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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 scheduled trips. Please email additions to Marcus Klöckner at kloeckner.marcus@stripes.com.

BelgiumSHAPE TRIPS AND TOURS: Aug. 17, Belgium, Oostende and Atlantic Wall Museum, 55 euros. Call 06544-3884. Email shapetripsandtours1@gmail.com or visit www.shape2day.com.

GermanyBAMBERG OUTDOOR RECREATION: Aug. 17, Prague, Czech Republic, city tour, $65 adults, $55 ages 4-12, $45 ages 3 and younger; Aug. 30-Sept. 2, Austria, Karwendel, Huetten hike, $200. Call DSN 469-9376 or CIV 0951-300-9376.

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Aug. 23-25, Disneyland weekend, $429 adults, $249 ages 3-11, $99 under 3; Aug. 25, Bitburg, sky diving, $279; Aug. 25, Baden-Baden, Caracalla spa day, $69; Aug. 30-Sept. 1, Venice, Italy, $179; Aug. 31, Interlaken, Switzerland, $79 adults, $49 ages 11 and under. Call DSN 493-4117 or CIV 0631-34064117.

RTT TRAVEL RAMSTEIN: Aug. 17, Amsterdam, 89 euros; Aug. 17, Heidelberg scavenger hunt and Old Town, 79 euros; Aug. 17-18, Paris Bonjour, from 229 euros; Aug. 17-22, Italy classic, 689 euros; Aug. 18, 21, and 24, castles on the Rhine, 79 euros; Aug. 22, Bavarian highlights, Dachau and Munich, 89 euros; Aug. 23, Mystical, Medieval Brugge, Belgium, 89 euros; Aug. 24, Cochem wine fest and dinner, 79 euros; Aug. 24, wine country castles, 94 euros; Aug. 24, Paris Express, 99 euros; Aug. 25, Bavarian highlights, King Ludwig’s castles, 99 euros; Aug. 27, Strasbourg and the Alsace, 94 euros; Aug. 30-Sept. 1, Prague and Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, 199 euros; Aug. 30-Sept. 1, Paris, 309 euros; Aug. 31, Champagne region of France, 79 euros; Sept. 1 and 21, Amsterdam, 89 euros; Sept. 1, 4, 7, 12, 15, 18, 21, 26 and 28, castles on the Rhine, 79 euros; Sept. 2, Bavarian highlights Dachau and Munich, 89 euros; Sept. 2 and 19, Black Forest, 79 euros; Sept. 7, Mystical, Medieval Brugge, 89 euros; Sept. 20-22, Prague and Karlovy Vary, 199 euros; Sept. 11 and 29, Heidelberg scavenger hunt and Old Town, 79 euros; Sept. 14, Cochem castle medieval dinner, 79 euros; Sept. 21 and 28, Oktoberfest, 69 euros; Sept. 22, Bavarian highlights, King Ludwig’s castles, 99 euros; Sept. 25, Oktoberfest, 69 euros; Sept. 28, Champagne region of France, 79 euros. All bus tours are without transfers. Call CIV 06371-46360 or see www.RTTtravel.com.

RTT FLIGHT TOURS/RAMSTEIN: Oct. 30-Nov. 2, Halloween in Transylvania, 889 euros; Nov. 22–Dec. 2, Vietnam memory and change, 2,307 euros; Nov. 27–Dec. 1, Malta, 749 euros . Call 06371-46360 or see www.RTTtravel.com.

SPANGDAHLEM OUTDOOR RECREATION: For tours and events, Call DSN 452-7170 or CIV 06565-617170.

SPANGDAHLEM INFORMATION, TICKETS AND TRAVEL: Aug. 17, Movie Park Bottrop, 69 euros adults, 59 euros ages 4-17; Aug. 23 & 24, London, 115 euros adults, 105 euros ages 3-12; Aug. 24, Cochem, medieval dinner, 69 euros adults, 50 euros ages 12-17; Aug. 24, Belgian grottos and wildlife park, 52 euros adults, 45 euros ages 4-12, 25 euros under 4; Aug. 31, Bernkastel wine fest, 33 euros. Dates, times or prices subject to change without notice. Call DSN 452-6567 or CIV 06565-61-6567 for more information.

STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION: Aug. 24-25, Wet n Wild in Switzerland, $275 adults, $225 ages 8-13; Aug. 30-Sept. 2, Italian Cultural Adventure, $425 adults, $350 ages 13-15, $275 ages 7-12, $200 up to age 6; Aug. 31-Sept. 2, Berchtesgaden, hut hopping, $215. DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-2774.

WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Aug. 29-Sept. 2, Camp Darby, Pisa and Florence, Italy, $289 adults, $249 ages 6-12, $149 ages 5 and under; Aug. 29-Sept. 2, Krakow, Poland, $449 adults, $349 ages 5-12, $149 ages 4 and under; Aug. 31, Strasbourg, France, $69; Sept. 7, Brussels beer fest, $99 adults, $89 ages 12 and under; Sept. 7, Bad Dürkheim, wine fest, $35 adults, $25 ages 12 and under; Sept. 9, Offenbach, Sheraton Hotel, women’s wellness evening, $30; Sept. 14, Amsterdam, bike tour and night life, $229; Sept. 21-22, Oktoberfest, $99 adults, $79 ages 13 and under. Call DSN 337-5760 or CIV 06117-055760; email usarmy.wiesbaden.imcom-europe.list.mwr-outdoor-recreation@mail.mil.

ItalyUSO NAPLES: Tuesdays, Best of the Region, 48 euros adult, 43 euros child; Thursdays, Sorrento, Vietri and Emerald Grotto, 39 euros adult, 36 euros child; Fridays, Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius, 48 euros adult, 43 euros child; Saturdays, wine-tasting on Vesuvius, 45 euros; Sundays, Sorrento and Pompeii, 48 euros adult, 43 euros child. Call DSN 626-5713 or 629-4903 or see 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; 9:30 a.m., Colosseum and Roman Forum, 50 euros adult, 41 euros child; 10 a.m., Vatican museums and St. Peter’s Basilica, 55 euros adult, 46 euros child; 3 p.m., Scandals in Rome, 40 euros adult, 22 euros child; 2 p.m., Palatine Hill, 31 euros adult and ages 5-17; 2 p.m., Rome of the Caesars, 65 euros adult, 55 euros ages 2-8; 2 p.m., catacombs with St. Mary Major and St. John Lateran and the Holy Stairs, plus Christian catacombs, 40 euros adult, 32 euros ages 2-8; 2:30 p.m., Caravaggio, the Genius in Baroque Rome, 37 euros adult, 30 euros child; 2:45, Underground Ancient Rome, 46 euros adult, 38 euros child; 7 p.m., Rome at Twilight, 29 euros adult, 23 euros child; 7:15 p.m., Rome by Night, 39 euros two hours, 75 euros four hours. Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m., Vatican and St. Peter’s tour, 65 euros adult, 55 euros child. Call CIV 06-397-27419 or visit www.rome.uso.it.

Netherlands SCHINNEN: Call (+) (0) 46-443-7561 or DSN 360-7561 or email usarmy.schinnen.imcom-europe.list.schinnen-fc@mail.mil.

SpainROTA OUTDOOR RECREATION: Aug. 23, Andalucia, Bodega, dinner and flamenco show, $75 adults, $45 children; Aug. 24, Torremolinos, Malaga, $35; Aug. 25, Rota, Spanish immersion culinary course, $50. Call DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

ROTA ITT: Aug. 27-30, La Tomatina Festival (giant tomato fight), Valencia, $450 adults double occupancy, $415 triple occupancy, $485 single occupancy; Aug. 30-Sept. 2, Budapest, Hungary, $1,349 adults double occupancy, $1,200 triple occupancy, $1,500 single occupancy, $750 children. Call DSN 727-3101/3208 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.


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