Go on an incredible nine-day guided historical and cultural adventure throughout France and Brussels, Belgium with Ocean County College on the Battlefields of Europe Travel SeminarJanuary 4 to January 14, 2018.  Members of the community are welcome to participate on a non-credit basis.  Participants must be at least 18 years of age and out of high school.  Students will be enrolled for three college credits during the spring 7-Week Hybrid Session. Scholarships available for full-time OCC students – an application is required. Registration Deadline: October 20, 2017.

Seminar Description: Gain a deeper understanding of the events that happened in 1916 and 1944.  Visit numerous World War I and World War II hot spots featuring D-Day beaches and memorials including Omaha and Utah Beach, Airborne Museum, and Coleville American Cemetery.  After visiting the Western regions of Caen and Normandy, take in the beautiful scenery at Mont St. Michel before spending three days in Paris.  Visit the Eiffel Tower and enjoy dinner at Restaurant 58. Check out the Louvre, Versailles Palace, and Notre Dame Cathedral. Enroute from Paris to Brussels, stop in Bruges at Fort des Dunes, used by both Allied and Axis forces in WW2. Free time to sightsee and take in the culture of Bruges and Brussels before a farewell dinner and departure home!

Package Includes: roundtrip airfare and shuttle OCC/airport, hotel accommodations, first-class motor coach, admission/guided tours; daily breakfast and five dinners, tips, taxes, OCC instruction and tuition/fees. Not Included: personal expenses, airline baggage fees, tips, activities, meals, and services not specifically listed in travel brochure/contract.

Cost: $4,259 per person (Ocean County Resident); $4,322 (Out-of-County); $4,496 (Out-of-State). Single Room Supplement ($489). Current estimated cost; final cost pending exchange rate and fuel flight surcharges.

Space is limited.  Registration is on a first-come/first-served basis.

For information or an application, contact Rob Marchie, OCC Lecturer of History, at 732-255-0400, ext. 2956, or