Gondolas on the Grand Canal | Venice | Italy
Ancient Greek Theatre | Taormina | Sicily
Santorini | Cyclades | Greece
Maiden's Tower on the Bosphorus | Istanbul | Turkey
Eiffel Tower and Seine River | Paris | France
Sao Jorge Castle and Skyline | Lisbon | Portugal
St. George and Our Lady of the Rocks | Perast | Montenegro
Gaudi's Parc Guell | Barcelona | Spain
Lake Bled | Slovenia
Dubrovnik | Croatia
Big Ben and The Houses of Parliament | London | United Kingdom
Mellows Bridge in Dublin | Ireland

Custom Travel Specialists: For over 30 years, we have specialized in custom travel planning to some of the most interesting places in Europe. We are passionate about getting to know people and crafting tailor-made adventures. From weekend excursions to multi-week sojourns by land and sea, our European travel planners are here to help create personalized travel programs that reflect your preferences. Whether traveling as a couple looking for romance and adventure, a family that values both child-friendly and educational activities, or a close group of friends coming together to explore a new culture, any of our itineraries can be adjusted for your party's size and interests. We also arrange group packages for companies, alumni associations, faith-based travel groups, and other special-interest organizations. As travel enthusiasts ourselves, we will ensure that you engage with the locals, learn all about the culture and cuisine, as well as soak up the amazing sites and scenery. To begin your new adventure, you might like to browse our sample itineraries under "Destinations" for trip inspiration. Then go to "Start Planning Your Adventure" below to tell us more about your dream travel scenario.

Private Yacht Charter: Discover the joy of yachting - from the Mediterranean and Aegean to the pristine Dalmatian coasts and beyond. Are you seeking the ultimate in luxury comfort and relaxation for your next getaway? Why not try the freedom of a privately-chartered craft with your own crew? These private voyages can be tailored for couples, families, or groups of friends. The world is yours to explore with our selection of customizable destinations and amenities.

Travel Insurance

We strongly recommend that you protect yourself and your investment in case you have to cancel or interrupt your vacation.

Our Vehicles

Our modern, air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicles are operated by kind and professional drivers.

Tour Guides.

The qualities of a good guide mirror those of a good friend - someone whose company you enjoy, who can surprise and delight you, and whose advice you can seek.

Travel Professionals

As a full-service Tour Operator, we welcome inquiries from Travel Agents. We look forward to working with you on a net or commissionable basis.


""We had an absolutely WONDERFUL time in Croatia. Things could not have gone more smoothly. Every single driver was prompt, polite, flexible and gave us an ability to relax knowing each transfer would be easy. Each activity offered us flexibility in timing and the guides in Split and ...""

K.E., Washington, DC,
July 2018
"Well where do we begin? First our trip was fabulous overall. We had never heard of or used CTC before we began planning our trip and quite honestly stumbled across them online. We quickly realized the value Mary Bai could and did provide..."

D.L., Dunlap, IL,
July 2018
"The trip was amazing from all accounts. Each connection on land and water was perfect. ... You did a great job in organizing great hotels that were in prime locations for us to venture out on our own. I highly recommend you to families ..."

S.W., Newton, MA,
July 2018
""Mary Bai planned an outstanding trip for our family of 15. She did an excellent job of organizing and making sure everyday and every transition went smoothly. I would highly recommend her.""

S.S., Bloomfield Hills, MI,
October 2017
"I highly recommend Mary and CTCAdventures to anyone planning a trip. After an exquisite and perfectly planned trip to Turkey several years ago, we were confident in placing ourselves in Mary's capable.."

L.D., Tarzana, CA,
October 2017
"I can't say enough good things about CTC Adventures. They made our trip amazing! Highly would recommend them to anyone traveling for an unforgettable trip!"

S.R., Allentown, PA,
September 2017