Zagorje & surroundings

  • Zagorje & surroundings


    Vuglec Breg can be your starting point if you want to explore Hrvatsko Zagorje, its natural beauty and cultural monuments.


    Within a circle of 30 kilometres there are a large number of museums, castles, sacral monuments and shrines you can visit. Also, you can swim in a spa and during the winter you can ski at many ski centres which are only an hour away by car.


    Below you can see some destinations we recommend...


    Castles, museums, galleries, sacral monuments


    Krapina – 8km

    - Krapina Neanderthal Museum is located near the renowned Krapina Neanderthal archaeological site ''Hušnjakovo''

    - The birth house and memorial museum of Ljudevit Gaj, the leader of the Illyric National Movement and founder of the Croatian language.


    Sveti Križ Začretje – 9km

    - Sveti Križ Začretje Castle, built during the late Baroque period in the 17th century


    Veliko Trgovišće – 15km

    - The birth house of the first Croatian president, Franjo Tuđman


    Pregrada – 16km

    - Bežanec Castle from the 17th century, in the town of Valentinovo

    - The Parish Church of Blessed Virgin Mary's Ascension – ''Zagorska'' katedrala (Zagorje cathedral)


    Klanjec – 19km

    - Franciscan monastery and the Church of Blessed Virgin Mary from the 17th century

    - Antun Augustinčić gallery


    Desinić – 24km

    - Veliki Tabor Castle from the 16th century, one of the best preserved late medieval and renaissance fortified town in the continental part of Croatia


    Kumrovec – 25km

    - ''Staro Selo'' Kumrovec Museum is the only traditionally set up locale in Hrvatsko Zagorje. It shows to visitors the authentic appearance of a Zagorje village from the beginning of the 20th century.

    - The birth house of Josip Broz Tito


    Gornja Stubica – 30 km

    - Peasants' Revolt Museum, located in Orsic Castle. Orsic Castle was built in 1756


    Trakošćan Castle – 33km

    - One of the most attractive castles in Croatia. It was built in the 13th century as a smaller burg. In the 16th, 18th and 19th centuries the Drašković family built additional features to the original structure.


    Marija Bistrica – 32km

    - Croatian national shrine of Majka Božja Bistrička (Bistrica's Mother of God)





    Tuheljske Toplice – 11km

    - Terme Tuhelj – the most famous spa, swimming pool and wellness complex located near a thermal spring and source of healing mud.


    Donja Stubica – 25km

    - Terme Jezerčica – a smaller spa and swimming pool complex located near a thermal spring





    Sljeme, Medvednica – 36km

    - Skiing centre above Zagreb – the capital city of Croatia. There are 4 ski tracks. Night skiing is possible on two of them. Sljeme is only 45 minutes away from Vuglec Breg.


    Maribor – 70km

    - One of the largest Slovenian ski centres is only an hour away from Vuglec Breg.





    Zagreb – 50km

    - The capital city of Croatia is the most attractive tourist destination in Croatia, especially for younger generations.


    Varaždin – 54km

    - Varaždin is a city in north-western Croatia. It boasts a rich artistic and cultural heritage. Its Baroque urban core is preserved.




    - Roses Fashion Outlet, Sveti Križ Začretje – 8km

    - Westgate Shopping City, Zaprešić – Donja Bistra – 32km