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Tours by on-base agencies, June 23, 2016

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: June 23, 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 June 23, 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: July 2, 16 and Aug. 6, 20, paintball (equipment and supplies available for rent and purchase); July 6, 13, 20, 27 and Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, sunset paddling from Altmuehlsee to Ornbau, $59 family, $25 adults, $15 children; July 6, 13, 20, 27, in-line skating trail from Altmuehlsee to Ornbau, $9; Aug. 6-7, Zugspitze (alpine hiking), $295 family, $139 adults, $85 children; DSN 467-3225/CIV 09802-83-3225 or MWR Central DSN 467-1780 or CIV 09802-83-1780.

BAUMHOLDER OUTDOOR RECREATION: June 25, 26, July 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31, Aug. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28, all-terrain-vehicle tour, $75 Saturday tour, $90 Sunday tour; July 2, Paris, $89 adults, $49 children under 12; July 3, Legoland, $79 euro adults, $49 euro children ages 3 and under; July 10, canoeing and kayaking (rivers in Rhineland Palatinate and Saarland), $35 adults, $25 children under 12. DSN 485-7182 or CIV 06783-67182.

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION: June 25, July 16, Aug. 6 and 27, Prague, $89 adults, $49 children under 12; Aug. 13, Dachau concentration camp and Munich, $79 adults, $49 children under 12; June 11, July 23, Aug. 13, Paris, $99 adults, $49 children under 12; June 11, July 30, Aug. 27, Bavarian fairy tale castles, $99 adults, $49 children under 12; June 17-20, Krakow and Auschwitz (Poland), $569 adults single occupancy, $429 adults double occupancy, $199-$349 children under 12; July 2, 8, Aug. 13, Disneyland, $169 adults, $99 children ages 3-11, $49 children under 3; July 9, Aug. 20, Amsterdam, $89 adults, $49 children under 12; June 24-26, London $159; June 25, Antwerp and Belgian beer festival, $69 adults, $49 children under 12; June 25, Aug. 27, Bottrop movie park, $99 adults, $89 children ages 3-11, $59 children under 3; June 26, dreamloops hike, wine and nature trail, $29; June 30-July 4, Vienna and Budapest, $549 adults single occupancy, $399 adults double occupancy, $299 children under 12; DSN 493-4117 or CIV 0631-34064117. 

RTT TRAVEL RAMSTEIN: June 26, 30, castles on the Rhine and river cruise, 79 euros; June 25, Champagne region of France, 89 euros; June 24, Prague and 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: 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); Aug. 4: Lochmuehle Park, 49 euro adult, 25 euro children (smaller than 35”); Aug. 6: Amsterdam with city bike tour, 90 euros adults, 85 euro children; Aug. 6-7: Prague 174 euro adults (double room), 200 euro adult (single room); Aug. 13: Bastogne, 51 euro adults, 46 euro children ages 3-12; Aug. 20: Montabaur & Bad Ems, 49 euro (tour is not recommended for children); Aug. 20 – 21 : chocolate train Switzerland, 244 euros (double room), 261 euro (single room); Aug. 27: Cochem, mini cruise and medieval dinner, 99 euro (tour is not recommended for younger children); Aug. 28: Cochem castle family day, 59 euros adults, 53 euro children ages 3-17. DSN 452-6567 or CIV 06565-61-6567.

STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION: July 27-Aug. 3, Greek Island of Zakynthos, 839 euros adults, 688 euros children ages 11 and under; DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-2774.

WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION: July 17, mountain biking in Stromberg, $20-$45; June 30-July 4, Rosnija (Croatia), $549-$599 adults (double room), $429-$449 children ages 5-13, $189-$199 children ages 4 and under; July 9-10, canoe and camping at the Lahn river, $79 adults, $49 children; July 16, Kletterwald Wiesbaden ropes course, $45 children ages 12 and older, $35 children ages 11 and under, $25 non-climbers; July 17, Stromberg, mountain bike tour, $20-$45; July 23-24, Cologne, $199-$249; July 29-31, Copenhagen, $299 adult, $199 children ages 5-13, $159 children 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: July 1-4, French Riviera, 495 euros adults, 375 euros children ages 11 and under; 11; July 16-17, Tuscany, 179 euros adults, 113 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, 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: June 25, Berlin, $99; July 15-18, Normandy and D Day landing beaches, $549 single room, $399 double room; (+31) (0) 46-443-7561 or DSN 360-7561 or email usarmy.schinnen.imcom-eurospe.list.schinnen-fc@mail.mil.

Spain

ROTA OUTDOOR RECREATION: July 9, Aug. 6, Grazalema natural park, canyon descending, $85; July 2, Rio Genil, Benameji, Cordoba Rio Genil, Benameji, Cordoba, $95; July 15 and Aug. 29, Cadiz (Chiclana) night kayak and Sancti Petri castle tour, $85; Aug. 6, Cadiz, canyon descending, $85; DSN 727-3101 or CIV 095682-3101/3208.

ROTA ITT: June 25, Jerez de la Frontera, Andalusian horse dance exhibition and 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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