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Leisure Travel Services Program Leisure Travel Services (LTS) and Outdoor Recreation (ODR) provide many opportunities to you, your Family and friends to discover the wonders of living in Europe. As an ID card holder you can travel with us and invite guests as long as they are registered on the access roster of both Rose Barracks and Main Post at least 72 hours prior to the trip. The majority of our trips include a walking city tour for a time varying from 1.5 to 2.5 hours, it is advised to wear comfortable shoes. Please ask for details before booking the trip. Let us know in advance if a member of your party has special needs. ODR staff members will be glad to assist in any way possible to make your experience wonderful and as smooth as possible. Our staff will be happy to answer your questions about trips and provide you with detailed itineraries. Please Note that Leisure Travel Services trip assistants are required to ask for your passport before boarding the bus, as per European law in case of police check. . Keep receipts of your purchases abroad for Customs officers checking. . Keep some cash with you at all times as ATM machines are not available everywhere in Europe. Day Trip Refund Policy - Cancellation up to three working days prior to trip: 100 % refund - Cancellation two working days prior to trip: 50 % refund - Cancellation one working day prior to, or day of trip: No refund Overnight Refund Policy - Please bring your original receipt when asking for refunds. - NO REFUND FOR NO SHOWS! - A $100 deposit per person is required upon enrollment - 30 days prior to departure: at least 25% of the trip cost is required, not refundable due to hotel booking policies - 14 days prior to departure: at least 50% of the trip cost is required, not refundable due to hotel booking policies - The outstanding balance must be paid two working days prior to the trip’s departure unless otherwise indicated - Cancellation up to 31 days prior to departure: full refund, unless otherwise indicated - Cancellation from 30 days to departure date: the amount refunded depends on the specific hotel’s cancellation policy. The administration fee of $100 deposit per person will not be refunded, unless the cancellation reason is sustained by document signed by commander, or by a physician.


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Meeting points (unless otherwise indicated)

Pickup points for the LTS are on Rose Barracks, the parking lot of the Langenbruck Center and on Main Post, Burger King parking lot. Pickup points for the ODR Activities: Rose Barracks ODR building and the Main Post Burger King parking lot.

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You can register for trips in both our offices on Main Post Bldg. 547 and Rose Barracks Bldg. 2236 or online https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/Grafenwoehrrectrac.html Our offices are open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Main Post DSN 475-7402, CIV 09641-83-7402 Rose Barracks DSN 476-2563, CIV 09662-83-2563 Information contained in this periodical was correct at the time of printing. Check with local activities for possible changes. Photos: Family and MWR Staff & Carolyn Bryant File Photos: www.shutterstock.com


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October 30, November 20, December 18, January 29, February 26, March 25

Germany is famous for its castles and Bavaria offers the biggest and best of them all. A building frenzy was initiated by King Ludwig II during his short reign, and while he almost bankrupted the country, the castles are a lasting testimony to whimsy and fairy tales. Schwangau, where you can tour the world famous Neuschwanstein and the more sedate Hohenschwangau. The estimated time of return is 9 p.m. Price: $49 per adult, $39 per child (3-12), $10 per child under 3. Entry to each castle: approx €10 per person. Departs: Rose Barracks at 4 a.m. and Main Post at 4:30 a.m.

BLACK FOREST October 22

This is the area where many of the cuckoo clocks are hand carved. We will visit the city of Triberg where you can visit the largest waterfall in Germany, museum of the area, and shop for the cuckoo or grandfather clock of your choice. You may also just want to roam around and absorb the beautiful country side. Remember to bring your VAT form. The estimated time of return is 10 p.m. Price: $49 per adult, $39 per child (3-12), $10 per child under 3. Departs: Rose Barracks at 4 a.m. and Main Post at 4:30 a.m.

CHIEMSEE CASTLE October 16

Tour yet another of Ludwig’s fantastic castles. This one, situated on an island in the middle of the Chiemsee Lake is modeled after Versailles. This was the final of Ludwig’s castles with only 20 of the 70 rooms completed. Ludwig only ever stayed in residence for a total of 10 days. The bus will take you to the port where you can opt for one of 3 tour packages with a cost of €5-20 per person. The estimated time of return is 10 p.m. Price: $49 per adult, $39 per child (3-12), $10 per child under 3. Departs: Rose Barracks at 4 a.m. and Main Post at 4:30 a.m.


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DACHAU & THE MUNICH NATIONAL MUSEUM October 9, November 13, February 12

A tour of the historic Dachau Concentration Camp memorial site. The main camp was comprised of the actual prisoners’ camp, the SS area as well as various subsidiary camps, such as the so-called plantation, the shooting range at Hebertshausen, and the burial grounds for concentration camp prisoners, now the Concentration Camp Memorial Cemetery Dachau- Leitenberg. You can also go visit the largest technological museum in the world, named the Munich National Museum. It offers a hands-on exploration of German science and technology. The estimated time of return is 8 p.m. Price: $39 per adult, $29 per child (3–12), $10 per child under 3. Museum entry is approx €8.50 per adult. Departs: Rose Barracks at 6:30 a.m. and Main Post at 7 a.m.

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Go sightseeing in this world famous Sachsen City! Check out the museums in the Zwinger, or tour the Residenz Schloss. If a guided tour is more to your liking, you can catch one of the many tour buses that operate daily. There are also many shopping opportunities throughout the city. The estimated time of return is 9 p.m. Price: $39 per adult, $29 per child (3-12), $10 per child under 3. Departs: Rose Barracks at 6 a.m. and Main Post at 6:30 a.m.

DRESDEN CHRISTMAS MARKET December 10

Dresden’s Christmas Market is traditionally called Striezelmarkt; it is Germany’s oldest Christmas Market with a very long history dating back to 1434. Its name derives from Hefestriezel, a sweet delicacy which centuries later has become known as “Dresden Christstollen” (German Christmas Cake). The Christmas Market is known for its Christmas pyramids, smoking figures and candle holders from the Erzgebirge Mountains, indigo-dyed printed textile products and pottery from Lusatia, gingerbread from Pulsnitz, filigree lace products from Plauen and Herrenhut Advent stars. Visitors can also watch the carvers, glass-blowers and bakers in action at the crafts market. The estimated time of return is 8 p.m. Price: $39 per adult, $29 per child (3-12), $10 per child under 3. Departs: Rose Barracks at 6 a.m. and Main Post at 6:30 a.m.


HALLOWEEN IN THE FRANKENSTEIN CASTLE October 28 (14 years or older only)

Welcome to Frankenstein Castle near Darmstadt for the biggest Halloween party in Germany! The event takes place annually in the ruins of the Frankenstein castle, with more than 70 monsters waiting to scare you when you walk through the castle grounds, with shows on stage, and refreshments and food. As the party goes on until midnight, estimated time of return is 4 a.m. Price: $79 per person. (Entrance to castle is included) Departs: Rose Barracks at 2 p.m. and Main Post at 2:30 p.m.

HEXENAGGER CHRISTMAS MARKET & THE KELHEIM LIBERATION HALL December 11

We will discover the monumental building erected over the Danube River, in Kelheim; by Bavarian King Ludwig I in remembrance of all the people who helped to end the rule of Napoleon over the German States. After we will make our way to a wonderful quaint Christmas market in and around the castle of Hexenagger. You will be enchanted by the lovely atmosphere, the children’s choir and the warm Gluehwein (mulled wine). Entrance fee to Liberation Hall: €3 per person. Entrance fee to Hexenagger Christmas Market: €5 per adult and €1 per child (6-16 years old). The estimated time of return is 10 p.m. Price: $29 per adult, $19 per child (3-12), $10 per child under 3. Departs: Rose Barracks at 1 p.m. and Main Post at 1:30 p.m.

HOLIDAY ON ICE IN NUREMBERG December 17

“Energy” is the new Holiday on Ice show: directed by a trainer of olympic champions, it represents an epic journey through time and space to discover the deeper message how the universe is connected. Tickets for the performance are not included participants must purchase them in advance. Tickets can be purchased online at: http://www.stage-entertainment.de . Price: $20 per adult, $15 per child (3-12), $10 per child under 3. Our price only covers transportation. The estimated time of return is 9 p.m. Departs: Rose Barracks at 10 a.m. and Main Post at 10:30 a.m.

KARLOVY VARY & THE ASIAN DRAGON MARKET, CZECH REPUBLIC** November 5

Karlovy Vary is world renowned for its history and its spas. You can stroll along the scenic colonnades as you shop for crystal, leather, amber jewelry and much more. On the way back, we stop at the Asian Dragon Bazaar for shopping. The estimated time of return is 7 p.m. Price: $39 per adult, $29 per child (3-12), $10 per child under 3. Departs: Rose Barracks at 6:30 a.m. and Main Post at 7 a.m.

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Discover the wave pool, 18 Saunas, massages, aroma temple, regular swimming pools, and additional pool with thermal waters heated at different temperatures: Make your choice to get a relaxing day, or a day of action and fun! The estimated time of return is 7 p.m. Price: $29 per adult, $19 per child (3-12), $10 per child under 3. Entrance fee to the Kristall Palm Beach not included (approx €14 adult, €10 child 6-15 and €3.50 under 3) Departs: Rose Barracks at 8 a.m. and Main Post at 8:30 a.m.

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KRONE CIRCUS, MUNICH January 29, March 11

Circus Krone is the largest circus in Europe and the only circus with its own personal building. This trip includes transportation only. The estimated time of return is 8 p.m. Price: $39 per adult, $29 per child (3-12), $10 per child under 3. Departs: Rose Barracks at 8:30 a.m. and Main Post at 9 a.m. Tickets for the Krone Circus can be purchased at this website. http://www.circus-krone.de/en/on_tour/ticket_summer.html

LAUENSTEIN CHOCOLATE & KRONACH CASTLE October 16, March 4

See the beautiful Lauenstein Chocolate Factory where you will taste the delicious chocolates sold around the world, and be able to purchase them at outlet prices. Kronach is surrounded by a nearly complete city wall and Germany’s biggest medieval fortress, Festung Rosenburg. The estimated time of return is 7 p.m. Price: $29 per adult, $19 per child (3-12), $10 per child under 3. Departs: Rose Barracks at 8 a.m. and Main Post at 8:30 a.m.

LEIPZIG CHRISTMAS MARKET December 4

Leipzig has the world’s largest Advent’s calendar. Discover one of Germany’s most beautiful towns during Christmas season. The estimated time of return is 10 p.m. Price: $39 per adult, $29 per child (3-12), $10 per child under 3. Departs: Rose Barracks at 5:30 a.m. and Main Post at 6 a.m.


MUNICH BEER TOUR November 12

Enjoy the morning on an original Double Decker London bus as you tour around Munich to see some of the important beer sights in Munich. You will also learn the history of beer brewing in Munich, tour the Spaten brewery, enjoy a lunch in the highest snuggery with a great view over Munich, taste the beer and also receive a beer glass. The estimated time of return is 8 p.m. Price: $79 per adult, $69 per child (3-12), $10 per child under 3. (Price includes beer tour) Departs: Rose Barracks at 7 a.m. and Main Post at 7:30 a.m.

MUNICH NEW AND OLD PINAKOTHEK November 5, January 22

Discover the old pictures of the German and Holland schools in the Alte Pinakothek and be fascinated with the modern picture gallery across the street with modern art. Transportation with entrance fees to both museums and a 1 ½ hours long guided tour through the Old Pinakothek is included. The estimated time of return is 8 p.m. Price: $49 per adult, $39 per child (3-12), $10 per child under 3. Depart: Rose Barracks at 7 a.m. and Main Post at 7:30 a.m.

PLAYMOBIL PARK

October 23, February 12

Kids can play with ships in a water track, or be a farmer in the farm area, enter a pirate ship from the lake, or live like a king or queen in the castle. Entrance fee: approx â‚Ź10 for adults (free for children under 3) will be paid on site. The estimated time of return is 8 p.m. Price: $19 per adult, $15 per child (3-12), $10 per child under 3. Departs: Rose Barracks at 8 a.m. and Main Post at 8:30 a.m.


POLAND** October 15

Boleslaweic, Poland is the heart of the pottery industry. The factories continue to hand stamp the patterns on each piece in the hundred year old tradition. Designs range from original ones inspired by the peacock to more patterns including Christmas themed sets. The pottery is made from white clay and many pieces are microwave and dishwasher safe. We will take you to different stores, to offer you a wide choice to start or complete a collection. The estimated time of return is 9 p.m. Price: $59 per person. Departs: Rose Barracks at 12 a.m. and Main Post at 12:30 a.m.

PRAGUE**

November 6, December 4, January 8, February 5, March 4

See the Golden City of Europe. The 2-hour walking tour with a local guide takes you through the historic part of town, to show you the Astronomical Clock, the Charles Bridge, and many more famous sights. You will have ample time to enjoy lunch, do some shopping, visit museums, walk to the castle and discover the cathedral. The estimated time of return is 9 p.m. Price: $49 per adult, $39 per child (3-12), $10 per child under 3. Departs: Rose Barracks at 5 a.m. and Main Post at 5:30 a.m.

ROTHENBURG

October 23, December 18, March 11

There is a city in Germany where Christmas can be experienced all year long: Rothenburg ob der Tauber on the Romantic Road in Bavaria. It is also home to one of the most romantic Christmas markets in Germany. The estimated time of return is 8 p.m. Price: $29 per adult, $19 per child (3-12), $10 per child under 3. Departs: Rose Barracks at 7:30 a.m. and Main Post at 8 a.m.


IS YOUR FAMILY COMING TO VISIT, BUT YOU’RE WORRIED YOU DO NOT HAVE ENOUGH ROOM? YOU CAN BOOK OUR 2 BEDROOM OR 3 BEDROOM CABINS. THEY ARE EQUIPPED WITH EVERYTHING YOUR GUESTS WOULD NEED.

HAVING A UNIT BBQ OR A BIRTHDAY PARTY? LOOKING FOR A LOCATION? WHATEVER YOU ARE PLANNING, WE HAVE 5 DIFFERENT PAVILIONS AVAILABLE FOR DAILY RENT.


DO YOU HAVE A 4 DAY WEEKEND COMING UP AND LIKE TO TRAVEL, BUT DO NOT LIKE TO PLAN?

HOW ABOUT GOING ON OUR OVERNIGHTS? WE PLAN THE TRIP FOR YOU! WE HAVE OVERNIGHT TRIPS EVERY MONTH TO DIFFERENT CITIES AROUND EUROPE.

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KRAKOW, POLAND** October 7-10

Krakow, is one of the most beautiful cities in central Europe. The city was fortunate to escaped serious damage during World War II. Krakow’s beautifully restored Old Town is a must for sightseeing with its fairy-tale castle and the former Jewish quarter of Kazimierz. If you’ve seen Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-winning movie Schindler’s List, you’ll recognize many of the film locations as you walk around Kazimierz. Price: $379 per adult, $299 per child (3-11), $163 per child under 3.The bus departs Rose Barracks at 8:30 p.m. and Main Post at 9 p.m.

SPA WEEKEND IN AUSTRIA** October 15-16

We are returning to our favorite hotel in Langenfeld, Austria for a fun weekend in the Alps. The price includes transportation, 2 nights hotel accommodation, 2 buffet breakfasts, and 2 dinners. Hotel services include a swimming pool, spa, and 4 saunas. There is also the opportunity to ski in the nearby ski resort of Sölden. The nearby Aquadome is a the biggest thermal complex in the Tyrol region with its different heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and a children’s area with slides and kiddy-pools. Price: $199 per adult, $159 per child (3-11), $79 per child under 3.The bus departs Rose Barracks at 6 a.m. and Main Post at 6:30 a.m.

LUXEMBOURG** November 11-13

The country of Luxembourg is bordered by France, Germany, and Belgium. There are three languages spoken in this country: French, German, and the national language Luxembourgish. The city of Luxembourg is the capital of the country of Luxembourg. The Casemates Bock is a network of underground fortifications, built in the 18th century, that tunnel under the city. The fortifications are recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The price includes 2 nights hotel accommodation, 2 buffet breakfasts, city tour, visit to the American cemetery, wine tasting, and a trip on the River Moselle. Price: $299 per adult, $239 per child (3-11), $129 per child under 3. The bus departs Rose Barracks at 2:30 a.m. and Main Post at 3 a.m.


EDINBURGH, SCOTTLAND VIA AMSTERDAM** November 23-27

The name Edinburgh has Gaelic origins and means “fortress on the hill slope.” The city is also called “Athens of the North” and “city of seven hills” and is known for its famous music festival that takes place late summer and goes though early fall. The two main attractions in Edinburgh are its castle and “The Royal Mile”, the road from Canongate to High Street and Castle Hill. Included in our price 4 breakfasts, 2 dinners, transportation, ferry crossing from Amsterdam to England and vice versa with inside sleeper cabins, 2 nights hotel accommodations in Edinburgh, visit to the Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh city tour.

NEW YEAR’S IN VIENNA, AUSTRIA** December 30, 2011-January 2, 2012

In addition to a city-tour with a local guide and the visit of the Magnificent Schönbrunn Palace, you will have free time to discover the city of Vienna on your own. Places that you should not missed are St. Stephan’s Cathedral, the museum quarter, Schönbrunn Zoo, Imperial apartments, the butterfly house, House of the Sea, and the most famous landmark the large Ferris wheel. We will offer the option of a classical musical concert with dinner, free waltz lessons and a New Year’s Eve party. Price: $399 per adult, $259 per child (3-11), $109 per child under 3. The bus departs Rose Barracks at 2 a.m. and Main Post at 2:30 a.m. Sign up by November 30. www.Vienna.info

BRUGES, BELGIUM** January 13-16, 2012

Belgium chocolate, fine food and medieval history! There are 49 chocolate boutiques in the city, a chocolate museum Choco-Story, a chocolate trail, and a chocolate fair. The city is full of world class art by Flemish painters. The medieval city of Bruges is probably Europe’s most well preserved. Sights in Bruges include the opera and 14th century almshouses built for the poor and still preserved and frozen in time today as museums. We will also visit a fry’s museum! Price: $359 per adult, $199 per child (3-11), $109 per child under 3. The bus departs Rose Barracks at 2 a.m. and Main Post at 2:30 a.m. Sign up by December 13.


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Leisure Travel Services Calendar of Trips... 7-10 Oct. 7-10 Oct. 9 Sunday 15 Saturday 15-16 Oct. 16 Sunday 16 Sunday 16 Sunday 16 Sunday 22 Saturday 22 Saturday 23 Sunday 23 Sunday 28 Friday 29 Saturday 30 Sunday

October

Eger Stadtwald Hunt Hunting License Krakow, Poland** Dachau/Munich Polish Pottery** Austria Spa Weekend** Chiemsee Castle Lauenstein Chocolate and Kronach Castle Family Fishing Event Hiking: Rabenstein Castle Pumpkin Patch Black Forest Rothenburg Playmobil Park Frankenstein Halloween Castle Dresden Two Castles

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Early Season Maintenance Special Karlovy Vary** Munich New and Old Pinakothek Prague**

10-13 Nov. 11 Friday 11-13 Nov. 12 Saturday 13 Sunday 20 Sunday 20 Sunday 23-27 Nov. 25-27 Nov.

Eger Stadtwald Hunt*** Hiking: The Fairies of Stone City Luxembourg** Munich Beer Tour Dachau/Munich Two Castles Kristall Palm Beach Scotland and Amsterdam** Kaprun, Austria Ski**

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Arber Ski Prague** Leipzig Christmas Market Arber Ski Dresden Christmas Market Hexenagger Christmas Market & Liberation Hall Eger Stadtwald Hunt*** Arber Ski Holiday on Ice Two Castles Rothenburg Mehlmeisel Night Ski Vienna, Austria**


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Geisskopf Ski Eger Stadtwald Hunt*** Prague** Brauneck Ski Bruges, Belgium** Garmisch Ski Old and New Pinackothek Silber Huette Ski Two Castles Krone Circus, Munich

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WINTER RENTALS

Interested in skiing or snowboarding?

We offer day, weekend, week and seasonal rentals all winter long. Ask the front desk for a copy of our winter rental pricelist.

Check out our list of winter rental equipment:

skis, boots & poles, snowboards & boots, snow pants, snow jackets, sleds, snow shoes, cross country skis. DSN 476-2563, CIV 09662-83-2563

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Ski Overnight TBA Fishing Class Two Castles

March

Prague** Lauenstein Chocolate & Kronach Castle Krone Circus, Munich Rothenburg Ski Overnight TBA Hiking: On Beaver Tracks Fishing Class Two Castles Kristall Palm Beach

**Passport Required ***Hunting License


LONDON, ENGLAND** March 15-19, 2012

London’s population of over 7,556,900 makes it the largest city in Europe. London is famous for its many attractions such as Buckingham Palace, Tower of London, Big Ben, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, London Eye Ferris Wheel, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, Harrods Department Store, Trafalgar Square, British Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, Tate Modern Art Gallery, Hyde Park and much more. The trip includes transportation, London tour, breakfast, and a London transportation pass. Recommend online purchase of the London Pass without transportation,is good for over 55 top London attractions, http://www.londonpass.com/visitlondon.php. Tickets can be purchase for the theater online at the official London city tourist website: http:// www.visitlondon.com/. Price per Adult $589, per Child 0-11 $419. The bus departs Rose Barracks at 4 p.m. and Main Post at 4:30 p.m.

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the cost of transportation. Customers will have to pay any additional fees associated with the trip. For more information contact Leisure Travel/ODR.


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KLETTERSTEIG October 14

Alpine hiking or Klettersteig is a European specific hiking discipline that combines hiking and climbing. Rather than climbing up a rock face Klettersteig involves “crossing” or “transversing” rock walls on an established trial while utilizing a safety harness and safety belays. Our local Klettersteig is located in the Hirshbach Valley. From clam to extreme, a Klettersteig adventure can be customized to meet your desires. Price: Adult $30. Includes: transportation, equipment, and instruction. Departs: Main Post at 9 a.m. and Rose Barracks at 9:30 a.m. The return time is approximately 3:30 p.m.

RAPPEL CLASS October 29

Our Rappelling classes/trips are designed to introduce our customers to the exhilarating sport of Abseiling. During the trip you will learn about proper equipment, route setup, safety, and self rescue techniques. Price: $30 per person. Includes: transportation, equipment, and instruction. Departs: Main Post at 9 a.m. and Rose Barracks at 9:30 a.m.. The return time is approximately 3:30 p.m.

KAPRUN AUSTRIA. SKI TRIP November 25-27

Includes 2 Overnights, with Breakfast and Dinner at Gasthof Tauernstueberl, Zell am See. Cost per Adult: $259, including bus transportation, 2 overnights in double room (double room occupancy). Children and single room rates upon request.

ARBER SKI TRIPS

December 3, 10,17 & February 11

Come join us on a day trip skiing/ snowboarding at Grosse Arber. Price: $29 per person. Rental gear will be ½off with paid seat on the bus. For those that own their own equipment we are offering a free machine with a paid seat on the bus. For an additional $10 we will offer skiing or snowboarding instruction. Departure: Rose Barracks at 6 a.m. and Main Post at 6:30 a.m. The return time is approximately 7:30 p.m.


OCHSENKOPF SKI TOURING (TBA)

This trip to Ochsenkopf serves as an introduction to the basic techniques of ski touring. After the introduction the class will trek to the summit of the Ochsenkopf Mountain. Price: $49 per person. Includes: Transportation, rental equipment (must be fitted prior to the trip), and instruction. Departure: Rose Barracks at 8 a.m. and Main Post at 8:30 a.m. The return time is approximately 3:30 p.m.

MEHLMEISEL NIGHT SKIING December 30

Join Outdoor Recreation as we go night skiing at Mehlmeisel! Price: $12 per person. Customers will receive ½ off rental gear for this trip. Departure: Rose Barracks 4 p.m. and Main Post 4:30 p.m. The return time is estimated at 10:30 p.m.

GEISSKOPF SKI/SNOWBOARDING January 7, March 3

On this trip to Geisskopf ski and snowboarding instruction will be available. Customers attending this trip will receive ½ off rental gear, or a free machine wax with their own equipment. Price: $29 per person. Departure: Rose Barracks 6 a.m. and Main Post 6:30 a.m. The return time is estimated at 7:30 p.m.

GARMISCH SKI TRIP January 21

Ski instruction will be offered on this trip to Garmisch. Customers attending this trip will receive ½ off rental gear, or a free machine wax with their own equipment. Price: $39 per person. Departure: Rose Barracks 5 a.m. and Main Post 5:30 a.m. The return time is estimated at 8:30 p.m.


SILBER HUETTE CROSS COUNTRY January 28

This trip is open to participants with all levels of skiing ability. Customers attending this trip will receive ½ off rental gear. Price: $19 per person. Departure: Rose Barracks at 8 a.m. and Main Post at 8:30 a.m. The return time is estimated at 3 p.m.

ZELL AM ZILLER , AUSTRIA SKI TRIP (TBA)

Ski instruction will be offered on this trip. Customers attending this trip will receive ½ off rental gear, or a free machine wax with their own equipment. Price: $39 per person. Departure: Rose Barracks at 5 a.m. and Main Post at 5:30 a.m. The return time is estimated at 8:30 p.m.

BRAUNECK SKI/AIRBOARDING January 13-15

Airboarding is a high-tech twist on traditional winter sledding. Riding an Airboard is similar to riding a bodyboard in the ocean. The Airboard is inflatable and has grooves on the underside that allow riders to make sharp turns and stop quickly in the snow. Price: $279 per person. Departure: Main Post at 8 a.m. and Rose Barracks at 8:30 a.m.

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ROMANTIC TRIP TO RABENSTEIN CASTLE October 16 - 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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Welcome to the most romantic vallye of the Naturpark Fränkische Schweiz, painted in fall colours! We explore one of the oldest trails along the valley with several caves, hidden in the mountains. A qualified guide of the Naturpark tells you facts and stories about landscape, forest and people. We visit the famous dripstone-cave “Sophienhöhle” and finish the day with a Frankonian Dinner in the “Gutsschenke” of Rabenstein Castle. Adults, Families with children up from 6 years are welcome. Miles ca. 3,7 miles, with ups and downs and rocks Start & End at 95491 Ahorntal, parking area in front of the castle. Fee 33 € adults, TBA € children Includes guided hiking tour, cave-entrance & dinner. Drinks are not included. Equipment - Hiking shoes, backpack, drinks.

TO THE FAIRIES OF STONE CITY November 11 - 2 - 6 p.m.

In former times people in Bavaria thought, that ghosts and fairies step in our world in wintertime when days get short and cold. Listen to some old fairy-tales and stories about them on this winter hike to the bizarre rocks of the Stone City and Vogelherd Cave. After that we enjoy a traditional dinner – St. Martins Goose – in the forest restaurant “Grottenhof”. Adults, Families with children up from 5 years are welcome. Miles ca. 3,1, sometimes slippy and stony. Start & End at 91284 Neuhaus-Krottensee, Parking area in front of the Grottenhof. Fee TBA € Adults, TBA € Kids. Includes guided hiking trip and dinner. Drinks are not included. Equipment - Hiking shoes.

ON BEAVER TRACKS

March 17 - 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Maybe you have seen them already: beavers are back in Germany. We follow them into their habitat at the river Vils. We will see some tracks, a “beaver-castle” and at least one real beaver (as a preserved specimen). Learn about his life and other animals around here with games, stories and fun. Children and Families are welcome. Miles 2,4, easy. Start & End Parking-Area on main road between Vilseck and Freihung (right side from Graf, left side from Vilseck). Fee 15 € family-price (2-5 people), 8 € single adult. Equipment - Hiking shoes, backpack, drinks.


Rental Equipment

Check out our equipment available for rent at Rose Barracks and Main Post ODR. ODR activity equipment, camping gear, bicycles, party and event items. (Some items require certification or guided program).

Shuttles to the airports of Nuremberg and Munich.

Please bring your flight itinerary and a street map of the address where we will pick you up. Price for up to 4 People: To Nuremberg One way: $139, Round trip: $249 To Munich One Way: $209, Round trip: $375 We cater our shuttle to your own flight itinerary. If you have more people, we can accommodate your needs. Pets are also welcome. (extra charge for big dogs). If Leisure Travel Services (LTS) – Outdoor Recreation (ODR) staff cancels the trip, all customers will receive full refund, providing their original registration receipt.

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HUNTING FISHING & SHOOTING

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Hunting in Europe and Germany is steeped in customs and traditions and has often been exclusively for the upper classes until recently. Gun ownership in Germany is a privilege not a right and they have strict guidelines that must be followed to own, store and fire a weapon. One way is to pass an authorized course that Hunting, Fishing and Sports Shooting offers once a year. Course lasts approximately 10 weeks and meets all the requirements of German law. The course includes blocks of instruction in safety, customs, traditions, hooting, proper weapons handling, laws, and all game animals in Germany.


The On Post - Hunting permits for the on-post area are issued via lottery. In early

spring, interested hunters submit their application to vie for a permit, from these applications 10 names are drawn for permits that run from May 1 to January 31. The on-post area is an individual driven program where maintenance, up keep, feeding and tracking seat rotation is handled by permit holders with guidance from the HFS Program Manager. The program is a great way to experience how German hunters are expected to manage their hunting areas; and, presents an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view and harvest game one would not normally see in America. To enter the lottery you must be in possession of a valid hunting license the day of the drawing, and assigned to the Grafenwoehr Military Community.

The Off Post Hunting Area (Egerstadtwald) is approximately 40 minutes from Main Post. It is a weekend guided hunt for Roe Deer, Wild Boar, Red Deer, Sika Deer. The hunt is conducted by the HFS office and open to all U.S personal with a valid hunting licenses.

EGER REVIER HUNTS

October 7-10 , November 10-13, December 16-18, January 7-10,

6 seats available cost is $100 plus trophy fees and â‚Ź35 per night for hotel. Hunts will take place in the Eger Revier (off post) Reh Hunts ongoing throughout regular season an established fee schedule applies.

Family Fishing Event October 16

This event will produce smiles, laughter, and excitement for the whole family. Time: 8-11 a.m. Permit: Not Required License: Not Required Ages: All Ages Fees: $12 adults, $5 under 18

Fishing Classes

February 24-26, March 23-25

Classes are a great way to learn how to fish or develop your fishing skills. Classes are designed to teach basic concepts, fishing skills and new ways to enjoy the outdoors together.

The HFS program is a great resource for upcoming hunts. We help you in finding hunting opportunities in the local area with state authorities and private hunters. Our office assists with the submission for registering firearms and contact information for purchase firearms from private personal. Please call HFS at DSN 475-7402, 474-4212 or CIV 09641-83-7402, 09641-83-4212 for details.


February 16-20 St. Marks Square is the center of the Venice carnival activities, the best place to overlook the festivities and is where many free events take place. Events and shows begin around 9 a.m. every morning. The price includes transportation, city tour of Venice and Verona, 3 breakfasts, and 3 dinners. We will travel to Verona for our city tour and free time in the afternoon and evening. Visit Romeo and Juliet’s house and the Roman coliseum.

Scan to register on MWR Online Services

Price per Adult $449, per Child 0-11 $399, The bus departs Rose Barracks at 1 a.m. and Main Post at 1:30 a.m. www.carnevale.venezia.it or www.grafenwoehrmwr.com

Call DSN 475-7402 | CIV 09641-83-7402 or DSN 476-2563 | CIV 09662-83-2563


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