Several protected natural objects and natural phenomena can be seen in Vrbovec environs. Among these Varoški lug is quite special. Varoški lug is a forest southeast of Vrbovec. There you can see common oak and hornbeam woods, then common oak woods with big broom plants and reed; ash-tree woods with snowflake and black alder woods. You can join a guided tour and enjoy this beautiful nature from observation posts.
Another reserve is Novakuša forest with common oak and hornbeam woods, and also Česma common oak, hornbeam and black alder woods.