Tourist Village Vuglec Breg

Jewel in the Zagorje Wine Region

The green hills of Zagorje wine region hides a small rustic tourist village with traditional cottages, winery and restaurant. An unique ambience in the northern part of Inland Croatia, only 50 km away from Zagreb and 10 km from Krapina, its regional capital.

The Tourist Village ''Vuglec Breg'' stretches over an area of 12 hectares. It was created on the foundations of the old hamlet of ''Vuglec'' and also on life-experience and traditions of rural existence in Croatian Zagorje. The Vuglec family's aim was to convert the heritage of their ancestors into a lasting value.

On the „Vuglec Breg'' estate there are five traditional houses (called „hiže“), renovated and restored into accommodation for guests. The cute cottages bring you back in time, without missing modern comfort.  The restaurant is decorated in a traditional style with open fireplace and thatched roof terrace. Next to the restaurant and vineyard there is a winery with a wine cellar and pergola with a BBQ, a bread oven and a summer terrace.

There is also a horse barn, a little pond, sports facilities, a playground for children, biking and walking paths. Fruits like grapes, apples, pears or quince can be picked directly from the tree. A complete leisure experience for the whole family.

The guests of ''Vuglec Breg'' stay impressed of the beauty of the well arranged vineyards. They are also welcome to take part in grape harvesting. The family won a lot of prizes and medals for their wines. The wine cellar ''Vuglec Breg'' offers high quality white and red wines, which has been produced using the centuries old tradition of wine-growing and wine-making in Zagorje region. They offer a wine-tasting which will delight every wine enthusiast.

The highest standard of comfort and homelike atmosphere at every season of the year in the picture-perfect countryside.

Enjoy Zagorje at its best and discovery why it has a brand slogan „Fairy tale at hand”.

TOP 5 reasons

why is Tourist Village "Vuglec Breg" the best place to explore northern Croatia:

  1. Accommodation - the traditional cottages, named after members of the Vuglec family (Lac, Mica, Dragec, Imbra, Jana), have been carefully reconstructed in unique village houses, very cute and simple suited to modern needs and comfort. Great place to stay for people who are interested in renewal of the rural traditions and life-experience of the local people.
  2. Location - perfect paradise getaway surrounded by vineyards and beautiful landscape! Great resting place in the middle of Zagorje wine region, in the green hills with an amazing view. Only 5 km from the Zagreb-Macelj/Slovenia motorway (E59) and from Krapinske Toplice (Krapinske spa), a thermal and therapeautical centre.
  3. Food and service - beautiful and authentic property with great restaurant that serves quality food - home-style cooking founded on ancient traditions of the region. And very friendly staff.
  4. Wine - a great wine spot for those who are looking for a wine-tasting. The award-winning wines from their own production have been produced using the centuries old tradition of wine-growing and wine-making in Zagorje region.
  5. Surrounding – in a circle of 20 kilometres there are:
  • several popular spas: „Terme Tuhelj“, „Terme Jezerčica“, „Stubičke Toplice“ and Water Park „Aqua vivae“;
  • many cultural/historic sites of Hrvatsko Zagorje like: the Castles Veliki Tabor and Trakošćan, the famous Neanderthal Museum in Krapina, the Old Village of Kumrovec (birth place of Tito), Castle Oršić and the Peasants' Revolt Museum, Marija Bistrica - the place of pilgrimage;
  • the cities Krapina (regional capital of Zagorje), Donja Stubica, Oroslavje, Zabok, Zlatar, Klanjec, Pregrada are really worth to visit;
  • … and many other tourist destinations and wine cellars.

All in all, if you want a great Croatian countryside experience, choose the Tourist village „Vuglec Breg“.

Accommodation – five traditional cottages with private double rooms / apartments (without kitchen) and one luxurious cottage/suite with mini wellness. All rooms are non-smoking.

1.  Cottage/suite "Imbra" for 2 persons

  • Luxurious double room with a bathroom, a private sauna, a terrace with wooden deck chairs and outdoor shower as well as a hydro massage pool "Softub", where you can take a bath during the whole year.
  • The house is covered by a thatched roof and the original appearance was preserved. It is surrounded by a rustic wooden fence and green plants in order to preserve the privacy of the guests.
  • Equipment: telephone, free Wi-Fi, Satellite TV, bathroom with shower and toilet, hair dryer, safe, individual heating system, air conditioner, covered terrace with wooden chairs and outdoor shower, private sauna for two people, hydro massage pool "Softub", slippers and bathrobes.

 2.  House ''Mica'' for 2 persons, 20 m2

  • An old wooden house standing on a stone basement. It has one double bedroom and a wooden terrace. Its unique architectural shape and rustic style makes it especially romantic.
  • Equipment: telephone, free Wi-Fi, Satellite TV, bathroom with shower and toilet, hair dryer, safe, individual heating system, wooden terrace.

 3.  House ''Jana'' with 6 double rooms for 12 - 14 persons

  • It still retains the spirit of the time in which it was built. Its rustic style, coupled with a combination of wood and rough, uneven facade gives the house the unique appearance of a ''beauty from days gone by''. The house has two floors with 6 double-rooms. Each room has own bathroom.
  • There are 4 double rooms (20 m2) on the ground floor with a furnished terrace on the south-eastern side and 2 spacious double rooms (35 m2) on the first floor with option of fitting a third bed into the rooms.
  • Equipment: telephone, free Wi-Fi, Satellite TV, bathroom with shower (ground floor) / tub (1st floor) and toilet, hair dryer (only rooms on the 1st floor).

 4.  House ''Lac'' with one apartment for 4 persons, 45 m2, type A2+2

  • Traditional house of Zagorje. It retains its original shape but it has been adjusted to modern needs and comfort.
  • The house has living room with 2 beds, double bedroom, bathroom. Its historic look, rustic interior and old bread oven create a fable-like atmosphere.
  • Equipment: telephone, free Wi-Fi, Satellite TV, bathroom with bathtub and toilet, individual heating system, original rustic bread oven in the living room. There is no kitchen in the apartment.

 5.  House ''Dragec'' with 2 separate apartments for 6 persons, each 75 m2 , type A3+3

  • An old traditional house which has been renovated.
  • Each apartment has 3 rooms on 2 floors with 6 beds in total.
  • The ground floor of each apartment consists of a lobby, hallway, a toilet and a living room. There are 3 single beds that can be divided in the room according to the wishes of a guest. On the first floor there is a bathroom with shower, a single room and a double room.
  • Both apartments have specially designed furniture and a fireplace for a romantic atmosphere. There is no kitchen in the apartments.

Other facilities

  • in-house á la carte restaurant with summer terrace
  • wine cellar with tasting room
  • vineyards with an area of 4 hectares
  • children’s playground
  • conference room
  • souvenir shop
  • covered outdoor sitting area with a BBQ
  • spacious courtyard
  • parking place
  • lots of sports and leisure facilities
  • pet-friendly accommodation

 Services: bed & breakfast / half- board / full-board

Accommodation - 7 private rooms, 3 apartments and 1 luxurious cottage/suite with mini wellness (with whirlpool and sauna). All rooms are non-smoking.

Traditional cooking:

  • home-made and fresh products from the surrounding countryside
  • fresh and tasty continental breakfast buffet (serving time 7 – 10 am)
  • home-style cooking founded on ancient traditions ofthe region
  • BBQ and specialities from the bread oven
  • vegetarian meals & packed lunches: on request
  • sparkling wines, recommend as aperitif
  • high quality white and red wines like Chardonnay, Rheinriesling, Grasevina, Sauvignon, Yellow Muscat, Silvaner, Pinot Noir, Blaufrankish and Cabernet Sauvignon
  • home made spirits: plum brandy (šljivovica), herbal brandy (travarica), grape brandy (lozovača), walnut liqueur (orahovac), honey liquer (medica), bluberry brandy (borovnica)

Price information & additional costs:

Room type

Bed & Breakfast

1.1.  -  31.12.

Suite "Imbra" with mini wellness (2 persons)

163 €

Double room "Jana" or "Mica"

89 €

Single use "Jana" or "Mica"

64 €

Suite"Lac" (2 persons)

102 €

Suite"Dragec" (3 persons)

134 €

  • All prices are per room/suite per night.
  • Included in room/suite price: breakfast, 13%  VAT, bed linen, towels and final cleaning.
  • Mandatory extra costs (payment on spot):

- Tourist tax: adults 0,55€ person/night; children 12-18 years 0,25€ person/night. Children till 12 free of charge;
- Insurance - 0,14 €


  • children till 5 years: 100%  (in parent's bed)
  • children 5 - 12 years: 110 kn per child/day

Additional costs:

  • Additional bed: 26 €
  • Transfer from airport / Shuttle service (upon request)
  • Cot: 10 €
  • Pets: 20 €
  • Half board or Full board service (lunch or dinner) - min. stay 2 nights: 20 € 
  • Half board or Full board service for children from 5-12 years - min. stay 2 nights: 10 €
  • Room service: 6 € per order

Methods of payment on the spot: credit cards and cash are accepted. Credit cards: VISA/MasterCard, Diners, American Express.

Check-in: 14.00 – 22.00   /   Check-out:  7.00 - 11.00 

Some destinations we recommend ...

Krapina Neanderthal Museum (10 km) - located near the renowned Krapina Neanderthal archaeological site ''Hušnjakovo''. The modern Museum is the pride of Zagorje region. It is dedicated to one of the largest find spots of fossilised remains of the Neanderthals inEurope.

Trakošćan Castle  (33 km) - one of the most attractive castles in Croatia and protected as a historical entity. It was founded in the 13th century as a small fortress for monitoring the road from Ptuj to Bednja Valley. In the 16th, 18th and 19th centuries the Drašković family built additional features to the original structure. Within the castle is a museum on four levels with permanent exhibition. The castle is surrounded by a park with a beautiful lake. A variety of outdoor activities may be offered such as using a paddle boat on the lake, archery, cycling, fishing, nature walks. There is also the possibility of lunch / dinner on a raft.

The fort of Veliki Tabor (24 km), founded in mid-15th century, is one of the most important cultural and historical monuments of secular architecture in continental Croatia, with a unique monumental and authentic fortification structure. Situated at the top of Mount Hum Košnički, at 333 meters above sea level, it has dominated the Zagorje area for over half a millennium. The beauty of its architecture is a true decoration of picturesque surrounding landscape. The impressive view from Veliki Tabor stretches over the entire Croatian Zagorje area and part of Slovenia.

Open-Air Museum ''Staro Selo Kumrovec“ (24 km) - Old Village of Kumrovec is the birth place of former Yugoslav State PremierTito and the only open-air museum in Croatia. It preserves the folk architectural heritage and cultural tradition of a Zagorje village by the turn of the 19th to 20th century, including the birth house of Tito.

Water Park „Aqua Vivae” (4 km) is one of the largest aquatic centers in continental Croatia, with six swimming pools and other facilities on two floors with total area of 18.000 m2. The complex of six pools with capacity for 1.200 people has one external and five internal pools: for swimming, with waves, recreational, children's pool and diving pool, which is unique in Croatia because of the depth of 4.5 meters.

Spa Center „Terme Tuhelj“ (11 km) – the most famous spa, swimming pool and wellness complex located near a thermal spring and source of healing mud.

Zagreb (50km) - the capital city of Croatia is the most attractive tourist destination in Croatia, especially for younger generations.

Varaždin (54km) – located along the Drava River, this beautiful city in north-western Croatia is one of the oldest towns in the country. Its unique monumental and historic heritage preserved in the intact and opulent Baroque architecture of the historic City core makes Varaždin so unique. It is the town of baroque, music and flowers. The historical City core stages numerous events throughout the year. One of the most famous are „Varaždin Baroque Evenings“ which take place in early autumn.

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