAPE TRIPS AND TOURS: 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

BAUMHOLDER OUTDOOR RECREATION: May 27, June 10, 24, July 8, 29, Baumholder, all-terrain vehicle tour, $75; 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: June 2, 23, July 7, Aug. 25, Amsterdam, $89 adults, $49 ages 11 and under; May 26-28, Salzburg Eagle’s Nest, $499 adults (single room), $399 adults (double room), $229 children ages 11 and under; June 1-3, Venice, $179; June 9, July 7, Berlin, $99 adults, $59 children ages 11 and under. DSN 493-4117 or CIV 0631-34064117.

RTT TRAVEL RAMSTEIN: June 2, 499 euros;  June 10, 27, fairy tale castles, 99 euros; May 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 Mi-chael.kirsch.2@us.af.mil.

SPANGDAHLEM INFORMATION, TICKETS AND TRAVEL: June 23, Amsterdam, 101 euros adults, 93 euros children ages 3-12. DSN 452-6567 or CIV 06565-61-6567.

STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION: June 17, July 15, Aug. 12, whitewater rafting, $129 euros adults, $109 ages 10-15. DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-2774.

WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION: 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 Gal-lery, 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 (Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatinate Hill), 60 euros adults, 45 euros children ages 5-17; 7 p.m. daily, Rome at Twi-light, 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: June 2, Bahía de Cádiz, sailing and windsurfing course, $100; June 8, Rota, Cádiz, local kayak tour, $45; June 16, Grazalema natural park, canyon descending, $85; June 24, Chiclana, night kayak and Sancti Petri castle tour, $85. DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

ROTA ITT: May 26, Barbate, essence and flavors of tuna in Barbate, $85 (adults only); June 2, Malaga, historical tour, $60 adults, $50 children; June 9, Zoo at Castellar de la Frontera, $60 adults, $50 children ages 2-13, children under two free. DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

A Rhine River barge passes St. Goarshausen, below Burg Katz, a castle built in 1371. Ramstein is offering castles on the Rhine tours.
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