Custom & Private Experiences

Start with one of our inspirational itineraries - customize until it is perfect . . .

Let us inspire you with one of our Essential Itineraries, infuse it with AE Select Experiences, complete with Personal Touches. Your interests provide the thread – your Experience Architect will make it happen.

Start with one of our pre-designed itineraries and we’ll customize it just for you OR begin from the beginning and we’ll guide you step by step. . .

Immerse yourself in local culture and experience the region with an insider connection.

  • Island hop the Split Archipelago and Elafiti Islands
  • Discover it all on our Grand Essential Croatia tour
  • Ride the coastal highway from Ljubljana to Dubrovnik
  • Explore the ancient trade routes of the Illyrians, Romans, Turks
  • Learn the secrets of Dalmatian & Istrian cuisine
  • Meet the vintners of Croatian Wine Renaissance
  • Immerse yourself in the friendly hospitality & rich history
  • Get active with hiking, biking & kayaking along the way
  • Lose yourself in the stunning nature

Every itinerary is customized specifically for you. Our local AE ExperienceMakers, who know the people, the behind-the-scenes narrative, the hotels, the villas, the yachts, the experiences and the special touches make your trip unforgettable, truly authentic, fun & carefree.

It’s not just what we do its how we do it . . .

Experience the AE Difference:

  • Flexible, fully customed & private itineraries
  • AE Experience Architect to perfect your trip with you
  • Insider connections & local insights
  • AE Concierge before, during and after your travel
  • Authentic local experiences
  • Attentive personal support
  • Your style, your pace, your interests
  • We craft a trip-of-a-lifetime every time

For those who like to make their own arrangements, try our Experience Advisor Service – we’ll take the risk out of your self-guided experience.

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Adriatic Culture & Wine Sail

Immerse yourself in the allure of old world charm, Dalmatian culture and the emerging Renaissance in wine & cuisine . . .

Essential Croatia Journey

Experience the essence of Croatia  – in style – from the classic European city of Zagreb, to the Adriatic islands & iconic Dubrovnik . . .

Epicurean Wine & Cuisine Tour

Our special Epicurean Wine Tours are for  hobbyists and connoisseurs, who will  be tantalized by the emerging wine industry and renaissance in Croatian cuisine . . .

Summit to Sea Moto Tour

Your journey takes you from Ljubljana, the charming capital of Slovenia, through the Slovenian Alps, along coastal Croatia, through the backroads of Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina and on to Zagreb, the old world capital of Croatia . . .

Family Sail

Experience the exhilaratiing sailing of the Adriatic islands, swimming in the clear, clean waters of the islands, exploring unspoiled villages, dining in the konobas accessible only by boat . . .

Villa Stay Inspirations

Build local connections and family memories.  Immerse yourself in the lifestyle and daily life of the islands . . .

Hike the Hidden Trails of Slovenia

Slovenia is a country of hikers and walking routes with 10,000 kilometres of marked trails for all abilities criss-crossing the country . . .

Regions of Croatia Culinary Tour

Join us on a tasting journey across Croatia from farm kitchens to Michelan star restaurants. Share the  creative process and secrets of Istrian, Dalmatian and Island cuisine & wines . . .

Stay and Sail

Expore the Split Archipelago and Elafiti islands while returning each day to a quiet villa on the sea. Build enduring local connections and lasting memories . . .

Discover Charming Slovenia

Slovenia is a tiny country with stunning scenery, medieval architecture, cafe culture and one of the most charming capitals in Europe . . .

Island Hop Split to Dubrovnik

Explore the Adriatic islands from the Split Archipelago to Montenegro.  Immerse yourself in the seafaring lifestyle, fresh cuisine, unspoiled villages, lively nightlife, romantic moonscapes, water fun & sun . . .

Ancient Trade Routes of Croatia

Immerse yourself in the rich culture and sailing traditions of the Venetians, following the trail of the ancient Greek and Roman voyagers.  Begin your journey in romantic Venice, meander the Istrian coast from italy to Montenegro . . .

The Taste of Istria

Your Taste of Istria is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in local Istrian wine traditions, cuisine and bucolic Istrian lifestyle. You’ll visit wine estates, family wineries and garage wineries in the most famous wine producing areas of Istria . . .

Island Cultural & Active Learning Experiences

Learn about local life, try a new skill, enjoy a day of activity with private guides and coaches. Learn something new the whole family can enjoy that will last a lifetime . . .

Discover Dalmatian Wine

On this exclusive wine journey, you'll discover the ancient and new methods & traditions of Dalmatian wine making - learn the secrets from wine familes dating back centuries, discover the roots of Zinfandel . . .

Backroads of the Balkans MotoTour

Backroads of the Balkans is a journey through Croatia, Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina with optional extensions to Albania, Macedonia & Bulgaria . . .

Grand Sail Venice to Montenegro

Sail on a private sailing gulet or small cruiser on this signature adventure from the romantic canals of Venice through the 1000 islands of the Croatian Coast to stunning Kotor Bay in Montenegro . . .

Bike the Backroads of Brac & Hvar

Explore traditional island life with a different bike route each day. Trails lead through the olive fields, past stone quarries, by ancient ruins, in UNESCO sites, through the lavender fields and along the beautiful coastlines . . .

Photo Sail

By land and by sea, you’ll photograph the ever-changing sea, the endless islands, the rugged coastlines, the hidden bays and the timeless village life of the Dalmatian Archipelago . . .

Kayak the Split Archipelago

Kayak from Split to Dubrovnik - discover international hot spots, explore hidden bays where pirates raided passing merchant ships, challenge yourself kayaking along the Brac coastline . . .

SELECT CULTURAL Inspirations

Each experience has something unique and memorable to add to your itinerary. Find exclusive experiences on these pages, let us know what inspires you and we will customize your itinerary especially for you . . .

SELECT Wine & Cuisine

Croatia is experiencing a wine & cullinary renaissance as vintners take their place on the internationl scene and new chefs across the country add creative twists to tradtional cuisine . . .

SELECT Active Additions

Stunning nature, active lifestyle and adventure are a way of life from Slovenia, through Croatia and on to Montenegro and the entire region.  These expereinces will liven up any journey . . .

Sail the Islands of Timeless Greece

Sailing in Greece is an adventure that will echo in your heart forever and call to you to return - the allure of the islands, the blinding sparkle of the sea, the tempera colors, the warm carefreeness of the people, the tug of the ancients on your soul . . .

Customize My Experience

We are constantly seeking new ideas, insights, activities and destinations to bring you unusual and inspiring experiences. Mix and match experiences with your special interests. Let us do the rest . . .