Outs and Abouts

PARIS – Saint Denis, “The Headless Saint,” was the first Bishop of Paris. He became a martyr after being beheaded by a sword in approximately 250. This Saint Denis statue is part of the architecture of the Notre Dame Cathedral. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tammie Moore)

PARIS – Saint Denis, “The Headless Saint,” was the first Bishop of Paris. He became a martyr after being beheaded by a sword in approximately 250. This Saint Denis statue is part of the architecture of the Notre Dame Cathedral. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tammie Moore)

PARIS – Stain glass windows line the walls of the Notre Dame Cathedral depicting stories of numerous saints, angels and Biblical characters, along with intricate designs. Construction began in 1163, during the reign of Louis VII. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tammie Moore)

PARIS – Stain glass windows line the walls of the Notre Dame Cathedral depicting stories of numerous saints, angels and Biblical characters, along with intricate designs. Construction began in 1163, during the reign of Louis VII. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tammie Moore)

PARIS – Arc de Triomphe serves as a symbol of victory honoring those who fought for France, particularly during the Napoleonic Wars. The monument, standing more than 165 feet high, is the second largest triumphal arch in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tammie Moore)

PARIS – Arc de Triomphe serves as a symbol of victory honoring those who fought for France, particularly during the Napoleonic Wars. The monument, standing more than 165 feet high, is the second largest triumphal arch in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tammie Moore)

PARIS – Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace, stands at the Louvre. Since 1884, the statue of the Greek goddess Nike, created in the 3rd century B.C., has been prominently displayed at the Louvre. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tammie Moore)

PARIS – Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace, stands at the Louvre. Since 1884, the statue of the Greek goddess Nike, created in the 3rd century B.C., has been prominently displayed at the Louvre. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tammie Moore)

PARIS – The Louvre, the most visited art gallery and museum in the world, features a vast collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts. The Louvre has more than 35,000 works of art with eight curatorial departments on display. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tammie Moore)

PARIS – The Louvre, the most visited art gallery and museum in the world, features a vast collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts. The Louvre has more than 35,000 works of art with eight curatorial departments on display. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tammie Moore)

PARIS – The tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte lays at the most prominent location under the dome at Les Invalides surrounded by 12 pillars of victory. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tammie Moore)

PARIS – The tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte lays at the most prominent location under the dome at Les Invalides surrounded by 12 pillars of victory. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tammie Moore)

PARIS – The ceilings at the Panthéon depict the stories of numerous saints, angels and Biblical characters. The Panthéon was built by King Louis XV as a church dedicated to St. Genevieve. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tammie Moore)

PARIS – The ceilings at the Panthéon depict the stories of numerous saints, angels and Biblical characters. The Panthéon was built by King Louis XV as a church dedicated to St. Genevieve. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tammie Moore)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Local events
Get tickets now for the Military-Music-Parade in early 2008 featuring 400 musicians from seven countries who will perform in Koblenz Jan.19., in Trier Jan. 26 and in Saarbruecken March 8; amongst other dates. For more information, go to www.bundesmusikparade.de or call 01805-602260 for tickets.

ITT trips
For more information about Information, Trips and Travel activities, call 452-6567 or e-mail 52svs.itt@spangdahlem.af.mil. Children prices are for those ages 3-12.

Hop on the Switzerland Express Jan. 12. Cost is $95 for adults and $85 for children.

Experience London Jan. 18-19. Cost is $125.

Enjoy the Sea Life Konigswinter and Birkenstock Outlet Jan. 19. Cost is $49 for adults and $44 for children.

Travel Venice on the Carnevale Express Jan. 25-26. Cost is $149.

Explore Nurnberg and Dachau Jan. 26. Cost is $90 for adults and $80 for children.

Dining like a king at the Cochem Castle medieval dinner Jan. 26. Cost is $87.

Enjoy New Year's celebrations in Paris Dec. 30-Jan. 1. Cost is $389 for adults and $369 for children.

Spend the weekend in Venice Feb. 1-3. Cost will be announced.

See the Black Forrest Feb. 2. Cost is $74 for adults and $69 for children.

The Rose Monday Karneval Parade takes place Feb. 4. Cost is $44 for adults and $37 for children.

Shop the day away at the Oberhaussen Centro Mall Feb. 9. Cost is $42 for adults and $36 for children.

A Berlin trip is scheduled for Feb. 9. Cost is $95.

Dining like a king at the Cochem Castle medieval dinner Feb. 16. Cost is $87.

Celebrate Valentines Day in Paris Feb. 15-17. Cost will be announced.

Shop for crystal in Karlsbad Feb. 22-23. Cost is $95.

Enjoy dinner and wine tasting Feb. 23. Cost is $67.

Explore Amsterdam Feb. 23. Cost is $85 for adults and $72 for children.

Outdoor Recreation
For more information about Outdoor Recreation trips, call 452-7170.

Enjoy a skiing and snowboarding trip to the Swiss Alps Jan. 21-25, Feb. 18-22 and March 17-21.

Hop on a trip to the Dortmund Hunting and Fishing Trade Show Feb. 9 from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Dusseldorf. Cost is $39 which includes transportation and the entrance fee. This is one of Germany's largest collections of hunting and fishing equipment.

A sweetheart ski getaway happens Feb. 14-15 at Feldberg Mountain. Cost is $490 per couple which includes transportation, one night lodging, lift passes, one breakfast and one dinner.

Plan a group Black Forest ski or snowboard day trip to Feldberg Mountain. Cost is $99 per person, which includes transportation and lift passes. Groups of nine or more pick their date and one person can go for free. The group will also receive 50 percent off in-stock rental packages at Outdoor Recreation.