Vuglec Breg is an ideal starting point if you want to explore Zagorje and its natural beauty and cultural sites. Within a thirty-kilometer-radius, you can visit museums, castles, shrines, and chapels; swim at spas; and even go skiing during the wintertime at ski resorts, which are just an hour away.
What to visit?
- Trakošćan Castle - 33 km from Vuglec Breg, is one of the most attractive castles in Croatia. Built in the 13th century as a small observation fortress, it was subsequently reconstructed and enlarged, little by little, in the 16th, 18th, and 19th centuries by the Drašković family.
- Veliki Tabor - This noble fortress is one of the most important cultural and historical monuments of continental Croatia. Situated on the peak of Hum Košnićki, at 333 m above sea level, it has dominated the region of Zagorje for more than half a millennium.
- Croatian National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Bistrica in Marija Bistrica
- Krapina Neanderthal Museum
- Birthplace and Memorial Museum of Ljudevit Gaj, leader of the Illyrian National Movement and founder of the Croatian language.
- The Staro selo Museum in Kumrovec is the only traditionally adjusted area of the region of Zagorje, which shows visitors the authentic appearance of a original Zagorje village from the beginning of the 20th century.
- The Peasants’ Revolt Museum is located at Castle Oršić, built in 1756.
- Terme Tuhelj & Aquae Vivae thermal spa
- Roses fashion outlet center in Sv. Križ Začretje