Gârda de Sus is a locality situated in Alba county, with a population of 391 inhabitants.

Gârda de Sus

Gârda de Sus

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GPS Coordinates:
46.45586 N, 22.82835 E

Gârda de Sus lies at the intersection of Ordâncușa and Gârda Seacă creeks. It is a mountain settlement, the ideal place for spelunkers, alpinists and mountaineers. A sign at the entrence calls our attention to the fact that this is a European village, where the hospitable people make you feel at home. The settlement abouds in pensions, and the surroundigs abound in sights. The Poarta lui Ionel cave is at a distance of only 3 kilometres. Tracks lead to Scarisoara-, Vertop-, Nagykojba caves, Groapa Ruginoasa, Ordâncușa narrows, Casa de Piatră and Padiș. In Gârda de Sus there is also a more than 200 years old wooden church.

The Arieșeni - Vârtop ski-run Gârda de Sus , Photo: WR Gârda de Sus , Photo: WR
Gârda de Sus , Photo: WR Gârda de Sus , Photo: WR Gârda de Sus , Photo: WR Gârda de Sus , Photo: Wilhelm Scherz Gârda de Sus , Photo: WR Gârda de Sus , Photo: WR Gârda de Sus , Photo: WR Gârda de Sus , Photo: WR

Gârda de Sus, sights

The wood-church Ordancusa vale

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Gârda de Sus, Sights

From here start 2 ways to the Scărișoara cave

Gârda de Sus-Mununa-Scărișoara Padiș - Gârda de Sus

On this way is the

Poarta lui Ionele cave Ordâncușii narrow

8 km away, from Arieșeni goes

Arieșeni-Pietroasa Băița-Vârtop saddle-Arieșeni Arieșeni-Vârciorog waterfall

18 km away, from the Vârtop saddle, goes the pathway to the Ruginoasa Abyss

Vârtop saddle-Ruginoasa Abyss

Informations from the other marked pathways:

Interactive map of Apuseni Mountains Interactive table of Apuseni Mountain's marked pathways

Distance to the sights, situated in this area (max.150km)

7 km


* Accomodation *

8 km

Arieșeni * Accomodation * Wooden church

15 km

Albac * Accomodation * Orthodox church Ethnography museum

18 km

The ski-run Vârtop * Accomodation *

22 km

Horea * Accomodation * Mot house Ethnographic museum Horea memorial house Wooden church, Mătișești

24 km

Vadu Moților * Accomodation * Orthodox church Etnographyc museum Mills Wooden church Lăzești

29 km


33 km

The ski-run Vârtop * Accomodation *

40 km

Vidra * Accomodation * Wooden church Goiești The snail hill - Nemes village Pisoaia Waterfall - Nemes village The church from Ciungi Gaina mountain

43 km


46 km

Roșia Montana

47 km

Avram Iancu - Memorial house and etnographyc museum

50 km

Lupsa * Accomodation * Lupșa monastery Stone church built in 1421 Ethnographyc museum

51 km

Vașcău, cave Campaneasca, the periodical emergence from Calugari (DN76)

61 km

Hălmagiu Ortodox church The old Ortodox church, from the XII-XIII century.

61 km

Huda of Papapra Cave

70 km


79 km

Țebea, Horea's, secular oak, and the grave of Avram Iancu.

67 km

Scărița-Belioara Reservation

85 km

Brad, The Gold Museum

112 km

Rimetea * Accomodation * Unitarian church Gellei Anna private museum Ida néni private museum Water-mill (1752) The oldest house of the village Folk art museum

From Rimetea a trail travels to the Szekler's Stone 1 1/2 h

Szekler's stone

116 km

Colțești The castle Coltesti Unitarian church Reformed church Catholic church Balázs Janó statue park Folk Art Museum

109 km

Turda with salt mines and old churches. The Turzii Gorge

This sights appears to the interactive maps road

road DN75 Lunca-Turda road DN76 Oradea-Deva