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USAG Grafenwoehr &Outdoor RecreationLeisure Travel Services ProgramLeisure 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 trips 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 hotels 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.
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
Pickup points for the ODR Activities: Rose Barracks ODR
building and the Main Post Burger King parking
Symbols**Passport Required***Hunting License
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
Page 4Leisure Travel Services Day Trips
Page 12Leisure Travel Services Overnight Trips
Page 17Outdoor Recreation Trips
Page 22Outdoor Recreation Hunting, Fishing & Shooting
2 CaSTLe October 30, November 20, December 18, January 29, February 26, March 25Germany 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 22This 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 16Tour yet another of Ludwigs fantastic castles. This one, situated on an island in the middle of the Chiemsee Lake is modeled after Versailles. This was the final of Ludwigs 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.
DaCHau & THe MuNiCH NaTiONaL MuSeuMOctober 9, November 13, February 12A 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 (312), $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.
DReSDeN October 29Go 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 MaRkeTDecember 10Dresdens Christmas Market is traditionally called Striezelmarkt; it is Germanys 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.
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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 HaLLDecember 11We 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 childrens 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 NuReMBeRGDecember 17Energy 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 5Karlovy 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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kRiSTaLL PaLM BeaCH November 20, March 25Discover 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.
kRONe CiRCuS, MuNiCHJanuary 29, March 11Circus 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 CaSTLeOctober 16, March 4See 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 Germanys 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 4Leipzig has the worlds largest Advents calendar. Discover one of Germanys 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 TOuRNovember 12Enjoy 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 22Discover 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 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 PaRkOctober 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 10 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 4See 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 11There 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.
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kRakOW, POLaND**October 7-10Krakow, is one of the most beautiful cities in central Europe. The city was fortunate to escaped serious damage during World War II. Krakows beautifully restored Old Town is a must for sightseeing with its fairy-tale castle and the former Jewish quarter of Kazimierz. If youve seen Steven Spielbergs Oscar-winning movie Schindlers List, youll 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 15-16We 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 Slden. The nearby Aquadome is a the biggest thermal complex in the Tyrol region with its different heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and a childrens 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 11-13The 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 23-27The 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 yeaRS iN vieNNa, auSTRia**December 30, 2011-January 2, 2012In addition to a city-tour with a local guide and the visit of the Magnificent Schnbrunn Palace, you will have free time to discover the city of Vienna on your own. Places that you should not missed are St. Stephans Cathedral, the museum quarter, Schnbrunn 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 Years 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, 2012Belgium 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 Europes 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 frys 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.
USAG Grafenwoehr &Outdoor RecreationLeisure Travel ServicesCalendar of Trips...
October7-10 Oct. Eger Stadtwald Hunt Hunting License7-10 Oct. Krakow, Poland** 9 Sunday Dachau/Munich15 Saturday Polish Pottery** 15-16 Oct. Austria Spa Weekend** 16 Sunday Chiemsee Castle16 Sunday Lauenstein Chocolate and Kronach Castle16 Sunday Family Fishing Event16 Sunday Hiking: Rabenstein Castle 22 Saturday Pumpkin Patch 22 Saturday Black Forest 23 Sunday Rothenburg 23 Sunday Playmobil Park 28 Friday Frankenstein Halloween Castle29 Saturday Dresden 30 Sunday Two Castles
November1-4 Nov. Early Season Maintenance Special 5 Saturday Karlovy Vary** 5 Saturday Munich New and Old Pinakothek6 Sunday Prague**
10-13 Nov. Eger Stadtwald Hunt***11 Friday Hiking: The Fairies of Stone City11-13 Nov. Luxembourg**12 Saturday Munich Beer Tour 13 Sunday Dachau/Munich 20 Sunday Two Castles 20 Sunday Kristall Palm Beach 23-27 Nov. Scotland and Amsterdam**25-27 Nov. Kaprun, Austria Ski**
December3 Saturday Arber Ski 4 Sunday Prague**4 Sunday Leipzig Christmas Market 10 Saturday Arber Ski 10 Saturday Dresden Christmas Market 11 Sunday Hexenagger Christmas Market & Liberation Hall16-18 Dec. Eger Stadtwald Hunt***17 Saturday Arber Ski 17 Saturday Holiday on Ice 18 Sunday Two Castles 18 Sunday Rothenburg 30 Friday Mehlmeisel Night Ski30 Dec- 2 Jan Vienna, Austria**
January7 Saturday Geisskopf Ski 7-10 Jan Eger Stadtwald Hunt***8 Sunday Prague** 13 Friday Brauneck Ski 13-16 Jan Bruges, Belgium** 21 Saturday Garmisch Ski 22 Sunday Old and New Pinackothek28 Saturday Silber Huette Ski 29 Sunday Two Castles 29 Sunday Krone Circus, Munich
February5 Sunday Prague** 11 Saturday Arber Ski 12 Sunday Dachau/Munich 12 Sunday Playmobil Park 16-20 Feb Venice Carnival**
17-20 Feb Ski Overnight TBA 24-26 Feb Fishing Class 26 Sunday Two Castles
March4 Sunday Prague** 4 Sunday Lauenstein Chocolate & Kronach Castle11 Sunday Krone Circus, Munich11 Sunday Rothenburg 16-19 March Ski Overnight TBA 17 Saturday Hiking: On Beaver Tracks23-25 Mar Fishing Class 25 Sunday Two Castles 25 Sunday Kristall Palm Beach
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LONDON, eNGLaND**March 15-19, 2012Londons 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. Pauls 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.
kLeTTeRSTeiGOctober 14Alpine 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 CLaSSOctober 29Our 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 TRiPNovember 25-27Includes 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 TRiPSDecember 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 off 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 SkiiNGDecember 30Join Outdoor Recreation as we go night skiing at Mehlmeisel! Price: $12 per person. Customers will receive 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/SNOWBOaRDiNGJanuary 7, March 3On this trip to Geisskopf ski and snowboarding instruction will be available. Customers attending this trip will receive 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 TRiPJanuary 21Ski instruction will be offered on this trip to Garmisch. Customers attending this trip will receive 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 COuNTRyJanuary 28This trip is open to participants with all levels of skiing ability. Customers attending this trip will receive 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 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/aiRBOaRDiNGJanuary 13-15Airboarding 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.
eaRLy SeaSON Ski/SNOWBOaRD MaiNTeNaNCe SPeCiaLNovember 1-4Receive off of a full tune-up $25 normally costs $50. This offer is good Tuesday through Friday only.
NATURE HIKESROMaNTiC TRiP TO RaBeNSTeiN CaSTLeOctober 16 - 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.Welcome to the most romantic vallye of the Naturpark Frnkische 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 Sophienhhle 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 rocksStart & 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 CiTyNovember 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 TRaCkSMarch 17 - 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.Maybe you have seen them already: beavers are back in Germany. We follow theminto 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 equipmentCheck 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: $375We 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.
Airport Shuttle Prices:One Way Round Trip
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NurnbergMunichOfficial Government travel (PCS,TDY...)
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a strip map to off post pick-up points, and
a copy of your flight itinerary.Contact ODR for information and reservations.
Graf ODR DSN: 475-7402
Rose Barracks ODR DSN: 476-2563
Munich or Nuremberg airport Shuttlebooking.
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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 therequirements of German law. The course includes blocks of instruction in safety, customs, traditions, hooting, properweapons handling, laws, and all game animals in Germany.
customs and traditions
USAG Grafenwoehr has two areas exclusively for U.S hunters
Hunting FisHing & sHooting
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 35 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 eventOctober 16 This event will produce smiles, laughter, and excitement for the whole family.Time: 8-11 a.m.Permit: Not RequiredLicense: Not RequiredAges: All AgesFees: $12 adults, $5 under 18
Fishing ClassesFebruary 24-26, March 23-25Classes 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 fromprivate personal.
Please call HFS at DSN 475-7402, 474-4212 or CIV 09641-83-7402, 09641-83-4212 for details.
February 16-20St. 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 Juliets house and the Roman coliseum.
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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